In an age of evaporating jobs and downsized offices, learning how to climb the corporate ladder is more important than ever. In “Securing the C Level: Getting, Keeping, or Reclaiming that Executive Title” (ISBN146796882X), Michael Peters offers insider’s information to anyone who seeks to join the corporate elite, defend their business title or reclaim their corner office.
Peters’ handbook shows readers how to grab the reigns of their corporate career, and steer it towards lofty heights. With bracing honesty, he shows that there are only two things you change in your career: yourself or your circumstances. To make change in either direction, what individuals have to create is a plan. A well-executed plan is what separates winners from also-rans. Peters shows how a good plan is adaptable, but it also serves as a lifelong framework for success.
Peters shows the reader how to land their first corporate gig through credential building, networking, power interviewing and developing leadership capacities. The second section of the book offers advice for those seeking to maintain and advance their post. Effective self-defense, offensive posturing and power positioning are all discussed as techniques for nimbly moving up the corporate ranks.
A third section offers solace and cunning advice to anyone whose career plan has been derailed. Recovering from mistakes, or simply re-entering the workforce after a long absence, is a process that requires a shrewd use of social networking and personal branding. Above all, “Securing the C Level” demonstrates how to rewrite the personal story that is one’s life career.
“The most important thing you can do for your career is have a rock solid plan. ‘Securing the C Level’ shows you how to craft and execute this plan,” says Peters.
“Securing the C Level: Getting, Keeping, or Reclaiming that Executive Title” is available for sale online at michaelpeters.org, Amazon.com and other channels.
About the Author: As a current chief information security officer, former chief information officer and chief security officer, Michael Peters has proven his leadership capabilities to several Fortune 50, Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. He is a highly accomplished senior IT corporate office executive who has provided expert consulting in IT operations, systems, data and network security. He holds an executive juris doctorate in cyberspace law and a certified MBA in IT management.