Career Skills

Keep scaling the career ladder, but be careful: The higher you climb the further you fall. Equip yourself with relevant knowledge and skills before you advance to the next step.

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Career Skills

When it comes to career skills, getAbstract is the undisputed market leader offering the most comprehensive collection of relevant summaries. From climbing the corporate ladder to closing a big sale to dealing with difficult colleagues, you’ll learn critical skills and techniques to elevate your career.

Executives, managers and frontline employees all want to become more successful and advance his or her career. But most people simply can’t afford to set aside several hours to read quality business books. That’s why getAbstract is the ideal learning partner. Our talented writers and editors condense only the most important information into five-page summaries that people can read in just 10 minutes. You’ll agree that the return on investment is extraordinary.

Knowledge Power

Organizations that have worked hard to establish a culture of learning believe in the power of knowledge. When individuals embrace the concept of self-improvement, they not only become better employees, but often emerge as future leaders. They put themselves in position to take advantage of career opportunities. In fact, cultivating leadership skills is one of the most prevalent themes in the career skills category.

Passing It On

Developing leaders from within is one way of preserving and passing on a company’s core values. Millions of individual subscribers and some of the most recognizable corporations in the world have benefited from summaries on career management and getAbstract’s informal learning platform in general.