Strategies for Successful Career Change: Finding Your Very Best Next Work Life
Martha E. Mangelsdorf,
ISBN: 1580088244 | 2009 | EPUB | 224 pages | 2 MB
Are you ready for a change?
Whether youre seeking a more fulfilling job or rethinking your career goals after a layoff, the questions you face are crucial. In Strategies for Successful Career Change, seasoned business and career journalist Martha E. Mangelsdorf distills lessons from a diverse group of people who have made the leap and landed on their feet. To help you navigate the challenges, pitfalls, and rewards of career transition, this book will show you how to:
Align your professional life with your personal goals
Identify your transferable skills, strengths, and constraints
Explore possible new careers in low-risk ways
Change careers while still paying the bills
Youll assess your current work life and aspirations, while taking into account logistical realities such as finances, health insurance, and family obligations. Through exercises, resources, and inspiring stories from successful career-changers, this supportive and empowering guide will help you find your very best next work life.
If youre considering a career change, this book should be your go-to resource for insight, strategy, and practical advice. But even better, it serves up the inspiration we all need to do something great, thanks to real stories from people whove discovered their best life.
--Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone and Whos Got Your Back
The genius of this book is its integration of solid, tried-and-true principles of career change with practical, engaging real-life stories of people who used them. An essential resource for career-changers and those who love them.
--Margaret Benefiel, PhD, author of Soul at Work and The Soul of a Leader
If youre thinking about changing careers, Martha Mangelsdorfs book is a must-read. Even if youre not thinking about changing careers, its a should-read. Her fascinating stories about successful career-changers will make you ask yourself vital questions that are all too easy to ignore.
--Bo Burlingham, editor at large of Inc. magazine and author of Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big
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