Kathy Sanborn, Wayne R. Ricci, «The Seasons of Your Career : How to Master the Cycles of Career Change»
McGraw-Hill | ISBN 0071406085 | April 2003 | PDF | 161 Pages | 1,41 Mb
In this innovative book, expert career coaches Kathy Sanborn and Wayne R. Ricci illustrate the predictable, seasonal patterns our work lives follow–from the Spring of opportunity and challenge through to the Winter, the end of the career cycle, with new opportunities just around the corner. The authors then demonstrate the best ways to make the most of each stage. Upbeat and practical, The Seasons of Your Career is an excellent guide for all phases of career development.
To everything–including career development–there is a season!
Have you recently been blindsided by an unexpected layoff? Do you wake up every Monday morning already looking forward to quitting time on Friday? Do you hear the call of a more satisfying career but are afraid and unsure of how to make the transition to it? You don't have to be at the mercy of outside forces or your own insecurities any longer. Once you understand The Seasons of Your Career, you can take charge of your professional life, master the cycles of career change, and experience fulfillment through your work.
In this innovative guide, career coaches Kathy Sanborn and Wayne R. Ricci illustrate the predictable, seasonal patterns that our work lives follow–from the Spring of growth and challenge through the winding down of Winter and back again to Spring's fresh opportunities. Packed with insightful exercises, helpful quizzes, and inspiring real-life stories, this upbeat text offers surefire strategies for:
- Recognizing the career season you are in and taking advantage of it
- Working through trouble spots to excel in your current job
- Placing your career in perspective to allow for strategic, long-term planning
- Setting and reaching goals that support your preferred career path
- Staying positive through potentially tough seasonal transitions
- Approaching your career as one aspect of a balanced, fulfilling life
Whether you are twenty years old and in your first job or fifty-five and contemplating a major career change, The Seasons of Your Career is uniquely designed to help you navigate your professional future with confidence and conviction.