The Resource How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love : A Step-by-Step Plan for Making it Happen, (electronic resource)

How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love : A Step-by-Step Plan for Making it Happen, (electronic resource)

Label
How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love : A Step-by-Step Plan for Making it Happen
Title
How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love
Title remainder
A Step-by-Step Plan for Making it Happen
Title variation
  • How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love
  • How to Change Your Career & Do the Work You Really Love
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
According to a USA Today poll of more than 1,000 working Americans, less than 10 percent of all employees feel that they are prestigious in the jobs they perform. As many as 60 percent of all employees will freely admit they wish they had another job. Few people are happy with their lots in life and yet many of them do not know how to fix the problem. They do not know how to start searching for the perfect job or how to put themselves in the position they always dreamed of. There are many steps involved in quitting and finding a new job. You must know what you want from your career, be able
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Rigdon, L
Dewey number
650.14
Language note
English
LC call number
HF5384 .R54 2009
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Career changes
  • Career development
  • Job satisfaction
  • Career changes
  • Career development
  • Job satisfaction
  • Commerce
  • Business & Economics
  • Vocational Guidance
Label
How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love : A Step-by-Step Plan for Making it Happen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Part I: Your Current Location: Where You Are and Where You Want to Be; Chapter 1: Looking for a Way Out; Current Thoughts; Is It Time for a Change?; What You Have to Offer; What You Need and Want in a Career; Figure 1: Personal Obligations; Personal Obligations; Figure 2: Balance; Looking Ahead; Chapter 2: What to Aim for Now and in the Future; Importance of Focusing Your Aim; Present Career and Life Goals; Future Career and Life Goals; Chapter 3: Psyching Yourself Up and Pushing Yourself Forward; Getting Rid of Your Fears
  • Why Are You Afraid?Fear of Failure; Fear of Change; Fear of Success; Small Steps First; Medium Steps; Giant Steps; Part II: Preparing for the Journey: A Closer Look at the Road Ahead; Chapter 4: What to Consider When Looking at Your Options; What Does Your Current Career Provide?; What Does Your Current Career Lack?; Your Budget; Chapter 5: Looking Into Different Career Fields; Stimulating Career Fields; Other Hot Industries; How to Examine Different Careers; Combining What You Like With What You Need; Chapter 6: What Style of Work Suits You Best?; Getting to Know Your Style
  • Who Will You Work for?Chapter 7: A Few Last Preparations before Moving Forward; Prepare to Be Uneasy and on Edge; Prepare Your Budget and Your Lifestyle; Prepare to Avoid Temptation; Part III: Starting Your Journey: How to Be a Success; Chapter 8: Where to Start Finding Work; Getting Some Experience before Jumping in Head First; Finding a Travel Agent for Your Career Journey; Do-It-Yourself Job Hunting; Hidden Job Market; What You Should Avoid with Help-Wanted Ads and Job Offers; Chapter 9: Dusting off and Polishing up Your Résumé; Why You Need a Résumé and What It Can Do for You
  • Following Résumé ProtocolGetting Noticed for Good and Bad Reasons; Chapter 10: Getting through the Interview Process with High Marks; What to Expect from an Interview; Know What You Are Going to Say Before You Say It; Interview Process; Part IV: Where Your Journey May Go: The Ups and Downs of Changing Your Career; Chapter 11: In-Between Jobs: Know Your Rights and Stay Afloat; What to Do for Money While You Are Out Of Work; Health Care Benefits; Discrimination in Hiring Practices and in the Workplace; Chapter 12: Be Your Own Boss and Start a Business; Before Opening Your Doors
  • Common Business Mistakes to AvoidDeveloping a Business Plan for Success; Finding Money to Get Started; Other Big Factors to Consider; Chapter 13: Having a Winning Strategy Before, During, and After Finding Your New Career; Before You Leave Your Job; During the Transition; Getting Used to Your New Career; Conclusion; 3.3b: Financial Assistance with Furthering Your Education; 6.1a: Personality and Career Tests; 8.3b: Vocational Job Boards and Dedicated Search Engines; 8.3a: Job Application Tracking Spreadsheet; 9.2b: Cover Letter Format Examples; 9.2c: Résumé Format Examples:
  • 9.3a: Business Card Reproduction Services
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (414 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781601385482
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3170000000010198
  • (EBL)2080141
  • (SSID)ssj0000951633
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12440612
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000951633
  • (PQKBWorkID)10892841
  • (PQKB)10111830
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000010198
Label
How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love : A Step-by-Step Plan for Making it Happen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Part I: Your Current Location: Where You Are and Where You Want to Be; Chapter 1: Looking for a Way Out; Current Thoughts; Is It Time for a Change?; What You Have to Offer; What You Need and Want in a Career; Figure 1: Personal Obligations; Personal Obligations; Figure 2: Balance; Looking Ahead; Chapter 2: What to Aim for Now and in the Future; Importance of Focusing Your Aim; Present Career and Life Goals; Future Career and Life Goals; Chapter 3: Psyching Yourself Up and Pushing Yourself Forward; Getting Rid of Your Fears
  • Why Are You Afraid?Fear of Failure; Fear of Change; Fear of Success; Small Steps First; Medium Steps; Giant Steps; Part II: Preparing for the Journey: A Closer Look at the Road Ahead; Chapter 4: What to Consider When Looking at Your Options; What Does Your Current Career Provide?; What Does Your Current Career Lack?; Your Budget; Chapter 5: Looking Into Different Career Fields; Stimulating Career Fields; Other Hot Industries; How to Examine Different Careers; Combining What You Like With What You Need; Chapter 6: What Style of Work Suits You Best?; Getting to Know Your Style
  • Who Will You Work for?Chapter 7: A Few Last Preparations before Moving Forward; Prepare to Be Uneasy and on Edge; Prepare Your Budget and Your Lifestyle; Prepare to Avoid Temptation; Part III: Starting Your Journey: How to Be a Success; Chapter 8: Where to Start Finding Work; Getting Some Experience before Jumping in Head First; Finding a Travel Agent for Your Career Journey; Do-It-Yourself Job Hunting; Hidden Job Market; What You Should Avoid with Help-Wanted Ads and Job Offers; Chapter 9: Dusting off and Polishing up Your Résumé; Why You Need a Résumé and What It Can Do for You
  • Following Résumé ProtocolGetting Noticed for Good and Bad Reasons; Chapter 10: Getting through the Interview Process with High Marks; What to Expect from an Interview; Know What You Are Going to Say Before You Say It; Interview Process; Part IV: Where Your Journey May Go: The Ups and Downs of Changing Your Career; Chapter 11: In-Between Jobs: Know Your Rights and Stay Afloat; What to Do for Money While You Are Out Of Work; Health Care Benefits; Discrimination in Hiring Practices and in the Workplace; Chapter 12: Be Your Own Boss and Start a Business; Before Opening Your Doors
  • Common Business Mistakes to AvoidDeveloping a Business Plan for Success; Finding Money to Get Started; Other Big Factors to Consider; Chapter 13: Having a Winning Strategy Before, During, and After Finding Your New Career; Before You Leave Your Job; During the Transition; Getting Used to Your New Career; Conclusion; 3.3b: Financial Assistance with Furthering Your Education; 6.1a: Personality and Career Tests; 8.3b: Vocational Job Boards and Dedicated Search Engines; 8.3a: Job Application Tracking Spreadsheet; 9.2b: Cover Letter Format Examples; 9.2c: Résumé Format Examples:
  • 9.3a: Business Card Reproduction Services
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (414 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781601385482
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3170000000010198
  • (EBL)2080141
  • (SSID)ssj0000951633
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12440612
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000951633
  • (PQKBWorkID)10892841
  • (PQKB)10111830
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000010198

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