Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work [NOOK Book]

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Career Mapping guides you through the tangled expressways of career options to help you design your personalized road map to create job and career choices. Ginny Clarke wrote this book with one purpose: to help people like you discover the path to a rewarding work life. No matter where you find yourself---just starting out, navigating the corporate maze, launching a new business, or in anticipation of retirement, "Career Mapping" is written for you. It offers case studies of people at different stages of their ...
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Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work

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Overview

Career Mapping guides you through the tangled expressways of career options to help you design your personalized road map to create job and career choices. Ginny Clarke wrote this book with one purpose: to help people like you discover the path to a rewarding work life. No matter where you find yourself---just starting out, navigating the corporate maze, launching a new business, or in anticipation of retirement, "Career Mapping" is written for you. It offers case studies of people at different stages of their careers, and provides a step-by-step process for customizing your own job hunting and career management strategies.
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“An inspiring book of global proportions, "Career Mapping" goes far beyond writing a résumé and pounding the streets. It’s a book that gives people tools and insights to empower themselves and to make conscious, constructive choices throughout their lives.  Get ready for a great lesson in the real world; a lesson I wish I’d had early in my career”  —Gary E. McCullough, CEO Career Education Corporation
 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600379918
  • Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 186
  • Sales rank: 108,290
  • File size: 469 KB

Meet the Author

Ginny Clarke

Ginny Clarke is a career management expert and executive coach. Once a college recruiter, she went on to get her MBA. Now with more than 25 years of business experience, including 12 years as an executive recruiter with Spencer Stuart, she offers advice for those wanting to get ahead.

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Table of Contents

Dedication V

Foreword IX

Preface XI

Introduction 1

Never Travel Without a Map 3

My Career Map: Ginny's Story 7

Section 1 Mapping Your Course 15

The Uncharted Waters of Free Agency in the New Work World 16

Setting the Target 25

Exploring Your Personal Geography 33

Section 2 Shipshape 45

Ship-To-Shore Communication 46

The Résumé: Your Compass for Career Mapping 59

Picking Your Crew 68

Section 3 Finding Your Way 85

By Land: The Direct Approach 86

By Sea: Alternate Routes 92

Navigating the Interview 98

Section 4 Arriving at Your Destination 109

Negotiating an Offer and the First 100 Days 110

Safe Landing 125

All Aboard: Corporate, Not-for-Profit, and Advisory Boards 136

Conclusion 151

About the Authors 152

Section 5 Atlas (Career Maps And Resumes) 155

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