Finding the Career That Fits You: The Companion Workbook to Your Career in Changing Times

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Job security is a thing of the past. In a time when companies are laying off thousands of people and 60 to 80 percent of employees are not satisfied with their jobs, many people are wondering if there is such a thing as job security and whether they can actually enjoy their work. After all, if you spend most of your waking hours doing something, you at least should like it. According to Lee Ellis and Larry Burkett, you can find the career that fits you. You can enjoy your work. It's just a matter of assessing ...
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Overview


Job security is a thing of the past. In a time when companies are laying off thousands of people and 60 to 80 percent of employees are not satisfied with their jobs, many people are wondering if there is such a thing as job security and whether they can actually enjoy their work. After all, if you spend most of your waking hours doing something, you at least should like it. According to Lee Ellis and Larry Burkett, you can find the career that fits you. You can enjoy your work. It's just a matter of assessing who you are, knowing your strengths and interests, and discovering the kind of work that will utilize those talents. In this new edition of Finding the Career That Fits You, you will discover the person God made you to be through insightful looks at your personality, skills, life values, and vocational interests. All statistics and resources have been updated and the latest information on using the Internet in your job search has been added. Ellis and Burkett will walk you through the job-search process and give you the confidence you need to start or change your career - and your life!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802425225
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/1998
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 202
  • Sales rank: 728,847
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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LARRY BURKETT (1939-2003) was a well-known authority on business and personal finance. He wrote more than seventy books, including non-fiction bestsellers like Family Financial Workbook, Debt-Free Living, and The World's Easiest Guide to Finances. He also had a worldwide radio ministry. Larry founded Christian Financial Concepts and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Crown Financial Ministries®. He is survived by his wife, Judy, four grown children and nine grandchildren.

LEE ELLIS is the co-founder and senior vice president of RightPath Resources, Inc. He serves as a management consultant in leadership development and team-building. Lee is the author of a number of books, including Finding the Career that Fits You, Your Career in Changing Times, and Leading Talent Leading Teams. He and his wife, Mary, reside in Cumming, Georgia. They have four children and five grandchildren.

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Table of Contents


1. Facing Career and Workplace Issues

2. Gaining a Biblical View of Work

3. Understanding Your Personality Strengths

4. Understanding Your Skills

5. Understanding Your Work Priorities

6. Understanding Your Vocational Interests

7. Putting Your Pattern Together

8. Making Career Decisions

9. Developing Your Resume

10. Organizing for the Job Search

11. Managing Your Finances

12. Starting a Business

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