The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People

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You don't have to stifle your creative impulses to pay the bills. For anyone who's ever been told, "Don't quit your day job," career counselor Carol Eikleberry is here to say, "Pursue your dreams!" Now in its third edition, her inspiring guide provides knowledgeable career guidance, real-life success stories, and eye-opening self-evaluation tools to help artistic individuals figure out how to remain different, unconventional, and hard-to-categorize while finding work they love.

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Overview

You don't have to stifle your creative impulses to pay the bills. For anyone who's ever been told, "Don't quit your day job," career counselor Carol Eikleberry is here to say, "Pursue your dreams!" Now in its third edition, her inspiring guide provides knowledgeable career guidance, real-life success stories, and eye-opening self-evaluation tools to help artistic individuals figure out how to remain different, unconventional, and hard-to-categorize while finding work they love.

 The revised third edition of the popular guide for offbeat individuals seeking work that suits their unique skills, talents, and passions. Updated throughout, including new inspiration and tips for keeping a creative job notebook. Descriptions of more than 270 creative jobs, from the mainstream (architect, Web designer) to the unexpected (crossword-puzzle maker, police sketch artist). Previous editions have sold more than 60,000 copies.Reviews“What a great manual for young rebels and older freethinkers who are plotting their next career move.”—Boston Globe

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580088411
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 3/5/2007
  • Series: Career Guide For... Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 594,403
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

CAROL EIKLEBERRY, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who has worked as a career counselor for more than 20 years, both in private practice and at university counseling centers. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction   Richard Nelson Bolles     viii
The Career Problem
The Career Challenge     3
The Creative Personality     27
Possible Solutions
Creative Career Choices     51
Compose Your Own Career     73
Making It Happen
You Can Get There from Here!     99
The Process of Your Adventure     123
The Career Reference Section: 270 Occupations for Creative and Unconventional People     143
Notes     218
Index     222
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