Changing jobs in your 30's or at an executive or manager level requires you to think more strategically about your career. As your coach, author Carl Wellenstein guides you through the process of making job and career changes in a step-by-step fashion that is specific to your level and situation. You will learn what you need to do, when you need to do it, and why (from multiple perspectives--yours, recruiters, and employers). Real-life examples illustrate how.
Twelve chapters are arranged in five sections:
Self-discovery--What you bring to the table that others want.
Job and career options--Understanding the ones that will work for you.
Marketing yourself effectively --Crafting your resume and navigating the job market.
Communicating effectively--Techniques that build confidence and enthusiasm so you are more effective when networking, interviewing, and negotiating.
Creating your strategic plan--Keeping yourself on track.
12 Steps to a New Career will help you make a life-changing leap from thinking of "changing jobs" to defining a career path that will lead to a job You'll love.
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About the Author
Carl Wellenstein started his career as a CPA and partner with Arthur Young & Co (now Ernst & Young). Leaving public accounting, he moved to the UK and launched an executive search firm. Returning to the United States, he now coaches executives who need to expedite job changes or find satisfying new careers. Wellenstein obtained his BS in business, has a certificate in coaching, and completed the JCTC (Job and Career Transition Coach) program. He lives in Southern California.
Table of Contents
Introduction: How to Get the Most From Using This Book 11
Section I Finding Who You Are and What You Bring to the Table
Chapter 1 Take Stock 14
Chapter 2 Achievements 27
Chapter 3 Skills 39
Section II Identifying and Evaluating Your Employment Options
Chapter 4 Career Options 64
Chapter 5 Self-Employment Options 80
Section III Marketing Yourself Effectively: What, Why, and How
Chapter 6 Resumes 104
Chapter 7 The Job Market 134
Section IV Mastering the Different Ways You Communicate With Others
Chapter 8 Networking 156
Chapter 9 Communicating 178
Chapter 10 Interviewing 212
Chapter 11 Negotiating Your Salary 233
Section V Keeping Yourself Focused and on Track
Chapter 12 Creating Your Strategic Plan 246
Conclusion: Where to Turn for Additional Help 261
About the Author 271