Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life

Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life

by Helen Harkness

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BN ID: 2940012242679
Publisher: Career Design Associates, Inc.
Publication date: 03/10/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 150
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Helen Harkness, Ph.D. is a futurist, consultant, researcher, an experienced speaker, teacher, writer, and a pioneer in the development and implementation of career management programs. She founded Career Design Associates, Inc. (CDA) in 1978 focusing on the new realities, chaos and changes to be faced in our work life in the 21st century. Her work integrates her own multidimensional career as a successful entrepreneur, former academic dean/provost, college professor, director of continuing education and a public school teacher.

Her published work includes Best Jobs for the Future, 1995; The Career Chase: Taking Creative Control in a Chaotic Age, 1997; Don’t Stop the Career Clock: Rejecting the Myths of Aging for a New Way to Work in the 21st Century, 1999; Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to York Work and Life, 2005; and is currently writing “Moving from Mindless Myths to Meaning and Money at Midlife”. She was guest editor for the Career Planning and Adult Development Journal – “Golden Boomers” issue in January 2011 and “The Mid Life Career Crisis: How chaos theory and positive psychology can help” in 2010. Author of more than 100 articles and quoted in countless major publications. She received the Career Convergence Recognition Award from National Career Development Association for the article “Careers in Energy” in April 2009.

She is a member of the National Career Development Association, Association of Professional Futurists, National Speakers Association, International Association of Career Professionals, The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas and International Positive Psychology Association. As a long term member of the World Future Society, she coordinates the career counseling at the annual conferences. The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter Association of Career Professionals (ACP) International created an ethics award “Helen Harkness Professional of the Year Award” permanently named for her.

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