Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work

Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work

by Ginny Clarke, Echo Garrett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600379901
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Pages: 186
Sales rank: 1,135,066
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

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.

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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