Change Your Career in a Week: Teach Yourself

Change Your Career in a Week: Teach Yourself

by Hilton Catt

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Overview

Changing careers just got easier
Done properly, however, a change of career can be a rewarding and exhilarating experience and one you should never shrink from, particularly if the alternative is underachieving, stagnating in a dead-end job or doing work you no longer find interesting. This book teaches you all you need to know about crossing the bridge from one careerto another.

This book is broken down into seven short lessons, one for each day of the week. It starts by putting your ideas to the test to see whether they are viable or not. Then, if they are, it goes on to show you what you need to do to move your plan from an outline in your head to a reality. Sometimes the challenges you'll face will be tough ones, but throughout the book you'll find practical advice and tips to help you when you get stuckand need to find a way forward.

Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, this is your fastest route to success:
- Sunday: Use research to test the strength of your ideas and identify your transferable skills
- Monday: Understand the financial implications of changing your job and find ways to supplement your income
- Tuesday: Overcome lack of skills and experience by gaining new qualifications and considering work experience
- Wednesday: Assess the opportunities available within your company and convince your employers of your aspirations
- Thursday: Create an effective CV for the outside job market and learn how to get noticed without experience
- Friday: Explore your options when career change is forced on you and use the temporary job market as your 'Trojan horse'
- Saturday: Reduce your hours and responsibilities in your current job or find a career which is less demanding

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473607705
Publisher: Quercus
Publication date: 06/21/2016
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Pat Scudamore (Author)
Pat Scudamore and Hilton Catt are experienced careers consultants and trainers, and the authors of many successful books on career management.

Hilton Catt (Author)
Pat Scudamore and Hilton Catt are experienced careers consultants and trainers, and the authors of many successful books on career management.

Table of Contents

Introduction 2

Sunday: Starting off 4

Monday: Assessing the risks 18

Tuesday: Mobilizing your talents 32

Wednesday: Realizing career changes internally 48

Thursday: Attacking the outside job market 66

Friday: Facing a forced career change 84

Saturday: Taking a step down 100

7 × 7 112

Answers 119

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