Escape the Mid-Career Doldrums: What to do Next When You're Bored, Burned Out, Retired or Fired

Escape the Mid-Career Doldrums: What to do Next When You're Bored, Burned Out, Retired or Fired

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Escape the Mid-Career Doldrums: What to do Next When You're Bored, Burned Out, Retired or Fired by Marcia L. Worthing, Charles A. Buck

Whether you’re bored, burned out, retired, or fired, Escape the Mid-Career Doldrums offers solutions, ideas, and practical tools for shaking up your professional life for the better. Based on real case studies, this smart and practical career guide will help you discover the causes of your professional problems and give you the inspiration and confidence to take action and seize new opportunities. This is the perfect prescription for a new and exciting professional life.

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ISBN-13: 9781118044964
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/06/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 329 KB

About the Author

Marcia L. Worthing, a consultant, was most recently executive vice president of Mullin&Associates/Lincolnshire International, a New York–headquartered firm specializing in executive and professional career transition services and executive coaching for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to Mullin, she was senior vice president of human resources and corporate affairs at Avon Products, Inc.

Charles A. Buck is a corporate and transition coach based in New York City working with individuals and small businesses. He has owned an inn and was the founder of two leading executive search firms. Earlier he was senior vice president of administrative services at Batten Barton Durstine&Osborn, Inc. and vice president of Doyle Dane Bernbach, Inc.

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1. The Changing World of the Mid-Career Professional.

Chapter 2. Your Career is in a Turnaround. A Great Environment for Fresh Starts and New Directions.

Chapter 3. What You Do Next Doesn't Depend On What You Did Before: Moving Past the Career Myths.

Chapter 4. Assess the Underlying Cause of Your Boredom, Burnout, Retirement, or Firing.

Chapter 5. Use the Cause to Find the Cure.

Chapter 6. Open Yourself to the New World of Work and Emerging Opportunities.

Chapter 7. Enter Your Discomfort Zone. Transitioning to a New Way of Thinking.

Chapter 8. Monitor Your Progress. Signs that You're Going in a Great New Direction.

Chapter 9. What Next. A New 30 Year Plan.

Appendix 1. Financial Issues to Consider When Changing Jobs or Careers.

Appendix 2. 13 Step Networking Process.

Appendix 3. Business Plan Outline.

Appendix 4.

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