Reading The Kiss Guide to Managing Your Career is meant to feel like spending time with an experienced career counselor and coach. Ken Lawson will train you to run your career like a Five-Star General with a mission. Throughout the book he helps you discover your career profile, match it with your personal goals and evaluate your options for short- and long-term career benefit.
The Kiss Guide to Managing Your Career is written in simple, clear language and designed for easy reading and browsing. It describes dozens of tactics for navigating the job market and landing the work situation that's right for you. And it offers a wealth of tips and tools for succeeding in the workplace by managing your careerand yourselfstrategically.
Table of Contents
|Foreword by Martin Yale|
|PART 1: THINKING SERIOUSLY ABOUT YOUR WORK|
|PART 2: THINKING SERIOUSLY ABOUT YOURSELF|
|PART 3: PLANNING YOUR NEXT STEPS|
|PART 4: MANAGING YOUR JOB SEARCH CAMPAIGN|
|PART 5: MANAGING YOUR CAREER FROM HERE|
|A Simple Glossary|
What People are Saying About This
Remarkably informative and well written, with expert graphics, color and a visual presentation that will knock your socks off.
(Wendy S. Enelow, President, Career Masters Institute and co-author, Cover Letter Magic)
Pulls together everything that needs to be said about careers…. Clear, simple and direct, authoritative and practical…. A great piece of work.
(Edward Wakin, management columnist and co-author, Into the Networked Age)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Spare yourself the ordeal of researching the hundreds of books out there on career guidance. Ken Lawson¿s KISS GUIDE TO MANAGING YOUR CAREER is the most comprehensive, beautifully written and visually appealing work on the subject you¿ll ever need (and I speak with authority: I¿m a 40-something professional with over 20 years of experience in changing jobs and reading books about it). Lawson helps you think seriously about yourself (¿What moves you?¿), how to take charge of your career, plan and implement your job search, and how to keep networking (¿the most important career management activity you can pursue¿) for continued career vitality. He¿s also provided excellent Appendices, including ¿Good Books¿ that go into greater depth about resumes, interviewing, recruiters, freelancing and consulting, networking, on-line job sites, negotiating, starting a business, office politics and more. In short, the KISS GUIDE TO MANAGING YOUR CAREER is simply terrific.