Lavender Road to Success: The Career Guide for the Gay Community

Lavender Road to Success: The Career Guide for the Gay Community

by Kirk Snyder


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ISBN-13: 9781580084963
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

KIRK SNYDER is Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Southern California, where he focuses on the study of career development and its practical applications. As Associate Executive Director of the Career Planning and Placement Center and Lecturer in USC’s School of Education, Kirk works with students, alumni, and employers to advance the study of work in contemporary society. He lives in Newport Beach, California, with his partner.

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Dr. Betty Berzon

Practical advice offers solutions to common dilemmas and rich examples from real life make easy reading in this very useful guide to career success.
psychotherapist and author of Positively Gay

Elizabeth Birch

Proves that it's possible to create your own professional freedom, make your career dreams come true, and contribute to the end of workplace discrimination.
executive director, Human Rights Campaign

Walter Schubert

Brings to life how being true to one's self is not only good for the soul, but essential for happiness and success in the workplace.
president and CEO, Gay Financial Network

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Lavender Road to Success: The Career Guide for the Gay Community 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Kirk Snyder talks a lot about real life in this book and rightly so when addressing all of the professional challenges we face as gay people. Many self-help books don¿t talk about real life, but this book is honestly all about real life. I found the words and experiences of so many people in the book to be true for my own life. Bravo for a book that finally talks honestly about how to get from A to Z at work for gay people with pride and dignity.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is my new career bible! Kirk Snyder has written the definitive book for the gay community to actually go ¿out¿ there and get their piece of the pie! I found all of the real-life career stories that are presented all through the book (many from people who I found share a great deal in common with my own experiences as a gay person trying to get ahead at work) almost give the book the feel of a really good novel. But then Snyder transforms all of these experiences into a terrific how-to career book with his 7 Points of Success. It¿s a cross between Po Bronson¿s ¿What Should I Do With My Life¿ and Dr. Phil--but just for the ¿lavender¿ community! A lot of great exercises too all the way through that really addressed issues not dealt with in other career books but that are so important for the gay community.