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Targeting a Great Career / Edition 5
     

Targeting a Great Career / Edition 5

by Kate Wendleton
 

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ISBN-10: 1285753429

ISBN-13: 9781285753423

Pub. Date: 05/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

TARGETING A GREAT CAREER helps you identify your dream career, and then improve your career, find new employment or consulting work that's right for you, start your own business, or figure out what you want to do during retirement. Then we'll help you make that dream specific, and figure out step by step how you can achieve it. TARGETING A GREAT CAREER is filled

Overview

TARGETING A GREAT CAREER helps you identify your dream career, and then improve your career, find new employment or consulting work that's right for you, start your own business, or figure out what you want to do during retirement. Then we'll help you make that dream specific, and figure out step by step how you can achieve it. TARGETING A GREAT CAREER is filled with strategies and tips that can help you develop your career targets, become in industry insider, discover new opportunities that you never thought of before, and plan and organize your entire campaign to make it happen. TARGETING A GREAT CAREER is filled with exercises that let you picture what you want your life to be like in the future and what you can do today to make your dreams come true.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285753423
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
393,426
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. PART II: THE CHANGING JOB MARKET: HOW IT WORKS TODAY. 1. You and the New Job Market. 2. How to Change Careers. 3. Job Hunting versus Career Planning. 4. Targeting the Jobs of the Future. 5. Learning to Track Trends and Move into a New Market. 6. Case Studies: Targeting the Future. 7. What Longevity Means to Your Career. PART II: DECIDING WHAT YOU WANT: START BY UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF. 8. How to Find Your Place in the World. 9. How to Decide What You Want. 10. Deciding What You Want: Selecting Your Job Targets. 11. Exercises to Analyze Your Past and Present. PART III: HOW TO SELECT YOUR JOB TARGETS: BRAINSTORMING POSSIBLE JOBS. 12. Brainstorming Possible Jobs. 13. Having a Balanced Life. 14. What You Can Do in Your Present Situation. 15. Life Takes Time. 16. How to Decide What Your Want to Offer. 17. How to Target the Job You Want. 18. Preliminary Target Investigation. 19. Ready for the Next Step. 20. Researching Your Job Targets. PART IV: HOW TO MANAGE YOUR FUTURE. 21. New Shapes in Careers: Repackaging the Work You Do. 22. A Reminder of Basic Career Principles. 23. Keep Your Life Course in Mind. 24. Congratulations! PART V: THE FIVE O'CLOCK CLUB APPROACH TO JOB SEARCH. 25. An Overview of The Five O'Clock Club Process. 26. Getting Los of Meetings. 27. Job-Search Campaign Management. 28. The Stages of Your Search. PART VI: WHAT IS THE FIVE O'CLOCK CLUB? 29. How to Join the Club. 30. The Weekly Job-Search Strategy Group. 31. Lexicon Used at The Five O'Clock Club. Index.

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