Do What You Want

Author: Nicholas Bate
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 0273771108
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book explains the seven steps that can help you manage, control and maintain a career that will help fulfil your goals and ambitions. Whether you are unemployed and planning your next move, a graduate planning your future or an employee planning your escape, this smart book is packed with practical, life-changing advice that is simple and straightforward to apply. The vital guidance will help you understand and adapt to the realities of the job market today and develop a focussed and realistic career plan for a secure future.

What to Do with The Rest of Your Life

Author: Robin Ryan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743234103
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Stuck in a job that's going nowhere? Hate going to work? Pounding the pavement looking for an opportunity? Bored? Whether you are caught in a career crisis, a victim of corporate downsizing, or suffering from old-fashioned burnout, you need America's #1 career coach, Robin Ryan. Robin has the answers. She will show you that your perfect career is waiting for you no matter what your age or income. Most important, Robin Ryan provides great advice for the millions who feel trapped in their jobs and need a change but also need to maintain their income.

Find Your Dream Job

Author: Sarah Wade
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9814312142
Format: PDF, Docs
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If you are fed up hating what you do for a living and are looking for a more fulfilling experience, this book sets out to inspire you to make change and to show you how to find a job you'll love. Can you imagine what it would be like to enjoy what you do for a living? Engaged, driven and so excited by the prospect of the coming week you can't sleep - from excitement rather than dread. In this book, you will find a variety of people who have made small changes, great changes or perhaps no change at all - they have simply remained resolute to fulfil their childhood ambition at any cost. They all share an approach to life and enthusiasm for what they do that is an irresistible inspiration for drawing passion into our own lives in whatever form. These are ordinary people who have found a job they love and we find out exactly how they went about it.

How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love

Author: L. Rigdon
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 160138288X
Format: PDF, ePub
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According to a USA Today poll of more than 1,000 working Americans, less than 10 percent of all employees feel that they are prestigious in the jobs they perform. As many as 60 percent of all employees will freely admit they wish they had another job. Few people are happy with their lots in life and yet many of them do not know how to fix the problem. They do not know how to start searching for the perfect job or how to put themselves in the position they always dreamed of. There are many steps involved in quitting and finding a new job. You must know what you want from your career, be able to track it down, and have the resources to do so. This book will provide you with the information you need to do all three things. You will be shown the right mindset to start and succeed in discovering what it is that would make you truly happy in life. You will learn how to block out everything in your life and pinpoint what it is you have always wanted to do. A guide of popular careers and their related fields is provided to help you discern where you went wrong in your career, as well as pointed advice on how to methodically start thinking about the right career. Instead of quitting and being left in the cold, you will be shown how to start saving money and preparing the right resources to get a new job. Instead of toiling over your job, you will learn what to look for in a career and how to outline how much money you really need to make in order to survive. You will be provided the top job hunting resources in the country, along with a complete list for how to weed out bad jobs, with code words and tell tale signs revealed that will help you ignore bad job listings. A special chapter is included to help you create the winning resume package, including a top notch resume, cover letter, and all the fresh information you need if it has been years since the last time you looked for a job. Finally, you will learn how you can start working towards turning your lifeâe(tm)s passions into a viable career. You will learn how to decide if what you love is viable as a business and how to start working for yourself. You will learn the most common mistakes people make when they try to strike out on their own and how you can avoid becoming just another sad story. With a plethora of interviews and conversations with real world professionals who have managed to chuck their job and start living and working the lives theyâe(tm)ve always wanted, you will learn the ins and outs of finding a career that will make you truly happy, while maintaining your current quality of life. If you feel trapped by your job or the press of your bills, this book will help you break free and finally start working towards a rewarding career in a field you love. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

I Just Like to Make Things

Author: Lilla Rogers
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592538169
Format: PDF, Docs
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Gain a wealth of information, inspiration, and know-how on moving your artistic career forward from one of the most successful illustration agents in the industry! I Just Like to Make Things is a dazzling, colorful volume of career and personal advice for artists, filled with ideas, playsheets (as opposed to worksheets), case studies, and tools for staying inspired and creative. These pages are grounded in the wisdom and experience gleaned from a long and buzzing career as creative juggernaut Lilla Rogers shares her analysis of leveraging various working styles and ways to keep your art fresh. Artist interviews provide inside details about the best jobs, as well as tips on how to work smart and stay creative. You’ll also find annotated case studies of several successful art jobs, in addition to coloring book pages, hand-drawn charts, and lots of crazy fun. Acquire real-life, professional advice from an artist known for setting the trend with I Just Like to Make Things!

Making a Living Without a Job revised edition

Author: Barbara Winter
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0307755630
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For all of the millions of Americans who are out of work, soon to be out of work, or wishing to be freed from unrewarding work—here is the must-have book that will show you how you can make a living by working when, where, and how you want. Newly revised and updated, Barbara J. Winter’s guide to successful self-employment is now more relevant than ever before. Drawing on the techniques and ideas of her popular seminars as well as her own thirty years of business expertise and that of other successful entrepreneurs, Winter offers the practical, proven way to launch your own profitable venture. Her indispensable advice ranges from why creativity is more important than capital to how to avoid the most common pitfalls of self-employment and how to develop multiple profit centers. And for this new edition, she has added timely advice on topics including: •how to find opportunity in a chaotic economy •why smart, small and spunky is the 21st Century business model •using the Internet to open the door to fresh opportunities •the best resources to help you create and grow a business that is uniquely your own •how to leave Employee Thinking behind and build an Entrepreneur’s Mindset •and much more Here are all of the tools you need for getting the most profit out of life both professionally and personally. From the Trade Paperback edition.

What Color Is Your Parachute For Teens 2nd Edition

Author: Carol Christen
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607743302
Format: PDF, ePub
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In today’s über-competitive climate, you can’t just wing it when you graduate and count on finding a great job (or a great job finding you). It pays to figure out your interests early, so you can decide what additional schooling—and tuition debt—makes sense for your chosen field. In What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. Bolles not only help you plan for these decisions, but also help you define the unique passions that will lead you to your dream job. With new chapters on social media and sustainable jobs—along with all-new profiles of twentysomethings who’ve found work in solar energy, magazine writing, and more—this new edition has all the nitty-gritty details you need to get started now. Most importantly, it’s packed with the big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that’s perfect for who you are—and who you want to be. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Land the Tech Job You Love

Author: Andy Lester
Publisher: Pragmatic Life
ISBN: 9781934356265
Format: PDF, ePub
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Gives you the background, the skills and the hard-won wisdom to bypass the mistakes of those who don't prepare. Conventional wisdom has it that finding a job is simple: send some resumes, go on some interviews and take the offer that sounds best. But that's only the start!

Find Your Fit

Author: Sue Kaiden
Publisher: Association for Talent Development
ISBN: 1562865730
Format: PDF, ePub
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Master the new world of work. You want—no, you need—a new job. But not just any job. The job. So you polish your resume till it shines. You apply for countless openings, tailoring your message to each. You search for the hidden job market, although it remains very well hidden. And the response? Well, it’s underwhelming. To top things off, maze-like online application systems appear designed to keep you and the perfect job apart. What’s going on? How people successfully land jobs has changed. You need help from a pro, someone who navigates career data, the labor market, and hot jobs with ease. You want a coach who will tell you what to pursue and what to avoid, and an expert who has mastered job-hunting and career change to offer wisdom gained from experience. What you need is a career coach. Better yet, several. Expert career coaches contributing to this volume include Lakeisha Mathews, Dan Schwartz, Sheila Margolis, Alisa Cohn, Michelle Riklan, Marie Zimenoff, Laura Labovich, Lynne Williams, Thea Kelley, Jean Juchnowicz, Alan DeBack, Marilyn Feldstein, Vivian Blade, David Hosmer, Barbara Seifert, and Nicole Miller. Find Your Fit guides you through answering foundational questions like: What do I want to do with my career? Where should I do it? And how do I get there? As you develop a strong sense of self-awareness, you’ll be able to identify the work environment best for you, shape your online identity, and network more effectively by focusing on people instead of openings. You’ll learn about coveted employee referrals, and how to get one at your target company. With the help of experienced career coaches, you’ll be able to handle any kind of interview. And, you’ll become familiar with the pre-employment testing and assessments increasingly common today. What are you waiting for? Your personal coaching session awaits.