The Complete Idiot's Guide to Changing CareerseBook - 1998
You're no idiot, of course. You're well respected in your industry, a master at meeting deadlines, and even loved by your colleagues. But when it comes fo finding a job you love going to every day, you feel like you've been given an impossible assignment. Don't give up yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Changing Careers provides the tips, professional advice, and guidelines that can help make a reality out of that new job you've only been dreaming about. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
Baker & Taylor
Offers advice on assessing skills, determining the most compatible career, making contacts, creating an effective resume, and dealing with work history problems
Provides a step-by-step plan for preparing for and seeing through a career change, explaining how to assess one's skills, look for a realistic job replacement, consider different lifestyles associated with various positions, and more. Original.
Simon and Schuster
Rather visit your nosy mother in-law than go to the office? Wish you could put your dreams to work? Got the pink-slip blues? This book contains everything career-shifters need to know for planning a successful change.
Readers learn how to assess their skills, decide if they're ready to start again, and determine what choices and lifestyles are best for them. Common misconceptions about changing careers are addressed as well as the hazards of advanced degrees and other special challenges.
Contains expert advice on targeting marketable and transferable career skills, conducting a job search in today's economy, and surviving during the transition period. Loaded with exercises, case studies, and anecdotes from successful career changers.