Mentoring and career guidance are the missing ingredients in women’s career planning at the higher education level. This book recognizes and gives voice to some of the common career concerns of women in higher education and responds to these through well informed, researched and experiential chapters focussing on interests specific to women in academia.
This book examines a topic widely regarded as the most pressing in career counselling today, i.e., how to ensure that everyone receives career counselling and that all workers have the opportunity to engage in sustainable, decent work. The author holds that career counselling should not only advance workers’ self- and career construction, helping them design successful career-lives and make social contributions, and live purposeful lives – it should also expound new theoretical approaches and interventions.
Career Courage serves as a personal coach through the soul-searching and planning process ahead, whether you're a college grad contemplating choices, a seasoned professional seeking new directions, or a stay-at-home mom preparing to reenter the workplace. Packed with exercises and stories of inspiring second acts, the book poses tough questions about motivation, confidence, character, risk tolerance, and more.
This book gives you the keys to survival and success as your career progresses from one job to the next in the same organization or in different organizations--be they for-profit, nonprofit, government, or volunteer. It can help you to avoid the many traps and pitfalls you will encounter along your career path and guide you toward increased personal effectiveness during all three stages of the job cycle--when you are interviewing for a new job, as a newcomer, and thereafter.
This book posits career identification, selection, entry, and progression as part of a larger developmental process-the career development process. Its information and exercises will point students in the direction of opportunities and options that are realistic, desirable, and achievable.
The world of work moves so quickly these days that to get the best from your career, you need to actively manage it and seek out new opportunities. Manage Your Career will help you make the most of your talents and potential, and enable your dreams to become a reality. Packed with essential advice and practical help, this book will help you plan the right move, whether you want to climb to the top of the career ladder or reinvent your working life completely.
In today's highly competitive job market a higher degree will not necessarily lead to a career in higher education. Researchers need to know how to enhance their career prospects and how to look further into the wide range of career options open to them elsewhere.Moving On in Your Career shows researchers what is required to make a continuing career in academic research or lecturing and gives advice on taking alternative career paths.
We often hear that finding the work we are meant for will multiply our accomplishments and enable us to attain new levels of personal satisfaction. Yet, many who are planning their careers find that the job market has shifted to the advantage of employers, whether as a result of the recession, globalization, IT-driven productivity, or other changes in the business landscape. Faced with these tough circumstances, it is more critical than ever for professionals to create a plan of attack and make sound decisions as they navigate their careers.
There are 80 million members of the Millennial generation. Each year more than 1.5 million of them enter the working world with little to no idea of how to succeed. While companies spend millions of dollars a year scrambling to learn more about them and adapt their work cultures to fit this generation, there are remarkably few resources dedicated to teaching these young people the traits and techniques that will help them succeed in an ever-changing and always-challenging corporate environment.