What Next? The Complete Guide to Taking Control of your Working Life Paperback – Apr 21 2003
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"Addresses all the significant types of career challenges and crisis. Inspiring,insightful and compassionate." -- Helen Bozinovski , VP Human Resources, Heart and Stroke Foundation
"Give this book to every student who is thinking about their future." -- Christine Barwell, HR Manager and on-campus recruiter, PricewaterhouseCoopers
"It is clear why she is considered a world authority on career management." -- Ruth Kemp, GlaxoSmithKline
"Provides infinitely practical counsel and usable tools - not just for a one time career crisis but for a long term plan." -- Karen Wright, Chatelaine magazine work/life columnist and career coach
"The ultimate career and life management resource. Unique insights, practical strategies and ideas. Amazing diagnostic instruments and questionnaires. -- Jane Hutcheson, VP Learning, TD Canada Trust
About the Author
Highly acclaimed, best-selling author, professional speaker, and television personality, Barbara Moses Ph.D., has helped millions of people define their career goals and achieve career succes. She is president of BBM Human Resource Consultants Inc., whose client list includes PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Xerox, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, J. Morgan Chase and GlaxoSmithKline.
Dr. Moses innovative approach to career self-management has been reported on extensively across North America. She has appeared frequently on network and local TV and radio, including the Today Show, NPR. MSNBC and Canada AM, and has been quoted and profiled in major North American publications including Fast Company magazine, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Parenting, and the Report on Business. She has featured on web sites including Careerbuilder.com, USA Today online, and Myprimetime.com and is a popular work issues columnist for the Globe and Mail.
Barbara holds degrees in psychology from McGill University, the London School of Economics and the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto.
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Working with a mentor or a coach is an excellent choice for accomplishing either of these goals, and in her latest book, What Next? The Complete Guide to Taking Control of Your Working Life, Dr. Barbara Moses provides the mentoring and coaching necessary to help people learn to live authentically and turn their dreams into reality. No other book on the market can provide individuals with the awareness, options, skills, and understanding necessary to deal with the bewildering array of challenges and opportunities in today's shifting work world. A virtual bible of resources, this book features self-assessment tools, quizzes, examples, guided exercises, diagnostic instruments, career wisdom based on tough realities, and tips on how to keep from getting derailed and how to overcome career challenges such as burn-out, boredom, and lack of passion.
Dr. Moses, called a Career Guru by Fast Company magazine, believes that the key to both successful career growth and life choices is for individuals to arm themselves with protective skills and act as their own career activists. She identifies 12 career strategies starting with building on your own skills, talents and strengths to finding a mentor to learning how to deal with disappointment, stressful situations and pressure.Read more ›
Whether you are just starting out and are looking for that first job to start you on your career path or you are considering changing careers in order to find a more fulfilling work environment, I can highly recommend "What Next?"
When you start reading the introduction, you will be amazed by the depth to which this book will take you. This is not a dry how-to-find-a-job book, this is about finding a soul-satisfying vocation. It is about finding work that not only provides a sense of purpose, but allows us to express our values, talents and strengths.
The two main ideas of "What Next?" include developing an independent attitude of being who you are by expressing your authentic self and acknowledging that a good job is a right, not a privilege.
Dr. Barbara Moses is a career expert who shows people how to uncover the core themes of their present jobs and find a career to help them become an expert in their field. She is known as a career guru, and her widely-read career column in the national Globe and Mail shows her deep love for career activism.
In this excellent source, you will:
Find out why career decisions can be distorted by unhealthy attitudes about money.
Discover your core interests.
Know how to express your authentic self in any work situation.
Find the information on how to avoid being a victim of age discrimination.
Overcome fear and learn to find work in tough times.
The 5 chapters include information on how to:
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Dr. Moses, called a Career Guru by Fast Company magazine, believes that the key to both successful career growth and life choices is for individuals to arm themselves with protective skills and act as their own career activists. She identifies 12 career strategies starting with building on your own skills, talents and strengths to finding a mentor to learning how to deal with disappointment, stressful situations and pressure. In addition she identifies eight key motivators that often work in combination or can contradict each other, but can assist individuals to find the best possible match between what drives them and a suitable work environment.Read more ›
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The formula for the current career management books is: (1) start with self assessment (accomplishments, skills, values, strengths); (2) analysis of where you fit best -- what tyep... Read morePublished on April 16 2004 by Anton
Much of this book is available for free on web sites such as Montser.com and Career Builder. If you can find it used great, but I do not recommend it new. Read morePublished on April 4 2004 by Jedi Knight 72205
Amazing book! Through a vast array of personal assessment tools and practical career development theory, Ms. Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2003
Lot's of people wrestle with issues and questions at different points on the journey through personal and career life - "What are my options?" "How should I proceed? Read morePublished on Nov. 12 2003 by Jeff Davidson
Lot's of people wrestle with issues and questions at different points on the journey through personal and career life - "What are my options?" "How should I proceed? Read morePublished on Nov. 3 2003 by Jeff Davidson
Absolutely fabulous! This has been a phenomenal resource for my personal career growth and for coaching employees on understanding their career goals whilst overcoming obstacles.Published on Oct. 14 2003 by Sharlene Kanhai, Development Manager, CanWest Canadian Media
I've been in career advising for 5 years, and have seen a lot of career books--and this is, by far, the best one I've ever seen. Read morePublished on Aug. 27 2003 by A Little Bit of Everything
Brilliant ! This book was comprehensive, chock full tips/suggestions and practical ideas for everyone that is committed to taking charge of their career & life challenges. Read morePublished on July 11 2003 by Bill MacKenzie
Barbara's third book is a wonderful blend of thought provoking trends for the future, practical assessments and tools for the reader and it is esthetically stunning in layout and... Read morePublished on May 11 2003 by Laurie Hillis
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