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New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career

Authors: Levit, Alexandra
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BUS012000, SEL027000, BUS046000
ISBN: 9780345519740, Related ISBNs: 0345508807, 0345519744, 9780345508805, 9780345519740
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: If you're dissatisfied in your current position, fantasize about doing something else with your life, or have just unceremoniously been given a pink slip, take heart. It's never too late to start fresh and forge ahead on a fulfilling new career path. Alexandra Levit, career columnist for The Wall Street Journal, has interviewed dozens of individuals who have successfully switched careers—many of them more than once—and provides practical, empowering, and action-oriented steps for figuring out your next move with clarity and confidence. Organized by the seven major motivations that lead people to seek career changes—family, independence, learning, money, passion, setback, and talent—New Job, New You shows you how to
 
• research careers that best reflect your new direction
• stand out in this competitive job market
• market yourself to a particular (most ideal) position
• create a financial plan to maintain income during your transition 
• use the power of networking to put you exactly where you want to be
 
Complete with compelling personal stories, helpful questionnaires, and savvy, down-to-earth advice, New Job, New You gives you the resources you need to turn your wildest pipe dream into a solid reality and obtain the rewarding, invigorating career that you deserve.

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