ERIC Number: ED394043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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The Lifetime Career Manager.
Cabrera, James C.; Albrecht, Charles F., Jr.
This book provides a road map for readers to plan and develop their careers. It suggests self-assessment, setting short- and long-term goals, and working toward identified goals in short increments. Beyond careers, attention is paid to lifestyles and personal values. The book is organized in 17 chapters that cover the following topics: (1) the future is now; (2) common career myths; (3) a quick introduction to career management; (4) self-assessment--the key to the well-managed career; (5) career finances; (6) setting goals and objectives; (7) alignment; (8) career management in your world; (9) the vertical career path; (10) lateral career moves; (11) new career horizons; (12) a business of your own?; (13) career research; (14) career communications; (15) networking; (16) making decisions and taking action; and (17) getting and staying in front of your career. Two appendixes list 48 research sources and publications and ways to find answers to common questions. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Development, Career Planning, Demand Occupations, Dislocated Workers, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Entrepreneurship, Futures (of Society), Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Self Actualization, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Adams Media Corp., 260 Center Street, Holbrook, MA 02343.
Publication Type: Books
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