ERIC Number: ED425324
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Career Intelligence: The 12 New Rules for Work and Life Success.
This book, which is intended for workers, parents, and managers, presents 12 new rules for success in today's radically changed workplace and explains how workers can position themselves to thrive in it. The titles and topics of the book's 11 chapters are as follows: "The New Landscape" (economic and social realities of today's workplace); "Facing the Fallout: the Unprotected Self" (new employment contracts, challenges to identity); "Talking about Your Generation: Pre-Boomers and Early Boomers"; "Late for the Feast: Late Boomers and Post-Boomers"; "Squished, Squashed, Sliced, and Diced" (workplace realities after downsizing workplace and the paradox of employed workers having too much work and unemployed workers not having enough work); and "Singing the New Career Blues" (career malaise, career angst, workplace depression); "Welcome to Temp World" (new work arrangements and career patterns); "Becoming a Career Activist" (four key principles of career management, viewing oneself as a business); "Twelve Rules for Career Success"; "Career Intelligence for Managers and Organizations" (helping workers deal with new work and career realities); and "Preparing the Next Generation: Career-Proofing Your Kids" (independence versus interdependence, avoiding early career decisions, preparing for areas of competence rather than for jobs). The book contains 114 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Education, Baby Boomers, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Competence, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Qualifications, Labor Market, Marketing, Parent Child Relationship, Part Time Employment, Self Employment, Temporary Employment, Trend Analysis, Work Environment, Young Adults
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 450 Sansome Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94111-3320; Tel: 415-288-0260; Fax: 415-362-2512; Web site: http://www.bkpub.com ($15.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A