I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 28, 2003 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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User Review  - varielle - LibraryThing

This book is directed at those in a mid-life career crisis who absolutely loathe their jobs, or who have managed to lose the one they had and need to start over. It's an all too common situation in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ashley Todd - Goodreads

Most of the chapters didn't apply to me, but the ones that did were helpful in getting me focused on what I would like to do, not necessarily what I've been trained to do. I can follow my passion and make a career out of it. I just have to plan my steps and follow through. Read full review

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Contents

Why Do You Want or Need to Change Your Work?
3
What Is Your Work Situation?
11
WHERE SO YOU WANT TO BE?
23
Values Attitudes and Change Readiness
25
Personality Preferences Interests and Favorite Skills
41
HOW DO YOU GET THERE?
59
Wheres the Meaning?
61
Been There Done That but Still Need to Earn
84
Bored and Plateaued
122
Yearning to Be on Your Own
141
One Toe in the Retirement Pool
179
The Ten Keys to Success
198
Job Searchthe Nuts and Bolts
216
Afterword
235
Resources
240
Index
261

Bruised and Gunshy
99

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About the author (2003)

Julie Jansen has made five career changes in order to find work that fulfills and satisfies her professional and personal needs. A career coach and consultant, she has been featured in publications such as WSJ.com Career Journal, "Selling Power," "Working Woman," and "Smart Money" and has been published in the "National Business Employment Weekly," She is also a frequent speaker at both non-profit groups and corporations throughout the United States.

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