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Career Change Summaries

The traditional linear career path is fast disappearing. Today, you can navigate the career lattice – moving up, down or sideways within your organization or industry – or you can leap from one career to a completely unrelated career. Or how about starting your own business? Discover the wealth of opportunities available to you.

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The First 90 Days
Book
 

Michael Watkins

Harvard Business Review Press, 2003

(9)

Mastering the Art of Quitting
Book
 

Peg Streep and Alan Bernstein

Da Capo Press, 2013

(8)

The Economy of You
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Kimberly Palmer

AMACOM, 2014

(8)

The Essential Digital Interview Handbook
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Paul J. Bailo

Career Press, 2013

(8)

The Inside-Out Effect
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Behnam Tabrizi and Michael Terrell

Evolve Publishing, 2013

(6)

How Will You Measure Your Life?
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Clayton M. Christensen et al.

HarperBusiness, 2012

(8)

Rebooting Work
Book
 

Maynard Webb and Carlye Adler

Jossey-Bass, 2013

(7)

Acing the Interview
Book
 

Tony Beshara

AMACOM, 2008

(9)

Eat That Frog
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Brian Tracy

Berrett-Koehler, 2007

(9)

Consulting Basics
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Joel Gendelman

ASTD Publications, 2010

(7)

Earn What You're Really Worth
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Brian Tracy

Vanguard Press, 2012

(7)

101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview
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Ron Fry

Career Press, 2003

(8)

New Business Networking
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Dave Delaney

QUE Publishing, 2013

(6)

Living the 80/20 Way
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Richard Koch

Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2005

(7)

Life Strategies
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Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.

Hyperion, 1999

(10)

Top Notch Executive Interviews
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Katharine Hansen

Career Press, 2009

(7)

Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions
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Martin John Yate

Kogan Page, 2001

(9)

Shortcut to Prosperity
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Mark Hopkins

Greenleaf Book Group, 2013

(7)

Agile Career Development
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Mary Ann Bopp et al.

IBM Press, 2009

(8)

Crush It!
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Gary Vaynerchuk

HarperCollins, 2009

(6)

The Career Salesperson
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Stephan Schiffman

Adams Media, 2009

(7)

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Career Change

In the not-so-distant past, it wasn’t unusual for employees to remain with one organization for their entire career. Companies formed a tacit agreement with their employees that they would provide generous benefits and decent salaries in exchange for employee stability and loyalty. While that dynamic may still exist in some instances, the relationship between employer and employee has changed dramatically. Workers more easily move from company to company, and the Great Recession has forced many individuals to explore new careers altogether.

getAbstract is an excellent informational source if you are in the midst of a career transition or even contemplating going into business for yourself. We offer an assortment of summaries that will enable you to navigate the tricky waters of career change. From acing your next interview to opening a franchise operation, you’ll find a wide range of relevant topics to explore. Knowledge is power, and getAbstract can help you make informed decisions.

Making the Transition

The idea of leaving your company or changing professions can produce a variety of emotions. While the notion of trying something completely different is intriguing and exciting, it can also be frightening and unsettling. Don’t make a move without making use of the knowledge available in our library.

Staying Put

Change doesn’t appeal to everyone. Maybe you’re satisfied with your position and your company, but feel like you’re in a bit of a rut. Work isn’t very exciting and your creative juices aren’t flowing. Not a problem. getAbstract offers a number of summaries that can show you how to recharge your batteries and your attitude.