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Career Change

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 Economy of You
Book
 

Kimberly Palmer

AMACOM, 2014

(8)

Finding Your Element
Book
 

Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Viking Press, 2013

(7)

How to Succeed as an Independent Consultant
Book
 

Herman Holtz and David Zahn

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

(6)

They Don’t Teach Corporate in College
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Alexandra Levit

Career Press, 2014

(8)

Your Next Move
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Michael D. Watkins

Harvard Business Review Press, 2009

(7)

Consulting Basics
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Joel Gendelman

ASTD Publications, 2010

(7)

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

HarperBusiness, 2012

(8)

Rebooting Work
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Maynard Webb and Carlye Adler

Jossey-Bass, 2013

(7)

What Color Is Your Parachute?
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Richard Nelson Bolles

Ten Speed Press, 2007

(8)

Agile Career Development
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Mary Ann Bopp et al.

IBM Press, 2009

(8)

The Inside-Out Effect
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Behnam Tabrizi and Michael Terrell

Evolve Publishing, 2013

(6)

The Truth About You
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Marcus Buckingham

Nelson Publishers, 2008

(6)

Acing the Interview
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Tony Beshara

AMACOM, 2008

(9)

Eat That Frog
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Brian Tracy

Berrett-Koehler, 2007

(9)

The Essential Digital Interview Handbook
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Paul J. Bailo

Career Press, 2013

(8)

When Managers Rebel
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David Courpasson and Jean-Claude Thoenig

Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

(7)

Mass Career Customization
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Cathleen Benko and Anne Weisberg

Harvard Business Review Press, 2007

(9)

Shortcut to Prosperity
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Mark Hopkins

Greenleaf Book Group, 2013

(7)

Super Networking
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Michael Salmon

Career Press, 2003

(9)

Hiring the Best
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Martin Yate

Adams Media, 2005

(6)

Streetwise Achieving Wealth Through Franchising
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Robert T. Justis and William Slater Vincent

Adams Media, 2001

(9)

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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.