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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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Mastering the Art of Quitting
Book
 

Peg Streep and Alan Bernstein

Da Capo Press, 2013

(8)

The Economy of You
Book
 

Kimberly Palmer

AMACOM, 2014

(8)

The Brand You 50
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Tom Peters

Knopf, 2000

(9)

They Don’t Teach Corporate in College
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Alexandra Levit

Career Press, 2014

(8)

Earn What You're Really Worth
Book
 

Brian Tracy

Vanguard Press, 2012

(7)

The MBA Reality Check
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Evan Forster and David Thomas

Prentice Hall Press, 2010

(8)

Acing the Interview
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Tony Beshara

AMACOM, 2008

(9)

Shortcut to Prosperity
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Mark Hopkins

Greenleaf Book Group, 2013

(7)

When Talent Isn’t Enough
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Kristen Fischer

Career Press, 2013

(7)

Me 2.0
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Dan Schawbel

Kaplan Publishing, 2009

(7)

Indispensable by Monday
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Larry Myler

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010

(7)

Living the 80/20 Way
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Richard Koch

Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2005

(7)

The Essential Digital Interview Handbook
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Paul J. Bailo

Career Press, 2013

(8)

The Brand Called You
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Peter Montoya and Tim Vandehey

Personal Branding Press, 2003

(6)

The Magic of Believing
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Claude M. Bristol

Fireside, 1991

(7)

Top Notch Executive Interviews
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Katharine Hansen

Career Press, 2009

(7)

Mojo
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Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter

Hyperion, 2010

(7)

What Color Is Your Parachute?
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Richard Nelson Bolles

Ten Speed Press, 2007

(8)

Finding Your Element
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Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Viking Press, 2013

(7)

The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention
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Pamela Mitchell

Prentice Hall Press, 2011

(8)

The First-Time Manager
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Michael Morris

Kogan Page, 2005

(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.