The Complete Idiot's Guide to Discovering Your Perfect Career, 1st Edition

  • Rene Carew
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  • ISBN-10: 143629391X
  • ISBN-13: 9781436293914
  • DDC: 331.702
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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What do you really want to do? Finding the perfect career isn't easy, but it's certainly attainable. This guide offers readers the chance to trade in their unsatisfying jobs for fulfilling careers. This book helps them by providing a process of self-assessment that includes questions on personality, talents, values, interests, and goals; advice on how to make a smooth transition from one career to another; and an action plan to take the steps toward landing the perfect career.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: What do You Really Want to Do with Your Life?.
2: Discovering Your True Purpose.
3: What is Your Calling?.
4: Setting Up for Success.
5: Assess Yourself: Uncovering the Real You.
6: Dig a Little Deeper.
7: Your Dream Career.
8: Your Values.
9: Your Temperament and Personality.
10: Your Motivation.
11: Your Interests.
12: Your Skills.
13: Your Lifestyle.
14: Summing it All Up.
15: Discovering Your Perfect Career Fit.
16: Job Market Trends.
17: Your Preferred Work Environment.
18: Jobs for My Temperament.
19: Jobs for My Interests.
20: Jobs that Fit My Skills.
21: Education and Training Resources.
22: Learn More About Your Dream Career.
23: Resources on the Internet.
24: Interviewing Job Holders.
25: Coaches and Mentors.
26: Diversity and Multicultural Resources.
27: Do You Really Need a J-O-B?.
28: Multiple Business Streams.
29: Try Out a Job.
30: Make a Plan of Action.
Appendix A: Career Profile Map.
Appendix B: Glossary.