Career Crossings: Discover Your Ideal Career, and the Work You Were Born to Do

| February 16, 2015

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Career Crossings: Discover Your Ideal Career, and the Work You Were Born to Do

Warning! A lousy job can be hazardous to your health!

Give your career a makeover and live a happier, more successful life. Career Crossings is designed to help career changers and job seekers discover their ideal career, and the work they were born to do. Loaded with valuable information–and no fluff or filler–this isn’t just another career book. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a guide to helping you identify your interests and passions, and matching those with a career that you’ll find successful and rewarding.

Career Crossings is loaded with thought-provoking exercises that will jog your mind and help jump-start your search for that transformative new career. There are also hundreds of tips to aid you in everything from identifying your personality type, to matching that type to a possible career, updating your resume, preparing for you job interview, and more.

From the Career Crossings Table Of Contents:

CHAPTER ONE: WHY YOU NEED THIS BOOK

Many Workers Feel Trapped & Disillusioned
Job Dissatisfaction Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
How Do You Feel About Your current occupation?
Take the job satisfaction survey
What to do if you’re unhappy at work

CHAPTER TWO: WHAT IS MEANINGFUL WORK, ANYWAY?

We are what we do
What is “meaningful” work?
What does success really mean?
The difference between a job, career & vocation
Could you make your current job more meaningful?

CHAPTER THREE: WHAT DO YOU WANT OUT OF WORK, AND LIFE?

Start a career discovery notebook
Discover your life purpose
Determine your personality type
What are your passions?
What are your values?
What are your hobbies & interests?
What are your unique skills & abilities?
Putting it all together – A Work/Life Mission Statement

CHAPTER FOUR: FINDING YOUR IDEAL CAREER

There’s no one perfect career for everyone
Discover your “pattern Of striving”
Matching your striving type with a potential career
Is there a business in your future?
Making your final decision – the career balance sheet
Some additional tips for choosing the right career
Realizing what’s realistic and what isn’t

CHAPTER FIVE: MAKING YOUR NEW CAREER HAPPEN

Develop a new career action plan
Create a personal marketing plan
Update your resume & cover letter
Building A Personal Network
The All-Important Job Interview
Attending job fairs
Should you use a career coach or employment service?
Most of all – take action

CHAPTER SIX: SOME FINAL THOUGHTS

Handling the fear of a career change
Getting your family on board
Why will this time be different?

Cut through the confusion and indecision that’s keeping you in a job that you’re not happy with. Discover what you really want to do in life, and why. Buy this important book now and be on your way to that career you’ve always dreamed of.

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