Self-Help – How To Survive A Dead End Job

How To Survive A Dead End JobHow To Survive A Dead End Job
By Wilson Jackson
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 978-1478752011
Genre: Self-Help/Philosophical/Personal Growth/Self-Esteem
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A self-help, philosophical, personal growth, and self-esteem book being proud of who you are, the courage to pursue a better life and future and the common sense to realize income tax is not your savior, but saving your money is.

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Business/Careers – WANTED: Eight Critical Skills You Need To Succeed

WANTED Eight Critical SkillsWANTED: Eight Critical Skills You Need To Succeed
Your children will need them!. . . Your business needs them!. . . Schools SHOULD teach them!
By Charles Cranston Jett
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 978-1478742876 (hc)
ISBN: 978-1478742685 (pb)
ASIN: B00RM1MFT4
Genre: Busienss, Careers
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The Critical Skills You Need to Succeed in the Twenty-First Century

Today, it’s harder than ever to compete in a more competitive job market. It’s harder to get ahead, and it’s harder to keep up with rapidly changing technology. So what’s the secret to success in our careers? How do we or our children become productive and thriving citizens in a modern democratic society?

“WANTED: Eight Critical Skills You Need To Succeed” outlines the critical skills essential for success in a career as well as in everyday living – skills not typically taught directly in high school or college. Designed for those who want to advance in specific careers, for students, and for those who seek personal advancement, this easy-to-follow guide clearly defines and shows us how to develop critical thinking, communication, production, information, analysis, interpersonal, time management, and continued education skills.

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Business/Careers – The DOOM LOOP!

The DOOM LOOP!The DOOM LOOP!
Straight Talk about Job Frustration, Boredom, Career Crises and Tactical Career Decisions from the Doom Loop Creator
By Charles Cranston Jett
Published: Outskirts Press
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 978-1478745235 (hc)
ISBN: 978-1478743040 (pb)
ASIN: B00RM2ARV6
Genre: Careers, Business & Economics
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Two-thirds of the American workforce experience boredom and frustration on the job.

But there is a simple tool to help!

The Doom Loop is an elegant, intuitive, and simple career management tool designed to help you make smart, tactical career decisions and to help see you through the seven common crises that nearly everyone faces in their career. It can also help employers take appropriate actions to improve the productivity of their employees by understanding the nature and causes of boredom.

Created by the author in the 1970s, the Doom Loop is a 2×2 matrix to help you anticipate and solve problems related to boredom and frustration on the job. This deceptively simple tool can help you avoid making ill-advised job change decisions, and it can quickly give you confidence that a new opportunity will be the right one for you.

You don’t need to attend seminars or workshops to use this career management tool. The Doom Loop is straightforward and easy to use, yet powerful in its guidance—and it might just become the best friend you ever had on the job!

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Careers/Self-Help – Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead

Becoming Generation FluxBecoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead
How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience
By Miles Anthony Smith
Publisher: Kompelling Publishing
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 978-0988405332
ASIN: B00O3NXJVC
Genre: Business/Careers & Self-help/Personal Growth
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Whether you or someone you know is in college or just starting out, gainfully employed (and concerned about career ambiguity), underemployed, or have been downsized, rightsized, laid off, fired, cast off, or otherwise in career transition, Becoming Generation Flux is for you. Perhaps you are lost, hopeless, or angry. You might feel alone, cheated, ripped off, or not sure what to do next. Or maybe you are curious to understand the massive shift in the job hunting market currently rippling through the career transition landscape. Miles will guide you on a job search journey to understand the past, confront the career development present, and conquer future career success. You will learn why traditional career planning is dead, how to become agile, adapt to ambiguity, and develop resilience no matter what the job change market throws your way.

The book is divided into the following four parts:

Part 1: Lies, Damned Lies: Historical Context
Part 2: Stop The Education Madness!
Part 3: Embrace Becoming Generation Flux
Part 4: Hope in the Job Seeking Trenches

To discover why the job market is seemingly in chaos and learn practical action steps to navigate your career journey, get Becoming Generation Flux now.

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Career/Self-Help – Avoiding the Dodgeballs … at Work

Avoiding the Dodgeballs at workAvoiding the Dodgeballs … at Work
A Young Woman’s Guide to Succeeding at a First Job
Author: E. Marie
ISBN: 978-1484033951
Pages: 206
Published: October 2014
Genre: Career Guidance,Self-Help, Women’s Issues

After working 25 years in various industries, supervising and mentoring numerous of young professional men and women, E. Marie was inspired to write a book that prepares entry level employees for the world of work.

This career guidance book addresses a variety of subject matters including: project management, team work, managing your boss, performance evaluations, sexual harassment, difficult coworkers and networking.

It is an easy to read guidance book with two main characters. One of the fictional characters is a female, a recent college graduate, who is preparing to enter the workforce. The other character is the narrator, who gives the new employee straight to the point advice –with a touch of humor- on how to handle or avoid potential work related issues.

There are funny scenarios and illustrations scattered throughout the book. An index is included to locate specific subject matter.

E. Marie is hopeful that upon reading her book, readers will get a heads-up on what to expect during the first year of employment while obtaining some tips on how to avoid first job “hiccups” and smoothly move up the ladder.

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