Careers For Dummies

  • 6h 47m
  • Marty Nemko
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2018

Feeling stuck? Find out how to work toward the career of your dreams

If you’re slogging through your days in a boring or unrewarding job, it may be time to make a big change. Careers For Dummies is a comprehensive career guide from a top career coach and counselor that will help you jump start your career and your life. Dive in to learn more about career opportunities, with a plethora of job descriptions and the certifications, degrees, and continuing education that can help you build the career you’ve always wanted.

Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or a career-oriented person who needs or wants a change, this book has valuable information that can help you achieve your career goals. Find out how you can build your personal brand to become more attractive to potential employers, how to create a plan to “get from here to there” on your career path, and access videos and checklists that help to drive home all the key points. If you’re not happy in your day-to-day work now, there’s no better time than the present to work towards change.

  • Get inspired by learning about a wide variety of careers
  • Create a path forward for a new or better career that will be rewarding and fun
  • Determine how to build your personal brand to enhance your career opportunities
  • Get tips from a top career coach to help you plan and implement a strategy for a more rewarding work life

Careers For Dummies is the complete resource for those looking to enhance their careers or embark on a more rewarding work experience.

About the Author

Marty Nemko, PhD, has been career coach to 5,400 clients, enjoys a 96% client-satisfaction rate, and was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He has been interviewed in hundreds of major publications from the New York Times to theLos Angeles Times, and has appeared on The Today Show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He hosts Work with Marty Nemko on a National Public Radio station in San Francisco. His first job? Piano player in a Bronx bar at age 13. His second? Taxi driver.

In this Book

  • Understanding Today's and Tomorrow's World of Work
  • Finding What Makes You Special
  • People Careers
  • Word Careers
  • People + Word Careers
  • STEM Careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
  • STEM + People or Word Careers
  • Hands-On Careers
  • Self-Employment Careers
  • Making Your Choice
  • Getting Trained by Degrees
  • Getting Trained Without a Degree
  • Getting Emotionally Solid
  • Writing Your Way to a Good Job
  • Getting an "In"
  • The Relaxed-Yet-Successful Job Interview
  • One (Hard) Week to a Good Job
  • Negotiating Wisely
  • Becoming a Beloved Employee
  • Building a Name for Yourself
  • Managing the Bugaboos: Time and Stress
  • The Career Changer
  • Finding Your Foundation
  • What's Ahead?
  • Ten Ultrafast Ways to Land a Job
  • Ten Career Myths
  • Ten (+ 5) Preachy Pleas


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