Up is Not the Only Way: Rethinking Career Mobility

  • 1h 15m
  • Beverly Kaye, Lindy Williams, Lynn Cowart
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • 2017

Up Was Never for Everyone!

Move up or move out. When those two options appear to be the only ones, dissatisfaction grows and engagement suffers. In decades of studying careers around the globe, Beverly Kaye, Lindy Williams, and Lynn Cowart have found that, in fact, there are more options. And rethinking career mobility can lead you to them!

The authors show how managers, coaches, and employees can partner to determine what's best and what's next. Keep the same job but discover new ways to learn and grow? Explore moving to a position that could be a better fit? Step back without getting derailed? This book encourages readers to take a “kaleidoscope” view—to be open to ever-shifting patterns of opportunities and possibilities—so they can create a unique, personalized path to a truly rewarding career.

In this Book

  • Up Was Never for Everyone
  • Telescope to Kaleidoscope
  • Leave the Ladder Behind
  • Grow Here Enrichment
  • Try Before You Buy Exploratory
  • Sideways to Highways Lateral
  • Step Back For a Reason or a Season Realignment
  • When Up is the Way Vertical
  • Is That Grass Really Greener? Relocation
  • Go For It!

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