Planning Your Career in a Week: Teach Yourself

Planning Your Career in a Week: Teach Yourself
  • ISBN: 9781444159226
  • Publication date: Feb 2012
  • RRP: £6.99
  • Format: PB
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Extent: 128 pp
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Learn in a week, what the leading experts on career planning learn in a lifetime.

The ability to plan your career is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.

Written by Wendy Hirsh and Charles Jackson, leading experts on career planning, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order work your way to where you want to be.

The highly motivational ‘in a week’ structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.

So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!

The Author(s)

Charles Jackson

Charles Jackson has over 30 years experience analysing and researching careers and career development issues both inside and outside organisations. This has ranged from medical careers to the careers of actor and dancers. Clients for this work have included EU agencies, UK government departments, leading employers, research institutes and professional organisations. Much of his work on career development has been focused on ensuring that HR policy and practice is developed in ways to maximise its likely effectiveness, tackles the real issues that individuals face inside organisations and at the same time delivers business benefits.

Wendy Hirsh

Wendy is a researcher and consultant working on employment issues, especially those which have career planning and career development at their heart. Working for many leading organisations in both private and public sectors in the UK and internationally, she helps relate changing business priorities and challenges to the kinds of people and skills organisations will need. This in turn helps individuals see how their careers may develop and where interesting opportunities may lie. It is this ‘win win’ – a good outcome for both the individual and the employing organisation – which Wendy considers the fascinating challenge of career development.

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