The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption

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Product Details

Price
$19.99
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476751511

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About the Author

Farai Chideya has combined media, technology, and socio-political analysis during her twenty-year career as an award-winning author, journalist, professor, and lecturer. She is a senior writer at the data journalism organization FiveThirtyEight, and has taught at New York University and Harvard. She frequently appears on public radio and cable television, speaking about race, politics, and culture. She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, and graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Harvard University in 1990. Find out more at Farai.com.

Reviews

"The Episodic Career provides an unfettered view of how the world of careers has evolved today--and how to work it to your advantage. Farai Chideya shares personal stories from across America that explain how we face real job challenges and create opportunities for ourselves and others. A must-read before you leave for work tomorrow."--Gail Evans, author of Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman
"Careers that once promised stability and security are imploding. The concept of the lifelong employer is receding into legend. The reality is in the title of Farai Chideya's excellent new book: Your career will be episodic and multi-faceted. Fortunately, Chideya offers guidelines and real-life examples to help you march across this new terrain. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking to navigate the new world of work."--Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and TO SELL IS HUMAN
"The rapidly changing world of work is both confusing and exhilarating. The Episodic Career will help you make sense of what's happening and give you great tools for navigating the new world of work. Chideya's personal experiences coupled with in-depth research makes this valuable to anyone wanting more satisfaction and joy in their working life.--Barbara J. Winter, author of Making a Living without a Job