The Mid-Career Success Guide: Planning for the Second Half of Your Working Life

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6.48 X 9.3 X 0.9 inches | 1.06 pounds

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About the Author
Sally J. Power is Professor of Management, College of Business, University of St. Thomas, in Minneapolis, where she teaches courses in organizational behavior, management, business ethics, and career management. She has published many articles in such journals as Global Economics Quarterly, The Counseling Psychologist, The Journal of Business Ethics, Teaching Business Ethics, and The Journal of Psychological Type, and presents frequently at such conferences as the Academy of Management and the National Career Development Association.

"Power, a researcher in management and career development, presents this guide with strategies to deal with job stress and insecurity and to give the reader a positive direction for the working future....The appendices include career development resources (the most important being the library and reference staff) and recommended reading....For anyone who is assessing where they are in their career, or is helping others who are, this is a very informative and useful tool to help determine what one wants in a career and then help take the steps needed to get there." --The Australian Library Journal

"Aimed at white collar workers in the middle years of their career paths, this text offers practical advice for achieving success in today's rapidly changing employment environment. Power describes an innovative approach to career management that focuses on the continual development of an individual's portfolio of skills. This model is further illustrated with a wealth of real-life examples and interactive exercises." --Reference & Research Book News

"[O]ffers career advice to white-collar workers who commit themselves to a particular type of work after experimenting with different jobs and knowing how the earning world works. The focus of this book is to help workers take personal responsibility for managing their careers in a continually changing environment....This is a good source of information about today's volatile working environment, and although everyone will not agree with the author's advice, she offers a thoughtful perspective." --Booklist