The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention
Essential Survival Skills for Any Economy
ISBN 9781101171172 | 272 pages | 31 Dec 2009 | Prentice Hall Press | 18 - AND UP
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Today, career reinvention is the new-and only-form of job security."Pamela Mitchell is an expert in the world of career change."
Until recently, most people expected to have one career with maybe two or three job changes in a lifetime. Now, experts advise us to expect seven or eight jobs with multiple industry changes. If you want to survive, you need the ability to transfer and repurpose your skills in a completely new direction.
In The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention, Pamela Mitchell shows you how your knowledge, experience, and skill sets can be adapted to a wide spectrum of industries and jobs, and provides the tools to help you navigate the full art of career change.
With ten clear, insightful, and practical "laws," you can:
* Market your skills to anyone
* Transition seamlessly from one industry to another
* Find fulfillment in a career that fits you
From finding a vision to creating your action plan, The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention walks you through your own path to a new career, with success stories, workbook exercises, and actionable steps to start your new life today.
"Although there are at least 1,300 career coaches nationwide -- and countless books on career change -- Mitchell is among a handful who are pioneering a new spin on the concept: lifestyle reinvention.'"
"Use Mitchell's 10 makes-sense laws as your guide to opportunity..."
-Palm Beach Post
"Mitchell's advice is spot on."
-Dallas Morning News
"Pamela Mitchell, CEO of the Reinvention Institute, expertly pairs personal stories of career 180s with practical advice for how you, too, can veer off course-and still be OK. She doesn't promise it'll be easy, but of all the useful tools she offers, her honesty is the best."
-Harvard Business Review
"After reading Pamela Mitchell's book, I am left with an overwhelming feeling that anyone can reinvent their careers and their lives by following this simple step-by-step instruction manual. Easy to Read, Easy to Follow, Easy to Succeed..."
-Norm Brodsky, Senior Contributing Editor INC. Magazine, author of The Knack
"Move over What Color is Your Parachute?--this book is the new go-to-guide for career changers!"
-Lauren Doliva, Managing Partner, Chief Advisor Network, Heidrick & Struggles
"In The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention, Pamela Mitchell shares the secret strategies that successful reinventors use to land on their feet, even in turbulent times. If you want a practical plan for a richer career and life--in any kind of job market--read this book."
-Barbara Stanny, bestselling author of Secrets of Six Figure Women and Overcoming Underearning(r)
"It's never too late to re-write your script...and Pamela Mitchell is the perfect person to show you how. If The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention doesn't make you stop worrying about the future and start taking action to create your dream, nothing will."
-Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of Stop Sabotaging Your Career and Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office
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