How to Control Your Career for Life

Helpful Techniques for Getting, Keeping, and Changing Employment Opportunities

by Donald Ford



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/13/2010

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 156
ISBN : 9781440182723
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 156
ISBN : 9781440182747

About the Book

How to Control Your Career for Life takes you through the essential steps to help you find a new, better job. The key is to know what you like doing, what you are good at, and what you find satisfying.

This book will show how to determine where the jobs are and then, how to market yourself effectively so that you get a job interview. It also provides detailed advice on having successful interviews.

You have a new job, what do you do now? This book gives detailed instructions about what to do the first week of a new job; in addition, it shows specific ways to stay employed in the same job.

The last chapter tells how to handle job changes with as little stress as possible. In this ever-changing job market, this is an important key to job survival!

There is a very simple plan for reaching your full potential in any job. The following points are covered in this book:

  • Identify your skills
  • Four job search techniques
  • Four ways to apply for a job
  • Considering self-employment
  • Writing effective resumes
  • Successful interview practices
  • On-the-job skills
  • Five ways to move ahead in your company
  • How to change jobs

About the Author

Donald Ford has worked as a college instructor, college administrator, and seminar leader. His professional activities included chair of the Education Committee, Tourism Industry of Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the University of Calgary. He lives with his wife, Frances, in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.