I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This

I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This : A Step-By-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work

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The quintessential guide to kick-starting your career- now updated to address the challenges of today's economy
With our current economic situation, more people are unemployed now than at any other time in recent history and many who do have jobs are overworked, maxed out, and miserable. In this revised and updated edition of "I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This," career coach Julie Jansen shows how anyone unhappy with their employment-or lack of-can implement a real and satisfying career transformation. A range of quizzes and personality exercises help readers to identify the type of work for which they're best suited, and then Jansen shows them how to transform this uncertain time from a period of crisis into an opportunity for positive change.."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 134 x 200 x 24mm | 240.4g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised, Updated ed.
  • 0143116991
  • 9780143116998
  • 456,600

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"Close your eyes and imagine what it would feel like to be happy and excited and fulfilled in your work. Can t do it? Career coach Jansen s no-nonsense volume just might help. Her advice is seasoned and her tone encouraging, making this a solid resource for people who know they don t like what they do; it might also be a wakeup call for others numbed into job complacency." "Publishers Weekly"
"A must-read for anyone who is working and feeling dissatisfied, unfulfilled or unhappy with their current work situation." Paul Tieger, author of"Do What You Are"
"I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This"is the perfect guide if you want to find gratifying work but aren't sure how to get started Jansen includes lots of quizzes and questions to guide your look inward, but the best part of the book is the explanation of the answers, which helps translate your unique attitudes and values into a meaningful career Her handbook is a smart way to get going in a new direction. "BookPage""
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About Julie Jansen

Julie Jansen has made five career changes in order to find work that fulfills and satisfies her professional and personal needs. A career coach and consultant, she has been featured in publications such as WSJ.com, Career Journal, Selling Power, Working Woman, and Smart Money and has been published in the National Business Employment Weekly. She is also a frequent speaker at both non-profit groups and corporations throughout the United States.
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58 ratings
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