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Career Management & Work/Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to managing contemporary careers. Although grounded in theory, the book also provides an extensive set of exercises and activities that can guide career management over the lifespan. Authors Brad Harrington and Douglas T. Hall offer a highly useful self-assessment guide for students and other individuals who want to deal with the challenge of succeeding in a meaningful career while living a happy, well-balanced life.
Bridges theory and application: While the book helps readers gain a better understanding of theories on careers, work life, and human resources, it also guides them to develop a tailored, personalized career strategy for themselves; Offers a rigorous self-assessment process: Serving as the book's foundation, ...
Chapter 1: Understanding the New Career
Understanding the New Career
Three Career Cases
The Barnes Family
John and Nancy Barnes have been married for 14 years, have two preteen children, and live in the Midwest. John is a 37-year-old executive at a high-technology company with a demanding job requiring frequent travel. ...