How to Get a Job You'll Love 2013-2014 Edition

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9780077140229: How to Get a Job You'll Love 2013-2014 Edition

"This book is a treasure. Read it, devour it, use it, and find that job you once dreamed about but had almost given up on."
Richard Nelson Bolles, author of
What Color Is Your Parachute?

"A great book, full of insight and practical ideas. We spend much of our lives at work. It is important for us, and those around us, that we enjoy and are fulfilled byour work. And productivity and creativity come when we are passionate about our work. If you are not, work out how to be - read John's book."
Gill Rider, President, Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development

"This is a clearly written, supportive book, which gives you the right tools to tap into your own strengths to make that meaningful career move. In particular, Ilove the way Lees draws on the wisdom or experience of a wide range of people (Ozwald Boateng, Carl Jung, Lily Tomlin ...), past and present, who have helpfulviews on life and work."
Lucy Beresford, psychotherapist, broadcaster andAgony Aunt for Psychologies and author of
Happy Relationships at Home, Work & Play (2013)

"I love John's really practical 'how-to' guides - over the years I have recommended them to clients, family and friends, as they are full of ideas on how to unlock thepotential opportunities you have when seeking a job or career change. Life is too short not to love your job and this wonderfully practical book will help you securethe perfect job for you. It is filled with a number of creative tools and techniques that are fun to work through and will provide you with new insights and ideas thatwill encourage you to think in a whole new way."
Brigit Egan, Director, Oakridge Training and Consulting

"John Lees' advice on careers is always useful and interesting and often surprising and even fascinating. From getting ahead to changing your career completely, this book is a great guide to navigating the treacherous waters of the modern workplace."
Rhymer Rigby, writer of the FT's Careerist column andauthor of
28 Business Thinkers Who ChangedThe World and The Careerist

"John Lees' latest revision of his seminal book both brings it firmly up to date and reinforces its now established special position as a place of reference and unusual insight."
Stephen Bampfylde, Chairman, Saxton Bampfylde Hever Plc

"As the market morphs, a wealth of practical suggestions on how to land your dream job."
Suchi Mukherjee, Managing Director, Gumtree.com

"An authoritative British voice in careers coaching."
The Times

Foreword by Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?

Need up to date advice on making headway intoday's tough job market?
Wondering what kind of work would suit you best?
Want to love the job you've got?

This new and fully updated 2013-14 edition of John Lees' bestselling How to Get a Job You'll Love will help readers unlock their hidden potential, find their passion and apply it to their working lives.

Key Features

  • New material on how and why people do wrong things in a job search
  • New coverage of personal branding & selling yourself
  • Updated material on how to make the most of social media & networking
  • A refreshed overview of portfolio careers
  • New coverage of career resilience - how to keep up energy and confidence
  • New practical advice on bouncing back from job loss
  • Comprehensively updated list of useful websites and resources

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From the Back Cover:

Feeling ‘stuck’ and looking for a new professional challenge?
Deciding what kind of work would suit your personality and skills best?
Toying with the idea of making a complete career change?

This new and updated edition of John Lees’ bestselling How to Get a Job You’ll Love is a practical guide that will help you to identify your passions and motivators, and release your hidden skills and potential. John Lees then demonstrates how to apply these to your professional and personal life, in order to make the way you spend your waking hours more creative, more meaningful and more enjoyable.

  • NEW preface by an industry expert, Dick Bolles, author of the international bestseller, What Colour is Your Parachute?
  • UPDATED introduction that reflects the realities and difficulties of the current job market
  • NEW tips on career resilience: keeping up energy levels and confidence
  • NEW material on how and why people do the wrong things in a job search
  • NEW tips on using social media - why the internet won't and can't save your career, but how it can be a good tool if used wisely
  • NEW overview of portfolio careers, with stronger emphasis on self-employment
  • Comprehensively UPDATED list of useful websites and resources

John Lees is one of the UK’s best-known career strategists, and is the bestselling author of several careers books including Job Interviews, Top Answers To Tough Questions. He has a weekly column in Metro and blogs regularly for Harvard Business Review. For details of John’s workshops, consulting and 1:1 career coaching, see www.johnleescareers.com.

About the Author:

John Lees is one of the UK's best-known career strategists, and has written several other career titles including the bestselling: Job Interviews: Top answers to tough questions, Take control of your career and Knockout CV: How to get noticed, get interviewed and get hired. John has a regular column in Metro, as well as regularly being featured in the national press.

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