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Love your job : the new rules of career happiness
Love your job : the new rules of career happiness
Hannon, Kerry2015
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Step-by-step tips for revitalizing your careerYes, it is possible to have a job you love, and it doesn't require starting from scratch. Love Your Job is a guide to making work fulfilling and fun - again, or even for the first time. Why count down the hours of the day or the days to retirement when you could reinvigorate your workday, transforming the daily doldrums into a daily dose of enjoyable activity? Kerry Hannon, The New York Times columnist and AARP's Jobs Expert, focuses on the little things that can make a big difference in how we feel about work.Love Your Job is all about the routines, habits, and thought patterns that, over the years, may have turned a dream job into a drudge or, worse, a nightmare. Changing these habits and attitudes is simple, and this book shows you how to identify the little things that make work enjoyable and engaging. Using these simple techniques, you can adopt the attitude that will keep you happy and that might just lead to bigger and better things, no matter what stage of your career you are in.
Imprint:
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2015.
Collation:
xiii, 183 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Linking notes:
Online version Hannon, Kerry. Love your job Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Curing the Workplace Blues -- Should You Switch Careers? -- Chin Up! -- Take It Up a Notch -- Loving Your Job -- The "HOVER" Approach -- Get a Grip -- How to Use This Book -- ch. 2 Creating the Blueprint for Your Dream Job -- Map Your Future -- Your Past Isn't Prologue -- Nothing Is Forever -- Look at the Big Picture -- What Would Make You Love Your Job? -- What Are Your Work Goals? -- Adopt New Ways to Envision Your Career -- Chapter Recap -- ch. 3 Do an MRI on Your Work and Your Life -- Create Your Job "Budget" Sheet -- What Does Your Work Really Mean To You? -- Write in Your Journal Every Day for a Week -- Is Your Pay What's Really Bothering You? -- A Can-Do Philosophy -- Consider Taking a Self-Assessment Test -- Get Ready to Love Your Job -- Chapter Recap -- ch. 4 Refresh Your Attitude: The Keystone to Your Love Your Job Action Plan -- Attitude Adjustment -- Create Your Own Purpose -- Write It Down --Contents note continued: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words -- Build a Bear -- Practice HOVERing -- Mental Games -- Adjusting Your Attitude -- What to Do If You're Bullied at Work -- Step Right Up and Enroll in My Three-Step Fitness Program -- Chapter Recap -- ch. 5 Beyond the Job Description -- Take Time for Renewal -- Volunteering and Mentoring -- Adding Value to Your Job -- Take Control of Your Time -- Get Involved in "Extracurricular" Activities -- Chapter Recap -- ch. 6 How to Build Flexibility into Your Job -- Work Flexibility and Happiness -- A Myriad of Flextime Options -- How Is Flextime Working? -- Is Telework for You? -- The Risks of Working at Home -- Chapter Recap -- ch. 7 How to Upgrade Your Game -- The Benefits of Learning New Tricks -- Learning and Healthy Aging -- Getting Over the Hurdles -- Chapter Recap -- ch. 8 How to Have the "What's Next?" Talk with Your Boss -- The Time Is Now -- Questions to Ask Yourself before the Big Meeting --Contents note continued: Your Plan-and-Prepare Strategy -- Carrying Out the "Ask" -- Chapter Recap -- Afterword -- Resources -- Ideas for Further Reading -- Helpful Career Happiness Web Sites.
ISBN:
9781118898062
Dewey class:
650.1
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryComputers and Business650.1 HANAvailable
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