Synopses & Reviews
helps you create a powerful plan to get back on top
The author of the national bestseller JobSmarts for TwentySomethings, Bradley Richardson is one of America’s top career experts. But he also knows what it is like to experience a career setback. When an entrepreneurial effort failed and he was forced to become a job seeker himself, Richardson discovered firsthand the emotional, social, and financial stress that comes with losing a job. In Career Comeback, Richardson shares his years of expertise along with the hard lessons he learned in the trenches to give readers a realistic action plan for taking control of their careers—and their lives.
With empathy and humor, Richardson takes readers step by step through the challenging process of breathing life back into a languishing livelihood. Inside, readers will get indispensable, nuts-and-bolts advice on how to:
•Find solid ground
•Identify where things went wrong
•Establish a support system and stay energized
•Discover what matters most
•Find a new job that’s even better than the last
•Get in stride and stay on track
Job security is a thing of the past, but with Career Comeback readers learn how to rediscover their personal best.
"This guide is unique in that it focuses on how to deal with both the emotional and practical elements of piecing your life together after a major career setback or disappointment." Booklist
The career recovery book for the new economy: Nine steps to getting back on your feet when you're fired, laid off, or your business venture has failed and finding more job satisfaction then ever before.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -306) and index.
Bradley Richardson is the author of JobSmarts for TwentySomethings and JobSmarts 50 Top Careers. Richardson has shared his JobSmarts on Good Morning America, ABC News, CNBC, Fox News, Bloomberg TV, and NPR.
An informative and inspirational handbook for job seekers in the downsized economy explains how to cope with the financial, emotional, and social impact of losing a job and takes readers step by step through his eight-part program in order to recover their balance and regain control of their careers and lives. Original.
About the Author
Bradley Richardson is the author of JobSmarts for TwentySomethings and JobSmarts 50 Top Careers. He has shared his expertise with thousands of job seekers and career changers through his speaking, consulting, and media appearences including Good Morning America, USA TODAY, Fast Company and NPR, and as Jobsmarts Coach and columnist for Monster.com. He is currenctly national manager of CareerJournal.com, the official recruitment website of the Wall Street Journal.