Synopses & Reviews
Discover the secrets to career success
Todays workplace can be a challenging place. In our current economic climate, expectations and roles have shifted dramatically. But that is no reason to settle for a job you dont love. The truth is, you can take control of your career today, and you dont need to go out on your own to do it. In fact, you may not even need to change companies--or even jobs.
In Career Moves, Dondi Scumaci helps you develop the mind-set, knowledge, and skills you need to face todays challenges and workplace realities. Filled with real-life examples, useful resources, and essential career tools, Career Moves is a complete handbook for navigating the sometimes treacherous waters of the modern workplace. You will discover
- Nine signs that signal its time for a career move
- How to build a valuable brand and create job security for yourself
- How to train your boss to give you the direction, feedback, and opportunities you need
- What to do if you discover you are in the wrong job
- How to manage constant change and shifting priorities
- How to find and make the most of workplace opportunities
- How to reinvent the job you have to get the job you want
Two powerful stories unfold in Career Moves that will motivate, inspire, and maybe even surprise you. As you follow the journey of Zoe and her mentor Alena, you will experience career guidance in a fresh new way and have the opportunity to write your own career success story.
There are dozens of books on leadership becoming a leader, leading with courage, leading through change, and the like. This book is different. It is for employees who are ready to take personal responsibility for their development and create their own o
This work is aimed at those employees who are ready to take personal responsibility for their development and create their own opportunity.
There are dozens of books on leadership becoming a leader, leading with courage, leading through change, and the like. This book is different. It is for employees who are ready to take personal responsibility for their development and create their own opportunityto make themselves indispensable. It inspires change and provides real-time, practical application. The book answers questions like: · What do I need to know about the workplace of the future? · What can I do to create job security for myself? · What if I discover I am in the wrong job? · How do I increase my influence-ability”? · What stops or stalls a career? The answers to these questions provide readers with the insights they need to find a new job or to become more valuable and create opportunity in the organizations they serve.
In Career Moves, Dondi Scumaci helps you develop the mind-set, knowledge, and skills you need to face today’s challenges and workplace realities.
About the Author
Dondi Scumaci is an international speaker, author, and expert in leadership development, communication, high-performing teams, talent management and mentoring. She is known for high energy on the platform and for the dramatic results her seminars inspire. She is the author of Designed for Success and lives in San Antonio with her husband, Scumaci and their son.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Moving Signs: Get Ready to Make Your Move!
Chapter 2: Strategic Moves: Developing a Personal Strategy for Success
Chapter 3: Inside Moves: Moving Sideways (or backwards) to get ahead
Chapter 4: Bad Moves: Painting Yourself into a Corner and Other Lessons Learned the Hard Way
Chapter 5: Bold Moves: Stealing Home
Chatper 6: Self-Defining Moves: Setting Yourself Apart
Chapter 7: Make Your Moves Count: Making a Real Difference in Real Time
Chapter 8: Moving On: When You Have to "Go" in Order to "Grow"
Appendices: Timeless Tools and Take Aways