Synopses & Reviews
In Test-Drive Your Dream Job, you'll discover how you can identify, explore and experience your dream job, and how or if you want to pursue it. Author Brian Kurth, founder of VocationVacations, offers professional, personal and financial perspectives on how to transition into a new career and turn your dream job into a reality without risking your current job or jeopardizing your financial stability. By following this practical and encouraging self-discovery guide, you will gain a better understanding of who you are now; what fulfills you both personally and professionally; how to get from Point A to Point B on the road to your dream job; or perhaps satisfy your curiosity and gain a deeper appreciation for where you are now in your life and your career. Brian Kurth is a sought-after expert on how to pursue and attain one's dream job. He has shared his wit and wisdom in appearances on NBC's Today Show, CNN, and FOX News, and has been featured in articles in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine. Many more regularly turn to Brian for his comments, advice and insights.
Offering step-by-step advice and success stories, the creator of Vocation vacations helps anyone and everyone find out if a new career is right for them through research, mentoring, and firsthand experience.
About the Author
Brian Kurth is the founder and president of VocationVacations, a travel company based in Portland, Oregon that lets people try out their fantasy jobs in a low-risk way while they are on vacation from their real work.
Simons is a freelance writer. She has a Master's in Teaching from Leslie College and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Art History from Brandeis University. She has worked at Boston and Denver Children's Museums.