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The episodic career : how to thrive at work in the age of disruption / Farai Chideya.

Chideya, Farai, (author.).

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 650.1 Chi (Text) 32604000204254 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett 650.1 CHI (Text) 30010170762531 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 650.1 CHI (Text) 34330513045113 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Morgantown Branch 650.1 CHI (Text) 78551000524616 Non-Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 650.1 CHI (Text) 38650833351271 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 650.1 CHIDEYA (Text) 33946003072183 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476751504
  • ISBN: 1476751501
  • Physical Description: x, 290 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The future of work is you -- The new new realities of America at work. Work and the pursuit of happiness ; The new new realities of work ; The economic long view -- The work/life matrix. Mastering the work/life matrix: know yourself, set your goals, play by your own rules -- Making decisions with heart and smarts. Resilience is everything: recovering from layoffs, screwups, and other career disasters ; The new new realities of job search ; Hold 'em or fold 'em? When to stay in a job, and when to go -- The right work for America. Lifelong learning, lifelong earning ; Money and morality ; Retirement, remixed -- Final thoughts: Reflections on happiness on the job and off.
Summary, etc.:
Since the Great Recession of 2007-2009, America's work landscape has changed dramatically. We're living in an age of rapid disruption where we can barely adjust to one new reality before a "new" new reality comes along. So how are we supposed to work fulfilling, stable jobs that also cover our monthly expenses? Chideya explores the landscape of employment in America, and provides a self-diagnostic tool to help you find your work/life "sweet spot."
"A practical guide to the ways in which work in America is changing and how you can navigate today's volatile job market"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Job hunting > United States > History > 21st century.
Vocational guidance > United States > History > 21st century.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS > Careers > General.
SELF-HELP > General.

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