The New Job Security
The New Job Security
The 5 Best Strategies for Taking Control of Your Career
By Pam Lassiter
Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781580083775, 224pp.
Publication Date: September 7, 2010
Take Control of Your Career
Job security used to mean counting on a company to support you until retirement. Well, the rules have changed companies downsize, jobs are outsourced, and pensions are eliminated as fast as the fluctuating economy. There's good news, however the new job security is alive and well and centered in you, not in a company.
In this newly revised edition of The New Job Security, executive career-management consultant Pam Lassiter presents the five best strategies for achieving work security and success, from building a supportive network that returns your calls to creating new jobs rather than wasting time on advertised openings. Thoroughly updated with the latest tactics, technology, and trends, plus advice from nationwide business leaders and career experts, this is the career book for the new economy.
The New Job Security will help you to:
Uncover interesting alternative jobs
Generate multiple income streams
Shape your job so that it reflects your values and goals
Move successfully within your company
Plan for career transitions so that they re under your control
Filled with practical exercises, real-life examples, online resources, and a refreshingly no-nonsense approach, The New Job Security is a strategic plan to gain control of your career and never worry about job stability again.
“When it comes to the hard work of finding great work, Pam Lassiter is the consummate pro. She has the experience, the common sense, and the proven track record. My advice: Take her advice.”
--Alan M. Webber, Founding Editor, Fast Company
“A must-read for those seeking growth and satisfaction in their careers.”
--Dr. Myra Hart, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School
“Pam Lassiter has taken on today’s complex career management challenges and provided the reader with tools that work in the real world.”
--David Opton, Founder & CEO, ExecuNet
“Lassiter’s strategies for growing within your current job are completely on target. She shows that you can’t wait for your company to take care of you.”
--Ann Anderson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts