to work that matters.
A comprehensive career bible, WHAT NEXT? features self-assessment tools, diagnostic instruments, quizzes, guided exercises, easy-to-follow samples, models, and savvy career advice. Its age and career stage targeted advice will enable you to:
- discover your
unique talents, values, and motivational type
- find your fit in
ten industry sectors and roles within those sectors
- identify your best
work and work configuration from self-employment to part-time and all
points in between
- find, pitch yourself
for, and create great work
- overcome career
challenges such as burn-out, boredom, and lack of passion
- restore balance
in your life
- become a career
activist and express your authentic self in your work
- apply twelve new
strategies for career success
More than one million people have completed Barbara Moses' internationally acclaimed career management programs. Moses reveals the secrets behind that success in WHAT NEXT?, an inspiring, insightful, and intelligent work that provides caring advice that works. Beautifully designed, the book motivates and guides you through the process of revealing your unique talents and translating those features into work that matters to you.
coaches, and human resource professionals will find fresh ideas and information on attracting, retaining and developing new workers, including:
- developing and
rewarding people based on their motivational type
- designing work
environments and cultures that meet the needs of today’s worker
- coaching bored,
stressed or burned-out individuals
- understanding the
skill and attitude requirements for success in different roles and functions
- making work/life
balance work for individuals, types of work, and in the culture
- inspiring individuals
to become career activists
Next? is published by DK Publishing.
ISBN: 978-1-55363-105-7 * Retail price: $28.00 Canada * 336 pages
Praise for What
Next? by Barbara Moses, Ph.D.
from readers, career professionals, and the press
are just starting out and are looking for that first job to start you
on your career path or you are considering changing careers in order to
find a more fulfilling work environment, I can highly recommend What Next?
Barbara Moses gives you the power to find your dream job in a contemporary
employment landscape. This has to be the most exciting book on employment
I've ever encountered."
-- The Rebecca Review.com
"In her latest
book, What Next?, Barbara Moses Ph.D. provides the mentoring and coaching
necessary to help people learn to live authentically and turn their dreams
into reality. No other book on the market can provide individuals with
the awareness, options, skills, and understanding necessary to deal with
the bewildering array of challenges and opportunities in today's shifting
work world. A virtual bible of resources, this book is not only of value
to individuals at various stages of work life, but is a powerful resource
for coaches, mentors, human resources personnel, and others who are in
a position to influence the career development of their clients, colleagues
and co-workers. It's likely that buying two copies will be necessary."
--Rey A. Carr, Ph.D., Peer Resources, Navigation Tools for the Heart,
Mind and Soul
"This is a career book that I, as a professional career counselor,
will feel comfortable giving to a client and trusting that he can use
it without having to call a career professional."
--Richard L. Knowdell, Executive Director, Career Planning & Adult
career book to date . . . I've been in career advising for 5 years, and
have seen a lot of career books--and this is, by far, the best one I've
ever seen. It encourages insights through very effective exercises and
covers everything from self-assessment to interviewing to successfully
managing life on the job. AND, it's a beautiful book--quality, thick,
pages with lots of full-color pictures and details--that comes at a VERY
wonderful price. I happily left the bookstore with my book, and haven't
been able to put it down since."
--Heather Shire, Career Counsellor
takes you by the hand and shows you how to identify the work you are uniquely
suited for. Addresses all the significant types of career challenges and
crises. Inspiring, insightful and compassionate."
--Jeff Davidson, international management consultant and executive
Barbara offers the
most practical and long-term relevant career counsel I've seen in published
form. Provides infinitely practical counsel and usable tools not just
for a one time career crisis but for a long term plan."
--Helen Bozinovski , VP Human Resources, Heart and Stroke Foundation
changing workplace, the one constant is peoples search for work that is
meaningful and fulfilling. In this must-read book, Moses distills her
years of research and experience into a clear and comprehensive guidebook
for anyone to follow, regardless of their career situation."
--Margaret Wente, Globe & Mail columnist
"What Next? is well-organized, user-friendly, and earns kudos from me because it builds
on accepted practice in the career management field and offers a respectful
and contemporary slant....Engaging and probing; it leads to a useful culmination
of ones key motivators, areas of potential conflict, and personal values.
Dr. Moses offers an excellent analysis of contemporary organizational
culture, followed by several chapters that challenge the reader to honestly
assess their suitability for different employment situations. What
Next? is a book that I recommend to motivated clients and to career
professionals who believe they've read it all. Dr. Moses has set the bar
quite high - until I publish, I'll recommend What Next? "
--Karen P. Katz, Senior Career Consultant, JEVS Philadelphia
"Read this book
whether you are starting out, seeking work/life balance, considering self-employment,
or looking for work. Discover your special path through incredible diagnostic
instruments and the personality and work profiles."
--Cindy Dachuk, career / life coach
". . . the most
comprehensive and practical self-help books for both the beginner and
experienced job seeker. Barbara Moses offers simple, logical techniques
that are applicable not only to the job search, but are key to defining
one's career goals. This all-in-one guide takes the confusion out of taking
charge of your career."
--Susan Montgomery, VP Human Resources, National Post
"Few can match
the content of this book. Covers all areas to help you take charge of
your career. Besides the content and messages, what separates it from
the rest of the crowd is the presentation. The tools are so important
brings the theory to life."
--John Hox, V.P. Human Resources, NY
A combination virtual
career counselor and workbook, has struck such a chord among today's working
folks that it's slated to be published in fifteen languages.
-- Gillian Shaw, Vancouver Sun
guru and author Barbara Moses has written a comprehensive book that is
a unique combination of book and workbook - Insightful - in a class of
its own. Its based on two key principles: express your authentic self
and become a career activist."
--Fiona McNair, Edmonton Journal
"What Next provides savvy advice for gaining a deeper understanding of what motivates
you in your quest for fulfilling and meaningful work."
--Marshall Brown, Greater Washington Society of Association Executives
to taking control & a helpful book that spans every career stage from
beginning to retirement and because it's so comprehensive you'll want
to read it carefully to absorb the vast amount of information Moses has
rolled into it."
"WOW!! Your new
book is fabulous. The layout, graphics, paper stock, color and the whole
feel of the book is ultra-appealing. It is visually pleasurable to read
(that is hugely important to me when I'm reading non-fiction)."
--Crystal Daniel, The Lung Association
"What Next? starts with a fundamental question most of us
face or should face at some point in our career, and skillfully and practically
guides the reader through the various steps in finding out what it is
they really want and how to get it."
--Harvey Schachter, Globe and Mail
"I have read
What Next and it is fantastic! I've been working on the exercises in the
book on a regular basis and recommending it to friends and family! I love
the layout of each chapter -- the graphics on the page and the "This
chapter shows you how to:" draw me right in. And the sidebars work
extremely well. Your book, in short, is absolutely compelling!!"
--Kathleen Wollenberg, Senior Career Consultant, Toombs KWA
"If you or someone
you know is starting out, at a career crossroads, considering options
such as self-employment, grappling with burn out or lack of balance, or
struggling with later career issues, this is the definitive resource."
--Stephen Friedman Ph.D., Partners in Learning & Development
by an arresting combination of plain speech and keen intelligence, the
advice is immediately useful and blessedly clean of the slogans and jargon
that litter the usual and banal self-help books."
--Caroleen Norsky, In the Hills magazine
blend of thought provoking trends for the future, practical assessments
and tools for the reader and it is esthetically stunning in layout and
design. What Next is more like a work of art than a book. A great buy
and definitely a keepsake."
--Laurie Hillis, career coach, California
have just recently started your career, or have been in the workforce
for several years and are now considering a change, there is something
in this book for you. A bright, colorful and inviting look at career success
and career fulfillment, What Next? contains a wealth of information. Each
section is color coded for easy reference and contains a variety of related
topics and themes. This book is a powerful resource for anyone who is
enthusiastic about the multi-faceted world of career exploration, job
satisfaction, and personal and professional success. What Next? is definitely
a must-have for anyone interested in exploring career decision making
and uncovering their true career direction"
-- Amber Taverner, Contact Point Career Counseling Journal
"It is clear why she is considered a world authority on career management."
--Ruth Kemp, GlaxoSmithKline
practical counsel and usable tools - not just for a one time career crisis
but for a long term plan."
--Karen Wright, Chatelaine magazine work/life columnist and career
"Give this book
to every student who is thinking about their future."
--Christine Barwell, HR Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
"What Next is
one of the fullest guides I've encountered. Truly valuable to anyone in
the workplace & handled with the kind of compassion that made Moses'
first two books so popular."
--A reader from Princeton, New Jersey
"I just finished
reading or better working myself through your new book. What it did to
me? Got a clear understanding on what my competencies are, what I want
to do professionally and what to take action on. Thanks!"
--Kay Lechleitner, Austria
"What Next? is
the best career advice book yet. I am 41 years old and for some time I
have had many career questions. Your book has helped me understand my
motivations and what is important in my work life."
--Karen Lee Charlebois, Canada
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