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Calling It Quits
Judith K. Ivie
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BOOK SYNOPSIS
Nobody likes a quitter. Yet each year, more than a million Americans quit their jobs—jobs they need to support themselves and their families—for reasons that range from stress to sexual harassment, burnout to boredom. Are they committing professional suicide…or taking a new lease on life? Meet twelve bright, capable, and thoroughly likable quitters whose candid insights can help you advance your career by Calling It Quits.

BOOK EXCERPTS
CONTENTS


Chapter 1: Sara: from corporate copywriter to freelancer

Chapter 2: Alex: from university professor to public relations professional

Chapter3: Dave and Katherine: from insurance sales manager to financial products marketing manager (the family perspective)

Chapter 4: Barbara: from schoolteacher to corporate trainer to schoolteacher

Chapter 5: John: from nonprofit institutional administrator to fundraising development manager

Chapter 6: Janet: from data processing training manager to management consultant

Chapter 7: Bill: from professional football public relations specialist to university sports information director

Chapter 8: Cliff: from computer programmer to independent software systems designer

Chapter 9: Patrick: from civil engineer to newsletter publisher

Chapter 10: Frank: from retail sales manager to re-employment counselor

Chapter 11: Melissa: from corporate equal opportunity employment director to organizational change consultant

Chapter 12: Hal: from university dean to educational counselor

Chapter 13: The Professional Perspective: Career counselors give their perspective and advice on the phenomenon of career-changing

Afterword: Getting Back in Business—Fast!

BOOK REVIEWS
“Chances are, you are going to find yourself or your situation somewhere in this book. CALLING IT QUITS …is a great tool in any individual's career toolbox. Useful suggestions abound.”

--Round Table Reviews


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“ … a book that should be in each high school guidance counselor’s and college career counselor’s library … priceless information on job search will benefit anyone entering, re-entering or currently firmly ensconced in the work force. It is one ‘how to’ that everyone should read.”

--Love Romances


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“…actual people who decided to call it quits and start over … and guess what--succeeded. … your ticket to success …incredibly useful.”

--BookReviewClub.com


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MORE BOOK INFO
ISBN: 1593743203
ISBN(13-digit): 9781593743208
Copyright: 2008
Book Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press
Binding: Perfect
No. of Pages: 204
Paper Weight (lb): 8.8



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