How to Get a Job You Love 2015-2016 Edition

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9780077164096: How to Get a Job You Love 2015-2016 Edition

"This book is a treasure. Read it, devour it, use it, and find that job you once dreamed about but had almost given up on."
Richard Nelson Bolles, author of
What Color Is Your Parachute?

"I've had the pleasure of working with John over several years where he has been a regular speaker at I Am events, on the theme of finding a job you love. John's talks never fail to inspire; the advice he gives is always very well received, insightful and most importantly, of a practical nature. From both my own personal perspective and that of our delegates, I can't recommend How to Get a Job You Love enough!"
Debbie Hockham, Director, I Am Enterprises

"A great book, full of insight and practical ideas. We spend much of our lives at work. It is important for us, and those around us, that we enjoy and are fulfilled byour work. And productivity and creativity come when we are passionate about our work. If you are not, work out how to be - read John's book."
Gill Rider, President, Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development

How to Get a Job You Love, the UK's definitive careers guidebook, has undergone its biggest update in over a decade. This revamped and substantially updated edition reflects the latest changes in the rapidly evolving UK job market.

Put simply, How to Get a Job You Love provides all of the inspiration and motivation needed embark on a change of career, or to identify what sort of career you want in the first place. It's also packed full of practical hints, tips and useful resources.

Insightful exercises and activities guide the reader on a path of discovery to help identify their skills, passions and motivators and find ways to apply these to their professional and personal lives.

New features in the 2015/16 edition include:

  • How to reinvigorate your work after the recession, particularly for those who have hidden in safe jobs
  • How to navigate the hidden job market through networking and social media
  • How to shorten the length of your job search
  • Brand new exercises to draw out your hidden skills and values
  • New insights into how employers prefer to recruit
  • Up-to-date interview tips from recruitment experts
  • Advice on how to perform well in your first 90 days in a new role
"This is a clearly written, supportive book, which gives you the right tools to tap into your own strengths to make that meaningful career move. In particular, Ilove the way Lees draws on the wisdom or experience of a wide range of people (Ozwald Boateng, Carl Jung, Lily Tomlin ...), past and present, who have helpfulviews on life and work."
Lucy Beresford, psychotherapist, broadcaster andAgony Aunt for Psychologies and author ofHappy Relationships at Home, Work & Play (2013)

"As the market morphs, a wealth of practical suggestions on how to land your dream job."
Suchi Mukherjee, Managing Director,

"An authoritative British voice in careers coaching."
The Times

"I love John's really practical 'how-to' guides - over the years I have recommended them to clients, family and friends, as they are full of ideas on how to unlock thepotential opportunities you have when seeking a job or career change. Life is too short not to love your job and this wonderfully practical book will help you securethe perfect job for you. It is filled with a number of creative tools and techniques that are fun to work through and will provide you with new insights and ideas thatwill encourage you to think in a whole new way."
Brigit Egan, Director, Oakridge Training and Consulting

"John Lees' advice on careers is always useful and interesting and often surprising and even fascinating. From getting ahead to changing your career completely, this book is a great guide to navigating the treacherous waters of the modern workplace."
Rhymer Rigby, writer of the FT's Careerist column andauthor of
28 Business Thinkers Who ChangedThe World and The Careerist

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John Lees is a career transition coach and a renowned expert on working lives. John Lees Associates specialises in helping people make difficult career decisions - difficult either because they don't know what to do next, or because there are barriers in the way of success.

John is the author of a wide range of career books including Job Interviews and Knockout CV. He has written careers columns for Metro and People Management and thought leadership pieces for The Times and The Guardian.


Foreword by Richard Nelson Bolles
About the author
How to use this book

1 Can you really get a job you love?
2 What problems are you trying to fix?
3 First steps towards change
4 Thinking around corners
5 Your career hot buttons
6 Making sense of your skills
7 Your House of Knowledge
8 The personality dimension
9 Matching yourself to work you will enjoy
10 How do I change career?
11 Job searching creatively and effectively
12 Online presence and searching
13 Networking and information interviews
14 Job interviews: tipping the odds in your favour
15 Your first 90 days and beyond
16 From part-time to portfolio: rethinking career choice
17 Starting your career after finishing study

Appendix 1: CV and covering letter tips
Appendix 2: People who have transformed their careers
Appendix 3: Useful websites

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