So, the job market is rebounding --
What's my next move?
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New book has some answers
-- The economy and job market are rebounding, but with the rebound,
jobs are rapidly changing and people are left wondering what move to
make next. New jobs are taking the place of the old, and individuals
will have to take initiative and reinvent themselves to get those
new jobs. And what can they do to keep the job once they land it?
Authors Cyndi Maxey -- whose husband,
Rob Maxey, is a Lincoln native -- and Jill Bremer believe there are
steps individuals can take to rebound and re-energize their career.
In their new book, "It's Your Move: Dealing Yourself the Best Cards
in Life and Work" (Financial Times Prentice Hall, ISBN:
0-13-142481-5, $22.95, October 2003), the authors define how to:
Amy Lindgren, columnist for the Twin
Cities Pioneer Press, writes: "Maxey and Bremer are two of the most
optimistic, yet practical, authors I've had the pleasure to read in
the field of career development. From the first paragraph of the
introduction, they had me hooked."
Another reader noted, "Finally, a
self-help book that makes you feel good about yourself!"
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Instead of presenting pages of just
information and advice, the authors have structured the book around
a card game, prompting the reader to follow a game plan and engage
in questions, to-dos, and other actions in each chapter of the book.
Whether you are a recent graduate, in between jobs, seeking a
change, ready to retire or simply looking for a bit of inspiration,
you will surely benefit from the pages of this book and be ready to
make a move in your own life.
Professional speakers, in addition to
being authors, Cyndi Maxey and Jill Bremer have presented to
thousands of people. Their presentations and interviews are
attractive and animated, as they give practical examples from the
corporate, personal and entrepreneurial worlds that will motivate
others to take control of their careers rather than lamenting over
the latest layoffs. Maxey and Bremer encourage others to start
planning their next moves in the challenging game of life.
Nelson, Ph.D., notes that the book is "both reflective and
practical; it serves as the best friend you always wanted that
forced you to look in the mirror when you most needed to see the
truth." If you are ready to make a change in your life and seeking
some guidance in doing so, it's time you realize that "It's Your