Personal Career Development for Professionals
By Joseph Raelin
2002/10 - Beard Books
1587981289 - Paperback - Reprint - 306 pp.
This book should be required reading for anyone seriously involved in managing career development, either for oneself or for others.
This book is a compact, practical, step-by-step guide to assist a professional working in a large organization to make effective choices about personal career development. Using many exercises and practical tools, the reader is led through a self-assessment of skills, values, aspirations, and development as well as a diagnosis of one's current job and organization. All of the material is integrated to enable the professional to develop a personal career strategy and a realistic and attainable plan for change that can be used inside or outside the current organization
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A. Raelin is Professor of Management at the Boston College Wallace E.
Carroll School of Management. He received his Ph.D. from the State University of New
York at Buffalo. His research has centered on executive and professional
education and development. He is a prolific writer having produced over 75 articles
appearing in the leading management journals. He is also a management consultant with over
twenty years of experience working with a wide variety of organizational