If you love being around and interacting with people, have good communication skills and enjoy meeting new people, this book is almost certainly for you. Some people have the personality and skills to work well with people, but others do not.
The world keeps changing – new job roles evolve, and existing job roles diversify. You need to keep changing direction, adding to your skills, building your awareness, networking, gaining new knowledge, work experience, and so on. The importance of developing your people skills and your complementary skills is important, but this does not stop when you get a job. Life should always be an ongoing process of change and development, and this translates into your work life.
An ideal book that provides the reader with different ideas and insights into different career options when considering a career change. With 165 pages, this ebook is certainly comprehensive.
Topics covered in this ebook are:
CHAPTER 1 OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS
Types of work
Broaden your perspective
Scope of jobs working with people
Adapting your people skills
Case study: Adapting counselling and psychology skills
Other roles for psychologists and counsellors
CHAPTER 2 ARE YOU READY FOR WORK?
A three step approach
Case study 1 – Barbara and nutrition work
Case study 2 – Jim and IT work
CHAPTER 3 DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING YOUR RELEVANCE TO THE WORKPLACE
Keep yourself informed
Join an organisation
Other work experience
CHAPTER 4 JOB PROFILES
End of Life Carers
Sport & Leisure
Sales and Marketing
Psychologists and Psychiatrists