Career Management for Life provides students and employees with an integrative approach to managing their careers on an ongoing basis to achieve a satisfying balance between their work and their family responsibilities, community involvement, and personal interests. The career management model guides individuals through the different phases of their career from figuring out what their first job should be right to navigating the road to retirement.
Expert authors Greenhaus, Callanan, and Godshalk bring their wealth of research experience to the book and demonstrate the individual and organizational sides of career management, allowing an appreciation of both. This material is well balanced by a set of practical tools, including self-assessments, case studies, and recommended interviews. The new edition also includes:
This rich and engaging book will help individuals understand themselves better, which in turn allows them to understand what they really want out of their career. Those taking (or offering) classes in career management or career development will come to rely on this book for years to follow.
1. Introduction to the Study of Careers
2. Career Contexts and Stages
3. Work-Life Challenges and Opportunities
4. A Model of Career Management
5. Applications of the Career Management Model: Career Exploration
6. Applications of the Career Management Model: Goals, Strategies, and Appraisal
7. Choosing Careers and Organizations
8. The Early Career: Establishment and Achievement
9. The Middle and Late Career Stages: Career Challenges for Seasoned Employees
10. Job Stress and Careers
11. Managing Diversity
12. Entrepreneurial Careers
13. International Careers
14. The Role of Strategic Human Resource Management Systems in Career Management
15. Closing Thoughts on Career Management
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