Breaking the Rules

Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life

Do you have old or new views of career advancement?

Old Views

Preserve Traditionalist qualities
Career change -- instability
Career growth – up corporate ladder
Employers look after workers
Identity is tied to what you do
Success means money, power
One occupation for life
Retirement at 55 - 65
To job search respond to ads
Wait for layoff notice
Use tests for career decision making
Fear mistakes
Formal education needed for job entry
Too old to learn
Don’t question status quo

New Views

Strengthen Quester qualities
Career change -- growth
Up - down - sideways
Questers take charge
Who you are is important
Success is defined personally
Varied lifestyles
Retirement is age-irrelevant
Create own employment
Anticipate layoffs
Use varied strategies
Learn from setbacks
Many routes to entry
Lifelong learning
Think critically

Strengthen Quester traits such as purpose, resilience, and authenticity to succeed. Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life, by Dr. Carole Kanchier, shows how!

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