Stuck in a career rut? Don't know what you want to be? Most of our waking life is spent at work and yet we spend more time planning our holidays than thinking about our careers. This book takes a unique and creative look at career planning. It teaches you how to think outside the box, tap into your hidden talents and identify what type of career you really want. It also looks at "beyond the norm" job search strategies and give tips on how to succeed in interviews. The book includes: pointers to useful web sites; step-by-step guide to unlocking your skills and talents; focus on life and work planning; advice on networking; insight into what employers think and how they select candidates; all in a concise and easy to use guide.
John Lees is one of the UK's best known career coaches and authors. John specialises in helping people make difficult decisions - difficult because they don't know what to do next, or because there are barriers in the way of success. He has delivered workshops in the USA, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and is a presenter at business conferences and consumer events. He has also featured as a speaker at the world's largest international career conferences in the USA.
John writes regularly for the Times, The Guardian and has written a regular column for Metro. His work has been featured on ITV's 'How To Get A Job', Channel 4's 'Dispatches', and BBC 2's Working Lunch. He regularly provides insights into the world of work on radio and in publications including Management Today, The Sunday Times, Daily Express, Daily Mirror, Psychologies, Eve and SHE.
John is the author of several bestselling books including 'How to get a Job You Love' (8 editions), 'Knockout CV', 'Job Interviews: Top Answers to Tough Questions', 'Take Control of Your Career', 'Just The Job!', 'The Interview Expert' and 'Secrets of Resilient People'. In 2012 he wrote the introduction to the Harvard Business Review Press 'Guide to Getting the Right Job'.