Does your corporate career leave you stressed out, burned out, or just plain bummed out? Youare not alone. The good news is that thereas a way outaand youare holding it. Written by career expert and corporate escapee Pamela Skillings, Escape from Corporate America inspires the cubicle-bound and the corner-office-cornered to break free and create the career of their dreamsawithout going broke. With no-nonsense advice and unflagging humor, Skillings shows you how to ac assess your jobas asucka factorafrom terminal boredom to boss from hell ac identify your true callingabrainstorm fantasy careers and test-drive your dream jobs ac develop your Escape Planaset goals, figure out your timing, and evaluate your finances and health insurance options ac find jobs that donat biteaentrepreneurial corporate environments, energetic start-ups, the nonprofit sector, and flexible work options ac be your own bossaexplore entrepreneurship and freelancing, assemble an advisory team, and start a business while you collect a paycheck ac follow your creative dreamsalearn how to make time for your artistic passion and develop a plan to quit your day job ac overcome any obstacleadeal with fear, doubt, negative people, and other bumps along the road Plus, Skillings shares success stories from dozens of corporate escape artists, including celebrity TV chef Andrea Beaman, Cranium CEO Richard Tait, and many others. Full of practical strategies and fun-to-follow exercises, Escape from Corporate America will help disgruntled office workers everywhere find more meaningful, fulfilling careers.Escape from corporate America : a practical guide to creating the career of your dreams I Pamela Skillings. p. cm. ISBN 978-0-345-49974-5 (pbk.) 1. Career development. 2. Vocational guidance. 3. Entrepreneurship. I. Title. HF538l.S62l5 2008anbsp;...
|Title||:||Escape from Corporate America|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2008-05-13|