The idea of work as a straight path from graduation to retirement has become a thing of the past. Today, many people change careers once or more in their working lives.
To help individuals prepare for such transitions, journalist Martha E. Mangelsdorf prompts readers to ask soul-searching questions – What’s missing from my work life? What do I want to accomplish before I die? How do I gain perspective while at my current job? – while addressing practical considerations such as family and finances.
This insightful guide will help readers develop a realistic exit strategy (or take stock after a layoff) and find a new career direction while still paying the bills.