Losing your Job--reclaiming your Soul

Losing your Job--reclaiming your Soul

Stories of Resilience, Renewal, and Hope

Book - 1997
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Even job loss has a silver lining

A truly wonderful book! Through stories, myths and metaphors, Mary Lynn Pulley examines the factors which help people develop more meaning in their work and their lives. This book is not only for those going through career transitions, but for all of us who want to be more resilient in today's work world.
-- Betsy A. Collard, Career Action Center

Right-sizing. Reengineering. Organizational restructuring. No matter the corporate euphemism in which it's couched, the loss of a job remains one of the most devastating events a person can encounter. But some are finding it to be a blessing in disguise. In Losing Your Job, Reclaiming Your Soul, Mary Lynn Pulley presents a positive, practical and empowering new model of career resilience for everyone who has lost, fears losing, or is thinking of leaving his or her job. Here are the results of dozens of interviews with high-performing professionals who bounced back from the trauma of involuntary job loss. Their stories provide powerful, real-world lessons in flexibility, determination and fulfillment. It 's a book that puts the prospect of job loss in meaningful perspective, and gives us insight into how to turn one of life's most catastrophic experiences into a wellspring of personal and professional reawakening.

Baker & Taylor
A practical and empowering guide for readers who have lost their jobs may also appeal to individuals who are contemplating leaving their jobs, with stories of those who experienced unemployment and have developed greater happiness and satisfaction despite the odds. 25,000 first printing.

& Taylor

Offers stories of unemployed who have developed greater happiness and satisfaction despite the odds

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, c1997.
ISBN: 9780787909376
Branch Call Number: 650.1086 PUL
Characteristics: xv, 239 p. ; 24 cm.


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