Baker & Taylor
Oh Snap! My Career Is in Crisis : Craft a Strategy to Get Your Career Back on Track
Are you in a career crisis—thinking about changing jobs? Are "should I stay or should I go" the lyrics for your current earworm? Or does it feel like the choice was or shortly will be made for you? Maybe the life of a barista sounds incredibly appealing. Or maybe you got the big promotion, but it just wasn’t as magical as you thought it was going to be. There are a lot of types of career crises…are you in one? If you think you are, then you are – it’s that simple.Your first instinct might be to jump into action to fix it. STOP! You need a strategy! Don’t update your LinkedIn profile, or email your resume’ to headhunters, or start calling your network. Wait on all that before you create a big mess of frantic activity. The first thing you need to do is read Oh Snap! My Career is in Crisis.Your career is important. It’s approximately half of your waking life. Your identity is tightly wrapped up in what you do. The next move should not be in reaction to how you got into your current career crisis. The next move should be a strategic move, designed to get you where you want to be in the short, medium, and long term.Oh Snap! My Career is in Crisis is a bit like a dry martini: 4 parts pure, distilled Maggie Huffman, 1 part Art of Work by Jeff Goins, with a splash of What Color Is Your Parachute by Richard N. Bolles. Most importantly, it’s shaken, not stirred.Let Maggie Huffman guide you through your career crisis in the third book of her Unlock Your Potential Series.