Take back control of your career journey

In the newly revised edition of Career Anchors: Finding Stability and Opportunity in the Changing Nature of Work, a team of world-renowned management and culture experts delivers a uniquely insightful exploration of your own career values and work relationships as they relate to your past and future choices. This easy-to-use workbook in combination with an online self-assessment offers critical and accessible self-diagnostic exercises along with information about the changing career scene and new descriptions of the eight career anchor categories.

This book will help you:

  • Explore how your work choices now relate to your family and self-development
  • Explore how the rapidly changing world of work and business emphasizes globalization, competition, technology, organizational instability, uncertainty, and shifting values
  • Engage in a powerful relationship mapping process that helps you to consider how your work and career choices now interact with your relationships with family, friends, and community
  • Review the career anchor values and examine how these values have changed, so you can make better choices of what, when, where, and how to work as you look ahead

This newest edition of Career Anchors is a can’t-miss resource written to help you analyze, assess, and understand the past, present, and future of your own career. It belongs in the libraries of early-career—as well as established—professionals looking to take back control over their work trajectories.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Preface
  7. Introduction: Plan for This Book
  8. 1 Reflections on the Changing Workplace
  9. 2 Building a Relationship Map
  10. 3 The Changing Nature of the External and Internal Career
  11. 4 The Eight Career Anchor Categories
  12. 5 The Career Interview
  13. 6 Career Anchors Assessment
  14. 7 What's Next? Growth Intentions
  15. 8 Five Career Anchors Stories
  16. 9 Conclusion
  17. APPENDIX: Career Anchors and Career‐Oriented Personality Assessments
  18. Research Notes and References
  19. About the Authors
  20. Index
  21. End User License Agreement