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Career Bounce-Back!: The Professionals in Transition (TM) Guide to Recovery & Reemployment Paperback – October 16, 1997

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From the Publisher

J. Damian Birkel (Winston-Salem, NC) serves as product marketing manager for a Fortune 500 company. Having lost a job as a result of downsizing and survived three company reorganizations, Birkel established Professionals In Transition (SM) to create a "safe space" where members could discuss the issues surrounding unemployment. He has written widely about career topics for The National Business Employment Weekly and other magazines.

About the Author

Stacey J. Miller (Randolph, MA) has herself experienced the roller coaster of unemployment and reemployment. Now a writer and editor, she also runs a book promotion firm, S. J. Miller Communications, which specializes in career, parenting, technology, business, and other nonfiction titles.
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Product Details

  • Series: Professionals in Transition
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: AMACOM (October 16, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0814479545
  • ISBN-13: 978-0814479544
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,628,974 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on May 25, 2000
Format: Paperback
This book is well-written and was extremely helpful to me. The author, who also has started the PIT oragnization, has provided a resource that otherwise seems to have been missing in the world of job-searching/unemployment. The book goes through the different emotions and practical steps that someone laid off form work must (usually will) go through on the way back to employment. Actual stories of people who where downsized or just plain laid-off, and the description of steps that they took on the road to reemployment (effective networking, collaborative job-searching, and effective interviewing) are inspiring and insightful. In all- a worthwhile read.
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By A Customer on March 21, 1999
Format: Paperback
Career Bounce-Back! was an invaluable tool. When I lost my job, I couldn't believe that it could happen to me. One minute I was angry, the next minute depressed. My life was "out of control." I thought it was all my fault, until I read Career Bounce-Back! After reading the book I realized that you could manage through the emotional wave that unemployment brings, and also learned the importance that networking plays in the re-employement process. Career Bounce-Back! helped me get the job.
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