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If the Corporate Grind is Keeping You Down, Skip It!
Grindhopping is the hottest career alternative for anyone who wants to skip the long hours, low pay, and lackluster rewards of entry-level corporate jobs. Join the wave of young professionals who are starting their own companies, freelancing, consulting, job-hopping, and networking their way to success.
Discovering Grindhopping will help you
get up and go after your dreams.
get off the corporate treadmill.
get out of the job you hate.
get paid for the work you love.
get better at negotiating.
get savvy about networking.
get smart about taking risks.
get in on the biggest opportunities.
get hopping and make it happen!
Laura Vanderkam, a full-time writer and Grindhopper, is a member of USA TODAY's board of contributors, and a contributing editor at Reader's Digest. Visit www.Grindhopping.com for more information.
Vanderkam's book is insightful, well-researched and, most importantly inspiring.
I was miserable and even more miserable thinking that some people do this for all of their lives and that it might happen to me as well.
Yet career books often tell you that the only way to get ahead is to settle for putting in time that feels more like doing time.
I could be defined as a grindhopper and have been running a business online for years while living abroad, so I am naturally drawn to and read books on this type of subject a... Read morePublished on May 1, 2013 by James Druman
I bought this book on my kindle after reading her short book about waking up early (still working on that). Read morePublished on August 31, 2012 by Stephanie Fauvelle
Vanderkam shows that what you do doesn't have to be a grind. It's a great resource for people who are ready to step off the corporate treadmill and get on with their lives.Published on October 28, 2008 by Kate & Tom
Vanderkam's book is insightful, well-researched and, most importantly inspiring. It is filled with compelling case studies and tips that motivated me to explore a new career path. Read morePublished on August 23, 2008 by C Jones
Grindhopping provides a look at living life outside the box. The decision to take the veer off society's typical path is a difficult one, and Vanderkam offers assurance that,... Read morePublished on February 10, 2008 by Stoic
Why is it that so many career books--unique among how-to books--advise you to settle for less? Diet books don't tell you to settle for being overweight; relationship books don't... Read morePublished on May 11, 2007 by Graceful Space
I read this book and enjoyed it. Vanderkam has her finger on the pulse of the new work world. Younger people (particularly entrepreneurs) don't like the ball and chain of 'a'... Read morePublished on January 23, 2007 by Erin L. Albert