Do you hold old or new views of work? What views does your organization have? Is it important to think about career and work in new ways?
Carole Kanchier, PhD, psychologist, educator, author of award-winning, Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life, describes innovative Questers with skills needed to succeed in uncertain times. Kanchier’s ongoing research on lifelong career decision making is described in inspiring, Questers Dare to Change: https://www.amazon.com/Questers-Dare-Change-Your-Life/dp/1508408963
Old and New Views
|Old Views||New Views|
|Preserve Traditionalist qualities||Strengthen Quester qualities|
|Career change — instability||Career change — growth|
|Career growth – up corporate ladder||Up – down – sideways|
|Employers look after workers||Questers take charge|
|Identity is tied to what you do||Who you are is important|
|Success means money, power||Success is defined personally|
|One occupation for life||Varied lifestyles|
|Retirement at 55 – 65||Retirement is age-irrelevant|
|To job search respond to ads||Create own employment|
|Wait for layoff notice||Anticipate layoffs|
|Use tests for career decision making||Use varied strategies|
|Fear mistakes||Learn from setbacks|
|Formal education needed for job entry||Many routes to entry|
|Too old to learn||Lifelong learning|
|Don’t question status quo||Think critically|
Check your Quester traits: http://www.questersdaretochange.com/services-2/quester-quiz.
A complementary pdf review copy of Questers is available from author, Carole Kanchier email@example.com.
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Contact: Carole Kanchier: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.questersdaretochange,com