Do You Have #New or Old Views of #Career #Growth?

November 12, 2019

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:

                                         Old and New Views

Old Views New Views
Preserve Traditionalist qualities Strengthen Quester qualities
Career change — instability Career change — growth
Other-directed Inner-directed
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

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Contact: Carole Kanchier:;  www.questersdaretochange,com