Author: Deborah P Bloch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317324850
Release Date: 2015-07-17
Genre: Social Science

What programs address career development in an holistic way, including issues of meaning and purpose, spirituality, and 'work within a life'? Written for career planners, executive coaches, life change counselors, HR and human services managers and all those interested in employee development, workplace values, life-career assessment and personal transformation, this book helps to connect your career to the spiritual values that give your life meaning.SoulWork: Finding the Work you Love, Loving the Work relates your career to spiritual themes, and aims to provide advice and support to people in working through their personal choices. Updated from 1998, the revised edition places career choices in the context of holistic, personal, spiritual development and internal change. A spiritual approach to integrating work/career with all life issues. This book examines the concept of careers within the context of seven themes, including chapters on: Change, Balance, Energy, Community, Calling, Harmony, Unity, Exercises Each starts with a story and then offers career issues, reflections on various aspects of the chapter theme and a set of applications that includes self-administered questionnaires and exercises. The authors take a systematic approach, use clear language and examples that many people will be able to relate to. The value of this book lies in its practical focus on the issues of matching work life to life in its totality. It offers an opportunity to reassess one's career and connect it to the spiritual values that bring meaning and depth to one's life.SoulWork offers a refreshingly unconventional approach to the quest for satisfying work. Rather than focusing on matching occupations against personality traits as many other books do, this book advocates finding one's ideal job through one's calling. That is, drawing on strengths, life experiences, personal needs, and goals to arrive at meaningful work.

Spiritualit t Introvision Heilung

Author: Erwin Möde
Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Pustet
ISBN: 9783791770703
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Religion

Der Band fragt nach dem theologischen Verhältnis und den praktischen Synergieeffekten von Psychotherapie und Spiritualität. Namhafte Fachleute aus Medizin, Theologie, Psychologie und Pädagogik untersuchen dafür das Zusammenwirken von spiritueller Versenkung, introversiver Einsicht und womöglich heilsamen Effekten. Nach einem grundlegenden Blick auf das Zusammenspiel von christlicher Spiritualität und Heilung suchen die Autoren den Dialog zwischen Spiritualität und Introvision, um abschließend Formen von Heilung in ihrer Rückbindung an Spiritualität zu betrachten.

Is Your Genius at Work

Author: Dick Richards
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781473643901
Release Date: 2005-10-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Behind the experience and talents cataloged in your resume lies an intrinsic power that fuels your soul and your success: your genius. As ancient as the Greeks, as trendy as New Age, the concept of genius is fully grounded in contemporary life in this powerful journey of self-discovery that takes you right to the core of what makes you unique. Through dozens of compelling stories of people who have real­ized the transformative power of finding their genius—plus a wealth of practical exercises— Is Your Genius at Work? draws inspiring wisdom from ancient philosophies, spiritual traditions, modern sages, and the author’s twenty years of research and study to help you define and give name to your genius, recognize your life’s purpose, and discover how to bring your genius wholly alive through your life and work.

Be Your Own Career Coach

Author: Rus Slater
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9780273771180
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Genre: Business & Economics

All the expertise and proven benefits of one-to-one time with a professional career coach, but for a fraction of the price. Take control of your career, improve your employability, identify your unique brand and skill set and fast track your career to the next level. Includes a full, detailed career analysis using the latest career management techniques, together with expert guidance and advice, this will allow you to pinpoint your personal strengths, develop your abilities and take control so you can build a plan that will make your career aspirations a reality. This practical, friendly and accessible guide includes assessments, assignments, planning exercises and fascinating case-studies.

Counseling Adults in Transition Fourth Edition

Author: Mary Anderson, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826106360
Release Date: 2011-08-09
Genre: Psychology

The only textbook explicitly designed to address counseling with adults who are coping with individual, relationship, and work transitions, this volume integrates the basic tenets of adult development with therapeutic practice. It is based on Schlossberg's theory of transitions, a new process and content model that offers effective techniques for helping adults to understand and successfully navigate normal life transitions. This revised edition addresses contemporary societal ills that exacerbate adult life transitions, such as a tumultuous economy, increased unemployment, bankruptcies, and foreclosures, and focuses on our increasing racial and cultural diversity. The volume also expands its consideration of spiritual and social justice issues and provides a more integrated and holistic approach to adult transitional counseling. Key Features of the New Edition: Based on Schlossberg's technique, a new model for counseling adults in transition Offers practical new strategies and exercises for use in transitional counseling Addresses unemployment and coping in an uncertain social/economic context Focuses on loss and resilience, diversity, culture, social justice, and spirituality Contains new sections on transitioning to adulthood, living arrangements including diverse family structures, mobility, siblings, in-laws, and retirement Introduces new concepts such as collectivist coping, hardiness, mindfulness, and transcendence

How to Get Your First Job and Keep it

Author: Deborah Perlmutter Bloch
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780658006203
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

With the sliding economy, you may be nervous as a first-time job seeker about finding not only employment but also job security, which can be especially difficult if you have little schooling or work experience. How to Get Your First Job and Keep It covers all the steps, from finding the best jobs to filling out work applications, and from dealing with coworkers to getting promoted.

How to Write a Winning Resume

Author: Deborah Perlmutter Bloch
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0844266922
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Explains how to present your experience, skill, and background in an effective way. Includes sample resumes, guidelines for layouts, and instructions for writing cover letters.

Career development interventions in the 21st century

Author: Spencer G. Niles
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131137816
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

Key Benefit: Organized around the National Career Development Association's competencies, this practical, engaging book examines the full spectrum of state-of-the-art career development topics.Key Topics: Coverage focuses squarely on the application of interventions with real people, using straightforward presentations and cases studies to expose readers to all of the essential competencies required for the professional practice of career counseling. The authors' respect for their field, and their long-standing commitment to educating individuals about career development theory and practice creates a readable, useful, interesting text that addresses the wide diversity of career counseling clients and counselors in today's society, while emphasizing that careers develop over time, rather than in a single "enlightened" moment.

Career Counseling

Author: Dave Capuzzi
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: UVA:X030243982
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

This graduate textbook introduces the different theories that guide career counseling practice, describes skills and techniques for assisting clients with career and lifestyle planning, and overviews the basic environments in which counselors work.

The 7 Secrets to a Life of Meaning

Author: Ian Percy
Publisher: Inspired Productions Press
ISBN: 0970714009
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Self-Help

If you have ever driven into work on yet another Monday morning asking yourself, Why am I doing this? . . . this book is for you! With generous humor, insight and reality Ian Percy lays out a solid plan for how you can know - absolutely know - the meaning of your life.

Counseling Adults in Transition

Author: Jane Goodman, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826137849
Release Date: 2006-05-31
Genre: Psychology

Effective adult counseling depends on a successful integration of empirical knowledge and theory with practice. Such a framework continues to be made explicit in this updated third edition of Counseling Adults in Transition, a practical guide for students, teachers, counselors, and all other helping professionals. In the decade since the second edition of this book, the pace of change has accelerated, and the world has become more complex. This new edition expands upon areas which have gained increased attention in recent years: Cultural diversity Spirituality in the lives of today's adults Advocating on behalf of clients Teaching clients advocacy skills The authors show how knowledge of adult development can be fruitfully integrated with essential helping skills. The resulting process-and-content model contains practical techniques for helping adults explore the important factors in their situations, understand what is normal about adulthood and life transitions, and enhance their abilities for successful coping. In addition, a special appendix written by Dr. Schlossberg has been added. This appendix on non-events encompasses practical suggestions and exercises for helping adults navigate life's disappointments and disillusionments. The clear aim throughout is to achieve, maintain, or increase adults' capacities to love, work, and play.