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Recovery, Reframing, and Renewal

Surviving an Information Science Career Crisis in a Time of Change

  • 1st Edition - March 4, 2011
  • Author: Oliver Cutshaw
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 8 4 3 3 4 - 6 3 2 - 6
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 7 8 0 6 3 - 2 7 2 - 8

This book examines the difficulties confronting information professionals who, due to financial downturns, technological change, or personal crises, are forced to re-evaluate their… Read more

Recovery, Reframing, and Renewal

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This book examines the difficulties confronting information professionals who, due to financial downturns, technological change, or personal crises, are forced to re-evaluate their career options. It is divided between a case study (based on the author’s own experiences) of career dislocation and eventual career renewal, and several sections that offer pragmatic advice on how to recover from job loss, conduct a skills assessment and develop a practical job search strategy. The author, with honesty, confronts the serious and sometimes troubling psychological and professional consequences of layoffs and job burnout. This book presents an overall positive outlook on personal growth and the opportunities our new information environment holds.