The Career Within You – Book Review
The Career Within You – Elizabeth Wagele and Ingrid Stabb
“Wherever you are at this point, you have a feeling there is an authentic career within you. Watch it unfold as you learn about the nine career types, discover which one fits you, and then match yourself to a career that is right for your particular combination of traits, gifts, and wishes. Then, this book will help you determine how to best fit into today’s job marketplace. The first step is to ask some questions that have fascinating answers. Who are you? What are your greatest strengths?” – From The Career Within You
Whether you’re on the cusp of finishing your education, wanting to leave a dead-end job, desiring to find fulfilling work or needing to secure employment in the face of a layoff, The Career Within You by Elizabeth Wagele and Ingrid Stabb serves as both a portable career-coach and a comprehensive job-matching guide based on your unique personality.
Perhaps you’re the Adventurer type (7) like myself, one who relishes pursuing multiple interests, exploring new ventures and synthesizing information—all with a sense of idealism, optimism, infectious enthusiasm and a “sky’s the limit” attitude.
Or maybe you’re the Peacemaker type (9), one who craves harmony, physical comfort, emotional balance and equilibrium in your career. Your peaceful demeanor brings calm to the workplace, and you’re known for being a fair-minded team-player, often with the talents of broad perspective, empathy and mediation…