Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Jim Bright  
Publisher
Prentice Hall
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
139
Pub.-date
May 2003
ISBN13
9780273663010
ISBN
0273663011


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Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
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Description

Moving to a new job - or not - can be a career making or breaking decision. It's also one of the most agonising to make. This book helps you work out what to do.    

Table of Contents

Introduction

Acknowledgements

Part One - Introduction

  1. So, what's your dilemma?
    Brief summary of the situations readers find themselves in and how this book will help.
  2. Inside and out: when to leave and when to stay
    1. Be noticed and relevant
    2. Big Idea: get away from thinking that career progression means working up through one company
  3. Plans, schemes, and surfing the waves
    1. Tips and models for evaluating your progress and goals
    2. How to capitalize on chance

    Part Two - Recognising your situation

  4. Signs that it is time to leave your job
    1. Personal audit
    2. Organisational audit
  5. Signs that it is time to stay put
    1. Personal audit
    2. Organisational audit

    Part Three - Mind games

  6. Recognising and conquering self-limiting talk
  7. Promises, delusions and head in sand syndrome
  8. Worries and doubts

    Part Four - Staying Put

  9. Making your stay successful
  10. Getting promoted

    Part Five - Making the move

  11. Planning for the big day
  12. Burning bridges and maintaining ties

    Part Six - What happens if…

  13. I have second thoughts
  14. I realise I've made a bad move
  15. I get made redundant after moving
  16. I wish I'd moved after staying
  17. I don't get what I was promised

 

 

Author

Jim Bright studied in the UK before emigrating to Australia to take up his current position as a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology at the University of New South Wales. He works both as a research scientist and as a consultant to a wide range of organisations in the areas of selection, testing and training.

Reader Review(s)

"...books such as this are unsettling but sometimes we need to be prodded to take a critical look at ourselves" Financial Times, June 03