Career Renewal cover

ISBN: 0125970609
Title: Career Renewal
Author: ROSEN
Cover: CaseBound

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Career-change tools for JD, MD, & PhD Professionals like you

Stephen Rosen Affiliation: Director, Career Change for Lawyers Program; Chairman, Science and Technology Advisory Board, New York, New York

Celia Paul Affiliation: Celia Paul Associates, Inc., Career Consultants, New York, New York


  • Serves as a guide for credentialed professionals (PhDs, JDs, & MDs) who seek to find a different and satisfying career by identifying career options in any field
  • Features numerous personal case histories of those who have successfully made a transition 
  • Helps identify your strengths through numerous assessment surveys developed for and by science professionals
  • Discusses career selection criteria, supplemental references, the use and misuse of the Internet in a job search, and examples of appropriate on-line searches
  • Offers extensive resume help with complete discussions of how to research and develop an appropriate resume
  • Contains career resources on professional networking, mentoring, recruiters, preparing for interviews, and salary negotiations
  • Written by an experienced career counselor and a scientist who has changed careers.


Career Transformations.
Career Well Being: Your Career Well Being. Internal Hindrances to Career Transitions. "Trained Incapacity" Among Professionals. Even the Best of Times. Beyond Credentialism. Greener Pastures? On Behalf of Integrity, Ambition, and Self-Marketing.
Career Renewal: What to Ask Yourself When Developing a Career. Career Decision-Making Patterns. Values: Personal Priorities. Skills. A Preliminary Career Check-List: Taking Your Temperature. Non-Traditional Careers Using Science/Technology Skills. Your Interests: Future Skills Development. Career Options Exploration Research and Trend-Tracking. Quintessential Informational Interviews. Biographies are Better than Resumes for Contacts. Exponential Interviews, Mentors, Recruiters, and Career Counselors. Job Search Research: Get Real Before You Go Virtual. Letters: Cover, Contact, Thank You, Unorthodox. The Lengthy Process of Resume R&D. Preparation for Job Interviews, Negotiations, and Decisions. Career Transition Update: Where Are You Now? Good Career Planning Habits and Hygiene.
Appendices: Career Search Selection Criteria. Total Compensation Summary Checklist. Reference/Research Material. Selected Books to Help You Explore Your Career Options. Use and Misuse of the Internet for Career Transitions. An Actual Online Search by a Real Scientist Undergoing a Real Career Transition. Subject Index.