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The Proteus Solution: A parable about successfully navigating today's ever-changing, "Protean" workplace.

Block, Jay; Calvin, Sharon

ISBN 10: 1469920611 / ISBN 13: 9781469920610
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: The Proteus Solution: A parable about ...

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Good

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Synopsis:

Recently let go from his work on the space shuttle program, Nick Olsen is browsing the career section of a local bookstore when a chance meeting alters his life in ways he cannot anticipate. Maggie, a retired teacher and career coach, mentors Nick in the Proteus Solution. “You must take ownership of your future by anticipating it. This means you must invest in lifelong learning, constantly develop new skills and expertise that are marketable, and always be on the lookout for new relationships and new opportunities. In fact, job seekers must transform themselves into opportunity seekers. ”

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Jay Block is an employment industry pioneer and the nation's leading motivational workplace expert. Jay is a best-selling author of 15 books, including his latest blockbuster: 101 Best Ways To Land a Job in Troubled Times (McGraw-Hill). He has a 20-year record of success for creating and reengineering the career management industry. He works with colleges & universities, the Dept. of Labor, training companies, career coaches, and job seekers. Jay is a sough-after motivational speaker and keynote presenter. Jay founded The Jay Block Companies in 1989 (http://www.jayblock.com), has created 5 international certification programs for associations and training organizations, and is called on by both the public and private sectors to provide leadership and insight into emerging trends that affect the workplace and job market. Jay received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1976, was raised in Marblehead, MA, and has resided in South Florida for the past 25 years. He is married to his wife Ellen and has a son Ryco. Sharon Calvin is an award-winning writer and instructional designer. She spent more than twelve years developing creative e-Learning and instructor-led training for various industries. Before changing her career to learning development, Sharon had extensive marketing, sales, and product management experience in telecommunications. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in design from the University of Kansas, undergraduate and graduate hours in Psychology, and is an active/contributing member of national and local fiction writing organizations. She lives in central Florida with her husband of more than 26 years and their Maine Coon cat.

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