Career Planning and Development--In Reverse

by Dr. Carl M. Powe Jr.


Book Details

January 8, 2010 by Midwest Book Review

“Going with the flow works for the moment, but it may not work for the long term. Career Planning and Development—In Reverse is an advisory guide for career people who did not plan their future. Advising on how to plan as one goes through their career, and bring structure to one’s professional life, there is no shortage of valuable information. Career Planning and Development is a user-friendly guide through and through."

This Book is for You if You:

  • Are among the 90% of the population who did not plan your career
  • Have a need to change careers
  • Are a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Work with young people

  • What Makes This Book Unique?

  • Reverse planning--determine retirement income requirements and plan in reverse to achieve
  • Systems approach

  • Book Structure

  • Current research with 115 references
  • Real life examples
  • Dr. Powe's fifty years of experience in career planning and development
  • Twelve Step Process

  • Retirement planning

  • Retirement income

  • Who am I?

  • Work requirements

  • Who am I vs. opportunities

  • Job search

  • Select opportunities

  • Write resume

  • Interview

  • Negotiate offer

  • Job performance

  • Contributing life

    Book Excerpt

    Develop Your Career Path Today!


    About the Author

    Dr. Carl M. Powe Jr.

    For more than 50 years, Dr. Powe has had an avocation of studying and researching why some people are successful and others are not. He is a retired Regular Army Ordnance officer and held four command and three second in command positions. Dr. Powe managed highly technical programs in the aerospace industry and holds BS in chemistry, MBA, and Doctor of Management degrees. He resides in Huntsville, AL with his wife of 54 years.

    Also by Dr. Carl M. Powe Jr.

    The Personal Management Handbook


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