Managing One's Career Through A Time Of RecessionPresentation Transcript
Managing One’s Career Through a Time of Recession CIMA Meeting: Alexander Hotel, June 9, 2009 Tom O’Connor, Torc Consulting Group
Things To Talk About
Issues With Career & Job Change
Discomfort & Uncertainty
Practical Tools That Can Help
To Explore & Project Manage
Impact of Recession
“ If we are to be successful in life, we must learn how to manage ourselves: how to develop ourselves, where to place ourselves to make the biggest contribution and how and when to change the work we do. To manage ourselves we must ask some probing questions about ourselves:
What are my strengths?
What are my values?
Where do I belong?
What should I contribute?
How do I perform?
How do I manage relationships?
What about the 2 nd half of my life
Peter F. Drucker, “Managing Oneself” (HBR, Mar-Apr 1999:65-74)
The 16 Personality Types Harmoniser Planner Designer Promoter Motivator Analyser Developer Performer Advocate Explorer Implementor Caretaker Mentor Strategist Protector Conceptualiser
Right Mode Thinking Processes Left Mode Thinking Processes Upper Mode Thinking Processes Lower Mode Thinking Processes D Upper Right A Upper Left B Lower Left C Lower Right LOGICAL ANALYTICAL FACT-BASED QUANTITATIVE ORGANIZED SEQUENTIAL PLANNED DETAILED HOLISTIC INTUITIVE INTEGRATING SYNTHESIZING INTERPERSONAL FEELING-BASED KINESTHETIC EMOTIONAL WHOLE BRAIN MODEL
Body language (Visual)
Tone of voice (Vocal)
Actual words (Verbal)
Albert Mehrabian, specifies that Total Likeability can be divided into 3 factors:
Whom Would You Hire? A B C F E D
Prospect Theory Daniel Kahneman Princeton University Born: 1934
2002 Nobel Prize-winner in Economics
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Job-Search Management Tool
Joel Barker 1950-
The ‘Paradigm Man’
Job-Search – Key Components
CV Preparation & Market Analysis
Career Planning – incl. Reinvention, Freelancing & Sector-Change
Structured Job-Search – incl., Networking, Social Media & Project Management
GNP per capita Source: ESRI - Bergin, Conefrey, FitzGerald and Kearney, 2009
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