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How can you discover a job that really matches your needs? A job that provides meaning to your life? Fit Matters shows you how it's a practical guide to help you find the job you'll love, at any stage in your career.
Odds are that you want to bring your best self to work. You want a job that feeds your spirit, your mind, and your heart. Fit matters it's crucial if you're to perform at your best.
Thought-provoking and practical, the book offers tools and exercises designed to help you evaluate the fit between your needs and the culture of your current or prospective employer, assess and articulate what you really need to thrive at work, and develop options if you find yourself in a company or job where you are misfit.
You'll learn that self-knowledge, combined with an understanding of six elements of work fit, will help you make career decisions that will lead to better job satisfaction and improved performance over the entire course of your career.
Moe Carrick is Principal and Founder of Moementum, Inc., a Certified BCorp and consulting firm. Her clients include Prudential Financial, REI, Nike, The Nature Conservancy, and others. She's spoken at many conferences including South by Southwest (SXSW) and several TEDx events. She holds an MS in Organizational Management (Antioch University) and lives in Bend, Oregon.
Cammie Dunaway was most recently U.S. President and Global Chief Marketing Officer of KidZania. Previously she was EVP of Sales and Marketing at Nintendo, Chief Marketing Officer at Yahoo!, and Chief Customer Officer at Frito Lay. She's on the Board of Directors of Nordstrom Bank, Red Robin, and Marketo. She's spoken at many events, including The Conference Board’s Corporate Brand and Reputation Summit, TEDxHarkerSchool, and South by Southwest (SXSW). She holds an MBA (Harvard Business School) and lives in San Francisco, California.
Table of Contents
PART I: WHAT FIT MEANS Chapter 1: Understanding Fit Chapter 2: Recognizing Misfit
PART II: SIX ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF FIT Chapter 3: Meaning Fit Chapter 4: Job Fit Chapter 5: Culture Fit Chapter 6: Relationship Fit Chapter 7: Lifestyle Fit Chapter 8: Financial Fit
PART III: WHY FIT MATTERS Chapter 9: The Changing World of Work Chapter 10: How Fit Impacts People Chapter 11: How Fit Impacts Organizations
PART IV: FINDING YOUR FIT Chapter 12: Knowing Yourself and What You Want Chapter 13: Calculating the Elements and Weighing Trade-Offs
PART V: DEALING WITH MISFIT Chapter 14: Regaining Your Confidence Chapter 15: Flexing to Fit Where You Are Chapter 16: Deciding It's Time to Leave and Going Gracefully Chapter 17: Evaluating New Opportunities