Career Match

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-02-09
  • Publisher: Amacom Books

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Designed to help people discover their ideal career, Career Match features a 10-minute quiz that will change readers' lives.For some, a job is just a way to pay the bills. For others--those whose careers fit their passions and personalities--it is a source of great satisfaction and success. Using the author's revealing 10-minute self-assessment, Career Match helps readers determine their personality style, then walks them through the range of career choices best for them. This indispensable guide will enable anyone to identify the type of work that will inspire and exhilarate them and to recognize the type of boss and work environment they need to thrive. It will confirm the rightness of the path they are on--or help them find a better one and speed up their job search.The book includes in-depth chapters for each personality type, detailed explanations of career options and inspiring real-life stories of people who have found fulfillment in work that suits their personality. This invaluable resource will help readers match who they are with what they should do--for a lifetime of gratifying work and greater success.

Author Biography

Shoya Zichy (New York, NY) is a career coach with a Master’s in Education and Counseling, and is past president of the Myers-Briggs Association of New York. Her proprietary personality model has been featured in Fortune, Barron’s, and on CNN.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments
People Profiled
The Jump Start: Defining Yourself and Others
Don't Read the Whole Book...p. 2
The Color Q Personality Style Self-Assessmentp. 4
A Quick History of Personality Typingp. 13
A Tour of Prism Company: An Overview of the Four Color Groupsp. 16
Greens: "Let's Humanize It"
Greens Overallp. 24
Green/Gold Extrovertsp. 28
Green/Gold Introvertsp. 38
Green/Red Extrovertsp. 49
Green/Red Introvertsp. 61
Reds: "Let's Do It Now"
Reds Overallp. 74
Red/Blue Extrovertsp. 79
Red/Blue Introvertsp. 91
Red/Green Extrovertsp. 102
Red/Green Introvertsp. 114
Blues "Let's Change It"
Blues Overallp. 128
Blue/Gold Extrovertsp. 133
Blue/Gold Introvertsp. 144
Blue/Red Extrovertsp. 158
Blue/Red Introvertsp. 171
Golds "Let's Do It Right"
Golds Overallp. 184
Gold/Blue Extrovertsp. 188
Gold/Blue Introvertsp. 202
Gold/Green Extrovertsp. 217
Gold/Green Introvertsp. 229
Getting the Job
Before I Do Something Stupid..Adjusting to Other Stylesp. 242
Would I Make a Good Entrepreneur?p. 247
Money and Compensationp. 256
Creating a Customized Roadmap for Your Professional Life
A Roadmap for Putting It All Togetherp. 262
Bibliography and Resources
About the Authors
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