Great Answers to Tough Career Dilemmas: Test Your Aptitude, Be Inspired and Discover Your Ideal Career
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Whether you are entering or re-entering the current job market, searching for the ideal career or dreaming of setting up your own business, it can be a daunting prospect filled with self-doubt, a lack of knowledge and confusion.
Great Answers to Tough Career Dilemmas helps you overcome the fear associated with bagging your dream job and aims to expand your horizons with career solutions you would never previously have considered. With a comprehensive aptitude test and a resulting matrix of career solutions, it will reveal what you are most suited for and how you can start on the path to success.
Beginning with a startling insight into the current job market, it reveals 1,000 career solutions based on your aptitude results. To help you acheive your ideal role it also provides links to resources as well as an insightful analysis of test scores and hundreds of careers suited to your personality and interests.
Along with real life case studies of successful career changers from all over the world, Great Answers to Tough Career Dilemmas provides advice, encouragement and inspiration to help readers make the brave decision to follow your dream career.
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