All This Talk About Careers

Conversations About Careers

Kate Armstrong
AUD $19.99
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What are you going to do when you leave school? If you feel that you have to know and the pressure is on, dip into this inspiring book and discover how other people found their way to jobs they like, and how a career path can lead you in unexpected directions. Fifty people from a variety of professions tell their stories.

Although I didn't have a clear idea of what I wanted to be, I knew what I was good at.'

Let's face it, having to make career choices can mean major stress. But don't panic! If you choose the wrong subjects, or change your mind, or even fail an exam, it doesn't have to ruin your life.

In All this talk about Careers, fifty people talk openly about starting out, and how they discovered what they wanted to do. As they look back on their often surprising career paths, they remember their achievements as well as the obstacles they had to overcome. But they all agree, Do what you love - you'll be good at it!'

Author bio:

Kate Armstrong is a freelance writer and publicist who is presently working for Australian Volunteers International in Mozambique. She has taken one of life s curlier career paths (and lived to tell the tale). Kate has worked as a PR consultant, media adviser and writer, as well as a volunteer in Peru, grape-picker in France, and dancer in a Bolivian folkloric dance troupe. She has written two children s books and a travel book, and has had travel articles published in The Age, Adelaide Advertiser and The Sydney Morning Herald.

Category: Young adult non-fiction
ISBN: 9781865088723
Table Of Contents: there are no notes
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: August 2003
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 15 - 18
Subject: Young adult non-fiction