Introduction

If you type “manage your career” or “career management” and search any online bookstore, a long list of books will appear. Most of them deal with career planning, career development, and career choice.1

This book is not about career options or the career that is right for you, but it gives you the keys to survival and success in any job, in any organization, as your career progresses from one job to the next in the same organization or in different organizations—be they for-profit, nonprofit, government, or volunteer.2

Knowing the keys to survival and success will help you to avoid jobs and organizations that are not right for you. You can also determine if the job and organization you are currently in is right for you, and what ...

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