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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Why People Don’t Take Charge of Their Careers

Let’s not pretend you can snap your fingers and land in a recession-proof career. We all know there are fears and anxieties about solidifying your career prospects. Anytime you’re not the boss, there’s always the risk of getting fired. Let’s get these fears on the table right here, right now. Without further ado, here are nine things that may be keeping you up at night as you contemplate your career prospects. Don’t worry, after we list our fears, we’re going to conquer each and every one of them together.

Obstacle #1: Change Is Bad

Who wants to live in a world of change when stagnation feels so comfortable and familiar? I get it. You may like your career, you may be good at it, and you may want ...

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