Job Center of Wisconsin
- Operated by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the Wisconsin Job Center system
- A Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers in all parts of the state and in communities that border Wisconsin with anyone looking for a job
Madison Area Job Transition Program
- What: Free guidance for unemployed or underemployed people, or those concerned about their jobs.
- Where: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 5701 Raymond Rd.
- When: 9am on the first and third Saturdays of each month.
- Website: www.madisonareajobtransi.wix.com/majt
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Madison Area Job Transition Program meets two Saturdays a month, stressing four basic tenents to job seekers: good physical health, goal-setting, networking, and having a good attitude. The program starts and ends each Saturday sesion with a prayer, but there's no proselytizing beyond that.
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Richard Nelson Bolles: What Color is Your Parachute?
- What do you want to do? Where do you want to do it? Answer those and you're well on your way to finding the job you really want
- Packed with time-tested advice, "What Color Is Your Parachute?" works as a good companion for those just starting out in the "real world" as well as for those who are thinking seriously about a career change
Rick Jarow: The Ultimate Anti-Career Guide: The Inner Path to Finding Your Work in the World (audio)
- Designed to help job-seekers discover and implement their vocation, to assist them in finding methods to identify their life's work: something they love, rather than just pursuing a career
- Drawing upon a range of resources, including modern psychology and business models, meditation and guided imagery techniques, and East Indian and Native American spiritual practices
Stephen M. Pollan and Mark Levine: Second Acts: Creating the Life you Really Want, Building the Career You Truly Desire
- Pollan and Levine offer tales of individuals of all ages who realized that something was missing from their professional or personal lives and decided to make major changes
- Referring back to those real stories, the authors provide a guide to understanding dreams, translating dreams to life goals and overcoming the obstacles to making those goals into realities
Barbara Sher: I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It
- How to determine what your goals are, and how to successfully reach them--even if right now the only thing you know is that you're vaguely to very unhappy and haven't the foggiest idea what to do with yourself
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Wisconsin Senior Employment Program