Revised edition of: The Pathfinder : how to choose or change your career for a lifetime of satisfaction and success. c1998.
Living a life you love. This can be your guide ; You are what you do ; How to decide ; Use The Pathfinder as your guide -- How to get from here to there (the library). Why you don't get what you want ; The power of commitment ; Making decisions : a short course ; Goals and projects ; Questions ; When you get stuck ; The bottom line : research ; Right livelihood ; Seven keys ; The Rockport Career Design Method -- Design your career. Part 1, Who am I? Personality, talents, roles, functions ; Temperament and personality ; Your core personality ; Natural talents ; Natural roles ; The games of life ; They pay you to perform specific job functions ; Part 2, Why work? : meaning, purpose, goals, rewards ; Passions, meaning, mission, purpose ; Values and rewards ; Part 3, Work where? Workplace environment ; Part 4, Putting it all together ; Which careers fit best? ; Final research and make the choice ; What if nothing fits or I can't decide -- Marketing and job search. Personal marketing principles ; The job search ; Rockport Type and Talent Indicator.
Provides more than one hundred self-tests and diagnostic tools to help college graduates and midlife career changers identify a suitable career based on aptitude and personality.