Barnstaple author's new book helps people make a fresh start
FOR anyone who has reached a crossroads in their career and is looking for a fresh start in 2010, the answer could be found in a new book by Barnstaple-based freelance journalist Nic Paton. The Complete Career Makeover is tlatest publication from The Guar
FOR anyone who has reached a crossroads in their career and is looking for a fresh start in 2010, the answer could be found in a new book by Barnstaple-based freelance journalist Nic Paton.
The Complete Career Makeover is tlatest publication from The Guardian's acclaimed series of reference guides.
Offering easy-to-follow advice that pulls no punches, it clears a path through the current climate of economic and jobs' uncertainty to look at all the major questions people need to be asking before they take the plunge, how to get started on the career change journey and how to turn dreams into a reality.
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Packed with expert advice and useful contacts as well as a multitude of personal stories from career changers who have "been there, done that," The Complete Career Makeover is being published on January 7 by Guardian Books and Random House.
Nic Paton has been an award-winning journalist for the past 19 years, writing predominantly on business, employment, education, money and health.
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As well as working for many national newspapers, professional publications and websites, he has contributed to previous Guardian reference guides, including The Guardian Postgraduate Guide (2009). He lives in Barnstaple and, away from the day job, is currently studying for an MA at Exeter University.