Tiger in the Office

How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career
Mike Callahan
Paperback, 204 pages
ISBN: 978-1-5165-0461-9 ©2018
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    Don’t let your unfulfilling career be the elephant in the room; take control – become the tiger in the office!

    Career paths are often determined by what is available in the job market, leaving people unsatisfied with their careers. Tiger in the Office: How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career puts to use lessons learned by entrepreneurs in order to push you towards your next step, rediscover buried career goals, and learn to take action towards them and pursue not just professional success, but true professional fulfillment.

    Based on his own experience in management, human resources, and career development, author and educator Mike Callahan explains the importance of understanding your professional self and learning to tell your own professional story. He offers up specific tools and strategies for bringing greater value to your current job or searching out and leveraging your ideal opportunity. You'll learn how to best take responsibility for your own career, identify your own professional super powers, use social media resources to their fullest potential, and drive your career in the direction you choose. Aspiring and mid-career professionals alike will gain valuable insight into surviving, adapting, and flourishing in today's workplace.

    Mike Callahan is director for the College of Business’ Internship and Career Management Center at the University of Michigan – Dearborn and has been in this position since 2005. In this role he works with employers and students to develop challenging internship and job placement opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Business. He currently teaches career planning courses and has taught project management and human resources courses in the past. In addition to his teaching responsibilities at University of Michigan – Dearborn, he has presented his work at the National Career Development Association conferences and is scheduled to conduct a webinar for the National Association of Colleges and Employers this year on his book Tiger in the Office: How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career. He also runs a MOOC on I Inc. , predominately for students in the AKPsi fraternity, graduate students, and others outside of University of Michigan – Dearborn. He earned his M.B.A. at Eastern Washington State College.
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