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New from Peterborough-based Career Transition Associates and Management Pocketbooks Ltd, The Career Transition Pocketbook and companion CD ROM was on sale for the first time on the publisher's stand at the CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition in Harrogate from 23 to 25 October 2002.

The 128-page illustrated pocket-guide and a CD ROM companion has been written to offer practical advice to job changers and job seekers. The book and CD is an ideal stand alone resource for learning and career centres. It is also a valuable development & learning tool for HR managers, trainers, career coaches and consultants to use on career transition workshops.

Keith Corbin, the author and Managing Director of Career Transition Associates, an experienced career coach and management trainer identifies seven key stages to the career transition process:


  • self-questioning

  • goal setting

  • preparing a career history

  • networking

  • applying for jobs

  • getting ready for interviews

  • evaluating job offers

Each stage is covered in a separate chapter. Throughout there are examples of, for instance, CVs, job application letters and letters accepting/refusing job offers. The CD ROM contains a wide range of practical and user friendly templates to use instantly. The CD ROM also provides links to hundreds of useful websites to provide up-to-date advice to the user on the career transition process.

The Career Transition Pocketbook is priced at 6.99 and the CD ROM at 14.99 or both for 20.00 (a saving of 1.98). Further discounts are available for larger orders.

Career Transition Associates, a Peterborough based company, have an excellent track record of providing outplacement and career counselling to groups or individuals in a wide range of organisations. Their services include: Self-marketing workshops (one or two days) Career transition counselling 

  • CV and letter writing one day workshops

  • One to one Executive job search programmes

  • Interview practise using CCTV feedback

  • How to Break Bad News Workshops for Managers

  • Survivor Syndrome workshops

November 2002




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Keith Corbin
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Tel: 01733 235266
Fax: 01733 230559

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