A Career in Mind showcases a new revolutionary methodology for creating a purposeful and rewarding 21st-century career. In this book, Parkin recognises our minds as our most valuable asset and argues that understanding the future of work and the tech revolution is crucial.
Evolving from Parkin’s extensive work with clients alongside in-depth expert research, A Career in Mind integrates psychotherapy, neuroscience, business analytics, language, and global work trend analysis.
This book is an indispensable read for anyone interested in resolving complex career challenges with a sustainable career plan.
PART 1: A RADICAL RETHINK OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT IS ESSENTIAL
Chapter 1: The concept of careers: Overview from Homo sapiens to the 21st century
Chapter 2: Key future trends affecting 21st century work and life
Chapter 3: Why career services are not enough: The brain, mind, and global future of work trends are not integrated
PART 2: A CAREER IN MIND IS THE FUTURE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 4: An overview of the Career in Mind model
Chapter 5: The value of work and life experience
Chapter 6: Developing internal self-awareness and external marketing outputs
PART 3: REDUCING TALENT VIOLATIONS: REACHING FULL POTENTIAL THROUGH THE CAREER IN MIND PROCESS
Chapter 7: Case material I: Early life analysis – Learning from psychotherapy and neuroscience Subheading: ‘Feeling like an “extra” in my family has sabotaged my career.’
Chapter 8: Case material II: Insights from business and commercial analysis
Chapter 9: Case Material III: Full talent expression and future of work trends
PART 4: THE FUTURE OF WORK WITH THE CAREER IN MIND PROCESS
Chapter 10: Fit for the future: The Career in Mind and contemporary career consulting
Gwendolyn Parkin is Founding Director and Psychotherapist at IntegralCareer, providing innovative career services for individuals and organisations including The School of Life and the Harvard Business School. Previously she consulted at the Tavistock and BCG, and led at People Express Airlines. Gwendolyn is also a UKCP registered psychotherapist.