Review on “Pocket Mentor”

There are some books that are worth reading, because they enable executives to manage their careers consciously. Additionally, some of them provide a unique insight to the world of headhunters.

One of the books we recommend is “Pocket Mentor: Shaping Your Career” by James Waldroop and Timothy Butler.

It is a short, to the point and interesting publication, which we recommend especially to busy people. It helps to understand why it is worth to take control over your career. You will find a set of interesting exercises and tools that can support you in determining your long-term career goals. We strongly recommend the chapter on career planning tools. This well structured book might
inspire you to take systematic actions on shaping your career.

Have you read it? What are your thoughts on it? What did you like? What was missing?