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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Arelen Hirsch  

Pen Name: None



-- Arelen Hirsch on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Arlene received her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ms. Hirsch is a recognized expert in the field of career psychology. She founded Arlene S. Hirsch & Associates, a Chicago-based career and psychological counseling firm, in 1983 and joined Wolf Management Consultants in 2003.Her areas of expertise include: career planning, career management, career transition, emotional intelligence, resilience, leadership development, and job search. Arlene received her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University and her Bachelors degree in English and Secondary Education from the University of Iowa.

Published Works

    Interviewing (National Business Employment Weekly Career Guides) , Wiley, 1999National Business Employment Weekly Premier Guides: Interviewing (The national business employment weekly premier guides series) , John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1996Habib and Me: The Strange But True Story of a Jewish-Palestinian Romance, iUniverse, Inc., 2003How to Be Happy at Work: A Practical Guide to Career Satisfaction, Jist Publishing, 2003Job Search And Career Checklists: 101 Proven Time-Saving Checklists To Organize And Plan Your Career Search , Jist Works, 2005Vgm's Careers Checklists: 89 Proven Checklists to Help You Plan Your Career and Get Great Jobs , VGM Career Books, 1990Love Your Work and Success Will Follow: A Practical Guide to Achieving Total Career Satisfaction (National Business Employment Weekly Career Guides Series) , John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1996Job Search and Career Checklists: 101 Proven Time-Saving Checklists to Organize , San Val, 2005

Selected Titles At Your Library

Interviewing /
ISBN: 0471322571. OCLC Number:

Wiley,. New York :. ©1999.

Interviewing /
ISBN: 0471156469. OCLC Number:

Wiley,. New York :. ©1996.

Habib and me :
ISBN: 0595298095. OCLC Number:

iUniverse, Inc.,. New York :. ©2003.

How to be happy at work :
ISBN: 1563709805. OCLC Number:

JIST Works,. Indianapolis, IN :. ©2004.

"Whether you're choosing your career for the first time, rethinking the choices you made years before, or deciding how to spend your pre- and post-retirement years productively, the right career can make all the difference in whether your work life is happy. Using the worksheets and real-life stories in this book, you will gain the insight to make the right choices, succeed in your career, and overcome your past career mistakes. Book jacket."--Jacket.

Job search and career checklists :
ISBN: 1593571186. OCLC Number:

JIST Works,. Indianapolis, IN :. ©2005.

VGM's careers checklists :
ISBN: 0844285579. OCLC Number:

VGM Career Horizons,. Lincolnwood, Ill., USA :. ©1991.

Love your work and success will follow :
ISBN: 0471119563. OCLC Number:

Wiley,. New York :. ©1996.

"If you answered "no," you're not alone - millions of people feel the same way. But instead of remaining dissatisfied, why not seize the opportunity to turn your life around? This unique and dynamic book will help you do just that. Love Your Work and Success Will Follow is a systematic guide that helps you thoroughly assess how well your work life meets your needs and goals. It addresses such crucial issues as the relationship between success and satisfaction and how to integrate work needs with lifestyle concerns. It helps you decide whether to leave your job or stay, how to choose the right job, and how to survive in a job you want to keep." "Written by career counselor and psychotherapist Arlene Hirsch, Love Your Work and Success Will Follow provides a powerful mix of practical tips, probing self-quizzes, and pure inspiration. [This book] tells you how to overcome the most common obstacles to career fulfillment, including dealing with a difficult boss, burnout, changing careers, balancing career and family, and more; describes positive ways to create a career that lives up to your dreams; offers practical tips on how to make a bad job situation bearable; outlines the nine types of career failures, and shows you how to turn them to your advantage; explores the option of self-employment - is it right for you? and provides 25 case studies of people who found job satisfaction." "Love Your Work and Success Will Follow is an essential book for anyone interested in job satisfaction - regardless of your age, profession, or level of experience."--BOOK JACKET.

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