These days it’s increasingly rare to have a stable career in any field. More and more of us are blending big company jobs, startup gigs, freelance work, and volunteer side projects. We take chances to expand our knowledge, capabilities, and experience. But how do we make sense of that kind of career—and explain it?
Pamela Slim, the acclaimed author of Escape from Cubicle Nation, gives us the tools to have meaningful careers in this new world of work. She shows how to find the connections among diverse accomplishments, sell your story, and continually reinvent and relaunch your brand.
“We are hardwired for story and no one gets that more than Pamela Slim. BODY OF WORK is a powerful and transformative book. Before this book, my journey from waiting tables to vulnerability researcher and teacher never made sense. Now, after reading BODY OF WORK and completing the exercises, I get it. Not only does it help me understand where I've been - it's renewed my passion for where I'm going and why.”
“Pam Slim has written THE modern career handbook. Her advice, spunk, and spirit make the book a joy to read – it struck me as a compelling (and modernized) cross between What Color is Your Parachute and How to Make Friends and Influence People.”
“In the pages of this life-changing book you’ll meet people who are creating beautiful lives from the most surprising materials – bravery and dedication, yes, but also fear, shame, and illness. Their courage, and Pamela Slim’s words, are inspiring. This book is a gift to every reader in these tough times.”