Thomas B. Dowd III
- Title: Displacement Day: When My Job Was Looking for a Job
- Author: Thomas B. Dowd III
- ISBN: 9781628650785
- Page: 476
- Format: Paperback
On what was thought to be a typical work day, author Thomas Dowd received The Call Nobody Wants We re downsizing The fateful day was June 6th the anniversary of D Day, one of the most monumental dates in American history This wasn t World War II, though It was the day the author s twenty three year job was eliminated Displacement Day In the midst of an economic downOn what was thought to be a typical work day, author Thomas Dowd received The Call Nobody Wants We re downsizing The fateful day was June 6th the anniversary of D Day, one of the most monumental dates in American history This wasn t World War II, though It was the day the author s twenty three year job was eliminated Displacement Day In the midst of an economic downturn, Thomas had some choices to make in how to most effectively approach the new journey This book is the result of his own experience as a displaced professional who not only successfully found a job, but used the time out of work to assess his direction, reinforce his network, and come out stronger Based on real life examples and learning, Displacement Day gives readers an insider s perspective on the toll career displacement takes on the unemployed and those closest to them, and why attitude and consistent positive steps can make all the difference Knowing how unsettling the job search process can be, this intentional quick read will get your compass pointed in the right direction Displacement Day is for anyone who has ever had the unfortunate or fortunate task of finding a job Fortunate Yes, because you may actually learn something about your character and resolve during the process that will change the course of your life and career This book is a pick me up, motivational reference guide with clearly laid out objectives that give you the tools you need to successfully find a new professional occupation More importantly, it lets you know that you re not alone in the process You ll be inspired to challenge yourself to set aggressive goals as you align your passions with the need to define your next career move With topics ranging from how to build an effective network to differentiating yourself among the millions of unemployed, Displacement Day provides the support you need to get through these challenging times Thomas B Dowd III, an award winning speaker and professional development author, uses his own experiences to provide tangible and actionable lessons that will take you from the unemployed population to an inspired professional back on track.
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As a blogger for moms, I wouldn’t have immediately thought to pick up “Displacement Day,” but my husband was going through some instability at work and I was reentering the work force albeit part-time. In short, we weren't a family in crisis but we were definitely in flux and feeling the uncomfortable funk of a new uncertain future. We were in desperate need of a friend or a lifeline. We found both in this book. I really enjoyed the anecdotal narrative of the author’s journey of getting [...]
Thomas B. Dowd III is no ordinary motivational speaker and author. He has learned his lessons the hard way. He suffered the ignominy of being displaced. His book Displacement Day: When My Job Was Looking for a Job, captures the shock of losing a long-held steady job with the painful and difficult task of finding a new job. While that is something many people have been through, what makes Tom’s case different is the insights and suggestions he offered as he tells his story.Displacement Day: Whe [...]
I gave this book 5 stars! This is my first time reading a book written by author Thomas B. Dowd III and I am now an avid fan of his - cannot wait to read his other books!!! This author took the time to document his journey through one of life's surprises - in this case, job loss. Every day we are all faced with this possibility with the worldwide recession still hanging around. Mr. Dowd's book is a must read for anyone - whether you are still employed or not (fired, laid off, quit). Knowledge is [...]
As the author of the book, it's easy to give it 5 stars. I never claimed to be objective in this case. I am including my own review for one reason: Because I'm convinced that anyone looking for a job, feels that their current job is a dead end, or are stagnant in their current role will find valuable insight to spark action for themselves. In the midst of an economic downturn, I was petrified the day I lost my job, but continued to muscle through the adversity to land in a better place. "Displac [...]
Tom has done a great job in capturing the process and preparation necessary to land that next career move whether it is a planned move or not! He has been careful to share what is needed from not just the job seeker's view point, but from what others expect from the job seeker, from the first interviewer to all those that you may come into contact with during your search.
"Tom has put together a magnificent book that will help you much more than just finding a job. The way things are broken down this wisdom will add much to your life. Personally I have been self employed all my life, so I have not had to deal with the difficulty of finding the right career path. But, if you are looking, you need to buy this book and read the words."
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