Strategic Career Engagement

The Definitive Guide for Getting Hired and Promoted

Non-Fiction - Business/Finance
200 Pages
Reviewed on 09/11/2015
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

Award-winning author, career strategist, and speaker Donn LeVie Jr. has more than 25 years experience in various hiring manager positions for Fortune 500 companies. He is also the author of Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0, winner of the 2012 International Book Award and 2012 Global eBook Award for Jobs-Careers. Visit Donn at www.donnleviejrstrategies.com

    Book Review

Reviewed by Roy T. James for Readers' Favorite

Strategic Career Engagement by Donn LeVie Jr. is for shaping a successful vocation path for employees, contractors, and consultants. The author reveals the tactics of a proven action plan designed to shorten the time necessary to get hired or promoted. The recommended style is to focus on and reinforce your unique competitive advantages. In four parts, this book proposes a fundamental shift in how you approach your career development: Part I making you aware of the motivations that influence evaluation; Part II guiding you how to shape a portfolio of documentation to fit that; Part III showing how to develop impression management; and Part IV addressing the issue of remaining continuously relevant, if necessary by switching careers.

Strategic Career Engagement by Donn LeVie Jr. is a very helpful book for managing one's career. The many years of experience in the field of hiring manpower can be clearly observed in the pragmatic advice, suggestions, and measures recommended by the author for sharpening one's faculties, as well as for shaping them to fit the required notch. Every possible question that can arise in one's career like how to approach the job market, which formats of resume to use, and how to become an expert are discussed in this book. In addition to that, many new concepts like Professional, Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Portfolio (PSKE Portfolio™), are introduced, which is of great value in seeking a new job or career. An index and a few review questions would have elevated the book to greater heights.