Alumna offers career guidance

Sherri (Gong) Taguchi ’83 hopes to provide inspiration during job searches and career transitions in her new book.

Our book was written to provide hope, inspiration, and practical strategies, advice, and tools for those in the throes of job searches, career transitions, or figuring out what’s important and meaningful to them in their work-lives,” says Sherrie (Gong) Taguchi ’83, the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Getting the Career You Want and What to Do Once You Have It (2004, McGraw Hill, $14.95). Taguchi, who earned an MBA from Stanford and served as the assistant dean and director of the Stanford MBA Career Management Center, and her co-author, Karen O. Dowd, have filled this book with plenty of thought-provoking ideas, as well as practical step-by-step exercises, tools, and strategies to help readers with all aspects of career management.

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