Clocking Out: A Stress-Free Guide to Career Transitions

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Clocking Out gives readers a new way to think about their careers and delivers practical advice to first assess and consolidate individual power then make thoughtful, meaningful changes and choices for a successful transition. 

Ten fascinating stories bring to life the key components of effective career transition – choice, mindset, agility, and trust – and highlight how each interplay during a career change. If you've ever given any thought to making a career change, Clocking Out is a must read. 

"Filled with diverse stories of individuals who've made the leap, you'll walk away not only feeling incredibly inspired, but with the necessary mindset to make your career dream a reality." –Dr. Dawn Graham, author of Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success and host of "Dr. Dawn on Careers" on SiriusXM Radio 

“Career transitions always take a leap of faith and are fraught with concern and self-doubt. Raymond Lee has artfully culled together real stories that bring to life key principles individuals should focus on when embarking upon a career change.” –Kelly Morello Beck 

“Clocking Out offers fascinating case studies that help the reader understand that making a transition is not only doable but will actually help them become more of their ideal self. Let this book inspire you to bring out your best." –Ryan Gottfredson, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of Success Mindsets 

“Featuring in-depth stories of real people who achieved career success, Clocking Out delivers powerful principles for success for navigating life and career choices." –Bill Schiemann, author of Fulfillment 

“A truly compelling and memorable way to acquire crucial life and career success principles as lived out in the authentic stories of others who navigated the challenges most careers will face. Inspiring!” –Hank Boyer, Founder and CEO, Boyer Management Group 

About the Author 

Raymond Lee is the founder and CEO of Careerminds, a global virtual outplacement company launched in 2008. He has over 18 years of human resource, outplacement, and career consulting experience, and he’s also a certified retirement coach. 

Raymond pioneered the concept of virtual outplacement after years of delivering traditional outplacement in a variety of HR roles, and saw a huge opportunity to align career transition programs with the way people were actually looking for jobs. 

When Raymond started the company, he had one goal in mind: to create forward-thinking transition programs that reduced employee stress. This included developing robust software to personalize the transition experience for all levels of the organization and hiring expert consultants to support participants every step of the way. 

Raymond holds his bachelor’s in psychology and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Louisiana Tech University. He sits on the Careerminds Board of Directors, is the past president of the Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy, and is an active speaker and contributor to HRPS & SHRM. 

Raymond’s been featured on SiriusXM Business Radio, the Wall Street Journal, CNN Business, and Fox Business News.
AuthorRaymond Lee
Published Year2020
Page Count160