Bryan Dik, PhD, is associate professor of psychology at Colorado State University and cofounder and chief science officer of Career Analytics Network/jobZology. His research is primarily in the area of career development, especially perceptions of work as a calling; meaning, purpose, religion and spirituality in career decision-making and planning; measurement of vocational interests; and career development interventions. He serves on the editorial boards of six research journals, including Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Journal of Career Assessment. He is recipient of the 2010 Early Career Professional Award from the Society for Vocational Psychology, and is coeditor of two other books: Psychology of Religion and Workplace Spirituality and Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace.
Ryan D. Duffy, PhD, is assistant professor of psychology at the University of Florida. Ryan's research is primarily in the areas of vocational psychology and positive psychology. Topics he has studied include calling, job satisfaction, well-being, work volition, work values, and the interface of spirituality and work. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Career Assessment and Journal of Counseling Psychology.
Full of practical insights and actionable research findings,
Make Your Job a Calling: How the Psychology of Vocation Can
Change Your Life at Work guides readers-in all kinds of
jobs-through a thoughtful and research-based path to transform
their relationship with work. Dik and Duffy have powerfully
captured the dynamics of meaning in work in ways that underscore
the importance of meaningful work in any job." --Amy
Wrzesniewski, associate professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale
School of Management