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Career Development & Planning: A Comprehensive Approach / Edition 3
     

Career Development & Planning: A Comprehensive Approach / Edition 3

by Robert C. Reardon, Janet G. Lenz, James P. Sampson, Gary W. Peterson
 

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ISBN-10: 1426631359

ISBN-13: 9781426631351

Pub. Date: 08/01/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive career text combines an innovative theory-based approach with practical knowledge developed during the authors' combined 100 years of providing career services to college students. • Part One (chapters 1-5) focuses on cognitive information processing theory with detailed, practical examples of the application of the theory in typical career

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This comprehensive career text combines an innovative theory-based approach with practical knowledge developed during the authors' combined 100 years of providing career services to college students. • Part One (chapters 1-5) focuses on cognitive information processing theory with detailed, practical examples of the application of the theory in typical career situations, including self-knowledge, occupational knowledge, and decision making. • Part Two (chapters 6-10) provides a multidisciplinary overlay of issues that affect career decisions, such as economic trends, the global economy, organizational culture, and family-work issues. • Part Three (chapters 11-15) focuses on concrete steps for executing a strategic career plan and seeking employment, including an examination of familiar topics such as interviewing, resume writing, negotiating, and work adjustment, from a cognitive and multidisciplinary perspective. Revisions to 3rd edition: *New information about occupational classifications *Labor market projections extended to 2016 *More active learning strategies incorporated into instructor's manual and also embedded in the text *Clearer directions for completing assignments provided in appendices, e.g., career field analysis research paper. *Redesigned 350+ PowerPoint slides based text and instructor's manual contents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426631351
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Part One Career Concepts and Applications Chapter 1. Introduction to Career Planning Chapter 2. Knowing About Myself Chapter 3. Knowing About My Options Chapter 4. Career Decision Making Chapter 5. Thinking About My Career Decision Part Two Social Conditions Affecting Career Development Chapter 6. Careering in a Changing World Chapter 7. Working in the New Global Economy Chapter 8. Organizational Culture and Effective Work Chapter 9. Alternative Ways to Work 1 Chapter 10. Career and Family Roles Part Three Implementing a Strategic Career Plan Chapter 11. Launching an Employment Campaign Chapter 12. Written Communications in Job Hunting Chapter 13. Interpersonal Communications in Job Hunting Chapter 14. Negotiating and Evaluating Job Offers Chapter 15. The First Job and Early Career Moves Appendix A Glossary Appendix B Chapter Study Guide (CSG) Appendix C A Guide to Writing Your Autobiography Appendix D RIASEC Hexagon Appendix E Career Field Analysis (CFA) Appendix F Guide to Good Decision Making (GGDM) Appendix G Instructions for Completing Your Individual Action Plan (IAP) Appendix H Exercise for Improving Career Thoughts Appendix I Information Interviews Assignment Appendix J Strategic Academic/Career Planning Project Appendix K Resume Critique Worksheet Appendix L Employment Decision-Making Case Study Appendix M System Feedback Forms Name Index Subject Index

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