Career by Design: Communicating Your Way to Success / Edition 4

Career by Design: Communicating Your Way to Success / Edition 4

by Sharon L. Hanna, Doug Radtke, Rose Suggett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132330903

ISBN-13: 9780132330909

Pub. Date: 01/11/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Looking for a book to lead readers through an entire career life? This book was developed to provide learners with opportunities to gain insight into the self and how that impacts career development. Readers are also taught how to explore current and future career paths, develop positive relationships, and handle challenges in the workplace. By enhancing communication…  See more details below

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Looking for a book to lead readers through an entire career life? This book was developed to provide learners with opportunities to gain insight into the self and how that impacts career development. Readers are also taught how to explore current and future career paths, develop positive relationships, and handle challenges in the workplace. By enhancing communication and interpersonal skills learners will have opportunities to grow both personally and professionally. Exceptionally readable, well-illustrated, and based on current research, the fourth edition of this unique presentation of career development techniques and skills emphasizes the necessity of “designing” a successful career. It inspires students to think creatively and critically rather than just engage in a one-way job hunt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132330909
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/11/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
312,228
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents


(NOTE: Each chapter contains Key Points, Online Resources, and Key Steps sections.)

1. Beginning with the Self


Your Developmental Areas
The Whole Self
Personality: The Unique You
Self-Concept: Your Image of Self
Self-Efficacy: Your Sense of Competence
Making Positive Changes
Sharpening Your Basic Skills
Evaluating Your Career Potential

2. Interacting Positively with Others

Being Open-Minded
Using Assertiveness
Communicating: The Key to Success

3. Getting What You Want

Seeking Career and Job Satisfaction
Achieving Your Goals
Researching Careers, Jobs, and Employers
Planning and Conducting Your Job Search

4. Presenting Yourself in Writing

Developing Your Resume
Writing a Cover Letter
Writing Other Letters
Filling Out a Job Application

5. Interviewing with Confidence

Preparing for an Interview
Presenting Your Best Self
Evaluating Yourself
Following Up

6. Developing Your Career

Negotiating and Accepting an Offer
Rejecting an Offer
Beginning Your New Job
Maintaining Balance
Keeping Personal Records
Making Contacts
Handling Performance Reviews
Continuing to Learn
Advancing in Your Career
Changing Careers and Jobs
Owning Your Own Business
Ending Your Career

7. Building Relationships at Work

Promoting Positive Relations
Cooperation, Collaboration, and Conflict Management
Dealing with Difficult People
Forgiving and Moving On

8. Handling Career Challenges

Discrimination
Sexual Harassment
Family Issues
Time Management
Burnout
Stress

Glossary
Recommended Reading
References
Index

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