The Career Guide to the Horse Industry / Edition 1

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Overview

This career guide is required reading for anyone seeking a career within the horse industry. It not only informs students of many interesting and rewarding equine occupations available, but it covers the basic skills from preparing and conducting a job search, to accepting a job offer. Tips on answering ads, writing resumes and cover letters, researching, and handling personal interviews provide students with strategies for reaching their career goals and help them cope successfully with situations that defeat so many job seekers. Time and resource management techniques are included with other practical ways to maintain employment by those experienced in equine professions. Replete with reference information and photos, this guide is the start to finish for getting your equine career on the right track.

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Descriptions of some 70 equine occupations and their educational and training requirements are provided in this guide for anyone seeking a career working with horses. The guide includes tips on writing resumes, filling out applications, interviewing, and keeping a job. B&w photos are included. Landers teaches in the Vocational Equine Science Program at the L.A. Wilson Technological Center, and also teaches equine science at Long Island University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766848498
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/13/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.37 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Establishing Goals or Objectives. Chapter 2: Equine Education and Training. Chapter 3: Preparing a Resume. Chapter 4: Preparing Letters for the Job Search Campaign. Chapter 5: The Equine Job Interview. Chapter 6: The Employment Application. Chapter 7: Telephone Techniques. Chapter 8: Organizing Your Equine Job Search Campaign. Chapter 9: Maintaining Your Job. Chapter 10: Equine Occupations. Appendices.

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