This engaging text presents a comprehensive approach to career planning and the job search process. Taking a unique lifelong learning approach, it focuses specifically on self-understanding, self-acceptance, career information, and decision-making skills. Career Success is designed to increase awareness, understanding, and acceptance of personal interests, abilities, personality characteristics, values, and lifestyles. Comprehensive coverage takes students through an overview of the changing labor force, an understanding of the rapidly changing job market, self-analysis and personal decision making; finding the right career; resumes and interviewing; and ongoing career and personal success.
1. A Changing Labor Force 2. Planning Your Career Direction 3. Knowing Yourself 4. Making Career Decisions 5. Searching for the Right Job 6. Applying for a Job 7. Successful Job Interviews 8. Communication 9. Establish Yourself in a New Job 10. Adjusting to the World of Work 11. Your Changing Career 12. Balancing Career, Life, and Family Appendix Index