Careers! Professional Development for Reatailing and Apparel Merchandising / Edition 2

Careers! Professional Development for Reatailing and Apparel Merchandising / Edition 2

by Julie L. Hillery, V. Ann Paulins
     
 

This book and CD-ROM combination is designed to provide students and aspiring professionals with realistic information about careers in the retailing and apparel merchandising industry. With its focus on preparing students for careers in their chosen field, Careers! Professional Development for Retailing and Apparel Merchandising will help students explore their

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Overview

This book and CD-ROM combination is designed to provide students and aspiring professionals with realistic information about careers in the retailing and apparel merchandising industry. With its focus on preparing students for careers in their chosen field, Careers! Professional Development for Retailing and Apparel Merchandising will help students explore their options, develop portfolios and resumes, prepare for job interviews, complete internships and negotiate the transition from student to professional.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563673573
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,210,986
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

* Careers in Retailing and Apparel Merchandising* Preparing to Become a Professional* Developing Your Professional Portfolio* The Job Search* Resumes and Cover Letters* Interviewing* Work Experiences and Internships* Professional Ethics* The First Job and BeyondTEXT FEATURES* Individual and group exercises focused on goal-making and ethics* Boxed profiles of entry-level professionals in different retailing and apparel merchandising fields* Charts detailing career paths for different fields in the industry to help students plan out their own career development* Guide to creating, using, and updating a professional portfolio* "Typical" interview questions and advice about wardrobe and etiquette* Instructor's GuideCD-ROM FEATURES* Videos of interviewing scenarios with employers and applicants* Templates for resumes, cover letters and other professional documentation that students will need as they enter the workforce* Personal assessment exercises that wil help students to match their strengths and interests to specific professional responsibilities* Links to online job resources

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