The Career Adventure: Your Guide to Personal Assessment, Career Exploration, and Decision Making / Edition 3

The Career Adventure: Your Guide to Personal Assessment, Career Exploration, and Decision Making / Edition 3

by Susan M. Johnston
     
 

Students will explore aspects of personal values and abilities, the career market and trends, and the job search in this encouraging, reader-friendly workbook. Material on self-assessment offers exercises and activities for understanding student motivations, skills, personality, and interests. Chapters on the career market examine government resources and other… See more details below

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Students will explore aspects of personal values and abilities, the career market and trends, and the job search in this encouraging, reader-friendly workbook. Material on self-assessment offers exercises and activities for understanding student motivations, skills, personality, and interests. Chapters on the career market examine government resources and other publications and guide students through exercises in setting goals. Details of resume writing, interviewing, and gaining experience through internships and volunteer work are also covered. This third edition contains tips on using the Internet in the job search process and lists useful Web sites. The author teaches career planning at Sinclair Community College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130938336
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1Self-Assessment: Learning About Yourself1
1Creating Your Dream3
2Discovering Yourself: Motivations, Life Stages, and Values7
3Continuing Your Self-Discovery: Skills, Personality, and Interests21
Pt. 2Career Exploration: Learning About the World of Work47
4Exploring the World of Work49
5Networking: Establishing Contacts and Support7�
6Decision Making and Goal Setting87
Pt. 3The Job Campaign: Organizing Your Search101
7Designing Your Resume and Cover Letters103
8Interviewing with Confidence135
9Developing Job Leads153
10Trying Out a Career169
11Continuing Your Adventure181
Appendix 1185
Appendix 2191
References194

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