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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130938335

ISBN-13: 9780130938336

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The Career Adventure captures the experience of career development by ushering the student through three key areas: self-assessment, career exploration, and the job campaign. The book's format offers students an unsurpassed approach to career decision making and confidence building. Most significantly, the entire spectrum of issues is covered succinctly and in

Overview

The Career Adventure captures the experience of career development by ushering the student through three key areas: self-assessment, career exploration, and the job campaign. The book's format offers students an unsurpassed approach to career decision making and confidence building. Most significantly, the entire spectrum of issues is covered succinctly and in a welcoming, encouraging tone. The exercises, integrated throughout the book, create smooth transitions for students and the case studies capture the essence of each chapter's subject muter. As the text progresses, students engage in a compelling process of progressively more challenging objectives that encourages decision making, exposes them to the complete model of career planning and builds confidence. It is a true career adventure!

    Features include:
  • Majors Exploration
  • Web Links
  • Student Bulletin Boards
  • Career Advice
  • Tips from Successful Students
  • Faculty Resources

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

Prefaceix
About the Authorxii
Introductionxiii
Part ISelf-Assessment: Learning About Yourself1
1Creating Your Dream3
2Discovering Yourself: Motivations, Life Stages, and Values7
3Continuing Your Self-Discovery: Skills, Personality, and Interests21
Part IICareer Exploration: Learning About the World of Work45
4Exploring the World of Work47
5Networking: Establishing Contacts and Support71
6Decision Making and Goal Setting89
Part IIIThe Job Campaign: Organizing Your Search103
7Designing Your Resume and Cover Letters105
8Interviewing with Confidence139
9Developing Job Leads157
10Trying Out a Career173
11Continuing Your Adventure185
Appendix 1Sample Resumes and Cover Letters189
Appendix 2Additional Resources195
References199
Index205

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