Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career
  • Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career
  • Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career

Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career

by Paul I. Hettich, R. (Ronald) Eric Landrum
     
 

In Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career, authors and professors Paul I. Hettich and R. Eric Landrum provide innovative strategies and tools for succeeding after college with an undergraduate degree in psychology. Drawing on current research data, applied theory, and both academic and workplace experiences, they help stimulate

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In Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career, authors and professors Paul I. Hettich and R. Eric Landrum provide innovative strategies and tools for succeeding after college with an undergraduate degree in psychology. Drawing on current research data, applied theory, and both academic and workplace experiences, they help stimulate self-reflection and improve decision making as students approach their careers. The text covers key topics in the college-to-career transition, including career planning and development, identifying and transferring marketable skills, building and sustaining strong networks, understanding what employers want and don't want, coping with personal life changes, becoming a valued employee, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412999311
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
449,843
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
About the Contributing Authors
Part I. Get Ready for Your Transition to the Workplace
1. Meet the New Workplace Realities (and Your Paperback Mentors)
2. Yes! You Can Succeed in Life With a Bachelor's Degree
3. Make the Most of Your Opportunities—Now!
Part II. Know Thyself—Better!
4. What Is the Secret of Excellent Career Planning? (by Camille Helkowski)
5. Your Journey Through Psychosocial Development Continues Long After Graduation
6. Know the Skills You Need to Succeed (Course Content Is No Longer the Focus)
7. Jump-Start Your Job Search (by John Jameson)
Part III. Onboarding to Work
8. Why Are Attitudes, Motivation, and Work Centrality Important?
9. Your First Real Job? It's Primarily About Communicating
10. Avoid False Expectations: Onboarding and Your First 90 Days
Part IV. I Graduated and Got a Job: What's Next?
11. Your Personal Life Changes After College (by Abby [Wilner] Miller)
12. From Know Thyself to Manage Thyself
13. Prime Yourself for More Transitions
14. What Lies Ahead?
Author Index
Subject Index

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