When “career” is the question, this book is the answer. In contrast to other books on career exploration, this one is brief and very practical. The book contains simple instructions for assessing your interests, values, abilities, and personality traits. There are also instructions for matching your interests to career fields and finding information about occupations. Unique to Career? is a very comprehensive chapter on understanding colleges and universities. Dr. Maple also lists skills and insights that students can develop in college, suggesting college activities and institutional resources to help a student maximize those gains. Free worksheets on the publisher’s website make it simple to record and use the information that the reader discovers about oneself and about the occupations of interest.
|Publisher:||Maple Human Development|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||331 KB|
About the Author
Dr. Thomas Maple is a counseling psychologist who has counseled university students through the student services offices of Auburn University, East Carolina University, the Florida State University, and the University of Georgia. He provided career counseling to the students of each of these institutions and directed the services of a Career and Advising Center. At two campuses, he directed student organizations and student governance programs, mentoring student leaders. Student bodies of two universities have honored him with awards for his service.
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Career? Your Concise Guide to Exploring Yourself, Understanding College, and Choosing a Career based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
I read this book as a college student and found it to be incredibly helpful! The assessments and information provided in the book helped me to confirm my major and career track. Overall, this book is a great read and a wise investment.
I helped read the manuscript for this book and i loved it and i now plan on purchasing so that i can reread it when i start college in two years.