9780130861009

The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130861009

  • ISBN10:

    0130861006

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

For Career Development, Career Placement, Job Search, and Career/Life Planning courses/workshops. Designed to help students choose, change, or confirm career choices, this best-selling text/workbook is firmly focused on today's career realities and economywith sufficient breadth to encourage change and growth for students of all ages, backgrounds, and specific circumstances. Exceptionally readable and user-friendly, it offers a complete or holistic approach to career development and follows the standard sequence of career search and decision-making issuesSelf-Assessment, The Job Market, Decision Making, and The Job Search. Every section is filled with positiveyet pragmaticdiscussions, relevant exercises, and real-life examples of resources and techniques.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
About the Authors xv
Introduction: On Your Mark ... Get Set ... xvii
PART ONE PERSONAL ASSESSMENT 1(100)
Taking Stock
3(16)
Programming Yourself for Success
19(20)
Values Clarification
39(14)
Focusing on You: Personality and Interests
53(26)
Skills Assessment
79(22)
PART TWO THE WORLD OF WORK 101(80)
The World and You
103(28)
Information Integration
131(20)
Making Decisions
151(30)
Putting it All Together to Reach a Tentative Career Goal
171(10)
PART THREE JOB SEARCH STRATEGY 181(91)
Targeting Your Job Search
183(26)
Preparing a Winning Resume
209(40)
Interviewing Successfully
249(20)
Future Focus
269(3)
References 272(4)
Bibliography 276(3)
Index 279

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