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How do students approach career decisions and a job search in today’s world? With 30 years of cutting-edge author expertise, this book helps students of all ages and circumstances to choose, change, or confirm career choices.
This best-selling workbook shows students how to bridge their idealism with today's career realities and economy. It is user-friendly, easy to read, and is suitable for both 2-year and 4-year college students.
The organization of the book follows the standard sequence of career search and decision-making issues—Personal Assessment, The World of Work, and The Job Search. The instructor gets a book that can be used in short term courses, workshops, full semester courses or in online courses. The student gets an excellent reference book that prepares them for the job search and beyond.
“This is much better than other texts currently available. The information is overall more relevant, theory-based, and applicable.” - Phyllis Bickers, Auburn University
Table of Contents
|Your Career Fitness Profile|
|Get Into Shape: Taking Stock|
|Visualize Your Winning Self: Training for Success|
|Find Your Balance: Zeroing in on Core Values|
|Do an InnerYou Workout: Assessing Your Personality and Interests|
|Do an Active You Workout:Assessing Your Skills|
|Harness Your Workplace Savvy: SCOPE Out the World of Work|
|Increase Your Flexibility: Analyzing the World Around You|
|Develop Your Coordination: Exploring Information|
|Accelerate Your Reaction Time: Strategizing Your Game Plan and Creating Your Career Fitness Portfolio|
|Execute Your Game Plan: Job Search Strategy and Team Huddle|
|Score Your Benchmarks: Targeting Your Job Search and Mobilizing Your Network|
|Be Your Own Personal Trainer: Preparing a Winning Resume|
|Be Your Own Coach: Interviewing Successfully|
|Keep the Momentum Going: Focusing on the Future|
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