Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-22
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Instructor and Life Coach Kari Blackett's Career Achievement: Principles and Practices teaches students how to personally and professionally achieve their goals. This text breaks down the elements of career management, including goal setting, resume-writing, and networking effectively with clarity and ease. Portfolio assignments, Career Coaching, Networking Business cards, and more make this text ideal for adults returning to the workforce and career-changers. Activities interspersed within the chapter allow students a break from reading to reflect.

Table of Contents

Part 1 – You and Your Career: Finding and Cultivating a Great Match!

Chapter 1: Jump-Start Your Career

Chapter 2: Skills and Interests – Your Career Assets

Chapter 3: Where are the Jobs? Maximize Your Career Options

Part 2 – Marketing Tools: Promoting Your Skills

Chapter 4: Networking – It’s Always Who You Know

Chapter 5: Professional Resumes the Easy Way

Chapter 5a: Winning Resume Examples

Chapter 6: Professional Cover Letters and Applications

Part 3 – Interviewing and Follow-Up: Communicating Your Skills

Chapter 7: Successful Interviews

Chapter 8: Follow-Up and Negotiation

Part 4 – Moving Forward and Managing Change

Chapter 9: Step Up Your Career

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