Career Development for Health Professionals

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-12-28
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Co
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From life management to job search skills, discover the first steps toward navigating your health care career! Packed with tips and suggestions, this practical guide teaches the skills needed to achieve success in school and beyond with an encouraging, up-beat tone. This text is designed to help you attain four important goals as a health care student:1) Complete your educational program2) Think like a health care professional3) Find the right job4) Attain long-term career success. Self-paced format allows you to work through the text independentlySmall units with self assessment facilitates a self-paced approach and makes the content less intimidatingIllustrations, photos, and cartoons provide visual aid to catch and keep your attentionKey terms and objectives provides goals and a basis of knowledge before reading the chapterFocus on resume building emphasizes how to build a successful resume from the first day of your educationOn The Job boxes and Prescription for Success exercises reinforce how the skills presented relate to your career in health careExpanded useful Spanish phrases offers a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in the workplaceUNIQUE! Chapter focusing on non-traditional students adds further guidance to this growing population in health careers educationUNIQUE! Summaries of short interviews with employers and working professionals provide first hand information about how to prepare for the futureUNIQUE! Tips from recent graduates who are successfully employed help you apply successful skills for both school and your career

Table of Contents

Your Career Starts Now
Your Resume Starts Now
Developing Your Personal Skills
Strategies for Students with Special Situations
Developing Your Paper Skills I: Intake of Information
Developing Your Paper Skills II: Output of Information
Developing Your Practical Skills
Developing Your People Skills
Beginning the Job Search
Finalizing Your Employment Presentation Materials
The Interview
After the Interview
Success on the Job
Navigating Your Career
Professional Organizations for Health Care Occupations
Useful Spanish Phrases
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