Career Fitness Program, The: Exercising Your Options

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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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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Good Choice March 15, 2011
This textbook is very simple and well written. It gives you useful tips to choice your job. This textbook also provides great questions for thought and interactive exercises to learn more about yourself and what you want in life. I bought this textbook for my guidance class and used it to study for every test. So far this book has been a real help for me. :)
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