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Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields : From Internship to Promotion

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CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, is an invaluable resource for both readers planning to enter the criminal justice field and for those already working in the field looking for professional development, job change, or promotional advancement. Written by seasoned professionals, this book provides all the key information you need, from identifying the right criminal justice career path for you, to successful job-search strategies, to how to succeed and advance once you are working in the criminal justice field.

Table of Contents

The Challenge
Employment Trends: The World of Work
First Responders: Careers in Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Related Fields
Careers in the Courts, Corrections and Related Fields
Careers in Private Security
On Choosing a Career: Knowing the Job and Yourself
Internships: Testing the Waters
Meeting the Challenge: Preparing
Physical Fitness and Testing
Other Forms of Testing
Attributes of Successful Candidates
The RTsumT: Selling Yourself on Paper
Preparing for Not Getting the Job
Job-Seeking Strategies
The Application Process: Finding and Applying for Jobs
Your Job-Seeking Uniform: Presenting Yourself as THE One to Hire
The Interview: A Closer Look
Your Future In Your Chosen Profession
At Last, You've Got the Job+Congratulations!
The Career Ladder: Insights into Promotion and Job Change
Job Loss and Change: The Road Less Traveled
Author Index Subject
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