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Bound-for-career guidebook : a student guide to career exploration, decision making, and the job search

Author: Frank Burtnett
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the American workplace affords many varied career options, the process of determining what to do with one's life remains a significant challenge. This guidebook views career identification, selection, entry, and progression as part of a larger developmental process, the career development process. This book addresses the incredible importance that change plays in education and career. What we need to know and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Burtnett
ISBN: 9781607097594 1607097591 9781607097600 1607097605
OCLC Number: 609528963
Notes: Plymouth State University notes:
List of student exercises -- Career facts and myths -- Career success: actions that lead to achievement and satisfaction -- Understanding the career development process -- The importance of career exploration, decision making, and goal setting -- Learning about yourself: Implications for your future career -- The dynamics of the American Workplace: Past, present, and future -- Strategies for learning about the world of work -- Mounting a career search: asking the right questions -- Sources of information about careers -- Relating education to career development -- Educational paths to careers -- Identifying career opportunities and making initial contact -- Strategies for successful career and job interviews -- Career maintenance, mobility, and advancement -- Factors influencing career success -- Counselors as career development allies -- Parents, people, and the career development process -- Some closing thoughts about expectations -- Appendix: Career and educational information sources
While the American workplace affords many and varied career options, the process of determining what to do with one's life remains a significant challenge. This guidebook views career identification, selection, entry, and progression as part of a larger developmental process, the career development process. This book addresses the incredible importance that change plays in education and career. What we need to know and the skills required to perform our work roles are affected dramatically by change, and all workforce members must possess the ability to learn and adapt. Empowered students and workers are better able to guide themselves through their personal career journeys. This guidebook, with its information and exercises, points readers in the direction of opportunities and options that are realistic, desirable, and achievable
Description: xii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Career success: actions that lead to achievement and satisfaction --
Understanding the career development process --
The importance of career exploration, decision making, and goal setting --
Learning about yourself: Implications for your future career --
The dynamics of the American Workplace: Past, present, and future --
Strategies for learning about the world of work --
Mounting a career search: asking the right questions --
Sources of information about careers --
Relating education to career development --
Educational paths to careers --
Identifying career opportunities and making initial contact --
Strategies for successful career and job interviews --
Career maintenance, mobility, and advancement --
Factors influencing career success --
Counselors as career development allies --
Parents, people, and the career development process --
Some closing thoughts about expectations --
Appendix: Career and educational information sources.
Responsibility: Frank Burtnett.
Local System Bib Number:
.b13721069

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