This book leverages the power of peer and mentor support guiding students through a flexible, yet comprehensive, approach to career planning in a world in which change continues to influence the career landscape.
The Career Adventure is a full-range approach for adult students who are seeking engagement in a systematic process to career decision-making. Whether students are new to career planning and trying to determine how their experiences prepare them for future careers or seasoned pros who are moving on to a new career opportunity, a series of steps helps them build on the growth and learning that has informed their prior work lives. Students will use their experiences as part of a process that contextualizes skills, knowledge, and background to inform future success. Grounded in ‘doing’ rather than ‘explaining,’ students are encouraged to move aggressively through these steps for life-long career development. The revision focuses on setting and achieving career goals that offer long-term growth, and uses social networking media to create a vibrant exchange that supports mutual value and meaning. The opportunity to capitalize on the knowledge of fellow career seekers maximizes information sharing and reflection for better, more illuminated goal-setting and decision-making.
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Table of Contents
I. SELF-ASSESSMENT: LEARNING ABOUT YOURSELF.
1. Creating Your Dream.
2. Discovering Yourself: Motivations, Life Stages, and Values.
3. Continuing Your Self-Discovery: Skills, Personality, and Interests.
II. CAREER EXPLORATION: LEARNING ABOUT THE WORLD OF WORK.
4. Exploring the World of Work.
5. Networking: Establishing Contacts and Support.
6. Decision Making and Goal Setting.
III. THE JOB CAMPAIGN: ORGANIZING YOUR SEARCH.
7. Designing Your Resume and Cover Letters.
8. Interviewing with Confidence.
9. Developing Job Leads.
10. Continuing Your Adventure.
Appendix A: Sample Resumes and Cover Letters.
Format: Alternate Binding
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