Beginning Your Career Search

Beginning Your Career Search : A Hands-on Approach to Building Your Career Portfolio

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Students build their individualized career portfolio through the process of self-assessment, matching career opportunities, initiating the job search, using the latest Internet-based search vehicles, preparing all job-search related documents, and building interview skills. Upon completion of this workbook, students will have a career portfolio they can use and build on as their career more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 210.8 x 274.3 x 12.7mm | 340.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131008021
  • 9780131008021

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Assessing Yourself. 2. Your Personal Statement. 3. Your Resume. 4. Employment Correspondence. 5. Researching the Companies You Most Want to Work for. 6. Marketing Yourself Online. 7. Interviewing for a Job. 8. The Day of the Interview. 9. When You're Offered a Job. References. Case Study 1: Looking for Work after Graduation: One Woman's Story. Case Study 2: The Recruiting Process at Ford Motor Company. Case Study 3: The Ethics of Resumes and Recommendations: When Do Filler and Fluff Become Deception and Lies? References. Appendix A: Letters of Application/Cover Letter. Appendix B: Thank-You Letters and Letters of Acceptance. Appendix C: Undergraduate Resumes. Appendix D: Graduate more