Career Patterns : A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities
For Career Development and Personal Development courses at the freshman/sophomore level; a Job Search course at the junior/senior level; also for workshops on career planning or job search techniques.Preparing students for the reality of today's workplace by providing practical tools and methods necessary for self-direction and success, this indispensable text offers effective methods to help students plan for an uncertain future, as well as develop skills for lifetime career planning. Actively involving students in the career planning process, it discusses the need for a flexible career plan that can adapt to changes in technology, organizational structure, and global economics, and demonstrates that as students acquire new skills through learning and experience, they increase their career options. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience as corporate trainers, workshop facilitators, and college instructors, it offers a unique combination of perspectives and real world experience to help students prepare for their future, capitalize on opportunities that come their way, and ensure that the education they invest in today will continue to add value and increase their future work options.
- Paperback | 318 pages
- 241.3 x 274.32 x 15.24mm | 607.81g
- 27 Aug 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
1. Work Patterns-Keeping an Eye to the Future. 2. Careers-New Ways of Thinking. 3. Career Resiliency-Believing in You. 4. Discovering You-Finding Work that Fits. 5. Creating Future Possibilities-Researching Careers. 6. Learning-A Lifelong Investment. 7. Communicating Your Value-Strategies to Market You. 8. Getting Noticed-Writing a Resume that Counts. 9. Developing Relationships-Creating a Professional Network. 10. Finding Meaningful Work-Where to Look.