Hired!

Hired! : The Job-Hunting/Career-Planning Guide with Portfolio Disk

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For Career Development, Job Search, Career and Life Planning Courses. Hired! is a practical, life-career planning guide designed to reach a variety of audiences. It is a resource that can be used in life-career decision making courses in any setting. Unlike other textbooks, Hired! focuses on helping students develop an ongoing, flexible portfolio of information about themselves and work in order to prepare them for satisfying and productive lives in an ever-changing world. The exercises and writing activities encourage students to take a proactive role in creating their futures, motivating them to become personally responsible for their life and to become an active participant in its process. This third edition examines the changing nature of work--including trends in the marketplace and a turbulent post 9/11 world--and enables students to actively explore how to thrive in these fluid and dynamic environments.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 360 pages
  • 208.3 x 274.3 x 17.8mm | 703.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131149652
  • 9780131149656

Table of contents

UNIT 1. DISCOVERING YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF. 1. Know Yourself: A Self-Awareness Journey. 2. Charting the Future: Goal Setting and Decision-Making for Life. 3. Researching Careers: The Changing Nature of Work. 4. Exploring Through Experience: Learning Outside the Classroom. UNIT 2. CREATING OPPORTUNITIES. 5. Developing Your Portfolio: Self-Managed Career Planning. 6. Connecting to Employers: Job Search Correspondence and Job Applications. 7. Marketing Tools: Your Resume and References. UNIT 3. SELLING YOUR TALENTS. 8. Networking and Job Sourcing: Grow Your Possibilities. 9. Interviewing: Achieve Job Results. UNIT 4. BALANCING YOUR CAREER AND PERSONAL LIFE. 10. Navigating: Your Professional Direction. 11. Cultivating Meaningful Connections: Personal Goals, Life Balance, and Relationships. 12. Financing Your Life: Planning and Implementing.show more