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Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career,9780073522500

Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career

Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2/5/2014
Publisher(s): MCGRAW HILL
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Career Directions will prepare you to enter and succeed in today's workplace. Designed to help you create your distinct personal brand and effectively tell YOUR STORY to prospective employers, distinguish yourself in today's highly competitive employment market in ways that lead you to successful interviews to land and maintain your ideal career.
This sixth edition of Career Directions focuses on new paths to your ideal career that include:
  • Social media profiles
  • Online career portfolios
  • Multiple resume versions
  • Maximizing the use of keywords

    With over thirty years of experience in career development and human resources, author Donna Yena brings a practitioner's perspective to Career Directions. Her experience as Vice President of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Johnson & Wales University, along with her background as a manager, instructor, and curriculum designer, contribute to the advice and techniques found in Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career and the Career Handbook.

    More than just a text on job searches and career planning, Career Directions and the Career Handbook are your complete career management reference tools for preparing you to find your first position after graduation or guide you through a career transition. You will find yourself referring back to them at different points in your career to explore new opportunities or affirm the course you are on.

  • Table of Contents


    Chapter 1. Connecting to Today's Workplace

    Chapter 2. Self-Assessment

    Chapter 3. Goal Setting and Career Decision Making

    Chapter 4. Personal Development

    Chapter 5. Career and Job Research Tools


    Chapter 6. Your Career Portfolio

    Chapter 7. Social Media Profiles

    Chapter 8. Career Networking

    Chapter 9. Internships and Co-op Programs


    Chapter 10. Resumes and Job Applications

    Chapter 11. Letters

    Chapter 12. Successful Interviews

    Chapter 13. Growing Your Career

    Chapter 14. Contemporary Issues in the Workplace

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