Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals (3rd Edition)

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Download Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals (3rd Edition) written by Karine Blackett in PDF format. This book is under the category Education and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1260070778/9781260070774. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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book-author

Karine Blackett

publisher

McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 3rd edition

file-type

PDF

pages

352 pages

language

English

asin

B079NKM4C5

isbn10

1260070778

isbn13

9781260070774


Book Description

College students learn how to achieve their personal and professional goals with the use of Life Coach and Instructor Kari Blackett’s Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals, which is now in its third edition and available as a PDF. Whether one is looking for a first job, contemplating a career shift, or suddenly in need of employment, Career Achievement gives vital information that may be used to secure the ideal position and advance along the intended career path. This complete textbook combines the most tried-and-true procedures to accomplishing career goals with innovative tools and principles that are not present in other career development ebooks. The result is a comprehensive guide that will help you achieve your career goals. The tools for career assessment, marketing, communication, and management that are included in Career Achievement are both tried and tested, making Career Achievement a potent mix of these skills.

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Additional information

book-author

Karine Blackett

publisher

McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 3rd edition

file-type

PDF

pages

352 pages

language

English

asin

B079NKM4C5

isbn10

1260070778

isbn13

9781260070774

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
About the Author
Preface
Acknowledgments
Brief Table of Contents
Table of Contents
PART 1 You and Your Career: Finding and Cultivating a Great Match!
Chapter 1 Jump-Start Your Career
The Difference between a Job and a Career
Managing Your Career
The Importance of Effective Goal Setting
Humans Need Goals
Writing Down Your Goals
Attitude and Self-Talk
Affirmations
SMART Goals and Stretch Goals
Achieving Your Goals
Your Career Mission Statement
Creating a Portfolio
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms Chapter 2 Skills and Interests-Your Career AssetsYour Values, Interests, and Personality
What Do You Value?
Your Unique Personality
Soft Skills and Adaptive Skills
Hard Skills and Transferable Skills
Job-Specific Skills
Achievements, Accomplishments, Honors, and Awards
Your Brand Identity
Identify Your Skills Gap
Match Your Degree to Goals and Possibilities
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
Chapter 3 Where Are the Jobs? Maximize Your Career Options
Rethinking Unemployment
Labor Market Trends and the Changing Employment Landscape
Millennial Employment Trends Using Sources to Find Employment OpportunitiesTargeted Job Search
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
PART 2 Marketing Tools: Promoting Your Skills
Chapter 4 Networking-It’s Always Who You Know
The Importance of Networking
The Hidden Job Market
Where Companies Look for Employees
Mentors
Keep Your Commitments
The Power of the Invisible Network
Networking Opportunities
Leverage Your Career through Networking
Social Media in Your Job Search
Your Social Media Presence
Case Study: Utilizing Social Media
Warm and Cold Contacts
Break Out of Your Comfort Zone Specific Tools to Enhance Networking ResultsNetworking Business Card (NBC)
The Power of a Professional Handshake
How to Work a Room
Informational Interview
Organizing Your Contacts
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
Chapter 5 Professional Resumes the Easy Way
The Importance of a Professional Resume
The First Cut
Types of Resumes
Chronological Resume
Presentation Overview
Functional or Skills Resume
Combination, Hybrid, or Custom Resume
Scannable, Plain Text, E-Resume, or Online Resume
Fonts for All Resumes
What to Include in Your Resume
The Skills FormulaTM Quantifying SkillsThe Skills Formula
Formatting, Saving, and Sending Your Resume
Target the Job
Visual Impact
Maintain Integrity
Resume Formats
Resume Challenges
Portfolios: Putting It All Together
Delivering Your Resume
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
Winning Resumes: Real Student Examples for Resumes and References
Chapter 6 Professional Cover Letters and Applications
Creating Professional Cover Letters
Cover Letter Workshop
Putting It All Together
Student Sample Cover Letters
Writing an Effective Cover Letter
Completing an Error-Free Application

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