Career Planning Strategies: Hire Me! 5th Edition
Paperback: 720 pages.
Book condition: very good.
Edition: Aug, 2004
Career Planning Strategies is designed to be used by anyone looking to enter into a new career or job field. This text will help students discover career happiness and job satisfaction. The approach of this text goes beyond the one-shot job hunt. It shows students how to be continuously in charge of their career.
The focus of Career Planning Strategies is on planning. Planning involves developing a systematic approach to the direction students want their working life to take. The approach described in this book not only sets the plan, but shows students how to implement it as well.
- Excellent source for resume material
- Helps prepare students for interviews
- Applicable for senior seminar courses
- For junior/senior career planning courses
Guide to Selected Topics
Part I: Planning Your Career
1 Career Planning
What is career planning?
2 Self-Assessment How do I learn to know myself better?
3 Career Exploration
What is available?
4 Working in the Private Enterprise
Where can I go to work?
Part II: Exploring Management Career Options
5 Marketing Management What can I do in marketing management?
6 Career Options in Financial Management What can I do in finance?
7 Career Options in Technical Fields
What jobs are available in technical fields?
8 Career Options in Management
What jobs using management skills are available?
9 Career Decision Making
How can I systematically evaluate all of my options?
Part III: Developing Your Job Search Tools
10 Resume Preparation Techniques What factors should I consider in preparing my resume?
11 Resume Contents
What should I include in the various elements?
12 Sample Resumes How do various resumes look?
13 Cover Letter Design
How do I match my cover letter with my resume?
14 Job Search Strategies
Who should I deal with in making employment contacts?
15 Prospecting for Job Leads Who can help me in the sourcing of job leads?
16 Networking Search Strategies Who should I contact?
17 Preparing for Your Interviews
What do I need to know before the interview?
18 Managing Your Interviews
How do I manage the flow of information?
19 Practicing for Your Interviews
Was my interview a success?
20 Communicating with Potential Employers How do I respond to all of the inquiries?
Part IV: Managing Your Career
21 Continuing Your Education Should I get an advanced degree?
22 Managing Your Career How can I be sure that I made the right decision?