Discovering Your Career, 1st Edition

  • includes CD-ROM
  • Ann Jordan
  • Lynne Whaley
  • ISBN-10: 0538432020  |  ISBN-13: 9780538432023
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2003 | Published
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Discovering Your Career presents a unique approach to career planning as it focuses on matching a career to one's personal interests. With an emphasis on self-awareness and self-acceptance, this book will guide users in the areas of career exploration, post secondary educational opportunities and ongoing lifelong learning opportunities. Traditional and non-traditional career choices are discussed, as is the importance of planning a career while still in school. Continuous maintenance of a career portfolio provides easy access to assessment results, ideal job descriptions, resumes and other documents that make up a career plan.

Table of Contents

1. Plan for Success, 2. Influences on Career Choices, 3. Self-Awareness, 4. Career Trends, 5.Career Awareness, 6. Your Internal Career Design , 7. Goal Setting, 8. Career Preparation Options, 9. Plan for the Next Step, 10. Career Success and Growth, 11. Teams, 12. Understand Your Workplace, 13. Your Job Search, 14. Apply for a Job, 15. Successful Job Interviews

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ann Jordan

Ann Jordan has served as the Career Development Manager for the Great Oaks Institute of Technology & Career Development, where she supervised the K-12 Career Development program. In this capacity, she oversaw career development programs for over 115,000 K-12 students across 36 school districts. Currently, Ann works as a career development consultant for various organizations and school districts in Southwest Ohio. Ann is the co-author of Communicating for Success and Discovering Your Career.

Lynne Whaley

Lynne T. Whaley, an educational consultant in Boise, Idaho, develops and teaches business skills courses for the public and private sector. She has served as an Office Occupations instructor at Boise State University. During the first 13 years of her career, Lynne held a variety of marketing positions at a Fortune 500 telecommunications firm.