Higher Education

Building Your Career Portfolio, 1st Edition

  • Carol A. Poore
  • ISBN-10: 1564145409  |  ISBN-13: 9781564145406
  • 224 Pages
  • © 2001 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $12.50



This is not just another book about resumes or job interviews. Building Your Career Portfolio is a unique approach that will help readers discover their professional purpose and build a more directed career. By assessing which career-related activities are valuable, they will become more prepared to face change, and better equipped for new career options and opportunities instead of feeling trapped and frustrated.

Features and Benefits

  • Designed to help each reader develop a dynamic career portfolio of wise career investments
  • Diversify career risk by selecting the right mix of career assets that align with the reader's personal purpose
  • Create new career and community opportunities throughout the reader's lifetime

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. The Career Portfolio. 2. Understanding Career Risk. 3. Personal Purpose. 4. Your Primary Income Investment. 5. Your Secondary Income Investment. 6. Your Volunteer Investments. 7. Your Lifelong Learning Investments. 8. Career Portfolios for the Young, Old, and In-Between. 9. Building Your Career Portfolio: A 12-Month Guide. Afterword. Appendices