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Overview

This career guide is required reading for anyone seeking a career within the horse industry. It not only informs students of many interesting and rewarding equine occupations available, but it covers the basic skills from preparing and conducting a job search, to accepting a job offer. Tips on answering ads, writing resumes and cover letters, researching, and handling personal interviews provide students with strategies for reaching their career goals and help them cope successfully with situations that defeat so many job seekers. Time and resource management techniques are included with other practical ways to maintain employment by those experienced in equine professions. Replete with reference information and photos, this guide is the start to finish for getting your equine career on the right track.

  • Presents clearly-written and organized topics to guide readers through establishing their objectives to reaching their career goals.
  • Describes up to 70 equine occupations and highlights career profiles so readers can choose a career focus.
  • Gives examples of letters, forms, and resumes for reference use to assist those in job search preparation.
  • Employs visual aids and reference information to refresh and deepen knowledge of the horse industry.
Chapter 1: Establishing Goals or Objectives. Chapter 2: Equine Education and Training. Chapter 3: Preparing a Resume. Chapter 4: Preparing Letters for the Job Search Campaign. Chapter 5: The Equine Job Interview. Chapter 6: The Employment Application. Chapter 7: Telephone Techniques. Chapter 8: Organizing Your Equine Job Search Campaign. Chapter 9: Maintaining Your Job. Chapter 10: Equine Occupations. Appendices.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

The Career Guide to the Horse Industry

ISBN: 9780766848498
This career guide is required reading for anyone seeking a career within the horse industry. It not only informs students of many interesting and rewarding equine occupations available, but it covers the basic skills from preparing and conducting a job search, to accepting a job offer. Tips on answering ads, writing resumes and cover letters, researching, and handling personal interviews provide students with strategies for reaching their career goals and help them cope successfully with situations that defeat so many job seekers. Time and resource management techniques are included with other practical ways to maintain employment by those experienced in equine professions. Replete with reference information and photos, this guide is the start to finish for getting your equine career on the right track.

FOR STUDENTS

The Career Guide to the Horse Industry

ISBN: 9780766848498
For individuals already employed in the horse industry or for those seeking equine employment for the first time, the guide is a must read for anyone searching for an equine career. It not only informs readers of up to 70 interesting and rewarding occupations within the horse industry, but it covers the basic skills from preparing and conducting a job search, to accepting a job offer. Tips on answering ads, writing resumes and cover letters, researching, and handling personal interviews provide readers with strategies for reaching their career goals and help them cope successfully with situations that defeat so many job seekers. Time and resource management techniques are included with other practical ways to maintain employment by those experienced in equine professions. Including abundant reference information and photos, this guide is the start to finish for getting your equine career on the right track.