Your Career: How To Make It Happen, 9th Edition
- Lauri Harwood
- Lisa M.D. Owens
- Crystal Kadakia
- ISBN-10: 1305494830
- ISBN-13: 9781305494831
- 336 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2010, 2006
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
A best-selling, indispensable resource, YOUR CAREER: HOW TO MAKE IT HAPPEN, 9E provides a step-by-step guide to finding and keeping an ideal job. This edition is packed with timely, innovative resources students can use now and throughout their careers. This book effectively divides the tasks of self-inventory and marketing oneself to prospective employers into five manageable phases. Each chapter provides practical advice that readers can personalize to their own goals. Guided activities help students stand out as strong candidates for jobs in their career fields. Ideal for Professional/Career Development, Job Search, Resume Writing, or Interviewing courses, YOUR CAREER, 9E thoroughly covers career self-assessment, employer research, career networking, job search/interviewing, self-marketing, and career building strategies. Explicit instructions help readers combine personal networking with online tools and social media to land career-building jobs.
“The reorganization appears to be an improvement regarding engaging, interactive content.”
— Junnae Landry, Pratt Community College
Part I: PREPARE FOR THE JOURNEY.
1. The Job Search Process.
2. Know Yourself to Market Yourself.
3. Picture Yourself in the Workplace.
Part II: CREATE YOUR RESUME.
4. Plan Your Resume.
5. Write Your Resume.
Part III: APPLY FOR JOBS.
6. Find Job Openings.
7. Write Job Applications.
8. Write Effective, Tailored Cover Letters.
Part IV: SHINE AT INTERVIEWS.
9. Know the Interview Essentials.
10. Prepare for Your Interview.
11. Interview Like a Pro.
Part V: Connect, Accept, and Succeed.
12. Stay Connected with Prospective Employers.
13. Dealing with Disappointment.
14. Take Charge of Your Career.
Appendix: Succeeding In The Job Search Journey Using Social Media.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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