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Creating Your Career Portfolio At a Glance Guide for Students

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ISBN-10: 0131505041

ISBN-13: 9780131505049

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Anna Graf Williams, Karen J. Hall

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For courses in Career Planning, Career Development, Employment/Job Search; Intro courses where students will begin to compile projects and work samples to show skills; and Senior Seminar/Capstone Courses where advanced students are preparing to enter the workplace. Designed to assist students in pulling together their skills and competencies, this innovative, easy-to-read guidebook provides detailed instructions for planning, assembling, and using a personal Career Portfolio for a job search or promotion. It shows students how to tie together and package their work class project, professional development, and personal experiences to help sell themselves in the job market.
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Book details

List price: $30.67
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

The Portfolio Process
Employers Want Proof
Why Do I Need a Portfolio?
What Is a Portfolio?
What Supplies Do I Need to Get Started?
Creating and Using the Portfolio
How Will I Use This in a Job Review?
Using the Portfolio to Keep Track of Certifications & Professional Development
Sounds Great-But It Won't Work for Me
I Don't Need a Portfolio, I Have Lots of Job Offers
I Need a Portfolio Now!!! Read On
Planning Your Portfolio
Designing Your Career
Work Philosophy
Your Career Plan
Building Your Portfolio Plan
The Reacute;sumeacute;: An Overview of Your Portfolio
What Goes in Your Reacute;sumeacute;?
Reacute;sumeacute; Basics
Organizing Your Reacute;sumeacute;
The Scannable Reacute;sumeacute;
New Trends in Reacute;sumeacute;s
Sending out Your Reacute;sumeacute;
Your Reacute;sumeacute; Sets the Stage
Related Websites
Proving Your Skills
Look at the Big Picture
Work Samples
Your Commitment to Personal Growth
Letters of Recommendation
Works in Progress
Skill Sets
Certifications, Diplomas, Degrees, or Awards
Community Service
Academic Plan of Study
Faculty and Employer Biographies
The Assembly
Assembling the Portfolio
Step 1...Things to Gather
Step 2... Sorting and Organizing
Step 3...Putting It Together
Step 4...Developing Support Materials
Step 5...Check It Out
Assembling an On-the-Job Portfolio
Congratulations-You Have a Career Portfolio!
The Electronic Portfolio
Technology ldquo;Levels the Playing Field.rdquo; Why Would I Want an Electronic Portfolio?
Wait!-I'm not a ldquo;Techno Wizardrdquo;-How Can I Do This?
Getting It All Together
Designing the Electronic Career Portfolio
Making the Most of Your Electronic Portfolio
The Portfolio in Action: Getting the Job
Now That I Have It, How Do I Use It?
Interview Techniques
After It's Over... Getting the Internship or Co-Op Experience
Using the Portfolio for Reviews and Promotions
The Portfolio in Action...
A Matter of Style
Visual Media-Working with Pictures and Video
Production Tools-Copiers, Scanners, and Printers
Paper and Printing
Send Us Your Success Story
Resource Guide
Supply List
Emergency Portfolio Instructions
Action Verbs
Department of Labor SCANs
Transferable Skill List
List of Templates on the Disk