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Career Planning and Networking

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ISBN-10: 0538724749

ISBN-13: 9780538724746

Edition: 2001

Authors: Aggie White

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Today's job market is moving rapidly, and those who succeed are those who have a strategy. Your skills, interests, personality and values all play an important role in your career choice. Career Planning & Networking provides you with the tools you need to advance yourself and your career to the next level. Developing the tactics for self-assessment, job searching and networking will give you the edge over the competition and begin your journey down the path to success. Career Planning & Networking is one title in the Professional Development Series by South-Western. This series is the perfect resource for learning the non-technical strategies and tactics needed to compete in today's…    
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 6/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Upon receiving a master's degree from the University of South Carolina, she moved into postsecondary education. She has served as an instructor and as department chair in the Office Systems Technology Department of Centra Carolina Technology College for the last nine years. She currently serves as registrar for the college and continues to teach on a part time basis.

Preface
Pre-Assessment Activity
The Career Planning and Networking Process
Career or Job
The Role of Planning
The Career Planning Process
Fundamentals of an Effective Plan
Development of the Plan
Recap of Key Concepts
Self-Assessment and Decision Making
Self-Assessment
Values and Your Value System
A Mission Statement
Setting Goals
Elements of Effective Decision Making
Strategies for Effective Decision Making
Recap of Key Concepts
Researching Careers and Networking
Sources of Career Information
Your Career Network
Topics to Research for a Career
Sources of Information on Companies and Organizations
"Need-to-Know" Information
Recap of Key Concepts
The Job Search
The Resume
Parts of the Resume
Types of Resumes
The Letter of Application
The Job Application Form
The Interview
Types of Interviews
Preparing for the Interview
Ending the Interview
The Thank-You Letter
Evaluating the Interview
Recap of Key Concepts
The Job Offer
Corporate Culture
How to Determine the Corporate Culture
Company Benefits
Researching Salary/Wage Ranges
Evaluating Opportunity Costs
Thanking Your References
Recap of Key Concepts
Preparation for Change
Upward Mobility
Change in the Workplace
Insurance Policies for Change
Planning for a Promotion
When to Make the Job Change
How to Make the Job Change
Recap of Key Concepts
Endnotes
Online Resources
Portfolio Project
Post-Assessment Activity