What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future
Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)
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Description: In todayrs"s uuml;ber-competitive climate, you have to start thinking about positioning yourself for a career earlier-you can't just wing it when you graduate and count on finding a great job (or a great job finding you). It pays to figure out your passion early, in order to know what additional schooling-and tuition debt-makes sense for your chosen field. Career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. Bolles will not only help you plan for these decisions, but will also help you define your unique passions that will lead to your dream job. With new chapters on social media and sustainable jobs-along with all-new profiles of twentysomethings whors"ve found work in solar energy, magazine writing, and more-this new edition has all the nitty-gritty details yours"ll need to get startednow. Most importantly, itrs"s packed with the big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job thatrs"s perfect for who you are-and who you want to be.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
CAROL CHRISTEN is a career strategist who has worked extensively with teenagers. RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the career development field for more than forty years and is the author of What Color Is Your Parachute?
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|Discovering Your Dream Job|
|What You Love to Do: Your Favorite Interests and Best Skills|
|Who You Love to Work With: Your Favorite Types of People|
|Where You Love to Be: Your Ideal Work Environment|
|Putting the Pieces Together: Identifying Your Potential Dream Jobs|
|On The Way to Your Future|
|What Do I Do Now? Making the Most of High School|
|What Do I Do Next? Making the Most of College|
|Goal Setting: A Tool to Shape Your Future|
|Social Networking: Using Social Media to Boost Your Career|
|Landing Your Dream Job … and More|
|How to Search for—and Find—Your Dream Job|
|The Top 10 Mistakes Job Hunters Make—and How You Can Avoid Them|
|Tracking Emerging Career Trends: Green Careers and Sustainability—|
|Beyond Your Dream Job: Creating the Life You Want|
|What Everyone Wants to Know: Where Are the Jobs?|
|More Information Interviews|
|About the Authors|