Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career: The Path to Your Ideal Career by Donna J YenaCareer Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career: The Path to Your Ideal Career by Donna J Yena

Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career: The Path to Your Ideal Career

byDonna J Yena

Paperback | February 1, 2010

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Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career, provides diverse job seekers with the essential resources and techniques to develop a career plan, conduct a successful job search, and succeed in a diverse workplace. Whether your students are seeking an internship or co-op job, first position after graduation, or a career transition, Career Directions will prepare students to stand out in the changing workplace! Students in career schools, colleges, community colleges, and universities can all benefit from using this book in career development courses and career workshops. Career Directions can also be used independently for those who want to direct their own career planning and job search efforts.

With over 30 years of experience in career development and human resources, Donna Yena brings a practitioner’s perspective to Career Directions. Her experience as Vice President of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Johnson & Wales University, along with her background as a manager, instructor, and curriculum designer, contribute to the advice and techniques offered in this text. More than just a text on job searches and career planning, Career Directions provides instruction and resource materials that will help you find your internship or co-op job, first position after graduation, or guide you through a career transition.

Title:Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career: The Path to Your Ideal CareerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:February 1, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0073375152

ISBN - 13:9780073375151

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Table of Contents

CAREER DIRECTIONS 5/e

Part 1 CAREER PLANNING

Chapter One THE MILLENNIAL WORKPLACE

Chapter Two SELF ASSESSMENT

Chapter Three GOAL SETTING AND CAREER DECISION MAKING

Chapter Four PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chapter Five CAREER PATHS OVERVIEW

Chapter Six YOUR CAREER PORTFOLIO

Part 2 JOB SEARCH TECHNIQUES

Chapter Seven CAREER NETWORKING

Chapter Eight INTERNSHIPS AND CO-OP PROGRAMS

Chapter Nine SOURCES OF JOBS

Chapter Ten RESUMES AND JOB APPLICATIONS

Chapter Eleven LETTERS

Chapter Twelve SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWS

Chapter Thirteen ACCEPTING OR REJECTING A JOB

PART 3 CAREER MANAGEMENT

Chapter Fourteen GROWING YOUR CAREER

Chapter Fifteen CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE