Career Focus Canada: A Personal Job Research Guide

Paperback | February 28, 2013

byHelene Martucci Lamarre, Karen Mcclughan

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Career Focus Canada: A Personal Job Search Guide is an essential guide that features a winning combination of career development theory and individual application. Using a no-nonsense approach, it introduces readers to personal assessment, self-marketing, and job-search know-how. Plus its workbook style and manageable length make this text a quick and easy to use resource for students to focus more clearly on their abilities and career aspirations.

        The Sixth Edition has been updated to feature the role of technology in the job search process including the effective use of social media, ePortfolios, and submitting effective online applications.

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Career Focus Canada: A Personal Job Search Guide is an essential guide that features a winning combination of career development theory and individual application. Using a no-nonsense approach, it introduces readers to personal assessment, self-marketing, and job-search know-how. Plus its workbook style and manageable length make this...

Helene Martucci Lamarre has successfully assisted job seekers for more than 20 years. She is a distinguished professor, recognized for her creativity and academic contributions. She advises and coaches private clients in their personal job searches, and she has delivered numerous presentations to educational, civic, and private groups...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 11 × 8.25 × 0.35 inPublished:February 28, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132825937

ISBN - 13:9780132825931

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

About the Authors

 

SECTION I: Introduction and Personal Assessment

1. Introduction: Making Your Dreams Come True

2. Self-Assessment and Promotion: Knowing Yourself

 

SECTION II: Marketing Tools

3. Marketing Strategies

4. Marketing Techniques

5. Resumes and References

6. Career Correspondence and Applications

7. Professional Portfolios

 

SECTION III: Interviewing

8. Before the Interview

9. During and After the Interview

10. After the Offer

 

SECTION IV: Career Success

11. What to Know and Do

12. Career Success Skills

Editorial Reviews

“The writing style will fit nicely with the expectation of my students. The text is written in a general conversational style, there are opportunities to make the content personal and relevant, and what examples I saw were appropriate and interesting.” --Lindsay Harris, Algonquin College   “The Self-Assessment tools are ready good and provide students with a view of themselves they didn’t have before.” --Dan Holbrook, Centennial College   “The checklists and Self-Quizzes are superlative and one of this text’s strengths. They immediately emphasize the SELF responsibility of one’s career. They make this textbook a participative learning experience without having to be at a computer.” --Beth Shewkenek, Saskatoon Business College   “ The content is excellent and follows a realistic representation of the job search process in today's business environment. Although the material and job search techniques are generic and not specific to any one business or industry, the skills are transferable to many careers.” --Anonymous