Building Your Career: A Guide to Your Future

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This text is for undergraduate courses in Career Development or Career Planning.

 

The fourth edition of Building Your Career actively engages students in a new career decision-making model that involves reflecting, exploring, deciding and preparing for their immediate and long-term futures.Students progress through a process that uses the Internet and other hands-on activities to discover how their interests and strengths are compatible with the possible occupational and educational alternatives that they identify. Students also learn how to mount a job search and determine their readiness for the changing work world and the skills needed to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow. Instructors will find the process outlined in this book easily facilitates how they organize and develop their course. Supplemental materials and local information can be added to enhance the learning experience.

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NACADA member review of this publication has been posted to the NACADA Journal Web site.  Find the review of the following posted on the Journal’s Web site:

  • Building your career: A guide to your future (4th Edition) by Susan Jones Sears & Virginia N. Gordon. Reviewed by Holly Martin at http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Journal/bkrev_1273.htm

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The fourth edition of Building Your Career actively engages students in a new career decision-making model that involves reflecting, exploring, deciding and preparing for their immediate and long-term futures. Students progress through a process that uses the Internet and other hands-on activities to discover how their interests and strengths are compatible with the possible occupational and educational alternatives that they identify. Students also learn how to mount a job search and determine their readiness for the changing work world and the skills needed to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow.

 

New features include:

  • Students use the time-tested U.S. Department of Labor's system, O'Net, in addition to workbook activities to assess their personal interests, personality, values, and skills. (Ex. CH. 2).
  • Occupations are identified and detailed information is gathered about each through the O'Net system. (Ex. CH. 3).
  • Encourages students to think about how the academic and other decisions they make in college have a direct impact on how prepared they are for the day after graduation. (Ex. CH. 6). 

For more information visit www.pearsonhighered.com/studentsuccess

 

Support – in and out of the classroom…

 

In addition to an Instructor's manual with Test Bank, this text may also be accompanied upon request by a rich resource for students: 

 

Start strong. Finish stronger.

 

www.MyStudentSuccessLab.com

 

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