Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals (3rd Edition)


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Life Coach and Instructor Kari Blackett’s Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals; 3rd edition (PDF) teaches college students how to personally and professionally achieve their goals. Whether searching for a first job planning a career change or unexpectedly searching for employment Career Achievement provides valuable information to land the perfect job and advance the desired career path. This comprehensive textbook couples the most tried-and-true steps to achieving career goals with new tools and principles that are absent in other career development ebooks. Career Achievement is a powerful combination of both proven and new career assessment marketing communication and management tools.

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Karine Blackett


McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 3rd edition




352 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Title Page
Copyright Page
About the Author
Brief Table of Contents
Table of Contents
PART 1 You and Your Career: Finding and Cultivating a Great Match!
Chapter 1 Jump-Start Your Career
The Difference between a Job and a Career
Managing Your Career
The Importance of Effective Goal Setting
Humans Need Goals
Writing Down Your Goals
Attitude and Self-Talk
SMART Goals and Stretch Goals
Achieving Your Goals
Your Career Mission Statement
Creating a Portfolio
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms Chapter 2 Skills and Interests-Your Career AssetsYour Values, Interests, and Personality
What Do You Value?
Your Unique Personality
Soft Skills and Adaptive Skills
Hard Skills and Transferable Skills
Job-Specific Skills
Achievements, Accomplishments, Honors, and Awards
Your Brand Identity
Identify Your Skills Gap
Match Your Degree to Goals and Possibilities
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
Chapter 3 Where Are the Jobs? Maximize Your Career Options
Rethinking Unemployment
Labor Market Trends and the Changing Employment Landscape
Millennial Employment Trends Using Sources to Find Employment OpportunitiesTargeted Job Search
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
PART 2 Marketing Tools: Promoting Your Skills
Chapter 4 Networking-It’s Always Who You Know
The Importance of Networking
The Hidden Job Market
Where Companies Look for Employees
Keep Your Commitments
The Power of the Invisible Network
Networking Opportunities
Leverage Your Career through Networking
Social Media in Your Job Search
Your Social Media Presence
Case Study: Utilizing Social Media
Warm and Cold Contacts
Break Out of Your Comfort Zone Specific Tools to Enhance Networking ResultsNetworking Business Card (NBC)
The Power of a Professional Handshake
How to Work a Room
Informational Interview
Organizing Your Contacts
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
Chapter 5 Professional Resumes the Easy Way
The Importance of a Professional Resume
The First Cut
Types of Resumes
Chronological Resume
Presentation Overview
Functional or Skills Resume
Combination, Hybrid, or Custom Resume
Scannable, Plain Text, E-Resume, or Online Resume
Fonts for All Resumes
What to Include in Your Resume
The Skills FormulaTM Quantifying SkillsThe Skills Formula
Formatting, Saving, and Sending Your Resume
Target the Job
Visual Impact
Maintain Integrity
Resume Formats
Resume Challenges
Portfolios: Putting It All Together
Delivering Your Resume
Chapter Summary
Skill/Term Check
Key Terms
Winning Resumes: Real Student Examples for Resumes and References
Chapter 6 Professional Cover Letters and Applications
Creating Professional Cover Letters
Cover Letter Workshop
Putting It All Together
Student Sample Cover Letters
Writing an Effective Cover Letter
Completing an Error-Free Application

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