Welcome to FYEN 103: The Working World: College and Transition
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Top 300 Careers by US Department of Labor Staff (Created by); Michael FarrExplore hundreds of careers, assess your best career fit, and land a job fast with this extensive, authoritative resource. In one time-saving volume, job seekers and students find everything they need to research careers; learn about pay, outlook, education, and skills needed for about 300 jobs; match their personal skills to the jobs; and take seven steps to land a good job in less time. This book provides thorough, current, and interesting descriptions for all major jobs, covering about 90 percent of the workforce. A special book-within-a-book section by career and job search author Michael Farr describes the seven steps that cut job search time in half and includes sample resumes. An assessment matches your personal skills with the characteristics of the occupations described in the book.
Career Quizzes by John J. LiptakCareer Quizzes helps readers look inside themselves and make better choices. A career counsellor for 20 years and one of the America's leading developers of career assessments, author John Liptak takes readers on a journey of self-discovery that will help them find work they love and develop their career from start to finish. Each chapter centers on an easy, fun, and revealing assessment that coaches job seekers through the successive steps in the career exploration and job search process. The book includes assessments of job satisfaction, work/life balance, career needs, interests and skills, work values, personality, entrepreneurial readiness, and much more. Most importantly, unlike many other assessment, based books on the market, Career Quizzes not only helps job seekers discover a rewarding career path, but it helps them walk that path as well.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2008-06-01
The Career Clinic by Maureen AndersonThe secret to life is doing the work we are meant to do. As the longtime host of a radio show devoted to helping people find work they love, Maureen Anderson has often invited listeners in to hear firsthand accounts of people who not only relish their work, but live without regret. The Career Clinic is filled with intimate, revealing, and inspiring stories of career transitions that led to fulfillment, meaning, and peace. . .and offers suggestions for how others can make them too. Readers will find plenty of practical guidance on how to make the leap from the 9-to-5 doldrums to a love affair with their career. From a fashion designer who became a psychotherapist, to a husband and wife who followed their dream to open a bookstore, to a secretary who became the famous editor of a legendary magazine, the book offers warmhearted advice and encouragement. Readers will learn how to find their place in the world, have fun, and say, Yes!' to what truly makes them happy. "
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2008-10-15
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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised by Bill CoplinA handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate--revised and updated for today's economic and academic landscapes. Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today's job market, based on his extensive interviews with employers, recruiters, HR specialists, and employed college grads. Going beyond test scores and GPAs, Coplin teaches students how to maximize their college experience by focusing on ten crucial skill groups: Work Ethic, Physical Performance, Speaking, Writing, Teamwork, Influencing People, Research, Number Crunching, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving. 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College gives students the tools they need to prepare during their undergraduate years to impress potential employers, land a higher-paying job, and start on the road to career security and satisfaction.
Call Number: Ref. Career Coll. LC1037.5 .C68 2012
Publication Date: 2012-07-31
Working in Your Major by Mary E. GhilaniThis guidebook contains what every college graduate needs to know to find a good job in their major, and it provides sound advice on establishing a professional identity, surviving the critical first year on the job, and ensuring marketability in the future.
Call Number: Ref. Career Coll. HF5382.7 .G45 2012
Publication Date: 2012-07-01
Professionalism by Lydia E. Anderson; Sandra B. BoltExtends beyond a typical resume/job search book to seamlessly emphasize the relationship between resume development, job search skills, and human relations. Developed with input from industry leaders, it addresses topics readers need to know when entering the workplace and fills the NBEA Professional Development Requirement. Unique coverage of financial planning; business etiquette and professional behavi∨ appropriate use of workplace technologies; written business communications; and individual performance and business strategy.Written for workshop trainers to motivate individuals toward success in the workplace.