You Majored in What?
Call Number: HF5382.75.U6 B755 2009
Publication Date: 2009-04-30
"What are you going to do with that major?" Inevitably this unleashes waves of anxiety, whether you're a liberal arts student unsure what your degree has prepared you for, someone with a "practical" major whose career field is oversaturated (or just unappealing), or a recent grad still searching for inspiration. But take heart - The Question is fundamentally flawed. Your major does not equal your job! In You Majored In What?, nationally known career counselor Dr. Katharine Brooks dispels the myths and the old-fashioned thinking that can make your transition to the "real world" so daunting and chaotic.
Cracking the New Job Market
Call Number: HF5382.75.U6 H65 2012
Publication Date: 2011-08-17
The rules for finding professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking. Cracking the New Job Market shows how these rules have changed and delivers new job-hunting strategies that actually work.
Call Number: HF 5382.5 U5 B874 2010
Publication Date: 2010-08-16
While the American workplace affords many and varied career options, the process of determining what to do with one's life remains a significant challenge. The Bound-for-Career Guidebook views career identification, selection, entry, and progression as part of a larger developmental process--the career development process. This book addresses the incredible importance that change plays in education and career. What we need to know and the skills required to perform our work roles are affected dramatically by change, and all workforce members must possess the ability to learn and adapt. Empowered students and workers are better able to guide themselves through their personal career journeys. The Bound-for-Career Guidebook, with its information and exercises, will point you in the direction of opportunities and options that are realistic, desirable, and achievable.
Call Number: HF 5384 L67 2012
Publication Date: 2012-01-03
The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career-or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You'll learn: Whether you're a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2010
Call Number: HF 5386 B56 2010
Publication Date: 2009-09-22
What Color Is Your Parachute? is as always, updated and relevant to today's job market. Career guru Richard N. Bolles leads job-searchers to find meaningful employment. He asks, WHAT skills do you most love to use? Where--in what field--would you most love to use them? And how do you search for such a job without depending on employment agencies and ads? This book is not only about finding a job in hard times. It's about finding your passion.
Career Wisdom for College Students
Call Number: HF 5381 V58 2007
Publication Date: 2007-04-01
Career Wisdom for College Students is a career advice book for those who need it most--college students facing monumental decisions about their future. Offering insight readers won't get in class, on the Internet, or from their parents, expert author Peter Vogt guides college students through the process of career preparation. While many books exist to aid the first-time job seeker or the recent college graduate, few offer help during the formative time when a major is chosen, . This volume consists of more than 60 advice articles separated into four major sections: "Take a Look Around--A Real Look Around," "Be Careful What You Think You Know." "Build Your Skills and Experience Through Hands-on Activities," and "Land the Job You Really Want."
Life after the Military
Call Number: UB 357 H55 2011
Publication Date: 2011-06-16
Hundreds of thousands of military members are making the transition to civilian life each year. In Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans, authors Janelle Hill, Don Philpott, and Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott collect all the information needed to settle into life after the military in one volume. The book discusses the many issues that transitioning veterans are faced with such as finding employment, going back to school, managing finances, special benefits available to veterans, and a host of other issues the transitioning veteran is likely to face when making the move to civilian life. It also discusses the emotional and psychological challenges that come with leaving the military and settling into life as a civilian.