Making career decisions that count : a practical guide

Darrell Anthony Luzzo, Lisa Ellen Severy

Looking for a book that provides "undecided" college students and those considering a career change with valuable tools and strategies to successfully engage in the career decision-making process? With effective, hands-on activities and an engaging conversational tone, Making Career Decisions That Count is a practical guide for every step of this process. Case studies of real-life college students are integrated throughout each chapter, providing readers with examples of authentic strategies for coping with some of the most challenging career-related concerns experienced by college students of all ages and backgrounds. Chapter summaries, interactive assessments, and contemporary career information further contribute to the value of the book in supporting students' career decisions.

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  • 1. Around We Go: The Developmental Process of Making Career Decisions The Process of Career Development Donald Super's Theory of Career Development Determining Where You Are in the Process 2. Who Are You?: Assessing Your Personality and the Way You Naturally Do Things The Importance of Career Assessment Assessment of Personality 3. What Do You Like and Do Well?: Assessing Your Professional interests & Skills Assessments of Interests Assessments of Abilities and Experiences Other Types of Career Assessment 4. What Matters Most?: Recognizing the Importance of Your Values The Role of Work-Related Values Core Life Values 5. What's Your Story?: Exploring Your Life Themes 6. Making the Pieces Fit: Integrating Information About Yourself Defining Mission and Purpose Matching Self-Concepts with Work Environments Identifying Careers That Match Your Career Type Case Studies in Narrowing Career Options 7. Navigating the Maze: Methods of Career Exploration A Review of the Career Exploration Process Developing a System of Information Gathering World of Work: Forecasts and Trends Gathering Information About Careers Job Shadowing The Value of Part-Time and Volunteer Experiences 8. Meeting the Challenges Head-On: Identifying and Overcoming Barriers Barriers in Career Exploration Discrimination Real and Perceived Barriers Career Self-Efficacy Identifying Helpful Resources 9. Taking the Leap: Making a Tentative Career Decision The Importance of Goal-Setting in Career Planning Educational and Training Opportunities Choosing a College Major Taking Advantage of Happenstance...A Final Point to Consider Conclusion * Appendix A Occupations Considered Most Attractive by Persons with Certain Psychological Types Appendix B Scoring Instructions for Chapter 2 & Chapter 3 Exercises Appendix C Occupations Arranged by Work Environments Appendix D Job Search Strategies Appendix E Job Satisfaction Questionnaire Bibliography Index

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書名 Making career decisions that count : a practical guide
著作者等 Severy Lisa Ellen
Severy Lisa
Luzzo Darrell Anthony
出版元 Pearson Prentice Hall
刊行年月 c2009
版表示 3rd ed
ページ数 ix, 151 p.
大きさ 28 cm
ISBN 9780131712775
NCID BA85024485
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国