Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259712370.jpeg 7 2020 9781259712371 Career Directions will prepare you to enter and succeed in today's workplace. Designed to help you create your distinct personal brand and effectively tell YOUR STORY to prospective employers, distinguish yourself in today's highly competitive employment market in ways that lead you to successful interviews to land and maintain your ideal career. More than just a text on job searches and career planning, Career Directions and the Career Handbook are your complete career management reference tools for preparing you to find your first position after graduation or guide you through a career transition. You will find yourself referring back to them at different points in your career to explore new opportunities or affirm the course you are on. This 7th edition of Career Directions continues to focus on new paths to your ideal career that include: • Social media profiles • Online career portfolios • Multiple resume versions • Maximizing the use of keywords With over thirty years of experience in career development and human resources, author Donna Yena brings a practitioner's perspective to Career Directions. Her experience as Vice President of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Johnson & Wales University, along with her background as a manager, instructor, and curriculum designer, contribute to the advice and techniques found in Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career and the Career Handbook.
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Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career

Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career, 7th Edition

ISBN10: 1259712370 | ISBN13: 9781259712371
By Donna Yena

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Career Directions will prepare you to enter and succeed in today's workplace. Designed to help you create your distinct personal brand and effectively tell YOUR STORY to prospective employers, distinguish yourself in today's highly competitive employment market in ways that lead you to successful interviews to land and maintain your ideal career. More than just a text on job searches and career planning, Career Directions and the Career Handbook are your complete career management reference tools for preparing you to find your first position after graduation or guide you through a career transition. You will find yourself referring back to them at different points in your career to explore new opportunities or affirm the course you are on. This 7th edition of Career Directions continues to focus on new paths to your ideal career that include: • Social media profiles • Online career portfolios • Multiple resume versions • Maximizing the use of keywords With over thirty years of experience in career development and human resources, author Donna Yena brings a practitioner's perspective to Career Directions. Her experience as Vice President of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Johnson & Wales University, along with her background as a manager, instructor, and curriculum designer, contribute to the advice and techniques found in Career Directions: New Paths to Your Ideal Career and the Career Handbook.

1. Connecting to Today's Workplace
2. Self- Assessment
3. Goal Setting and Career Decision Making
4. Personal Development
5. Career and Job Research Tools
6. Your Career Portfolio
7. social Media Profiles
8. Career Networking
9. Internships and Co-op Programs
10. Resume and Job Applications
11. Letter
12. Successful Interviews
13. Growing Your Career
14. Contemporary Issues in the Workplace
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About the Author

Donna Yena

With over 25 years of experience in career development and human resources, Donna Yena brings a practitioner’s perspective to her book. Her track record speaks for itself - a 25 year consecutive record of 98% employment of Johnson & Wales University graduates within 60 days of graduation.

Vice President of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Johnson & Wales University, her entire professional career - as a manager, an instructor, and acurriculum designer - contribute to the advice and techniques found in CAREER DIRECTIONS.

Yena's personal and effective style has been developed through her years as a nationally recognized speaker on career development and job placement. She has led seminars for school professionals and their students both across the country and abroad and has published numerous articles on a range of career management topics.

Yena's experience, refined with input from employers about new career management strategies required to respond to the evolving employment market, makes CAREER DIRECTIONS the most practical and up-to-date career development text available.

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