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Careers in Focus, 2nd Edition


Careers in Focus, 2nd Edition
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By: Lee Jackson, CFCS

ISBN: 978-1-56637-882-6
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2003
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $53.28
School Price: $39.96

Description

Careers in Focus: Family and Consumer Sciences is a unique, timely text for the continued growth of the field of Family and Consumer Sciences! Especially designed for career exploration classes in Family and Consumer Sciences, this text is also well suited for FCCLA programs, cooperative education classes, and work-based learning programs. The first three parts of the text are designed to help students choose careers, find jobs, and achieve success on the job. The last part of the book explores the many career areas related to Family and Consumer Sciences within the five broad fields of business, education and communications, human services, science and technology, and the arts.




Table of Contents

PART ONE: Preparing for a Career
  1. Thinking AheadWork and the Family
  2. Deciding What Is Right for You
  3. Learning and Deciding About Careers
  4. Preparing for a Career in Family and Consumer Sciences

PART TWO: Developing Personal Skills for Job Success
  5. Basic Skills for the Workplace
  6. Communication Skills
  7. Understanding Personal Management Skills
  8. Group Effectiveness and Leadership Skills

PART THREE: Achieving Job Success
  9. The Job Search
10. Job Interviews
11. Job Orientation
12. Job Performance
13. Job Evaluation and Change
PART FOUR: Family and Consumer Sciences Careers
14. Careers in Business and Marketing
15. Careers in Education and Communications
16. Careers in Human Services
17. Careers in Science and Technology
18. Careers in the Arts
19. A Career as an Entrepreneur

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About Author(s)

Lee Jackson, CFCS - taught family and consumer sciences in Wisconsin and Missouri middle and high schools for over twenty-five years. Her articles on child development, parenting, nutrition, fashion, and finance have been published in magazines and newspapers. She provides consulting services for other authors and has served as technical consultant to a professional magazine. Lee's entrepreneurial spirit has taken her in a number of directions. Her special interest in foods and nutrition inspired her to write and publish several cookbooks and guides to nutrition and physical fitness. Other writing contributions include a children's storybook. The small press company she started now publishes books for other authors. She received her B.S. degree in Home Economics Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and her M.S. degree in Education from Northwest Missouri State University. She lives in Maryville, Missouri.

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