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Connect to Your Career

Connect to Your Career
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By: Suzann Connell and Julie Jaehne

ISBN: 978-1-61960-906-8
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 12-14
Retail Price: $39.96
School Price: $29.97


Connect to Your Career presents a unique approach for anyone conducting a job search. Strategies for using the Internet, along with traditional job-search methods, guide users in navigating career opportunities. The use of social media to create a professional online identity is discussed, along with how to protect it. Both traditional and infographic résumés are illustrated, as well as guidance for creating a portfolio for career use. The interviewing process is also presented, from preparation to interview to followup.
  • A Sunday Night Plan is introduced to help stay on top of career opportunities.
  • The importance of developing a personal brand for professional use is discussed.
  • Networking is presented as an important component of the job-search process.

Table of Contents

  1. Online Presence
  2. Protecting Your Online Identity
  3. Networking for Your Career
  4. Workplace Skills
  5. Your Career Strengths
  6. Résumés
  7. Cover Letters
  8. Applying for Jobs
  9. Preparing for the Interview
10. The Interview
11. Evaluating the Interview
12. Your Career

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About Author(s)

Suzann Connell - teaches communications and English courses for the University of Phoenix in both online and in-class settings. Part of her curricula is to teach career-related techniques, professional communication writing, media writing, podcasting, and blog writing. She enjoys a dual career with e-learning and instructional design and development, and has created hundreds of corporate e-learning classes in a variety of topics. Suzann holds a master degree in education technology from Pepperdine University and a bachelor degree in training, design, and development from the University of Michigan.

Julie Jaehne - has been an adjunct faculty member at the College of Education at the University of Houston for 21 years. She has taught courses in the instructional technology department and teacher certification courses through the distance learning department. Julie has extensive experience with the use of technology in K–12 instruction and has written multiple computer application textbooks and tutorials. She has developed and conducted workshops on a variety of classroom technology-related topics. Julie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a master degree with a concentration in occupational education from the University of Houston.


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