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Connect to Your Career

By: Suzann Connell and Julie Jaehne
ISBN: 978-1-61960-906-8
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2015
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 12-14
Description
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.
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Text 240 978-1-61960-906-8 $39.96 $29.97
Connect to Your Career guides adults in conducting today's job search. It is unique as the use of the Internet and traditional job-search methods are both included. 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, while the text also teaches how to create a portfolio for career use. The interviewing process is covered completely in three chapters, from preparation to interview to followup.
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CONTENT
  • Online Textbook
  • E-Flash Cards
  • Matching Activities
  • Vocabulary Games
  • Connect to Your Career Activities
  • Discussion Forums
INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES
  • Online Instructor's Resources provide access to the instructor support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Resources include Instructor Materials, Chapter Resources, QTI files, and ExamView Assessment Suite Software with Test Banks.
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Integrate Goodheart-Willcox content within your Learning Management System for a seamless user experience for both you and your students. LMS-ready content in Common Cartridge format facilitates single sign-on integration and gives you control of student enrollment and student data. With a Common Cartridge integration, you can access the LMS features and tools you are accustomed to using and G-W course resources in one convenient location—your LMS.

When you incorporate G-W content into your courses via Common Cartridge, you have the flexibility to customize and structure the content to meet the educational needs of your students. You may also choose to add your own content to the course.

Students log into your LMS and access their course. They then select an activation link on their first visit for instant access to all student content.

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CONTENT
  • Online Textbook
  • E-Flash Cards
  • Matching Activities
  • Vocabulary Games
  • Connect to Your Career Activities
  • Discussion Forums
INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES
  • Online Instructor's Resources provide access to the instructor support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Resources include Instructor Materials, Chapter Resources, QTI files, and ExamView Assessment Suite Software with Test Banks.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-907-5 $260.00 $195.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. Includes an introduction and overview of the teaching material, and planning schedules.
  • Chapter Resources. Material provided for each chapter of the text includes:
  • Answer Keys for chapter review questions and activities in PDF format.
  • Career Activities in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Career Worksheets in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 350 test questions 978-1-61960-909-9 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 12 test banks with over 350 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 250 slides 978-1-61960-908-2 $240.00 $180.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 12 chapters, comprising over 250 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®
: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
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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
Look Inside
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Chapter 1 (PDF, 859 KB)
PDF
Chapter 2 (PDF, 602 KB)
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About the Author(s)

Suzann Connell - is Lead Faculty/Area Chair, Communications and English, for the Department of Humanities at the University of Phoenix. She teaches both face-to-face and online courses. Her curricula include career development techniques, professional communication, writing, media writing, podcasting, and blog writing. Additionally, Suzann is a freelance instructional designer with a diverse career. She uses the principles compiled and written in this text for each new career move. Suzann holds her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her master degree in Instructional Technology from Pepperdine University. Her PhD is in the field of nutrition counseling.

Julie Jaehne - has been an adjunct faculty member for 21 years at the University of Houston in the College of Education. Via distance learning, she has taught instructional technology courses and teacher certification courses. Julie also has extensive experience with the use of technology with kindergarten through 12th grade instruction. She is a published author of multiple computer application textbooks and tutorials. In addition, Julie is a Career Education consultant and adviser for community workplace initiatives. Julie holds a bachelor degree in business administration from Baylor University and a master degree in education with a concentration in occupational education from the University of Houston.