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Connect to Your Career: Job-Search Skills for a Digital World, 2nd Edition

By: Suzann Connell and Julie Jaehne
ISBN: 978-1-63563-094-7
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2019
Subject: Career Education
Description
Connect to Your Career: Job-Search Skills for a Digital World is a technology-driven 21st century reflection of how adults find and retain careers. It reflects seamless integration of technology and social media to guide students as they self-assess and discover who they are as future employees. Students are guided through the steps of creating a career plan, developing their brand statements, establishing and protecting online presences, and networking in the 21st century. Complete instruction is presented for creating traditional résumés, as well as nontraditional résumés, and accompanying cover letters. Interview preparation, execution, and self-reflection are all covered in detail. Additionally, detailed special features guide students in the development of comprehensive career portfolios and help teach students how to avoid the potential hazards associated with using social media professionally.
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Text 271 978-1-63563-094-7 $53.28
Connect to Your Career: Job-Search Skills for a Digital World is a technology-driven 21st century reflection of how adults find and retain careers. It reflects seamless integration of technology and social media to guide students as they self-assess and discover who they are as future employees. Students are guided through the steps of creating a career plan, developing their brand statements, establishing and protecting online presences, and networking in the 21st century. Complete instruction is presented for creating traditional résumés, as well as nontraditional résumés, and accompanying cover letters. Interview preparation, execution, and self-reflection are all covered in detail. Additionally, detailed special features guide students in the development of comprehensive career portfolios and help teach students how to avoid the potential hazards associated with using social media professionally.
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Online Learning Suite, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63563-320-7 $33.28
The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Workplace Connection Activity Files
These activities allow students to record personal reactions, research, and responses to scenarios they will likely encounter in their job search. These practical, realistic, and interactive exercises provide an opportunity for students to apply the concepts presented in the text, which will result in more thorough preparation for the job-application process.

Skills Review
These skills-reinforcement activities are divided into five units. Each unit focuses on reading, writing, speaking, listening, or mathematics. These activities reinforce basic skills while emphasizing their importance in a job search and ongoing career. They are organized by skill and are flexible enough to be used as additional assignments at any point during the course.

Charting Your Career: Interest Inventory
is a hands-on career exploration tool for use in the classroom or independently. Online access makes it easy for students to complete the interest inventory questionnaire. As students respond to statements, their scores are automatically calculated. While viewing their results, students can access web links to resources for career research. Student results can be printed and/or e-mailed directly to the student and instructor.

Bundle (Text + Online Learning Suite, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code) 978-1-63563-328-3 $66.60
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Learning Suite 1yr. Individual Access Key Code. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63563-096-1 $260.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Resources. Includes an introduction and overview of the teaching material in PDF format.
  • Chapter Resources. Material provided for each chapter of the text includes:
    • Answer Keys for chapter review questions and activities in PDF format.
    • Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD over 400 questions 978-1-63563-097-8 $248.00 *
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 14 test banks with over 400 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64-bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 500 slides 978-1-63563-098-5 $240.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint presentation graphics program format for each of the 14 chapters, comprising over 500 slides of instructional material.

Presentations are provided in both PPSX and PPTX format. Presentation files (PPSX) are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. You must have the full version of the PowerPoint presentation graphics program in order to edit the PPTX files.

Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.9 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9.X), and Adobe Reader ( free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Online Instructor Resources, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63563-099-2 $128.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 1yr. Access Key Code provides 365 days of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, Workplace Connection Activity Files, Skills Review, Charting Your Career: Interest Inventory, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and exam question pools in various formats including Blackboard Learn 9.x, IMS QTI 1.1+, Moodle XML, and WebCT CE 6/Vista 4, and the full ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
Online Instructor Resources, 1yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63563-327-6 $128.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 1yr. subscription provides 365 days of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, Workplace Connection Activity Files, Skills Review, Charting Your Career: Interest Inventory, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and exam question pools in various formats including Blackboard Learn 9.x, IMS QTI 1.1+, Moodle XML, and WebCT CE 6/Vista 4, and the full ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
Bundle (Connect to Your Career Text + Soft Skills for the Workplace Text) 978-1-63563-349-8 $73.00
Bundle contains the Connect To Your Career Printed Text, and the Soft Skills for the Workplace Printed Text.
Bundle (Connect to Your Career OLS, 1yr. + Soft Skills for the Workplace Online Text, 1yr.) 978-1-63563-350-4 $43.00
Bundle contains the Connect to Your Career Online Learning Suite, 1 yr. Individual Access Key Code and the Soft Skills for the Workplace Online Textbook, 1 yr. Individual Access Key Code.
*To order this item, please call 800.323.0440.
Previous Edition
Connect to Your Career
Related Title(s)
Connect to Your Career: Job-Search Skills for a Digital World, Canadian Edition
Table of Contents

Unit 1: Career Planning
1. Preparing for Your Career
2. Workplace Success
3. Personal Brand
Unit 2: Online Presence
4. Your Online Presence
5. Networking for Your Career
6. Protecting Your Identity
Unit 3: Job Application Process
7. Résumés
8. Cover Letters
9. Applying for Jobs
Unit 4: Landing a Job
10. Preparing to Interview
11. The Interview
12. Evaluating the Interview
Unit 5: Your Career
13. Your First Day on the Job
14. Starting Your Career
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 4.66 MB)
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.