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

Connect to Your Career: Job-Search Skills for a Digital World, 2nd Edition
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By: Suzann Connell and Julie Jaehne

ISBN: 978-1-63563-094-7
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2019
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 12-14
Retail Price: $53.28
School Price: $39.96


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.

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

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   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 4.66 MB)
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About 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.


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Online Learning Suite, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63563-320-7 $33.28$24.96
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* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63563-096-1 $260.00$195.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD over 400 questions 978-1-63563-097-8 $248.00$186.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 500 slides 978-1-63563-098-5 $240.00$180.00*
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