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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
Grade Level: 12-14
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 $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.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63563-096-1 $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 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 $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 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 $180.00 *
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.
Bundle (Connect to Your Career Text + Soft Skills for the Workplace Text) 978-1-63563-349-8 $73.00 $54.75
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 $32.25
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 instructor's materials 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.