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Achieve Career Success...
Discover and Get the Job You Want

Achieve Career Success

Learn to:

  • Identify your talents and skills
  • Determine your interests, values and personality type
  • Turn your dreams into goals and make them happen
  • Research, explore and find careers that are a match for you
  • Write a great resume and learn how to search and interview for a job
  • Develop your vocabulary and improve your ability to communicate
  • Increase your critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Find the hidden job market and create a job even where one doesn’t exist
  • Become the person you want to be and make a positive difference

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Comments from former students
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1
    Discover Your Natural Talents and Best Skills
    Chapter 2
    Find out Your interests, Values and Personality Type
    Chapter 3
    Turn Dreams into Goals and Make Them Happen
    Chapter 4
    How to Find and Research Careers That are a Match for You
    Chapter 5
    Effective Strategies to Get the Job You Want: Resumes and Job Search Skills
    Chapter 6
    Effective Strategies to Get the Job You Want: Interviewing Skills
    Chapter 7
    Build Your Vocabulary to Increase Your Intelligence and Achievement
    Chapter 8
    Discover the Secrets of Critical thinking For Greater Success
    Chapter 9
    Build Great Relationships for a Successful and Fulfilling Life
    Chapter 10
    Secrets of Managing Your Money For a Happy and Better Life
    Chapter 11
    Create the Job and Life You Want
    Chapter 12
    Become the Person You Want to Be And Make a Positive Contribution
    • Post-Course Assessment
    • Conclusion
    Appendix 1
    Career Portfolio
    Appendix 2
    Case Study Paper Example
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

What People are Saying...

"This course and strategies helped me get a better understanding of my career and my life. I learned more about myself in this 16-week course than in any other course I have taken. This course has reassured me that I will have a bright future."
— Joseph Gonzales, Student
"As a business person and educator who have used these materials, I can attest that this process is not only motivational, but also highly effective."
— Priscilla Jones, Business Teacher,
Ballinger High School
"Relevant, meaningful text and activities which connect learners to real life."
— Kelly Holland, Technology Application Teacher,
San Angelo, Texas

NEW! AVAILABLE NOW!

Achieve Career Success, Brief Edition.

Ideal for short courses, supplementing an existing college and career success, transitions or self-paced course.

Contains the first six chapters of the full edition of Achieve Career Success by Raymond Gerson, Austin Community College.

  • Second Edition, Brief
  • ISBN: 978-0-984136-8-3
  • 136 pages
  • List Price: $32.95

Table of Contents - Brief Edition

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Comments from former students
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1
    Discover Your Natural Talents and Best Skills
    Chapter 2
    Find out Your interests, Values and Personality Type
    Chapter 3
    Turn Dreams into Goals and Make Them Happen
    Chapter 4
    How to Find and Research Careers that are a Match for You
    Chapter 5
    Effective Strategies to Get the Job You Want: Resumes and Job Search Skills
    Chapter 6
    Effective Strategies to Get the Job You Want: Interviewing Skills
    • Post-Course Assessment
    • Conclusion
    Appendix 1
    Student Success Story
    Appendix 2
    Career Portfolio
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Learn More

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