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"Career planning and job seeking skills have now become essential survival skills in our economy."

-J. MICHAEL FARR

"What the world needs is more people who know what they really want to do, and who do it at their place of work as their chosen work.  The world needs more people who feel true enthusiasm for their work  --  People who have taken the time to think out what they uniquely can do, and what they uniquely have to offer the world."

-RICHARD BOLLES / What Color Is Your Parachute?


"We were meant to work in ways that suit us, drawing on our natural talents and abilities as a way to express ourselves and contribute to others. This work is a key to our true happiness and self-expression."

-MARSHA SINETAR / Do What You Love, The Money Will Follow
 

"To the extent that your work takes into account the needs of the world, it will be meaningful; to the extent that through it you express your unique talents, it will be joyful."
-LAURENCE BOLDT / How To Find The Work You Love

 


CAREER PLANNING
What do you want to be when you grow up? It is critical to your career success that you have a strong sense of focus and a clear sense of direction based on a well defined career goal. Effective career planning empowers you to make sound decisions about your future and ensures you are successful in your professional pursuits.

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Career Planning
 

 


CAREER EXPLORATION

Get you career in gear! Once you have established your career goal, it is imperative that you begin exploring your options by gathering valuable career information and conducting extensive job market research.

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JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES

Are you ready for the real world? Implementing and utilizing the most effective job search strategies ensures you have more control in managing the process and more choice in selecting your options. Candidates who utilize a more progressive, more self-initiated approach to conducting their search experience greater success in today's very competitive job market.
 

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INTERVIEW PREPARATION

Ace the audition! Candidates who devote adequate time and effort to their interview preparation are more confident and therefore more successful. Candidates who pay attention to the details of their presentation and who are aware of the psychological and subjective factors of the interview process typically get more job offers.
 

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RESUME WRITING

Selling yourself! A well produced resume introduces the candidate to the prospective employer. It grabs attention, it sparks interest, and promotes the positive attributes of the candidate. Your resume is a marketing tool that effectively serves as your personal advertisement in the job market. 

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WORKPLACE ISSUES

Take this job and love it! Career development is an ongoing concern for any professional in today's workplace. Among the critical issues that face the typical worker include...  workplace competencies, job keeping strategies, career growth and development, job advancement, job performance, work ethic, labor market trends, layoffs, job loss, unemployment, stress, job burn-out, diversity, and life planning.    
 

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