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ERIC Number: ED367771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 176
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-517-88037-7
Street-Smart Career Guide: A Step-by-Step Program for Your Career Development.
Pedersen, Laura
In this guide, the secret of career success is recognizing individual talents or specific knowledge and integrating the thinking and behavior of entrepreneurs into the daily routine or job. Part I, Career Planning for Tomorrow's Marketplace, sets the scene by describing the information age, technology, and the rise of global consumerism. It introduces the concept of being a career entrepreneur and explains how to see problems as opportunities. Part II, Step-by-Step Plan for Career Development, covers the following topics: finding a vocation, turning hobbies and interests into careers, finding information about specific fields, planning for college and graduate school, using internships and volunteer work, finding a job, and reconsidering the meaning of success and failure. A resource guide lists 85 print sources and 8 organizations. (SK)
Crown Publishers Inc., 201 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022 ($12).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A