ERIC Number: ED377570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Designing Your Own Career: A Job-Hunting Guide for Administrators (and Would-Be Administrators).
Herman, Jerry J.
This book provides a blueprint to help both practicing and aspiring administrators conduct a successful job search. Eight chapters present specific strategies for the following: preparing a winning profile; locating and selecting potential positions; writing an effective job application; getting the job interview; negotiating the employment conditions; preparing for the next administrative position; developing an entry plan; and choosing career options outside school administration. The book includes letters of application, examples of vitae, and a sample superintendent's employment contract. Appendices contain a job search model and reflective job-search exercises. An annotated bibliography is included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrators, Career Change, Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Job Applicants, Job Search Methods, Professional Development, Resumes (Personal)
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 ($35).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A