Learning Objectives

After you have completed this textbook you should be able to:

  • List specific skills that will be necessary for your career path
  • List transferable skills that will be valuable for any career path
  • Describe the stages of career development, and identify the stage you’re currently in
  • Identify career development resources in your school, community, and beyond
  • Define network and identify strategies for networking
  • Understand the purpose of LinkedIn and how to use it
  • Identify sources for developing professional networks
  • Define the purpose and contents of a résumé
  • Identify characteristics of an effective cover letter and résumé
  • Describe effective strategies to prepare for an interview
  • Differentiate between different types of interview situations and identify appropriate interview techniques for each
  • Analyze different question types common in interviews


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