How to choose your major

378.2 G424h 2018

browse shelf >>

How to choose your major

Ghilani, Mary E., 1958- author.

Greenwood 2018

xi, 236 pages ; 24 cm

Rate this title

"Guide students through the career decision-making process as it pertains to college choices with this manual that helps students identify interest, skills, and values; conduct career research; and prepare for a profession after graduation. Entering the workforce after college can be scary to say the least, especially if a graduate is unprepared or ill-equipped to seek out an appropriate career path or job opportunity. This practical manual dispenses invaluable tips, strategies, and advice to students preparing for the job market by guiding choices impacting academic courses, fields of study, and future marketability. Author Mary E. Ghilani wisely describes how college majors relate to employment and introduces the eight "Career Ready" competencies sought by employers in new graduates. Written by a 25-year veteran in the field of career counseling, this guidebook helps students undecided about their future navigate the intimidating journey from college to career readiness. Content explores the best strategies and tips for choosing a career, ways to overcome common career indecisiveness, suggestions for careers based on personality type, and the latest employment projections and salary figures. Chapters for students with atypical circumstances--such as older adults, veterans, those with criminal records, and those with special needs--examine the unique paths available to them as they define their skills and launch their careers after graduation. Features: Features personal career stories of several well-known individuals; Introduces a five-step schematic that illustrates the career decision-making process; Identifies the best careers for your personality style; Lays out the steps involved in choosing a major; Illustrates the relationship between college majors and careers"--The publisher.

Available

RegularRegular

1 copy available at Collegedale Academy

ISBN:

9781440856624 (alk. paper)

ISBN:

1440856621 (alk. paper)

LC Call No:

LB2361.5 .G55 2017

Dewey Class No:

378.2/41 23

Author:

Ghilani, Mary E., 1958- author.

Title:

How to choose your major / Mary E. Ghilani.

Publisher:

Greenwood 2018

Physical:

xi, 236 pages ; 24 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Summary:

"Guide students through the career decision-making process as it pertains to college choices with this manual that helps students identify interest, skills, and values; conduct career research; and prepare for a profession after graduation. Entering the workforce after college can be scary to say the least, especially if a graduate is unprepared or ill-equipped to seek out an appropriate career path or job opportunity. This practical manual dispenses invaluable tips, strategies, and advice to students preparing for the job market by guiding choices impacting academic courses, fields of study, and future marketability. Author Mary E. Ghilani wisely describes how college majors relate to employment and introduces the eight "Career Ready" competencies sought by employers in new graduates. Written by a 25-year veteran in the field of career counseling, this guidebook helps students undecided about their future navigate the intimidating journey from college to career readiness. Content explores the best strategies and tips for choosing a career, ways to overcome common career indecisiveness, suggestions for careers based on personality type, and the latest employment projections and salary figures. Chapters for students with atypical circumstances--such as older adults, veterans, those with criminal records, and those with special needs--examine the unique paths available to them as they define their skills and launch their careers after graduation. Features: Features personal career stories of several well-known individuals; Introduces a five-step schematic that illustrates the career decision-making process; Identifies the best careers for your personality style; Lays out the steps involved in choosing a major; Illustrates the relationship between college majors and careers"--The publisher.

Subject:

College majors--United States.

Subject:

College students--Vocational guidance--United States.

Subject:

College majors.

Subject:

College students--Vocational guidance.

Field Ind Subfield Data
001 Control No     15800
005 LastTransaction     20181111054510.0
008 Data Elements     170601s2017 cau b 001 0 eng
010 LCCN   $a Record content licensor  2017010832
019   $a   972941841
    $a   973116661
    $a   973321399
    $a   973384240
    $a   973503521
    $a   973769900
    $a   973807813
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  9781440856624
    $q   (alk. paper)
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  1440856621
    $q   (alk. paper)
035 System Ctrl No   $a System control number  (OCoLC)973920778
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)972941841
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)973116661
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)973321399
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)973384240
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)973503521
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)973769900
    $z Canceled/invalid control no.  (OCoLC)973807813
035 System Ctrl No   $a System control number  (OCoLC)ocn973920778
040 Cataloging Src   $a Original cataloging agency  DLC
    $b Language of cataloging  eng
    $e Description conventions  rda
    $c Transcribing agency  DLC
    $d Modifying agency  BTCTA
    $d Modifying agency  BDX
    $d Modifying agency  YDX
    $d Modifying agency  OCLCF
    $d Modifying agency  OCLCO
    $d Modifying agency  SOI
    $d Modifying agency  R2A
    $d Modifying agency  OCLCQ
042 Authentication   $a Authentication code  pcc
043 GAC   $a Geographic area code  n-us---
050 LC Call No 00  $a Classification number  LB2361.5
    $b Item number  .G55 2017
082 Dewey Class No 00  $a Classification number  378.2/41
    $2 Edition number  23
090   $a   378.241 GHI
100 ME:PersonalName 1   $a Personal name  Ghilani, Mary E.,
    $d Dates associated with a name  1958-
    $e Relator term  author.
245 Title 10  $a Title  How to choose your major /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Mary E. Ghilani.
260 PublicationInfo   $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Greenwood
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2018
264 ProductnNotice $a Place of prod/dist/manuf.  Santa Barbara, California :
    $b Name of prod./pub./dist./man.  Greenwood,
    $c Date of prod/dist/manuf/copyrt  [2017]
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  xi, 236 pages ;
    $c Dimensions  24 cm
336 ContentType   $a Content type term  text
    $b Content type code  txt
    $2 Source  rdacontent
337 MediaType   $a Media type term  unmediated
    $b Media type code  n
    $2 Source  rdamedia
338 CarrierType   $a Carrier type term  volume
    $b Carrier type code  nc
    $2 Source  rdacarrier
504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  College is a major deal -- How to choose a career -- Dispelling common career myths -- Who are you? -- Careers for compassionate people -- Careers for analytical people -- Careers for creative people -- Careers for people who are hands-on -- Careers for organizers -- Careers for persuaders -- Gathering data for good decision-making -- Connecting college majors to careers -- Making big career decisions -- What to do when you're stuck -- Unique circumstances -- Are you career ready?
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  "Guide students through the career decision-making process as it pertains to college choices with this manual that helps students identify interest, skills, and values; conduct career research; and prepare for a profession after graduation. Entering the workforce after college can be scary to say the least, especially if a graduate is unprepared or ill-equipped to seek out an appropriate career path or job opportunity. This practical manual dispenses invaluable tips, strategies, and advice to students preparing for the job market by guiding choices impacting academic courses, fields of study, and future marketability. Author Mary E. Ghilani wisely describes how college majors relate to employment and introduces the eight "Career Ready" competencies sought by employers in new graduates. Written by a 25-year veteran in the field of career counseling, this guidebook helps students undecided about their future navigate the intimidating journey from college to career readiness. Content explores the best strategies and tips for choosing a career, ways to overcome common career indecisiveness, suggestions for careers based on personality type, and the latest employment projections and salary figures. Chapters for students with atypical circumstances--such as older adults, veterans, those with criminal records, and those with special needs--examine the unique paths available to them as they define their skills and launch their careers after graduation. Features: Features personal career stories of several well-known individuals; Introduces a five-step schematic that illustrates the career decision-making process; Identifies the best careers for your personality style; Lays out the steps involved in choosing a major; Illustrates the relationship between college majors and careers"--The publisher.
591   $a   Change loc. code to ANF2RTEMP -- pgc
596   $a   42 110
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  College majors
    $z Geographic subdivision  United States.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  College students
    $x General subdivision  Vocational guidance
    $z Geographic subdivision  United States.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  College majors.
    $2 Source of heading or term  fast
    $0   (OCoLC)fst00867862
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  College students
    $x General subdivision  Vocational guidance.
    $2 Source of heading or term  fast
    $0   (OCoLC)fst00868071
651 Subj:Geog $a Geographic name  United States.
    $2 Source of heading or term  fast
    $0   (OCoLC)fst01204155
776 08  $i   Online version:
    $a   Ghilani, Mary E., 1958-
    $t   How to choose your major.
    $d   Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2017]
    $z   9781440856631
    $w   (DLC) 2017026997
852 Holdings   $a Location  CAA
    $h Classification part  378.2 G424h 2018
    $p Barcode  22405
    $9 Cost  $39.00

Google Books Preview

preview