A Fork in the Road
A Career Planning Guide for Young Adults
Fork in the Road by Susan Maltz
Book DescriptionMost young people are uncertain about what career they want to pursue. Often lacking focus, easily distracted, and impressionable, they acquire new interests, skills, and values through involvement with family, school, and peers. Life may be fun, but it also is often directionless, unpredictable, and serendipitous. At the same time, they begin making critical decisions that affect their choice of college, career, and lifestyle. These decisions will determine the direction their lives will take. But how can young adults successfully channel their new-found passions and motivations into making the best career planning decisions possible in these formative years? What can they do proactively now to make smart career moves for the future? The answers to these questions are found in this unique new career planning book for young adults ages 15 to 25. Unlike other career books that often preach to young people or present them with a set of questions and answers, this self-assessment guide lets the reader make decisions based on information generated from a thorough understanding of his or her own interests, skills, and values. Using the scenario of a road trip -- a common dream shared by this age group -- it helps them to identify and channel their passions and motivations, through a series of self-assessment chapters, into exciting career alternatives.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781570231971
(155mm x 230mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Impact Publications
Publisher: Impact Publications
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Susan Maltz
Susan Maltz has over 20 years experience as a teacher, writer, career counsellor, and training specialist. She has designed numerous career-related programs and workshops as well as provided individual and group counselling to students at Stanford University. Barbara Grahn has 13 years experience as a trainer and communication specialist at Stanford University where she created numerous professional courses and career programmes.
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