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12.9: Chapter Activities

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    Chapter Review

    1. Explain the difference between a job and a career.

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    2. List three ways in which the employment environment is changing. What does this mean to you?

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    3. What is your life’s mission?

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    4. What is your Holland occupational type? What kinds of occupations should you explore based on your results?

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    5. List two work-related skills and five transferable skills you have.

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    6. What are some ways you can gain experience and explore career options before you get your degree?

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    7. What are some of the factors you should consider when choosing a major or field of study?

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    8. Why is networking so important?

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    9. List four or five qualities of successful networking.

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    10. Many people are shy about networking. How would you recommend they overcome this?

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    11. What is the primary purpose of a résumé?

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    12. What should the body of a résumé focus on?

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    13. What is the purpose of a cover letter?

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    14. What are the three types of interviews and what are their objectives?

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    15. List three things you should do to prepare for an interview.

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    Make an Action List

    Two things I will do to further

    my career exploration in…

    Actions             How I will know I accomplished each action
    The next two weeks 1.
    2.
    The next two months 1.
    2.
    The next two years 1.
    2.