Conquer Your Career: A Guide to Mastering Lifelong Success
Attaining a post-secondary degree is a major milestone in the lives of most people and something to celebrate. However, it is only the first step in establishing yourself in a fulfilling career. Finding the right job is a key to personal and professional happiness; living to work certainly beats working to live, but so many of us seem to land on the wrong side of that equation.
Finding that perfect position can seem like a daunting task. Many jobseekers suffers setbacks not because of the market or the economy, but due to fear. Yet most people do not even realize that their main obstacle is something created by their own mind.
Fortunately, it is possible to conquer this self-doubt and anxiety through the acquisition of knowledge. The more you know, the more confident you become, and that is also something that makes you desirable to potential employers.
Conquer Your Career: A Guide to Mastering Lifelong Success helps students identify the expertise that set them apart from the competition. Through sections on knowing your skills, marketing yourself, and creating and maintaining your résumé, students learn about these personal strengths and how to put them front and centre. Also discussed in detail are networking, online resources, career portfolios, job interviews, and success on the job. Having as many options and opportunities as possible can not only help you attain your current employment goal, but may also open doors to further possibilities down the road.
Many textbooks lose their significance once the student has finished the course, but Conquer Your Career remains a valuable aid throughout the entire job hunting process.