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12.9 Chapter Activities

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.