Career Planning

Mr. Jim Cook

Oftentimes, students graduate from high school not knowing what steps to take next. Finding your passion and marketing yourself are tricky tasks that we will focus on in this class.

In Career Planning class, you will work through personal assessments, understand and develop career skills, and explore your passions and God-given gifts. You will create an effective resume and cover letter, practice the art of interviewing, and following up. You will also discover management styles in the workplace preparing you to work well with others and even increase promotional opportunities.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

The course requires the following textbooks, which serve as the basis for class discussions, tests, and assignments:

 

Harris, B. (2019). After High School. ISBN 978-1791611682, CGS Communications, INC. Available at Amazon in Paperback ($11.95). Used versions may also be available. Be sure to obtain the 2019 edition. (https://amzn.to/2SUdxhA)

 

Blazevich, R. (2017). Amazing Interview Answers. ASIN B073P38SX9. Amazing Job Skills Publishing. Available at Amazon in Paperback ($11.91). Used versions may also be available. (https://amzn.to/2S9otYT)

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