Summary: The text includes theoretical work in cognitive psychology and relevant knowledge from the applied behavioral sciences. Part I (chapters 1-5) focuses on the theory base in cognitive information processing, with detailed, practical examples of the application of the theory in typical career situations, including self-knowledge, occupational knowledge, and decision making. Part II (chapters 6-10) provides a multidisciplinary overlay of issues that affect career decisio ...show morens, such as economic trends, organizational culture, and family-career conflict. Part III (chapters 11-15) focuses on concrete steps for executing a strategic career plan and seeking employment, including an examination of familiar topics such as interviewing, resume writing, negotiating, and work adjustment, from a cognitive and multidisciplinary perspective. Revisions to 3rd edition: *New information about occupational classifications *Labor market projections extended to 2016 *More active learning strategies incorporated into Instructor's Manual and also embedded in the text *Clearer directions for completing assignments provided in appendices, e.g., career field analysis research paper. *Redesigned 350+ PowerPoint slides based text and instructor's manual contents. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 09
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