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You Majored in What?: Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career

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Publisher Comments:

Read Katharine Brooks's posts on the Penguin Blog.

As revolutionary as What Color Is Your Parachute?, this career guide for a new generation of job- seekers, from one of America's top college career counselors

With the job market in flux, young people face The Question: what are you going to do with that major?

In this indispensable guide, Dr. Katharine Brooks provides a road map for twenty-somethings, replacing obsolete thinking that "major = career," and instead using positive psychology, mapping techniques, and experimental wanderings to help job seekers reframe their skills. Brooks provides effective strategies to help readers mine their academic and life experiences for new insights into landing jobs with the best employers, and finding alternatives when the situation calls for a Plan B.

You Majored in What? offers a practical and proven approach to reframing experiences, discovering overlooked opportunities, and finding a true calling, regardless of your undergraduate major or the state of the job market.

Synopsis:

In this indispensable guide, Dr. Brooks replaces obsolete thinking that major equals career, and instead uses positive psychology, mapping techniques, and experimental wanderings to help job seekers reframe their skills.

About the Author

Katharine Brooks, Ed.D. is director of Liberal Arts Career Services at The University of Texas at Austin. A nationally recognized career coach, trainer, professor, and counselor for more than twenty years, she is also the creator of the National Association of Colleges and Employers Career Coaching Intensives, highly successful, sold-out training sessions for career counselors. She has a doctorate in educational psychology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452296008
Author:
Brooks, Katharine
Publisher:
Plume Books
Author:
Brooks, Ed D.
Author:
Brooks, Ed.D., Katharine
Subject:
Counseling -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Careers - Job Hunting
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Business-Careers
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w tables and charts throughout
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.42x5.60x.74 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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