Previous editions have sold more than , copies. What Color Is Your Parachute?
And they are thoroughly and thoughtfully answered with all-new chapters in the edition of What Color Is Your Parachute? Career guru Richard N.
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Bolles leads job-searchers to find meaningful work. He asks, WHAT skills do you most love to use?
WHERE--in what field--would you most love to use them? And HOW do you find such jobs without depending on agencies, ads, and online postings? Parents whose kids are away at college have a tough tightrope to walk: they naturally want to stay connected to their children, yet they also need to let go.
What's more, kids often send mixed messages: they crave space, but they rely on their parents' advice and assistance. Not surprisingly, it's hard to know when it's appropriate to get involved in your child's life and when it's better to back off.
Marjorie Savage, who as a parent herself empathizes with moms and dads, but who as a student services professional understands kids, offers advice on wide-ranging issues. From freshman orientation through senior year, this book addresses career planning: what parents and students should do. Learn about current career trends, job options, choosing a major and career, and conducting a job search to land a satisfying and rewarding job.
Parenting a college-bound student is a tricky business--combining your emotional and financial support with your child's newfound independence can seem nearly impossible.
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The authors of Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money are all too familiar with these difficulties and have created a practical guide that addresses specific situations and provides effective guidelines for changing the parent-child relationship. JJC has a new program, Medical Assisting! There will be four informational sessions for prospective students Parent Resources. Here are some suggestions: Listen carefully to your student's ideas about careers and majors.
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Try to see the situation from their perspective. Be supportive of your student in exploring many different activities.
Encourage exploration of their values, interests and talents. Emphasize internships as a way to gain valuable experience.
Get to know what the Career Services Center offers and encourage your student to visit early in their college life. Talk positively to your student about the world of work. Stress the importance of planning now for a job search. Harris and Sharon L.