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Career

The job or sequence of jobs a person has in his/her chosen field. A career may or may not involve multiple jobs, but it generally remains in the same field of expertise. Traditionally, one receives the necessary education or training to start a career, takes an entry-level job, and gradually receives increasingly greater responsibility (and higher pay). However, many people do not follow the traditional career path, notably entrepreneurs who take responsibility on to themselves. Additionally, some people have two or more careers throughout their life as they move, by will or necessity, into different fields.
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Career counseling of gifted and talented students must acknowledge the unique career and life development issues that may impact their career planning.
The growing interest in the role that spirituality and religion play in mental health has spawned research investigating the relationships between spirituality, religion, and career development.
Had she been able to start taking fashion-design classes in the ninth grade, she said, she would have spent four years preparing for her chosen career, rather than just staying afloat with a 1.
is encouraging high schools to every year during the third week of October by offering construction-related career fairs and fun, interactive activities.
These officers' career progression will be carefully managed so that they, while developing a strong foundation in international affairs, will remain viable and competitive in their primary career fields.
This article investigates issues in the areas of work outcomes, self-determination, career decision-making skills, person centered planning, and transitional planning for students with disabilities.
Bottom line: If the real source of contemplating a career change is your work environment, not the job itself, The Mid-Career Tune-Up is a good choice.
edu/cew/> This website for the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison contains information on career development, education and learning in the workplace, curriculum, assessment and continuous improvement.
Within rehabilitation and transition service delivery models, concepts of empowerment (informed choice, self-determination), and career development have given consumers more influence in decision making and greater control over planning their own futures.
The survey reported in this article attempted to discern the role of career development at numerous managed care organizations and to develop a broad, conceptual model of what a successful career development program might look like.
The sluggish economy of the last four years may be showing signs of recovery, if campus career fairs are any indication.
It is funded by the assistant secretary of the Navy (ASN) through the director of acquisition career management (DACM), and is administered by the career management site in Mechanicsburg, Pa.