SUNY Professional Skills: Career Launch

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Issue Date
2016-02-10
Authors
Millar, Dean C.
Olewnik, Andrew
Lorenzetti, Denise
Monachino, Cheryl
Savage, Mark S.
Clemo, Lorrie
Dirienzo, Denise
Cooley, Sheila
Flint, Kristen
Demarsh, Geoffrey
Publisher
SUNY Office of Applied Learning
Keywords
careers resumes professional applied learning engineering job skills
Abstract
This course is designed to implement professional skills as well as personal and interpersonal skills. This course develops workplace readiness, career and self-assessment, team development skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills, goal setting, and professional and ethical conduct. This course is presented in modules and most modules require some form of homework assignment and interactive assessment.
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Explores personal interests, values and abilities Decision making models and preferences for decision making Methods of development and self-marketing: Resume, cover letter, interview, follow-up Successfully use technology Skills and qualities employers seek Techniques and strategies for success in interviews Foundation to manage career from first day of work Transition from college to workplace Ability to function effectively on a team Ability to behave professionally and ethically Apply knowledge and skills to develop a unique and practical plan to become a highly marketable professional. Identify job opportunities and how to effectively turn them into interviews and job offers. Interview confidently and successfully to get the job by knowing how to successfully answer standard and behavioral interview questions.
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