Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals

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McGraw-Hill Education, Jan 22, 2010 - Education - 336 pages
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Instructor and Life Coach Kari Blackett's Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals teaches students how to personally and professionally achieve their goals. This text breaks down the elements of career management, including goal setting, resume-writing, and networking effectively with clarity and ease. Portfolio assignments, Career Coaching, Networking Business cards, and more make this text ideal for adults returning to the workforce and career-changers. Multiple activities are interspersed within the chapters allow for practical application.

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Dr. Karine B. Blackett is a certified life coach whose professional credentials span more than 20 years of student success and career management experience. Dr. Blackett studied at the University of Malta and worked in Kenya, Africa, through her undergraduate degree with the University of Minnesota. She holds an English Language Teaching Certificate from
New School University in New York and taught English as a second language in Southern Japan. Dr. Blackett received her master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University. She received her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of South Dakota.

Dr. Blackett has taught for several institutions, including doctoral online courses for Walden University and Aspen University, master’s online courses for Kaplan University, and undergraduate online courses for Virginia College
Online, National American University, and the American Public University System. In addition to teaching, Dr. Blackett is a course instructional designer and consultant for several institutions. In the past, she has served as the career services manager for National American University. She is a published author and contributor in the college success and career management fields and is an accomplished public speaker.

Dr. Blackett is a Master Facilitator with The Pacific Institute, an advisor to Jim Madrid and Advanced Sports Technology (http://jimmadrid.com/ast), and consults with many colleges and universities worldwide. Dr. Blackett was also a consultant with Coach Pete Carroll’s “A Better LA” anti-gang program (http://www.abetterla.org).

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