Career development and strategy planning

 

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Part I

For this assignment, you should first complete the following tasks:

  • Watch this video on the importance of resumes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=DbxhoqjL-_s
  • Initiate a focused job search using industry key words and document your results. Search using a job board of your choosing or the CSU-Global Career Center.
  • Build a professional-quality resume or CV that offers a clear representation of you and your skills. Explore the CSU-Global Career Center for additional support.
    • Note: You may fictionalize company names, reference information, contact information, or any other information that you feel may compromise your privacy, although the resume/CV should reflect your qualifications as accurately as possible.
  • Conduct a practice interview either on your own (using flash cards with prepared questions), with the help of a friend/family member, or with a professional in your field.

Part II

Next, develop a well-written paper that includes the following:

  • The results of your job search
  • Summary of what you learned in building a resume
  • An assessment of your experience in a practice interview, including what you learned that you can apply to a real life interview.

Deliverables

Submit your resume and paper as separate documents. Your paper should meet the following requirements:

  • Be 5-6 pages in length, excluding the title and references pages.
  • Be formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA.
  • In addition to course resources, use the CSU-Global Library to find three additional resources to support the position you take.

Be sure to check out the CSU-Global Online Research and Writing Lab. Here you can find:

  • Writing considerations and tips
  • Writing resources
  • Sample papers
  • An APA Template for writing assignments