Assignment: Chapter 14 Exercises
Please refer to the textbook for information that may help you complete these exercises.
Exercise 14-1: Your Career Objective or Personal Profile
Refer back to Chapter 13 and write a career objective or personal profile.
Exercise 14-2:Gather Information
Complete the following table:
EDUCATION (list most recent first)
Degree, Certificate, Credential, Licenses
EMPLOYMENT (list most recent first)
Fluency (read, write, and/or speak)
HONORS AND AWARDS
Exercise 14-3:Detail Your Skills
List as many as possible of your job-specific skills and your transferable skills. If you do not have any job-specific skills, list the job skills you will have after finishing your schooling.
Job-Specific Skills (related to your career job)
Transferable Skills (can be used in any job)
Refer back to the accomplishments worksheet you completed in exercise 13–1.Review these accomplishments and turn them into powerful action statements. Quantify whenever possible.
Choose your top five accomplishments from exercise 13-1.
Change to powerful action statements
Exercise 14-5:Check for Inconsistencies – Circle the 14 errors on the following résumé.