By Alexander Hiam, Susan Angle
This present day, many university graduates and "re-careering" adults are looking for anything different from the conventional "secure" and comfy profession area of interest. as an alternative, they're challenging own delight, growth--and experience. the excellent resource for such details first-hand reviews from adventurers who dared to tread off the overwhelmed occupation direction.
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Once you have maximized the potential of conventional and alternative education, then consider adding work experience through volunteer programs, civil service, summer jobs or other options listed throughout this book. ) Page 56 Of course it's difficult to anticipate what a cold-hearted employer will actually think of your resume. So why not ask? There are plenty of cold-hearted employers around. Take your experiment a step further, and send your current resume to some of the employers you would like to work for in future years.
Explore your commitment by being very specific. Remember this is not a test. If charity is your number-one value, and helping the poor is the specific commitment you want to make, you don't have to beat yourself up for not having fed all the homeless people in New York City. You are charting your courageous course. Make your map and take it step-by-step. Pick only two or three values and indicate how you are committed to expressing each in your life. Making a commitment is a structure meant to support you, to support progress and breakthrough.
P. cm. Vocational guidance. Young adults--Employment. Vocational interests. Self-realization. Angle, Susan, 1962- . Title. 7'02--dc20 95-96 CIP Page 3 Know thyself. The Oracle at Delphi Something we were withholding made us weak Until we found out it was ourselves We were withholding from our land of living And forth with found salvation in our surrender Robert Frost Page 5 Contents Preface7Introduction15Chapter 1 The Adventure Career Path21Chapter 2 Planning Guide: A Brief Introduction to Your Life27Chapter 3 Adventure Education49Chapter 4 "Good Works:" Volunteer and Community Service Adventures79Chapter 5 Adventure-Preneurship105Chapter 6 The Artistic Adventure127Chapter 7 Work in the Political Arena165Chapter 8 On the Road: A Guide to Travel and Adventure183Chapter 9 Go Wild: Wilderness Experiences and Careers205Chapter 10 Save the Planet231Chapter 11 Spiritual Work: Careers and Self-Exploration245Chapter 12 Making It Happen!