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FYE 103 Career Exploration - 2nd Edition

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Denise Dufek, Escanaba, MI

Copyright Year: 2017

Publisher: Bay College

Language: English

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Reviewed by Katie Maher, Career Coach, Radford University on 5/26/23

Text covers a wide range of steps and processes for assisting the reader within their career exploration and navigation. Breaking the information down into 3 modules allows the reader to take it in steps and walk through the process with support... read more

Reviewed by Brenda Williams, Part-time Faculty, Lane Community College on 3/10/23

I like how it talks about the stress involved with exploration and how to cope with it. read more

Reviewed by Samantha Hicks, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Director of Field Education, Clarke University on 1/9/23

This book covers many of the areas for student career exploration but does not provide an index or glossary for terms used. read more

Reviewed by Sofia Montero, Senior Lecturer, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on 12/20/22

The book covers some of the relevant material pertaining to career exploration. The book contains 3 units that discuss self-discovery, career outlook and planning, and stress management. The first unit has some excellent assessments and... read more

Reviewed by Denise Pruitt, Professor, Massachusetts Bay Community College on 11/1/22

I have a new course HL109 Health Career Exploration and this book has all the foundational information I will need for the course. read more

Table of Contents

  • Unit 1
    • Objectives
    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 Getting Started
    • 1.3 Lecture Notes
    • 1.4 Assignments
    • 1.5 Learning About Ourselves
    • 1.6 VIA Character Strengths
    • 1.7 Linking Our Personality to Career Paths
    • 1.8 Personal Reflection Paper
    • 1.9 Summary
  • Unit 2
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Lecture Notes
    • 2.3 Assignments
    • 2.4 Creating a Game Plan
    • 2.5 Worker Re-Employment
    • 2.6 Occupational Outlooks
    • 2.7 Create a Job Search Plan
    • 2.8 Dr. Kit's "Success At Work" Videos
    • 2.9 Summary
  • Unit 3
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Assignments
    • 3.3 Lecture Notes
    • 3.4 Stress Management
    • 3.5 Recognizing & Coping with Long-Term Stress
    • 3.6 Short-Term Stress, Causes, & Coping Tips
    • 3.7 The Power of Positive Thinking
    • 3.8 Summary

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Overview: Online OER text created for First Year Experience (FYE) Career Exploration by Denise Dufek for Bay College. © 2017 Bay College and Content Creators. Except where otherwise noted this work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit

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