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Designing YOUR Future: An Introduction to Career Preparation and Professional Practices in Interior Design

 
 
 
 
Designing YOUR Future: An Introduction to Career Preparation and Professional Practices in Interior Design
Author: Cindy V. Beacham - Barbara S. McFall - Shari Park-
ISBN 13: 9780131552807
ISBN 10: 131552805
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-07-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $102.20
 
 

Offering a unique combination of professional practice and career development, this book includes self-assessments, personal resource management techniques, and career strategies specific to the interior design profession. It takes a personal approach to the career search by first focusing on self-discovery and then showing how to identify (and ultimately land) design jobs that fit one’s own interests and abilities. The book covers professional practices in a broad sense and uses professional profiles to help readers learn about various jobs in the field. Emphasizing individuality throughout, readers learn how to plan their career based on their own strengths and successfully design their own future.

Shows readers how to find good jobs that match their distinctive interests, strengths, and personal requirements. Shows how to effectively target employment opportunities, develop personal marketing tools, and prepare for and navigate the interview process. Helps readers understand some of the initial responsibilities and situations they may encounter during their first job. Encourages readers to think about long-term career strategies.

A career guide tailored to the interior design field.