Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2018


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Career Success helps students increase self-understanding by exploring their personality types, multiple intelligences, interests, and values along with matching careers. It provides information on current career trends, the career decision making process, educational planning, and researching career information and outlook.

Career Success features:

  • a new chapter on career satisfaction and success.
  • tools for motivation, positive thinking, adopting successful beliefs, and using humor to provide relaxation and perspective.
  • concepts from positive psychology help students build on their strengths, think positively about the future, and clarify what happiness means to them.
  • vocational assessments: the AchieveWORKS™ Personality and Intelligences assessments. The O*Net Interest Profiler is also integrated into the textbook.
  • an online career portfolio which summarizes results of the assessments and provides links to the O*Net database of careers and current available jobs at
  • interactive activities, frequent quizzes, journal entries, and individual and group exercises to enhance student learning.
  • updated job search strategies including using social media and other online job search tools.

The College Success Website at has resources for faculty and students including interactive exercises, handouts, and resources that engage students in learning and make teaching easier.

Chapter 1 Create Your Success

Chapter 2 Exploring Your Personality and Major

Chapter 3 Exploring Interests and Values

Chapter 4 Exploring Your Multiple Intelligences

Chapter 5 Planning Your Career and Education

Chapter 6 Updated Job Search Strategies

Chapter 7 Career Satisfaction

Marsha Fralick

Dr. Marsha Fralick has been recognized as an Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition for excellence in teaching, curriculum development, and leadership over the last 43 years. She has brought together research in psychology, education, neuroscience, health, and career development to provide students with strategies for college, career, and lifelong success. Her college and career success materials are now used by community colleges and universities nationwide and in Canada. She has a doctorate from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in career counseling, a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Redlands, and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and English from Arizona State University. She has a passion for helping students achieve their goals and dreams in life through developing a positive self-concept and increasing both their skills and motivation to achieve success.

Related ISBN's: 9781524948467, 9781524954734, 9781792466984

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