GUIDE TO FASHION CAREER PLANNING

V. Ann Paulins and Julie L. Hillery

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PAPERBACK + STUDIO

ISBN:
9781501314711
Published:
MAR 10, 2016
Other Formats ISBN
eBook + Studio 9781501314704
eBook 9781501314650
Paperback 9781501314643
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501314681

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The Book

Guide to Fashion Career Planning, Planning: Job Search, Résumés, and Strategies for Success, 2nd Edition, helps both students and individuals interested in entering the fashion industry prepare for successful careers – from self-assessment and goal setting all to landing the first job. This book presents a seamless and comprehensive approach to everything needed for professional and career development including résumé writing, interviewing, job search strategies, internships and portfolios for fashion design, merchandising or retail careers. Chapter 3 offers a unique discussion on the various social media platforms and evaluates how they can be used to enhance (or devalue) the personal brand. Both practical and empowering, Guide to Fashion Career Planning gives readers the tools they need to embark on a career in fashion.

Features
· Details career paths in the fashion industry with examples of specific positions
· Covers preparing your professional presentation through social media, portfolios, letters, resumes, and interviewing
· Discusses how to build a professional network and work with mentors
· Explains how to conduct a job search, interview effectively, and gain work experience
· Offers advice on professional ethics, personal branding and how to transition from one job position to another to advance in a career

Guide to Fashion Career Planning STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!

· Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
· Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary
· Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life
· Download templates for resumes, cover letters and professional documents that students will need as they enter the workforce
· Review samples of good and poor quality resumes and portfolios
· Complete personal assessment exercises to identify your strengths and interests
· Access links to online job resources and tools

This bundle includes Guide to Fashion Career Planning and Guide to Fashion Career Planning STUDIO Access Card.



Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction to the Industry
2. Preparing to Work in the Fashion Industry
3. Identifying and Branding Your Professional Profile
4. Developing Your Professional Portfolio
5. The Job Search and Networking
6. Resumes and Cover Letters
7. Interviewing
8. Work Experiences and Internships
9. Professional Ethics
10. Transitioning from College to Career
Index



About The Authors

V. Ann Paulins is Senior Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at Ohio University, USA.
Julie Hillery is Chair and Instructor at The University of New Mexico, USA.



Format:
Paperback + Studio
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
50 bw illus

FLASHCARDS

Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions

10 decks of flashcards

QUIZZES

Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips

10 quizzes