TABLE OF CONTENTS Section I: Introduction 1. Introducing Career Flow2. Essential Career Flow CompetenciesSection II: Self-Reflecting and Self-Clarity3. Pursuing Your Interests (Passions)4. Mapping Your Skills: Those You Have and Those You Need 5. Personality Style 6. Understanding Values through Workplace Attraction7. Connecting With Others: Social, Emotional, and Financial Support Section III: Visioning, Goal Setting, and Planning8. Optimal Career Flow and Setting Goals9. Connecting to the World of Work: Research, Job Leads, and Trend-SpottingSection IV: Implementing 10. Turning Possibilities into Realities11. Engaging the Search: Generating Leads, Networking, Interviewing, and Making a Successful TransitionSection V: Adapting12. Career Flow Interrupted: Realizing Your Dreams in Challenging Times 13. Whitewater and Stillwater Career Flow Experiences14. Expanding the Career Flow Metaphor
JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey has enjoyed a distinguished career, including positions as high school counselor, director of guidance, university professor and career counselor, developer of DISCOVER(R) and Executive Director of ACT's Educational Technology Center. She is currently Executive Vice-President of Development for Kuder, Inc., and in that role designs and develops content for Web-based career planning systems. She is the author or co-author of many journal articles and several books including Take Hold of Your Future (a college-level career planning curriculum), Essentials of Career Counseling, and versions of the Career Development Facilitator curriculum. She is a past-president of the National Career Development Association and a recipient of its Eminent Career Award. Spencer G. Niles is professor and department head of Counselor Education in the Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation Services Department at Pennsylvania State University.