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Portrait of Nacole Potts

Have you met Nacole?

Nacole Potts
Associate Dean for Students for Career Development
Office in Tornado Alley, Coltrane Hall
t: 828.641.0325

Career Books

The A-Z of Careers and Jobs

Accessible advice on over 300 career types, with details on entry routes, qualifications, salary expectations and useful contacts..

PrepStep Academic

Interactive tutorials, practice tests, resume and cover letter writing courses

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Launch Your Career in College

Packed with practical and accessible advice, this book provides critical strategies to maximizing your education and find career success.

career cycle graphic: plan prepare find explore

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Résumés, interviewing, and networking

Earnings, job requirements, and essential skills

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How to Develop Your Healthcare Career

Focuses on health professionals' needs and the challenges they face, maximizing employability potential, and managing career progression.

Career Courage

Finding your true calling takes courage. It means conquering fears, shedding misguided ideas, and mustering the strength to stage your next act.

Don't Get a Job... Make a Job

If you can't find a career opportunity that you like/want, then you owe it to yourself to make your own.

Health and Fitness Professionals

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If you are interested in a career in the health and fitness field (the allied health field, as it is often called), you've come to the right book.

Career Databases

Job Links

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