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Just the Job!

Just the Job!

By: John Lees

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2013

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‘I recommend candidates to follow John’s advice in this book - and when they do, I find they’re far better prepared for the job market.’ Joëlle Warren, Executive Chairman, Warren Partners Executive Search   If you’re looking for the perfect job then you’re in safe hands with John Lees - he knows exactly what works and what doesn’t. In this clever book he reveals the true secrets of job hunting so you can track down and secure a job you’ll love – quickly and confidently.   Just the Job! will help you: ·    Plan an effective job hunt ·    Discover a unique and effortless approach...

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Smart Calling: Eliminate the Fear, Failure, and Rejection from Cold Calling, 2nd Edition

Smart Calling: Eliminate the Fear, Failure, and Rejection from Cold Calling, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 08-APR-2013

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Proven techniques to master the art of the cold call Cold calling is not only one of the fastest and most profitable ways to initiate a new sales contact and build business; it's also one of the most dreaded—for the salesperson and the recipient. Smart Calling has the solution: Art Sobczak's proven, never-experience-rejection-again system. Now in an updated 2nd Edition, it offers even smarter tips and techniques for prospecting new business while minimizing fear and rejection. While other books on cold calling dispense long-perpetuated myths such "prospecting is a numbers game," and...

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Producing for TV and New Media, 2nd Edition

Producing for TV and New Media, 2nd Edition

By: Cathrine Kellison

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2008

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Producing for TV and New Media provides a comprehensive look at the role of the "Producer” in television and new media. At the core of every media project there is a Producer who provides a wide array of creative, technical, financial, and interpersonal skills. Written especially for new and aspiring producers, this book looks at both the Big Picture and the essential details of this demanding and exhilarating profession. A series of interviews with seasoned TV producers who share their real-world professional practices provides rich insight into the complex billion-dollar industries...

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Broadcast Journalism, 6th Edition

Broadcast Journalism, 6th Edition

By: Andrew Boyd; Peter Stewart; Ray Alexander

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-APR-2008

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2013

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This newest edition of Broadcast Journalism continues its long tradition of covering the basics of broadcasting from gathering news sources, interviewing, putting together a programme, news writing, reporting, editing, working in the studio, conducting live reports, and more. Two new authors have joined forces in this new edition to present behind the scenes perspectives on multimedia broadcast news, where it is heading, and how you get there. Technology is meshing global and local news. Constant interactivity between on-the-scene reporting and nearly instantaneous broadcasting to...

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The Birkman Method: Your Personality at Work

The Birkman Method: Your Personality at Work

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 29-APR-2013

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The first in-depth book on the personality assessment used by millions of people worldwide, revealing the underlying needs that drive and inspire you Whether you're wondering if you are in the right career, looking to change job roles, or trying to reduce conflict and improve relationships at work and at home, you must begin by fully understanding your own interests and needs, and how they drive your ultimate happiness as well as unleash your stress points. Used by millions of people worldwide, The Birkman Method is the only personality-assessment tool that reaches beyond self-described...

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Le Bon, la Brute et le Consultant: Kit de survie pour réaliser des missions gagnantes en terrain miné

Le Bon, la Brute et le Consultant: Kit de survie pour réaliser des missions gagnantes en terrain miné

By: Didier J. Durandy

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 21-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2013

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L'entrée en scène d'un consultant dans une entreprise ressemble à celle d'un nouveau shérif dans un saloon : la musique s’arrête, personne ne bouge, on attend de voir ce qui va se passer… Qui sont les bons et qui sont les brutes ? Le défi n°1 du consultant, lors d’une mission de conseil en entreprise, est précisément de les identifier. Car les premiers obstacles qu’il lui faudra surmonter seront d’ordre humain et non technique : malentendus, non-dits, culture d’entreprise et blocages relationnels internes. Comprendre les forces et faiblesses en présence lui permettra d’adapter son...

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Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace

Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace

By: Ken Tanner

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2013

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"He may have an MBA, but he's got no common sense." Assessments like that by a boss can stop a career dead in its tracks. Unfortunately, many believe that common sense is a trait you are either born with or you are not. This book dispels that myth. Through the pages of Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace readers will learn not only what common sense is, but how to acquire it and use it to enhance their careers, increase their confidence, and take better advantage of business opportunities. Common Sense explores the use—and non-use—of common sense in the workplace...

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Packaging Yourself: The Targeted Résumé

Packaging Yourself: The Targeted Résumé

By: Kate Wendleton

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 09-MAY-2013

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Does your résumé correspond to your LinkedIn profile? Have you simply recounted your work history in your résumé, or have you "packaged" yourself to be seen the way you want to be seen? PACKAGING YOURSELF is the only book on the market that uses case studies to teach you the nuances of résumé preparation, as well as how to combine it with your LinkedIn profile. The average résumé is looked at for only ten seconds. Make yours stand out. Learn how to highlight your strengths and hide your weaknesses. Prepare a marketing piece that dynamically presents you just the way you want prospective...

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Career Helium

Career Helium

By: David Thompson

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2007

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What does it really take to climb the corporate ladder? Just doing a good job is not enough - what gets you paid does not get you ahead. Most people are competent. But of you have ambitions to take an upward path in your career, competence just doesn't cut it. This book explains the concept of career heliun - a powerful secret that is known to a select few, an approach to work that provides the fuel to float past the others who are naively pinning their hopes on being tlent spotted by the boss. Those who really achieve superior recognition and reward at work manage their boss, their...

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Leadership in Action: Follow-Up - A Valuable Tool in Leadership Development

Leadership in Action: Follow-Up - A Valuable Tool in Leadership Development

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-APR-2001

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People can be motivated by charting a leadership development path and looking forward to periodic measures to indicate their progress. ...

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Leadership in Action: Dividends and Interest - Take This Job and Love It

Leadership in Action: Dividends and Interest - Take This Job and Love It

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2001

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Frequently, people's ideal job has nothing to do with what they really do for a living. ...

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Write Copy, Make Money

Write Copy, Make Money

By: Andy Maslen

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2010

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Anyone who writes copy for a living eventually has to decide whether to go it alone (if they have not already done so). Based on the author's experience of running one of the most successful copywriting agencies in Europe, this book provides straight-talking, savvy advice on how to be a successful freelance copywriter.How do I make a living working for myself? What's the best way to find and retain clients? How much should I charge for my services? What are the pitfalls and how to you avoid them? How do I keep a work-life balance? These are just some of the key questions and issues tackled...

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Find Your Dream Job

Find Your Dream Job

By: Sarah Wade; Carole Ann Rice

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2009

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If you are fed up hating what you do for a living and are looking for a more fulfilling experience, this book sets out to inspire you to make change and to show you how to find a job you'll love. Can you imagine what it would be like to enjoy what you do for a living? Engaged, driven and so excited by the prospect of the coming week you can't sleep - from excitement rather than dread. In this book, you will find a variety of people who have made small changes, great changes or perhaps no change at all - they have simply remained resolute to fulfil their childhood ambition at any cost. They...

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88 Essential Secrets

88 Essential Secrets

By: Asia Professional Speakers Singapore.

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2012

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88 Essential Secrets is packed with many great ideas and insights to help you succeed at work, and written by experts who research, speak and train on all aspects of personal and career development.How can I become an even greater leader? How can I further build my brand and my business? How can I speak with more confidence and credibility? How can I increase my focus on my goals? How can I build even stronger relationships? How can I deliver a pitch that really packs a punch? You'll find answers to all these questions and many more inside this book — from mastering influential networking...

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Thriving in Your Work

Thriving in Your Work

By: Peter Shaw

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2011

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The pressures in your work are relentless. There is always more to be done. Expectations are high from your boss, your customers and your clients. Resources are tight and there is a perpetual squeeze on the support available to you. How on earth do you thrive and succeed in such an environment? This book contains practical approaches to enable you to clarify the outcomes, choose your impact, develop your skills, work as a team, build your approach, recognise your emotions, be aware of the risks, be alert to the unexpected, use your energy well and keep it all in perspective. In such...

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Job Hunting 3.0

Job Hunting 3.0

By: Richard Maun

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-APR-2010

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Competition is fierce. Employers and recruiters are becoming more skilful and discerning. Finding the job you want today requires more than a brilliant CV and the ability to answer tough interview questions. Job hunting has become a sophisticated game, and to play it well you must have the right set of tools and skills that can really make a difference. This book, based on a successful seminar taught at Cranfield University to high-flying business and MBA students, provides tools, tips, skills and secrets to turn you from an amateur to a professional player in today's job hunting market....

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Targeting A Great Career

Targeting A Great Career

By: Kate Wendleton

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 25-APR-2013

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TARGETING A GREAT CAREER helps you identify your dream career, and then improve your career, find new employment or consulting work that's right for you, start your own business, or figure out what you want to do during retirement. Then we'll help you make that dream specific, and figure out step by step how you can achieve it. TARGETING A GREAT CAREER is filled with strategies and tips that can help you develop your career targets, become in industry insider, discover new opportunities that you never thought of before, and plan and organize your entire campaign to make it happen....

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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 20th Edition

The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 20th Edition

By: Susan Hodgson

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 23-APR-2013

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From accountant to zoologist, this new edition of The A-Z of Careers & Jobs offers detailed insights into more than 300 career areas. For those looking for their first job after school or university, or for anyone considering a change of career, the book provides reliable and up-to-date careers advice on a wide range of professions, covering practical issues such as job opportunities in each market, personal skills and qualities, entry qualifications and training, useful contact details and realistic salary expectations. The A-Z of Careers and Jobs is also a valuable reference for careers...

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BSS: The New Rules of JobHunting

BSS: The New Rules of JobHunting

By: Rob Yeung

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 20-APR-2013

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Job hunting is a job in itself. But too many books are aimed at helping career no-hopers get into a job - any job. This book is aimed at helping ambitious high fliers to, well, fly even higher. It will make sure you get the right job and maintain upward momentum in your career. The book helps you to understand the product - ie, you - that is on offer. What are your strengths and weaknesses, achievements and the kind of career that you should be chasing? It then helps you to scope the job market (investigating jobs, using the grapevine, building a profile with headhunters). It lays out...

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STTS: Professional Image-Your Road Map to Success

STTS: Professional Image-Your Road Map to Success

By: Pang Li Kin

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2010

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Experience and paper credentials are often not enough in today's highly competitive workforce. One's image is an often-overlooked aspect in the workforce, but when considered, many limit one's image to that of mere appearance. However, one's professional image is about much more than just looking the part, but also behaving and sounding it. In this book, you will understand how your dressing can impact your superiors and subordinates perception of you, and how your behavior and personality can affect the impression that you want project. Learn to communicate in a fashion that reinforces -...