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What to Say in Every Job Interview: How to Understand What Managers are Really Asking and Give the Answers that Land the Job

What to Say in Every Job Interview: How to Understand What Managers are Really Asking and Give the Answers that Land the Job

By: Carole Martin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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"TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF . . ." Decode the hidden meaning behind interview questions and prepare the perfect answer to land the job During a job interview, there are no right or wrong answers, just better and worse answers. When you rethink the process in those terms, you'll gain a huge advantage over the competition. What to Say in Every Job Interview shows you how to focus on the factors of the job, rather than answering questions "correctly." As a professional interviewer, Carole Martin has spent years on the other side of the desk. She knows exactly what she’s...

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Das IT-Karrierehandbuch, 4th Edition

Das IT-Karrierehandbuch, 4th Edition

By: Martina Diel

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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Das IT-Karrierehandbuch ist ein unerlässlicher Ratgeber für diejenigen, die am Anfang ihrer beruflichen IT-Laufbahn stehen. Die Autorin regt zu Beginn zu einer strukturierten Selbsterforschung an, um zum bestmöglichen Berufswunsch zu gelangen. Anschließend werden wirksame Strategien dargelegt, um an den Traumjob zu gelangen. Gespickt mit unzähligen wertvollen Tipps, Erfahrungsberichten, Interviews mit Entscheidern, Adressen und wichtigen internen IT-Brancheninfos ist Das IT-Karrierehandbuch ein wertvoller Begleiter für Berufseinsteiger. Die 4. Auflage wurde komplett überarbeitet und...

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The Music Producer’s Survival Guide

The Music Producer’s Survival Guide

By: Brian M. Jackson

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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A music-career book like no other, THE MUSIC PRODUCER'S SURVIVAL GUIDE: CHAOS, CREATIVITY, AND CAREER IN INDEPENDENT AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC offers a wide-ranging, exploratory, yet refreshingly down-to-earth take on living the life of the independent electronic music producer. If you are an intellectually curious musician/producer eager to make your mark in today's technologically advanced music business, you're in for a treat. In this friendly, philosophical take on the art and science of music production, veteran producer, engineer, and teacher Brian Jackson shares clear, practical...

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Get That Job: CVs

Get That Job: CVs

By: A&C Black Publishers Ltd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 05-DEC-2013

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The job market has never been more competitive, and marketing yourself can be tricky. This title offers practical, step-by-step advice on preparing, writing, and presenting an impressive CV that will help you 'get your foot in the door' with prospective employers. Covering essential issues such as identifying your goals, creating different types of CV and a fantastic covering letter to go with them, this is a must-read for all job-hunters. ...

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Work well from home

Work well from home

By: A&C Black Publishers Ltd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 05-DEC-2013

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An increasing number of people are deciding to work from home. Whether they are setting up their own business or trying to cut down on the amount of time they spend commuting, the idea of turning a space at home into an office is an appealing one. Work well from home helps you make that idea a reality. Filled with help on making working from home work for you, this book covers a range of essential issues including setting up your office, working as part of a virtual team, managing professional relationships, and dealing with feelings of isolation. ...

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Go freelance

Go freelance

By: A&C Black Publishers Ltd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 05-DEC-2013

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Deciding to leave the security of a permanent job and go freelance is a brave decision - and is not to be taken lightly. However, as long as you manage your time, work-flow, contacts, and money, it may turn out to be the best career move you ever made! Go freelance is packed with essential advice, including: working out when it's time to move on; do you have the right skills to be your own boss?; finding new work; networking to market yourself and your skills; managing work-flow; managing your time; looking after your accounts. ...

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Tackle office nightmares

Tackle office nightmares

By: A&C Black Publishers Ltd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 05-DEC-2013

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While we'd all like a quiet life, there are some situations that can't be ignored. In offices, workplace bullying is on the rise and discrimination is commonplace. Key customers are ever more demanding, won't take no for an answer and aren't afraid to tell you so. Tackle office nightmares offers solutions and step-by-step advice on a wide range of contemporary issues, from how to defuse tense situations, to where to turn if you think you are being discriminated against, to stepping in to help others. ...

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And What Do You Do?

And What Do You Do?

By: Barrie Hopson; Katie Ledger

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 03-DEC-2013

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Would you like to find work that uses all your skills and passions? That can help you experience a great work/life blend? And that is flexible enough so you can thrive in difficult economic times? If your answer is yes, we encourage you to consider a portfolio career - essentially, doing two or more jobs for different employers. It begins by reframing work around you and playing to your greatest strengths. Part-time, full-time, working for yourself and/or for an organisation, the choice is yours. In the UK, at least a million people are already experiencing the benefits of a...

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Business Matters

Business Matters

By: Elizabeth Frick

Publisher: XML Press

Publication Date: 27-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 28-NOV-2013

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Business Matters, by Dr. Elizabeth Frick, a successful independent writing and training professional, cover the breadth and depth of business needs and strategies for independent freelancers....

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British Qualifications 2014, 44th Edition

British Qualifications 2014, 44th Edition

By: Kogan Page Editorial Staff

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 23-NOV-2013

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Now in its 44th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic...

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The Essential Digital Interview Handbook

The Essential Digital Interview Handbook

By: Paul J. Bailo

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 22-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 20-NOV-2013

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In today’s increasingly interconnected world, virtual meetings have become a staple of business practice. ...

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Have Fun, Get Paid: How to Make a Living with Your Creativity

Have Fun, Get Paid: How to Make a Living with Your Creativity

By: Christopher Duncan

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2013

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From performers who bask in the spotlight to those who find inspiration in the midnight glow of a computer monitor, the world has no shortage of creative people. While the day-to-day realities of a ballerina may be quite different from that of a novelist, actor, graphic artist, musician, or software developer, they share many things in common. Chief among these is the desire to make a living with their art. Maybe you're working to build a sustainable, full-time creative career. Or perhaps you're happy in the corporate world but would like to turn your love for music, dance, painting, or...

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Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 07-NOV-2013

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Harness social media to land your dream job For anyone looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or just setting up for future success, social media sites are proven platforms for facilitating connections, demonstrating passions and interests, and ultimately landing the job. Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies enables you to harness the power of the Internet to research and identify job opportunities, and then create a strategy for securing a position. Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies features in-depth coverage of topics such as: creating effective online...

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Resumes For Dummies, 6th Edition

Resumes For Dummies, 6th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 08-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 05-NOV-2013

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Write a winning resume and land that job interview! Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you're offered an interview? With a recession that has caused a 10% unemployment rate affecting 15.3 million Americans, having a winning resume is vital to securing an interview-and it demands a fresh look at how you write your resumes and market yourself. Whether you're entering the job market for the first time, looking for a new job after a lay off, or changing careers, Resumes For Dummies shows you the ropes and rules for a new era in recruiting and...

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Stop Playing Safe: Rethink Risk. Unlock the Power of Courage. Achieve Outstanding Success

Stop Playing Safe: Rethink Risk. Unlock the Power of Courage. Achieve Outstanding Success

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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Tap the power of courage and achieve greater clarity, confidence, and satisfaction in your work and life Tap in to the inspirational motivation of best-selling author, life coach and media personality, Margie Warrell. Stop Playing Safe is a call to action for anyone who has ever felt that their work was not revealing their true potential for personal progression and career development. It will give you the conviction and courage to become bolder in your career, to perform better and enjoy your work more. Margie points out that 'fear' seems to be our new state of 'normal' as we deal...

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Riding the Rocket

Riding the Rocket

By: Richard Maun

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 06-OCT-2013

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Riding the Rocket means managing your Modern Career. This is the only book in this genre that uses the unique concept of a Modern Career to guide people. It's a practical 'how to' book, giving people the tools and motivation to create opportunities for themselves. People need to self-manage their career in order to keep working and this book is here to enable them to do so. Like rockets, careers can be unpredictable, require fine tuning, need maintenance and above all need someone to control their direction and speed. We have to be to be proactive, resilient and adaptable and manage our...

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Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Literacy, 2nd Edition

Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Literacy, 2nd Edition

By: Hazel Glynne; Amanda Snowden

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 23-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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A collection of 150 unique games and activities to help support teaching of literacy in the primary classroom.   Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant. Easily navigable, allowing you to choose the right activity quickly and easily, these invaluable resources are guaranteed to save you time and are a must-have tool to plan, prepare and deliver first-rate lessons. ...

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Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love

Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love

By: David Sturt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 12-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 03-OCT-2013

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THERE’S GREAT WORK ONLY YOU CAN DO. THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU GET IT DONE.Great work lives inside all of us.The question is: Do we make the contributions we’re capable of? Is our best work getting out there? Breaking through? Creating a difference the world loves?We’ve long been told our ability to succeed depends on our IQ, talent, education level, gender, job title, or when and where we were born. ...

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Job Reconnaissance

Job Reconnaissance

By: Josh More

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 20-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2013

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There is considerably more skill in the IT and security communities than is reflected in the jobs people are able to attain. Most people's limiting factor in their ability to get better jobs is not technical skills or even the soft skills necessary to do well in a new job. It is that getting a job is a completely different skill set and one that most people only practice every few years. Job Reconnaissance: Using Hacking Skills to Win the Job Hunt Game explains the job hunting process, why the most commonly followed models fail and how to better approach the search. It covers the...

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Makers at Work: Folks Reinventing the World One Object or Idea at a Time

Makers at Work: Folks Reinventing the World One Object or Idea at a Time

By: Steven Osborn

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 18-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 21-SEP-2013

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What do you get when you combine an electronics hobbyist, hacker, garage mechanic, kitchen table inventor, tinkerer, and entrepreneur? A "maker," of course. Playful and creative, makers are—through expertise and experimentation—creating art, products, and processes that change the way we think and interact with the world. As you'll see from the 21 interviews in Makers at Work, inquisitive makers are just as apt to pick up a laser cutter or an Arduino as a wrench to fashion something new. For example, you'll meet Jeri Ellsworth, who might provide a video lecture on magnetic logic one day...