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Being New at Work: A Guide for Mastering the Art of a New Job

Being New at Work: A Guide for Mastering the Art of a New Job

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Publisher: popforms

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 23-JUL-2014

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New job? Be a superstar from day one. Get a step-by-step guide to everything from first day checklists to securing big wins in the first three months on the job. ...

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The Creative Problem Solver

The Creative Problem Solver

By: Ian Atkinson

Publisher: Pearson Life

Publication Date: 09-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2014

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Using proven, innovative techniques from some major players in the business world, this is the go-to book for every professional who wants to find better answers to their business challenges....

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Top Notch Interviews

Top Notch Interviews

By: Brian Davis

Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.

Publication Date: 01-APR-2010

Insert Date: 08-JUL-2014

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Few of us have ever experienced anything like the current job market. Millions of jobs have disappeared, and everyone from experienced executives to newly minted college graduates are facing the toughest environment in decades. Which is why top-notch interview skills are more important than ever. Top Notch Interviews teaches job seekers at any level, from all industries and professions, the author’s proven technique to increase interview success. ...

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Job Hunting for Rookies

Job Hunting for Rookies

By: LID Editorial

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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If you want practical advice that will help you to find the right job, then you’re in the right place. Whether you’re looking for your first job or just want a better job, whether you’re employed or have been out of work for some time, Job Hunting for Rookies will act as your guide and take you step-by-step through the job hunting process: • Identify the right job for you. • Learn the secrets of impressing employers. • Write a compelling CV and covering letter. • Get invitations to interviews. • Succeed at interviews – and overcome interview nerves. • Negotiate a great pay package....

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201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition, 3rd Edition

201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition

By: Sandra Podesta; Andrea Paxton

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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THE BESTSELLING GUIDE TO WRITING COVER LETTERS THAT MAKE YOU STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION With hundreds of ready-to-download letters--updated with strategies for networking online, social media, and responding to Internet job postings. "Wow, wow, and wow! Letters like these are what I want to see; they help me get to know the person immediately and create a very positive impression." -- Melissa Burke, co-owner, Blue Plate Minds Creative Staffing Agency "I recommend this book to all the job seekers I work with; it saves them time and expedites the search." -- Julie Hipp,...

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Careers For Creative People: Advertising: and some real world advice from ridiculously talented individuals doing jobs they love

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Careers For Creative People: Advertising: and some real world advice from ridiculously talented individuals doing jobs they love

By: ChRiS Gomersall; Dan Keston

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Right now on Facebook there are over 100 million people interested in topics directly related to the Advertising industry–and that’s just in the United States alone. We know this because they’ve actively listed one or more of these things as interests under their real names right next to their profile photo. Unfortunately, the amount of people who hope to turn their creativity into a professional career wildly outnumber the very select few who actually end up doing so. Why is that? Are they lazy? Uninformed? Uninspired? In reality, it’s none of the above. The biggest reasons many...

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Success on Your Own Terms

Success on Your Own Terms

By: James B. Rosseau

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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It’s up to you to create your custom-tailored career and define success your way. How? Combine your burning passion with drive, determination, strategy, and commitment to pay it forward; and find and nurture mentor support, stay steady on your path, and see the fireworks. Success on Your Own Terms will show you exactly how to do it. ...

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101 Ways to Find Work…And Keep Finding Work for the Rest of Your Career!

101 Ways to Find Work…And Keep Finding Work for the Rest of Your Career!

By: Dr. Charles Michael Austin

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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In today's business culture, the reality is that employees change jobs-frequently! Today's corporations focus on pleasing shareholders and managing costs, resulting in a workforce that's shifting significantly, moving many savvy professionals to seize the benefits of the evolving career culture by working as freelancers, consultants, or independent contractors. In 101 WAYS TO FIND WORK, career-development specialist Charles Michael Austin offers a common sense, practical approach to succeeding in the twenty-first century work world. You'll learn the strategies you need to define your career...

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Just Enough Research

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Just Enough Research

By: Erika Hall

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Foreword by JEFFREY ZELDMAN Design research is a hard slog that takes years to learn and time away from the real work of design, right? Wrong. Good research is about asking more and better questions, and thinking critically about the answers. It’s something every member of your team can and should do, and which everyone can learn, quickly. And done well, it will save you time and money by reducing unknowns and creating a solid foundation to build the right thing, in the most effective way. In Just Enough Research, co-founder of Mule Design Erika Hall distills her experience into a brief...

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Instant Career Progress

Instant Career Progress

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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If you've always wanted a collection of tried and tested ideas from leading jobs and career experts then this is the book for you. Instant career progress is packed full of ideas to help you get the most out of your working life whether you are an ambitious first-jobber, senior manager or self employed. With tips on creating stunning CVs, shining in interviews, increasing your salary, getting yourself noticed by the boss (for all the right reasons) and balancing home and career this book can help you to make it all the way to the top. Instant career progress collects the best advice from...

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MBA

MBA

By: Infinite Ideas; Nicholas Bate

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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If you are thinking of doing an MBA but haven’t got the time this is the book for you. If you can’t afford to do an MBA this is definitely the book for you. If you are currently doing an MBA and can’t see the wood for the trees you need this book now! Discover the six major thought leaders whose ideas you need to understand in order to advance your career; why today’s recruiters are as interested in your people skills as they are in your ability to create a finely honed spreadsheet; what everybody’s talking about – from USPs to EQs, learn how to break through the jargon; how to handle...

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Interview Answers

Interview Answers

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Interview answers is unlike the majority of interview techniques books because it steers clear of blindingly obvious advice such as not to wear track-suit bottoms or turn up drunk to your interview, and instead provides a way into the mind of the interviewer so that you can spot the likely questions and know how to answer them differently depending on the perspective of the interviewer. ...

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Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have

Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 08-MAY-2014

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Written by Harvard-trained, ex-law firm partner Liz Brown, Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have provides specific, realistic, and honest advice on alternative careers for lawyers. Unlike generic career guides, Life After Law shows lawyers how to reframe their legal experience to their competitive advantage, no matter how long they have been in or out of practice, to find work they truly love. Brown herself moved from a high-powered partnership into an alternative career and draws from this experience, as well as that of dozens of former practicing attorneys, in...

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Own Your Future

Own Your Future

By: Paul B. Brown; Charles F. Kiefer; Leonard A. Schlesinger

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 02-MAY-2014

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It used to be that if you studied and worked hard, you could be assured of an extremely satisfying career. But in a world of constant layoffs and dying industries, it has become increasingly difficult to "plan" your way to success. So what is the solution? Well, when it comes to dealing with uncertainty, nobody handles it better than successful entrepreneurs. That's why you want to take the same approach they do! Based on extensive research and interviews, Own Your Future shows how to apply the simple model they use--Act. Learn. Build. Repeat--to reinvent the way you maneuver in an...

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Mid-Career Library and Information Professionals

Mid-Career Library and Information Professionals

By: Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen; Linda Crook

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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As librarians move into the middle of their careers, they are more ready than ever to take on new leadership opportunities. Literature on leadership is expanding in the field of library and information sciences, and more and more seminars and workshops are being offered for new and seasoned leaders. This book asks the questions: ‘What about us?’ and, ‘Where is the leadership advice and training for those who are no longer new librarians, but are also not yet seasoned leaders?’ The title illustrates how to work the middle, from being in the sophomore slump progressing to the next leaders...

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Building Your Library Career with Web 2.0

Building Your Library Career with Web 2.0

By: Julia Gross

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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Many professionals in the Library and Information Services (LIS) area are using Web 2.0 to deliver content and reaching out to connect with library users. This book applies these technologies to help shape your own career development plan. Increased online connectivity has opened up new opportunities for professionals to network, learn and grow in their careers; in an online world, where many of us have a digital footprint already, new rules apply. This readable guide builds on the solid foundation of previous library career books. The social networking tools described will supplement the...

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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 21st Edition

The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 21st Edition

By: Susan Hodgson

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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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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The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbook

The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbook

By: Ulla de Stricker; Jill Hurst-Wahl

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 27-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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The definitive guide to developing and managing a successful career in the information profession: Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers deal with significant challenges in building successful careers for a number of reasons associated with common misperceptions of their expertise and roles. In environments where they must often justify their work and value over and over again, those already in the profession need a boost and those just entering need to be prepared for a reality that may differ quite a bit from their expectations. The book is intended to give readers a set of...

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Eve on Top

Eve on Top

By: David P. Baker; Bernadette Casey

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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Eve on Top takes an in-depth look at the position of women in senior positions in the public sector using a case-study approach, based on ten ‘successful’ women and their background, upbringing, career progression, successes and failures, challenges and experiences. Each case study includes a ‘lessons learned’ response in the form of advice both to other women, and the organisations in which they work. Surrounding and supporting the case studies are short essays charting the main themes that emerge from the interview process, backed up by extensive literature reviews. The book also...

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Recovery, Reframing, and Renewal

Recovery, Reframing, and Renewal

By: Oliver Cutshaw

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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This book examines the difficulties confronting information professionals who, due to financial downturns, technological change, or personal crises, are forced to re-evaluate their career options. It is divided between a case study (based on the author’s own experiences) of career dislocation and eventual career renewal, and several sections that offer pragmatic advice on how to recover from job loss, conduct a skills assessment and develop a practical job search strategy. The author, with honesty, confronts the serious and sometimes troubling psychological and professional consequences...