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Women for Hire's Get-Ahead Guide to Career Success
Tory Johnson
0399530177
Aug 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
A woman's work is never done.

From the creator of Women For Hire, America's #1 job fair for women, comes a real-world guide to on-the-job success. Tory Johnson teaches professionals at every level the most important networking skills and career strategies to keep them on top of the game. Using real-life anecdotes, professional advice, and quizzes, readers will learn:

- How to create a personal definition of success
- The business etiquette rules every woman must learn to get ahead
- How to deal with difficult colleagues
- Keys for making networking contacts work
- The trick to unselfish self-promoting
- Tips for coping with life's curveballs while keeping a career on track
- The tools for smarter, stronger, and better negotiating
- The secrets to enjoying success...


48 Laws of Power
Robert Greene
0140280197
January 1998
Paperback
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Book Review
"Learning the game of power requires a certain way of looking at the world, a shifting of perspective," writes Robert Greene. Mastery of one's emotions and the arts of deception and indirection are, he goes on to assert, essential. The 48 laws outlined in this book "have a simple premise: certain actions always increase one's power ... while others decrease it and even ruin us."

The laws cull their principles from many great schemers--and scheming instructors--throughout history, from Sun-Tzu to Talleyrand, from Casanova to con man Yellow Kid Weil. They are straightforward in their amoral simplicity: "Get others to do the work for you, but always take the credit," or "Discover each man's thumbscrew." Each chapter provides examples of the consequences of observance or transgression of the law, along with "keys to power,"...



The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss (Without Being a Bitch) : Valuable Lessons, Smart Suggestions, and True Stories for Succeeding as the Chick-in-Charge
Caitlin Friedman, Kimberly Yorio
0767922840
April 18, 2006
Hardcover
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Book Review
Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio offer advice for "both the leader and the led" in this entertaining and useful guidebook for today's working woman. Through quizzes, personal anecdotes, and interviews, Friedman and Yorio help readers to identify their leadership style and share support and encouragement from experts to help women become better (and more comfortable) leaders. Want to know more? Check out Friedman and Yorio's "Top 5 Reasons to Buy This Book" for the inside scoop.

Top 5 Reasons to Buy The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss (Without Being a Bitch)

1. You just got promoted.
Yikes! Nobody ever taught you to be a manager. Your role models have been less than fabulous and you want to be better. We teach you how to be more mentor than manager. We show you how to be firm but fair....


Your Next Move: Yahoo! HotJobs Success Strategies for Midcareer Professionals (HotJobs Career Advisors Series)
Dan Finnigan
1402728263
December 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
We’ve all experienced the “Sunday Slump”—that impending sense of doom as the weekend draws to a close, and that tired, dead-end job looms ahead. Unfortunately, job dissatisfaction is all too common. That’s why the experts at Yahoo! HotJobs have created a job-hunting guide specifically for experienced professionals looking to move ahead—whether they’re currently working or unemployed. Your Next Move reveals how to make the next job the right job, update your resumé, keep your job search confidential, present your experience in an interview, and negotiate a higher salary. With real-world advice from executives and recruiters, sample resumés, and helpful exercises, Your Next Move is essential reading for anyone who’s ready to once again find...


College Majors and Careers, 5th Edition
Paul Phifer
0894343785
Feb 2003
Paperback
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American Reference Books Annual
"Highly recommended..." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Book Description
College Majors and Careers addresses the age-old question of selecting the right course of study for the right career. Students of all ages struggle with this decision. More than 60 majors are linked to over 350 careers. Each major also inlcudes related skills, leisure time activities, personal values, and professional organizations. College Majors and Careers belongs on every student's bookshelf as well as in guidance and career offices. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Essentials of Fire Fighting
Ifsta Committee, et al
0879391499
June 1998
Paperback
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Should You Really Be a Lawyer : The Guide to Smart Career Choices Before, During and After Law School
Deborah Schneider
0940675579
October 2004
Paperback
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Former ass't dean, St. University School of Law
I wish more of our students and alumni could have read this book before they made their biggest career decisions.

Ass't Dean, Villanova University School of Law
Should be required reading for every law school applicant and pre-law advisor.

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The Fashion Designer Survival Guide : An Insider's Look at Starting and Running Your Own Fashion Business
Mary Gehlhar, Zac Posen (Foreword)
0793198992
September 1, 2005
Paperback
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From Women’s Wear Daily
"Lest fashion's neophytes get too dreamy, Gehlhar is there to ground them…"

—Margaret Hayes, President, The Fashion Group International
"Mary presents many expectations he or she will confront in the marketplace and provides excellent professional advice throughout the book."

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Rites of Passage at 100,000 to 1 Million+: Your Insider's Lifetime Guide to Executive Job-Changing and Faster Career Progress in the 21st Century
John Lucht
0942785304
September 2000
Hardcover
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Book Review
John Lucht, an executive recruiter during the past three decades for some of America's top corporations, knows what it takes to snag a new six-figure job. Rites of Passage at $100,000 to $1 Million+ is his newly revised guide to the ins and outs of a search for a job that ends in success. It promises a "comprehensive cram course in accelerating your career"--a contemporary corporate equivalent of the traditional initiation into adulthood from which it takes its title--updated for the cyber-age. And it delivers, with Lucht offering inside tips on the basic routes to a new executive-level position: personal contacts (i.e., "ask for a reference instead of a job"); networking ("never fail to get into the office of anyone whose name is mentioned to you, never depart with less than three new names"); executive recruiters...


Quick Guide to College Majors and Careers
Laurence Shatkin
1563708345
Oct 2001
Paperback
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The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books
Lesley Bolton
1580627854
Dec 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Surefire techniques to help you top the bestseller list! Whether you’re already published or just an aspiring writer with a dream, the children’s book publishing industry can be one of the toughest to crack. The Everything® Guide to Writing Children’s Books is the perfect handbook if you’re looking to create a successful children’s book. From generating a sellable idea to turning in your manuscript, The Everything® Guide to Writing Children’s Books is packed with information that can help your publishing dreams come true. The Everything® Guide to Writing Children’s Books includes all the necessary facts you need to conquer the children’s book industry, including tips on getting started and hints on writing to the correct age group. In addition, the book features...


I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This : A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work
Julie Jansen
0142002488
January 28, 2003
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
"Close your eyes and…imagine what it would feel like to be happy and excited and fulfilled in your work." Can’t do it? Career coach Jansen’s no-nonsense volume just might help. Herself a former disgruntled employee (she worked in broadcasting, recruiting, outplacement and other fields), Jansen is a big proponent of jobs that suit: work, after all, "is not ‘one size fits all.’" She identifies six reasons people find their employ unsatisfying, from boredom with an overly familiar routine, to insecurity in the face of discrimination or a toxic boss, to lack of focus on work due to an eye on upcoming retirement. Several quizzes and questionnaires ("When you think about the things you find meaningful, what comes to mind?"; "Do you prefer to be the leader rather than have others lead"?) help...


Your Astrology Guide 2006: Create Your Future with America's Most Accurate Astrology Team
Rick Levine
1402735219
November 2005
Paperback
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Listening: The Forgotten Skill : A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides)
Madelyn Burley-Allen
0471015873
February 1995
Paperback
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Book Description
A proven program for turning effective listening into a powerful business tool Managers and other employees spend more than 40 percent of their time listening to other people but often do it so poorly that the result is misunderstood instructions, misdirected projects, and erroneous actions—millions of dollars’ worth of mistakes just because most people don’t know how to listen. In this new edition of her classic guide to the art of effective listening, Madelyn Burley-Allen shows you how to acquire active, productive listening skills and put them to work for you—professionally, socially, and personally. With her time-tested techniques, you’ll learn how to:Eliminate distractions and improve your concentration on what is being saidLocate key words, phrases, and ideas while listeningCut through...


Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography
William J. Callaway
0323034209
Oct 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
This guide offers a comprehensive review, in outline form, of the five major subject areas covered on the ARRT exam in radiography. Each review of a subject is followed by a set of questions related specifically to that area. After students have reviewed the material, they are ready to take the two mock exams printed in the text and the unlimited test simulations on the companion CD-ROM. This edition also provides information on preparing resumes, interviewing, and career planning in order to help students make the transition to careers as practicing radiographers.

Book Info
Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL. Exam review includes 500 review questions with answers and rationales, three challenge tests, CD simulating an exam administered by ARRT, and more. Previous...


Do What You Love for the Rest of Your Life: A Practical Guide to Career Change and Personal Renewal
Bob Griffiths
0345441397
December 2003
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Griffiths, a former Wall Street honcho who downshifted into a more satisfying career as a playwright and professional speaker, draws on his and others' experiences to provide a road map for change. He advises readers to commit to a career change, identifying doubts (often money-related) before undertaking the process of identifying a passion, perhaps by taking tests or seeing a career counselor. The new career, says Griffiths, should integrate the personal and career selves. Emphasizing the need for family discussions about such change, Griffiths suggests that children care less about economic status than reliable parenting. As for money, he suggests getting control of finances and analyzing expectations, recognizing, e.g., that children can get a good education at non-brand name schools. His advice ranges from...


Guide to Homeland Security Careers
Donald B. Hutton
0764123750
May 2003
Paperback
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From School Library Journal
Adult/High School-A valuable guide. Opportunities are grouped under the categories defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: border and transportation security; emergency preparedness and response; chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear countermeasures; information analysis and infrastructure protection (threat analysis-intelligence); and related military careers. Each position cited includes the rank designation and salary as well as both a main mission statement and homeland-security mission functions. Requirements for positions are provided including age, education, physical, and experience expectations. Other information includes whether internship and student programs exist, training locations, and where to apply, as well as the location of regional offices. Boxed factoids and...


Insider's Guide to the World of Pharmaceutical Sales: 8th Edition
Jane Williams
0970415397
July 2005
Paperback
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Lori Shreve Blake, Director, Alumni & Student Career ServicesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaMay, 2005
"...the premier resource for professionals considering a sales career in the pharmaceutical industry. I recommend this book..."

Bridget Weide, C.P.R.W., EditorResume Writers’ DigestMay 1, 2002
"Jane Williams’ fabulous book, ‘Insider’s Guide to the World of Pharmaceutical Sales’...is a MUST-READ…"

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Ace the Technical Pilot Interview
Gary v. Bristow, Gary Bristow
0071396098
April 22, 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH THIS DYNAMIC TOOL FOR ACING THE TECHNICAL PILOT INTERVIEW... Let an experienced airline pilot help you succeed on the Technical Pilot Interview . This one-of-a-kind study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what you need to know in order to get a powerful edge over the competition--at every stage of your piloting career. This unique study guide helps you: * Get to know material likely to be asked on your interview * Practice with almost one thousand exam-style questions--complete with answers * Build confidence, skills, and knowledge * Focus your study on what you need to know Can you answer these questions? * If you were loading an aircraft to obtain maximum range, would you load it with a forward or aft center of gravity? * Why...


Knock 'em Dead 2006: The Ultimate Job Seeker's Guide (Knock 'em Dead)
Martin John Yate
1593374526
October 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
For 20 years, Martin Yate has advised, inspired, and reassured job seekers of every kind--helping them turn interviews into offers. Whether you’re trying to land your first entry-level job, climb the corporate ladder, or return to the workforce after a significant absence, this anniversary edition has the answers to all your questions. The keystone book in this best-selling series, Knock ‘Em Dead, 2006 will help you find a better job, and provide key survival tips for your lifetime in the workforce. You are the best candidate for the position—and with Martin Yate’s help, you’ll get the insider information and the answers you need convince everyone of that fact. He guides you through the whole process of job seeking—from assembling your resume to acing the interview, to negotiating a...


Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You through the Secrets of Personality Type
Paul D. Tieger
0316880655
April 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
For over 10 years Do What You Are has helped hundreds of thousands of people find the job that suits their personality type best. It lists the wide array of occupations that are popular with your personality type, including todays hottest career tracks in growth areas such as e-commerce, biotechnology, new media, and telecommunications. Throughout, the authors provide savvy career advice and highlight the strengths and pitfalls of each personality type with real-life examples.

About the Author
Paul Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger are principals of Communications consultants LLC and have been training professionals in the use of Personality Type for twenty years. They teach individuals and groups how to improve their effectiveness at work and at home. They live in West...


Special Agent FBI (Career Examination Series)
Jack Rudman
0837310601
January 1, 2004
Plastic Comb
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What Can You Do with a Law Degree a Lawyer's Guide to Career Alternatives inside, Outside and around the Law
Deborah Arron
094067551X
September 2003
Paperback
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ABA Journal
A lawyer's version of What Color is Your Parachute? Offers a logical, analytical way of evaluating career options

Law Practice Management Magazine
When those dark nights of the soul arise, Arron's book is the beginning of the solution

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Photography Your Way
Chuck DeLaney
1581154054
Aug 2005
(Paperback) - Revised Ed.
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FBI Careers
Thomas H. Ackerman
1593572379
Oct 2005
Paperback
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From School Library Journal
Grade 9 Up–In this practical guide, Ackerman outlines the history and organization of the FBI; the salary and benefits of a career with this agency; and opportunities and hiring processes, including ways to present an outstanding application. He also describes the training for different positions. The entries are dry and necessarily brief, but offer a broad overview of how best to prepare oneself to be an ideal candidate. The appendixes are particularly interesting and helpful; they include much of the paperwork involved in applying to the bureau and for internships. This book is a must for career collections and for libraries with populations that are particularly interested in law enforcement, but it is not for those with only an idle interest in the FBI.–Morgan Johnson-Doyle, Sierra High...


Discover What You're Best At: A Complete Career System That Lets You Test Yourself to Discover Your Own True Career Abilities
Linda Gale
0684839563
January 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
Take the test -- and find the right career for you.Join the ranks of the more than half-million people who have discovered their true talents and made successful career choices with Discover What You're Best At. Now this bestselling career guide has been revised for the twenty-first century, including valuable new information on the skills in demand in electronic communications, medical technology, and other high-tech fields.The book's unique National Career Aptitude System enables you to identify not only your interests but also your innate talents and potential skills, and then to match your career strengths to dozens of the more than 1,100 jobs described in detail.Discover What You're Best At enables you to set realistic and rewarding career goals based on your abilities. It gives you the edge you need to take on...


The Firm of the Future: A Guide for Accountants, Lawyers, and Other Professional Services
Paul Dunn, Ronald J. Baker
0471264245
April 18, 2003
Hardcover
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Review
For the Back Cover:
"In The Firm of the Future, Ron Baker and Paul Dunn create an intellectual challenge for firm leaders. They are truly two of the best critical thinkers today. Together they provide the reader with a wealth of thought-provoking ideas. This is an intellectual masterpiece." —August J. Aquila, Ph.D. Managing Director, American Express Tax and Business Services and Co-Author of CPAs That Sell and CPA Firm Mergers That Work

"When I first received my copy of The Firm of the Future I was intimidated by its size and began reviewing the table of contents for the sections that seemed most interesting to me. But, as I am prone to do, I began at the first page. I soon found myself pouring through the book, chapter by chapter. Paul Dunn and Ron Baker have compiled a work that has incredible...


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