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By Carla Harris. 2022
What does it take to lead effectively today? The world of work has undergone a sea change, presenting a new…matrix of concerns and questions for leaders and potential leaders. How can you be successful amidst the present-day pressures and threats?In this much needed book, Carla Harris, TED speaker and one of the world's most senior women in finance, examines the journey from individual contributor to intentional leader. She explores the essential skills necessary to succeed, such as the importance of taking risks, creating a vision, and leveraging assets like relationships and partnerships.Based on ten attributes of leadership that you must be intentional about every day, as well as exploring the key traits of executing as a transformational leader, Lead to Win is timely and inspiring. Filled with Harris' trademark practical advice, it is the guide you need to become powerful, impactful and influential when leading others in any environment.Carla Harris' TED talk has been viewed over 4 million times.
By Rachel Bridge. 2020
Working for yourself can be an incredibly rewarding way of making a living, giving you more freedom, control, fun, satisfaction…and even money, than you could have imagined. But if you have never done it before, it can be difficult to know where to start, how to get established and the pitfalls to look out for along the way. This book is a step-by-step guide, showing you how to do it in an effective, fulfilling and rewarding way. Drawing on Rachel Bridge's extensive experience and those of many others who already work for themselves, it contains practical advice and information, real-life examples and essential top tips to help you make a successful transition to working for yourself. You'll learn how to decide if this is the right path for you, how to get started, the key issues you need to think about and how to overcome obstacles and setbacks - not just from a practical point of view, but from a personal, financial and emotional perspective too.So whether you are currently in a salaried job and exploring the idea of going it alone, about to take your first step into the workplace after school or university, have just been made redundant or are already working for yourself, but need help and guidance on how to do it better, this is the book for you.
By Shirley Morrison. 2022
An authentic, engaging, and practical guide to help college grads thrive personally and professionally.The rules have changed; the traditional workplace…is dead. To BOOM in employment today, the secret is to alter the approach, and From Classroom to Career will tell you how. Gen Z and Millennials are asking for this value-led guide as they embark on careers.Entertaining, personal, and relatable, the voice of the book is purposely casual, as if speaking in a café. It&’s a voice everyone trusts. Reasonable, logical, and concrete advice for today&’s how-to: how to write a business email; how to successfully land and then stand out in an interview, including in a virtual world; how to ask questions that can be adapted to any job/role; how to write a CV with examples. Inspiring, surprising, real-life stories show empathy for what the readers are likely going through, so they&’ll forget it&’s a business book.From Classroom to Career integrates the personal and career. This is in fact the real reality of every human being: we&’re so much more than careerists. It&’s impossible to thrive career-wise if you are not happy outside of work. People are happier when they have a balance, enabling them to achieve personally and professionally. By helping readers to discover their own values, this guide gets them to think about their own career and who they want to be. This is entirely unlike any other business book out there.
Ever wonder what it takes to land a job with the world’s most sought after companies? In A Theatre Geek’s…Guide to Disney, Google, and the NFL, Brett Axler pulls back the curtain to reveal the steps from his journey and the lessons he learned along the way. From his early years in community and regional theater to landing his first job with an NFL-team, Axler shares the simple and normally overlooked steps applicants can take to land their dream job. He busts the classic experience and education requirement myths and outlines the powerful alternatives that make applicants stand out from the crowd. Using his own personal victories and defeats along with stories from the dozens of students and young professionals that he’s mentored, Axler shares the step-by-step do’s and don’ts of navigating a young career. Through his years at Comcast and Disney to his recent adventures that led him to Google, Axler shares his insights about education, professional networking, job searching, applying for the job, getting a resume to the top of the pile, and nailing an interview. With A Theatre Geek’s Guide to Disney, Google, and the NFL, buckle up for a wild story full of priceless know-how from a theatre geek that accidentally found himself in professional sports and corporate America.
By John McPhee. 1997
Seven essays on subjects as diverse as cattle rustling, forensic geology, and the world's largest pile of scrap tires. The…title story describes the active and dangerous life of a Nevada cattle-brand inspector as he tracks down rustlers and brings them to justice
Profiles ten careers in fields that deal with the past, including museum coordinator, petroleum geologist, comic store manager, history professor,…and antique dealer. Describes a typical workday in each occupation and offers advice on how to plan for and enter these lines of work. For junior and senior high readers
Great careers for people interested in travel & tourism: Great Careers for People Interested in Travel and Tourism (Career Connections, Series 3Career Connections Series Three)
By Donna Sharon, Donna Charon, Jo A. Sommers. 1996
Profiles ten careers in the field of travel and tourism, including festival organizer, meeting and convention planner, travel agent, guest…services manager, and travel writer. Describes a typical workday in each occupation and offers advice on how to plan for and enter these lines of work. For junior and senior high readers
By Helen Mason. 1996
Profiles ten careers in the food industry, including restauranteur, food wholesaler, baker, chef, and milk inspector. Describes a typical workday…in each occupation and offers advice on how to plan for and enter these lines of work. For junior and senior high readers
Discusses careers available in government and law, including police officer, law librarian, forensic technician, and foreign service officer. Describes day-to-day…activities, training needed, and related fields. Includes sample application letters and interview tips. For junior and senior high readers
By Julie Czerneda. 1996
Discusses careers available in the field of communication including mapmaker, Internet marketer, systems analyst, microwave dish installer, and teacher. Describes…typical workdays, duties involved, getting started in the field, and writing a resume. For junior and senior high readers
By Marshall Brain. 1997
The author encourages teens to find an enjoyable career. He explains why peer pressure declines after high school graduation. Combines…motivational messages with no-nonsense advice, such as "money really matters" and "adults rule the world," and mentions basic "facts of life." For junior and senior high readers
By Jeffrey D. Korzenik. 2021
Hiring people who have served time in prison is not only a good cause, it should be a crucial part…of your hiring strategy if you want to stay competitive. It&’s time for businesses everywhere to open their minds to second chance hiring practices. With tens of millions of people in the U.S. with criminal records, companies that successfully implement second chance hiring practices will have a massive competitive advantage over those that do not. Untapped Talent makes the business case for second chance hiring. From a credible source— the chief investment strategist of one of the country&’s leading business banks—this book speaks directly to business leaders to explain the economic case for considering alternative sources of employees. It also shows why companies utilizing second chance hiring enjoy a competitive advantage. Throughout, it will include dozens of examples of businesses (from factories to restaurants to retail) which have successfully implemented this strategy. Readers will: Understand what goes into a successful second chance hire, from the support that will be needed internally to the resources that are available from outside agencies.Learn how businesses from a variety of industries have instituted successful second chance hiring programs and how this has positively impacted their culture and bottom line.Gain practical onboarding and coaching strategies that will help ensure a smooth transition and a productive, happy new employee.
The Motivated College Graduate: A Job Search Book for Recent College Graduates (Motivated Series #6)
By Brian E. Howard. 2019
Book Six in Motivated Series by Brian E. Howard.There are over 120 pieces of sage advice quoted throughout the book…on how to effectively conduct a job search, write a powerful resume and LinkedIn profile,cover letters, and other communications.The Motivated College Graduate is the most comprehensive job search book written for the recent college graduate. It discusses real life job search issues facing today's college graduate. The book provides unprecedented insight and advice from some of the most credentialed and experienced career coaches and resume writers in the industry. These coaches and resume writers have specialized practices and work with recent college graduates. You will learn how to conduct an effective job search, stand out among your competition, get interviews, and job offers!Go inside the minds of these coaches and resume writers. Learn how they've coached other college graduates to land fulfilling career-level positions. Understand how the resume writers think about keywords, titling, branding, accomplishments, color, design, and a plethora of other resume writing considerations as they create winning resumes.Based on his extensive experience in the job search industry and by tapping into the collective knowledge of career coaches and resume writers who work specifically with college graduates, Brian Howard has written a comprehensive job search book that surpasses all other job search books written for the recent college graduate.
By Alfred-Joachim Hermanni. 2022
Dieses Buch, nun in der 2. Auflage, folgt dem Credo „Don´t work hard – work smart“. Smart im Sinne von…Cleverness, systematischer Organisation von Arbeit und Zeit sowie Weitsichtigkeit zur Erschließung geschäftlicher Perspektiven. In alphabetischer Reihenfolge stellt das Buch die Erfolgsfaktoren, Methoden und Strategien vor, die helfen Marktpositionen zu stärken und Strategien neu auszurichten. Die übersichtlichen Kapitel sind auch zum Nachschlagen sehr geeignet.Das Buch richtet sich an Manager, Führungskräfte und Selbstständige, die ihre wertvollsten Ressourcen nachhaltig und bewusst einsetzen wollen, um Produkte und Dienstleistungen zu entwickeln, die die Kunden auch wirklich wollen. Über 100 nationale und internationale Fallbeispiele liefern einen hohen Nutzwert. Für die 2. Auflage wurden zahlreiche Textstellen überarbeitet, neue Fallbeispiele intergriert und aktuelles Datenmaterial erschlossen. Mit wertvollen Praxistipps am Ende jedes Kapitels.
By Lesley Grant. 1993
Profiles careers in environmental protection and related fields, including engineering, science, enforcement, law, and health. Describes a typical day in…the lives of workers and the educational requirements of each profession. For junior and senior high readers
Profiles of individuals who have become successful entrepreneurs include a hot air balloonist, a jewelry designer, tree nursery owners, and…a ceiling cleaning franchiser. Suggested activities and tips on entrepreneurship are included. For junior and senior high readers
By Price Pritchett, Ron Pound. 1993
High-Velocity Culture Change delivers 22 specific guidelines on how to manage your part of the organization for high-velocity culture change.…You ll also learn how to avoid the management traps that cause most efforts to fail. This handbook will prepare you for the rigors of the agonizing process that is called culture change. It will also prove how and why the pain is well worth the cost.
By Josh Kaufman. 2011
Todo lo que necesita saber para dominar el arte del management, de una manera accesible y práctica. Josh Kaufman demuestra…que, para triunfar, no es necesario pagar el dineral que vale un MBA. Muchas escuelas de negocios se limitan a ofrecer una educación desfasada como si fueran cadenas de montaje. Al cabo de dos años, los recién graduados pasan a engrosar el ejército de mandos intermedios y empiezan a descubrir cómo funcionan de verdad las empresas. Josh Kaufman ha creado su propio negocio, que se basa en condensar los principios básicos del management y hacerlos fácilmente accesibles para todo tipo de profesionales, sea cual sea su nivel de responsabilidad o el sector en que trabajan. En MBA personal comparte con sus lectores los conceptos esenciales en todas las áreas de la gestión empresarial. Los auténticos líderes no solo se forman en las escuelas de negocios: se hacen a sí mismos, van mejorando su preparación y adquieren la experiencia necesaria para triunfar. Con este libro el lector podrá aprender unos conocimientos que la mayoría de los profesionales emplean toda una vida en dominar. Los expertos opinan...«He conocido muy pocas personas como Kaufman que dominen completamente los secretos de la eficacia.»David Allen, autor de Organízate con eficacia «Después de leer este libro nadie podrá decirle que no es lo suficientemente listo, perspicaz o no está bien preparado para lograr un puesto de responsabilidad. Josh hace un repaso de todos los conceptos clave en el management.»Seth Godin, autor de La vaca púrpura «No haga caso, un MBA no es imprescindible. Si además de leer este libro aplica sus conceptos logrará dar un salto en su carrera.»Kevin Kelly, fundador y editor ejecutivo de Wired
By Daniel Goleman. 1998
The author applies the principles from "Emotional Intelligence" to the business world. Explains what skills are needed to succeed in…business besides I.Q. Provides guidelines for employees on developing social skills and specific emotional traits. 1998.
By Marjorie Eberts. 1994
A practical guide to planning, entering, and advancing in a variety of child-care careers, including home care, teaching, health care,…social work, and recreation. Presents profiles of practitioners and discusses job preparation, salaries, and future demand in the job market. For junior and senior high and older readers