Author: Judith Done,Rachel Mulvey
Publisher: Pearson UK
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
The brand new 3rd edition of one of the UK’s bestselling graduate career guides that’s sold over 4,100 copies. Providing essential, life-changing guidance to help students get started on their graduate career, this indispensable guide helps readers discover how to make sense of their opportunities, weigh up their options and how to make the right choices. Packed with vital information and powerful ideas, tactics and strategies, it coaches readers in the positive mindset required to land a brilliant career. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new content on managing the transition from student to graduate; updated data, stats and examples; and a full glossary of terms. There is also a section help tutors with teaching employability and career skills.
The Software Developer's Career Handbook
Author: Michael Lopp
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
As a software engineer, you recognize at some point that there's much more to your career than dealing with code. Is it time to become a manager? Tell your boss he’s a jerk? Join that startup? Author Michael Lopp recalls his own make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants such as Apple, Netscape, and Symantec in Being Geek -- an insightful and entertaining book that will help you make better career decisions. With more than 40 standalone stories, Lopp walks through a complete job life cycle, starting with the job interview and ending with the realization that it might be time to find another gig. Many books teach you how to interview for a job or how to manage a project successfully, but only this book helps you handle the baffling circumstances you may encounter throughout your career. Decide what you're worth with the chapter on "The Business" Determine the nature of the miracle your CEO wants with "The Impossible" Give effective presentations with "How Not to Throw Up" Handle liars and people with devious agendas with "Managing Werewolves" Realize when you should be looking for a new gig with "The Itch"
Maximise Your Employability and Get a Graduate Job
Author: Tristram Hooley,Korin Grant
Publisher: Trotman, Limited
Comprehensive guide to career planning and job hunting for students and graduates, organised in simple chapters to help readers address the various issues they experience as they move through uni and into work. Topics include: self-reflection, career planning, job research, networking, recruitment practices, employability skills and Plan B.
Author: Steven Lurie
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
The Handbook for Early Career Success prepares you to manage your transition to the workplace with confidence, and flourish in the real world of personalities and organizational politics. This unique resource puts you in control of your future by teaching you: 1. Who you are as others see you using powerful personality style surveys and tools immediately applicable to workplace challenges. 2. How to effectively communicate, build relationships and maximize your impact all in a way that fits who you are. 3. The rules for achieving a successful, satisfying and self-directed career from day one. Acclaim for Handbook for Early Career Success ..". an excellent resource for young men and women entering the professional workforce. Lurie's approach is straight forward and easy to integrate into a workable strategy that will help mitigate mistakes that can derail a new professional career." Susan Greenbaum, Dean of Students, Stern School of Business Undergraduate College, New York University ..".a much needed practical guide that can make the difference between successfully launching a career or running into problems from the start. Lurie has made a major contribution with this text and has helped solve the problem of what to give to all soontobe or recent graduates." Ed Betof, Ed.D., Senior Fellow/Academic Director, Executive Program in Workplace Learning Leadership, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania ..".a virtual career GPS devise, helping people entering the workforce to navigate a strange and unfamiliar neighborhood - real life." Bob Defillippo, Chief Communications Officer, Prudential Financial ..".it resonated tremendously with me. It was really valuable to understand my Connecting Style, and just as valuable to understand the styles of the people I work with." Jeffrey Eisenberg, Advertising Programs Manager, Google "I loved this. It's excellent for early career - But great refresher for all regardless of career and years in career." JoAnn Ryan, CEO, Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Steven Lurie, Ph.D. is a psychologist who provides workshops and coaching that help prepare people with the personal self-awareness and interpersonal tools essential for success in school, the workplace and life. Dr. Lurie started Lurie Executive Development (LEDonline.com) in 1986 to help people move out of their comfort zones and live, learn and contribute to their full potential.
The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want
Author: Jenny Blake
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Just graduated? Feeling a little lost? Life After College is like a portable life coach, giving you straightforward guidance on maneuvering the real world--along with tips, inspiration, and exercises for getting you where you want to go. Congrats, you've graduated! You have your whole life ahead of you. Do you feel overwhelmed? Unsure? Deluged with information, but no real plan? Jenny Blake's Life After College gives you practical, actionable advice, helping you to navigate every area of your life--from work, money, dating, health, family, and personal growth--to help you see the big picture. It will get you focusing on your goals, dreams, and highest aspirations so that you can create the life you really want. Now in a repackaged edition!
Author: Shinobu Kitayama,Dov Cohen
Publisher: Guilford Press
Bringing together leading authorities, this definitive handbook provides a comprehensive review of the field of cultural psychology. Major theoretical perspectives are explained, and methodological issues and challenges are discussed. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology?identity and social relations, the self, cognition, emotion and motivation, and development?are influenced by cultural meanings and practices. It also presents cutting-edge work on the psychological and evolutionary underpinnings of cultural stability and change. In all, more than 60 contributors have written over 30 chapters covering such diverse areas as food, love, religion, intelligence, language, attachment, narratives, and work.
How to stand out from the crowd in the graduate job market
Author: Frances Trought
Publisher: Pearson UK
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
What makes you stand out in the market for that great graduate job? In the competitive market for graduate jobs, securing a good degree no longer sets you apart from other candidates – this book will provide you with the tools and techniques to allow you to gain and communicate the range of employability skills and behaviours that will make you stand out from the crowd and get the job that you want.
Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy ... And Pays the Bills
Author: Kerry Hannon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
The how-to guide to finding profitable, fulfilling work after 50 Aimed at workers aged 50+ looking for a new job—whether they have been laid off or taken early retirement, need supplemental income, or want to pursue an encore career—Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ is the definitive guide to finding lasting financial security and personal and professional fulfillment. Opportunities abound—the trick is knowing where to look and what to expect. Whether readers are interested in trying jobs they've long dreamed of doing, or just want something with flexible hours that brings in a little extra income, this book covers all the options. As Americans live longer and healthier lives, the desire to work longer—for the income, the mental engagement, or the chance to give back—has grown. But there is little guidance for the 50+ crowd looking for work and few role models who've blazed a path. In Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, author and personal finance, retirement, and career transitions expert Kerry Hannon shows the way, with compelling stories from people who've been there. Presenting the nitty-gritty details of available job opportunities, wages to expect, typical hours, and the qualifications and savvy needed to get hired, the book is loaded with practical advice on how to prepare both professionally and financially to start out on a new adventure. Shows where the best opportunities for new employment lie Helps readers find profitable and rewarding jobs to save for retirement Understands that different workers want different things from their jobs and shows how to cast a wide net to find an opportunity that fits Provides incredible insights into working after 50 from Kerry Hannon, a nationally renowned expert in personal finance, retirement, and career transitions Motivational, inspirational, and thoroughly practical, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ explains how to find part-time, temporary, work-at-home, or seasonal employment in profitable, rewarding jobs.
A Graduate's Guide to Life on Your Own
Author: James M Kramon
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Study Aids
You're finally free-so now what? You've passed the last final, and suddenly you're expected to know how to do all sorts of grown-up things-get a job, rent an apartment, pay for health insurance. The only problem is, no one ever told you how to do these things. Take a deep breath, because What They Don't Teach You in College is a crash course in Life 101. Your Job - soar through all the new-hire paperwork - create the best benefits package for you Your Money - live large on a small but smart budget - control your student loan payments Your Health - keep insurance costs low - get to know your HMO Your Apartment - spot the most dangerous traps in your lease - keep roommate headaches to a minimum Your Taxes - make filing your returns a breeze - discover simple ways to increase your refund Your Car - avoid used car pitfalls - negotiate like a pro for your first new car Packed with helpful checklists for every situation, easy definitions of essential terms and practical advice from an experienced lawyer, What They Don't Teach You in College makes life's major decisions as easy as 1, 2, 3. Say good-bye to college and hello to your new life!
How to Plan for Success, Create Value for Your Organization, and Make Yourself Indispensable No Matter Where You Work
Author: Dondi Scumaci
Publisher: Charisma Media
Category: Business & Economics
Discover the secrets to career success Today’s workplace can be a challenging place. In our current economic climate, expectations and roles have shifted dramatically. But that is no reason to settle for a job you don’t love. The truth is, you can take control of your career today, and you don’t need to go out on your own to do it. In fact, you may not even need to change companies--or even jobs. In Career Moves, Dondi Scumaci helps you develop the mind-set, knowledge, and skills you need to face today’s challenges and workplace realities. Filled with real-life examples, useful resources, and essential career tools, Career Moves is a complete handbook for navigating the sometimes treacherous waters of the modern workplace. You will discover… Nine signs that signal it’s time for a career move How to build a valuable brand and create job security for yourself How to train your boss to give you the direction, feedback, and opportunities you need What to do if you discover you are in the wrong job How to manage constant change and shifting priorities How to find and make the most of workplace opportunities How to reinvent the job you have to get the job you want Two powerful stories unfold in Career Moves that will motivate, inspire, and maybe even surprise you. As you follow the journey of Zoe and her mentor Alena, you will experience career guidance in a fresh new way and have the opportunity to write your own career success story.
Foundations, Perspectives, and Applications
Author: David Capuzzi,Mark D. Stauffer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
This text provides the beginning counseling student with a comprehensive overview and discussion of the practical application of career counseling skills. Based on the view that counselors must be prepared in a holisitic manner, it covers the historical and theoretical foundations of career counseling, the skills and techniques needed for career counseling, and contextual perspectives on career and lifestyle planning. Important material that is often overlooked in introductory texts is included, such as career and lifestyle planning with clients in mental health, rehabilitation, and couples and family counseling settings; gender issues; and working with LGBT and minority clients. Throughout the text, case studies, informational sidebars, and experiential activities make for a more engaging learning experience and encourage additional contemplation of chapter content. This new edition features new, updated, and expanded content throughout; the division of career counseling in schools into separate chapters for K-8th grade, high school, and college, including traditional, hybrid, and online campuses; and an online instructor’s manual with student resources, offering material to enhance the pedagogical features of the text.
Concepts, Cases, and Contexts
Author: Paul J. Hartung,Linda Mezydlo Subich
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
"Developing Self in Work and Career considers the four problems of the self-knowledge, meaning, identity, and circumstance-within the broad domains of theoretical models, counseling methods, and social contexts of career choice and development. In so doing, the book recognizes and aims to advance the self's prominence in the psychological and social sciences, dating from William James's (1892) late-19th-century writings to C.H. Cooley's (1902) and G.H. Mead's (1934) early 20th-century sociological conceptions, to Carl Rogers's (1951) theory and practice innovations at mid-20th century, to "the contemporary explosion of work on this topic" (Mischel & Morf, 2003, p. 15). Scholars concede that although the self has enjoyed tremendous use and study linked to an array of topics across a multitude of subfields, this knowledge now requires integration into a cumulative science and, we add, practice of the self (Leary & Tangney, 2003a; Mischel & Morf, 2003)"--Chapter. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).
Author: Sherry Glied,Peter C. Smith
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Category: Business & Economics
The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine. The chapters stress the direct impact of health economics reasoning on policy and practice, offering readers an introduction to the potential reach of the discipline. Contributions come from internationally-recognized leaders in health economics and reflect the worldwide reach of the discipline. Authoritative, but non-technical, the chapters place great emphasis on the connections between theory and policy-making, and develop the contributions of health economics to problems arising in a variety of institutional contexts, from primary care to the operations of health insurers. The volume addresses policy concerns relevant to health systems in both developed and developing countries. It takes a broad perspective, with relevance to systems with single or multi-payer health insurance arrangements, and to those relying predominantly on user charges; contributions are also included that focus both on medical care and on non-medical factors that affect health. Each chapter provides a succinct summary of the current state of economic thinking in a given area, as well as the author's unique perspective on issues that remain open to debate. The volume presents a view of health economics as a vibrant and continually advancing field, highlighting ongoing challenges and pointing to new directions for further progress.
Author: Cory Lebson
Publisher: Focal Press
Category: Human-computer interaction
The UX Careers Handbook offers an insider's look at how to be a successful User Experience (UX) professional from comprehensive career pathways to learning, personal branding, networking skills, building of resumes and portfolios, and actually landing a UX job. This book goes in-depth to explain what it takes to get into and succeed in a UX career, be it as a designer, information architect, strategist, user researcher, or in a variety of other UX career specialities. It presents a wealth of resources designed to help readers develop and take control of their UX career success including perspectives and advice from experts in the field. Features insights and personal storiesfrom a range of industry-leading UX professionals to show readers how they broke into the industry, and evolved their own careers over time. Accompanied by a companion websitethat provides readers with featured articles and updated resources covering new and changing information to help them stay on top of this fast-paced industry. Provides worksheets and activitiesto help readers make decisions for their careers and build their own careers. Not only for job seekers! The UX Careers Handbookis also a must-have resource for: Employers and recruiterswho want to better understand how to hire and retain UX staff. Undergraduate and graduate students who are thinking about their future careers Those in other related (or even unrelated) professionswho are thinking of starting to do UX work
A Guide to Dynamic Processes in the Molecular Life Sciences
Author: Daniel L. Purich,R. Donald Allison
Biochemical kinetics refers to the rate at which a reaction takes place. Kinetic mechanisms have played a major role in defining the metabolic pathways, the mechanistic action of enzymes, and even the processing of genetic material. The Handbook of Biochemical Kinetics provides the "underlying scaffolding" of logic for kinetic approaches to distinguish rival models or mechanisms. The handbook also comments on techniques and their likely limitations and pitfalls, as well as derivations of fundamental rate equations that characterize biochemical processes. Key Features * Over 750 pages devoted to theory and techniques for studying enzymic and metabolic processes * Over 1,500 definitions of kinetic and mechanistic terminology, with key references * Practical advice on experimental design of kinetic experiments * Extended step-by-step methods for deriving rate equations * Over 1,000 enzymes, complete with EC numbers, reactions catalyzed, and references to reviews and/or assay methods * Over 5,000 selected references to kinetic methods appearing in the Methods in Enzymology series * 72-page Wordfinder that allows the reader to search by keywords * Summaries of mechanistic studies on key enzymes and protein systems * Over 250 diagrams, figures, tables, and structures
Author: Lance Berger,Dorothy Berger
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Business & Economics
The Talent Management Handbook explains how organizations can identify and get the most out of “high-potential people” by developing and promoting them to key positions. The book explains: 1. A system for integrating three human resources “building blocks”: organizational competencies, performance appraisal, and forecasting employee/manager potential 2. Six human resources conditions necessary for organization excellence 3. How to link your employee assessment process to career planning and development The Talent Management Handbook will help you design career plans that boost employee morale, as well as create and sustain excellence in your organization. It is full of simple, efficient, easy-to-follow methods for assessing, planning, and developing high-value people to meet your organization’s current and future needs. And it will help you combine your organization’s diverse human resources activities into a single, cogent system. Featuring best practices from leading companies as well as contributions from field experts who hold top positions in such leading HR consultancies as AON Consulting, The Hay Group, Hewitt Associates, Right Management Consulting. Sibson Consulting, and Towers Perrin, The Talent Management Handbook is an authoritative resource for creating and maintaining excellence in your organization through people management.
Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career
Author: Hillary Kerr,Katherine Power
The co-founders of the hugely successful Who What Wear empire share their best career advice for smart, stylish, self-starting women of all professional levels. In The Career Code, the third book in the smash-hit Who What Wear series, fashion and digital entrepreneurs Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr bring you the Everygirl's guide for creating your own professional success, on every level, flawlessly. The book is filled with insightful, pragmatic "career codes" to follow, as well as all of the practical, how-to advice they've learned while building their company from zero employees in 2006, to the thriving, multibrand, multiplatform, multi-million dollar company it is today. In this approachable, authoritative, and inspirational book, you will find the most useful and accessible tips and tricks to strategically build your career into exactly what you want it to be, from negotiating your salary to avoiding the biggest mistake most people make when they quit. Chapters include advice on resume building, dressing for the job you want, and how to effectively communicate at work—even with the most difficult colleagues—all done with the Who What Wear girls' practical and polished signature style. It gives you total insight into how you can excel at work in every arena, whether you're just starting your very first job, contemplating switching fields, or finally a boss who's building her own team. The Career Code also includes over 20 of Hillary and Katherine's best "life hacks" to ensure your out-of-office life runs just as smoothly as your career. Take your ambition to the next level and give your career the stylish edge it deserves. This is the must-have handbook for every woman at every stage of her career, no matter where she sits in the boardroom.
Secrets for Success from the Boldest Women in Business
Author: Carrie Kerpen
Category: Business & Economics
An empowering career guide featuring bold advice from 50 high-profile women on how to succeed in work, leadership and life You don't have to be a #Girlboss or "lean in" to have a dream career and live a life you love. In Work It, CEO of Likeable Media and popular podcast host Carrie Kerpen shares lessons from her career and an "advisory board" of powerful women in a wide range of industries to help women everywhere make their aspirations a reality. Packed with actionable tips and stories from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg, Aliza Licht, and Reshma Saujani, this inspiring book reveals their counterintuitive secrets for success, including: - How and when to say “no” – whether it’s a dream job that just isn’t the right cultural fit or a low salary proposal, as well as when to say “yes" - How to make your career work for you and your family rather than the other way around - How to develop your own FAB PAB (Fabulous Personal Advisory Board) – a support network of women – rather than work with a single mentor - The importance of talking openly about money – from job offer negotiations and cash flow management, to fundraising venture capital dollars With advice on everything from mastering social media to navigating office politics and the seemingly impossible work/life balance, Work It arms every woman with the courage and skills to achieve success and happiness on her terms.
A Toolkit for Working Women
Author: Otegha Uwagba
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Category: Career development
'Little Black Book is THE book of the year for working women with drive' Refinery 29The essential career handbook for creative working women. 'A compact gem' StylistLittle Black Book: A Toolkit For Working Women is the modern career guide every creative woman needs, whether you're just starting out or already have years of experience. Packed with fresh ideas and no-nonsense practical advice, this travel-sized career handbook is guaranteed to become your go-to resource when it comes to building the career you want. Writer Otegha Uwagba (one of Forbes European 30 Under 30) takes you through everything you need to build a successful self-made career: from how to negotiate a payrise to building a killer personal brand, via a crash course in networking like a pro, and tips for overcoming creative block. Plus Little Black Book is full of indispensable advice on how to thrive as a freelancer, and an entire chapter dedicated to helping you master the tricky art of public speaking. With contributions from trailblazing creative women including acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Refinery29 co-founder Piera Gelardi, The Gentlewoman's Editor in Chief Penny Martin, and many more, Little Black Book is a curation of essential wisdom and hard-won career insights. Whether you're a thinker, a maker, an artist or an entrepreneur, you'll find plenty of inspiration for your working life here.
Author: Rosalind McCulloch,Andrea Reid
Publisher: Pearson Australia
Category: Business & Economics
Your Business Degree helps business and commerce students to maximise their chances of success in their degree studies and increase their readiness for employment after they graduate. By targeting the development of graduate competencies and academic skills, in line with TEQSA requirements, this book will help facilitate critical, minimum learning outcomes for any business student. It will be particularly appropriate for AACSB-accredited Business degrees as it is closely aligned to Assurance of Learning standards and requirements.