A Survival Guide for Parents of Students Making a Career Choice
Author: Andrée Harpur,Mary Quirke
Publisher: Orpen Press
Category: Social Science
Written by two experienced career guidance counsellors in an honest and clear style, Sorted! helps parents and secondary school students to negotiate the tricky process of choosing a career. With the intention of removing the stress and complications of making career decisions, Sorted: Outlines all the different options upon leaving school – higher education, further education, studying abroad, apprenticeships and professional trainingExplains how to make informed decisions around key areas such as the CAO process and choosing school subjectsExplores how natural interests and abilities can lead to an enjoyable and successful career Sorted! is an essential guide to the world beyond school primarily for parents, but will also prove useful for students, teachers and career guidance counsellors. About the authors Andrée Harpur of Andrée Harpur and Associates is an established guidance counsellor. She writes columns on career development in the Irish Times and the Sunday Business Post and is on the staff of the Master's in Career Guidance in Dublin City University. Mary Quirke is a private guidance counsellor with Career Confidence and assistant director of the Association of Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD). "All in all it is a fine product with a clearly defined audience. For any parent of a Leaving Cert student this would make ideal reading. While a lot of information is shared on the parental network and grapevine it is often not always reliable information, and this very readable book along with an approachable Guidance Counsellor should help fill the information vacuum." Guideline - The Institute of Guidance Counsellors Newsletter, Vol 38, No. 1
Author: Gabe Gabel
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Gabe Gabel has written the book she wishes she had been able to find when she started her professional career thirty years ago. It is really a two part book. One part concentrates on the bronze sculpture. Art collectors will find the step by step explanation of the casting process extremely educational. Artists who wish to learn more about doing a bronze sculpture will not only like that part, but the complete how-to-do-it discussion will cover everything they need to know about taking a sculpture all the way through. It starts with the placement of the armature and finishes with the decision of the number of the limited edition they choose to cast. The information is all there, the basic tools, the different choices they have in methods and materials, and why Gabe prefers the ones she does. There are sources, and expenses, and many ways to save money that she has learned over the years. Many options are discussed, there are suggestions for solving problems that can occur, and attention is paid to safety concerns that artists face that are rarely mentioned. Nearly any bronze sculptor is likely to learn some tips that they will appreciate, no matter how experienced they are. Dont look for how to create your art. The reader has to bring his or her own artistic ability to the sculpture table. This is not the book to show you how to do a horse sculpture, though the book does follow one horse original from armature to bronze. This is a book to show you how to bring your own creations to casting ready sculpture. But if you do want to sculpt a horse, you will come out with some great ideas to make yours even better. For artists who use other media, there is a great deal of wonderful information on all aspects of marketing and managing your art business. It is a business, and Gabe feels that is must be treated as such if an artist wants to make a profit and to make a living selling their work. It is all there, how to start and utilize a mailing list; there is a discussion on show vehicles and various art displays, (with information on building your own,) show clothing and manners, types of shows, galleries, your home office and computer. Look for letters to Dear Aunt Gabby and her often rather pointed advice. Aunt Gabby has heard it all, from artists and buyers to show promoters. Aunt Gabby is not an art critic,( she thinks there are enough of those), but she can be highly critical of artists and their behaviors. In short, this is a book by an artist for artists, though Gabe does hope that art collectors will find it irresistible, too. Please visit her personal web site, gabegabel.com to enjoy her work in full color, see her show schedule, and read her newsletters. She also welcomes comments through e-mail at [email protected]
Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between
Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey
Publisher: Hachette UK
A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. In the four years since its initial publication, THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE has helped thousands of first year students make a successful transition to college life. However, much has changed on campuses. The explosion of technology, ubiquity of social media, and culture changes have all added new layers of complexity to the leap from high school to college. THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE's updated edition features new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance. It also features expanded sections on dating, money management, and an increased focus on how the over 1.5 million incoming freshman can prepare themselves for the biggest change they've encountered in their lives: heading off to college.
Author: C. K. Gunsalus
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Category: Business & Economics
A nationally recognized expert on professional ethics uses pungent real-world examples to help people new to the work world recognize ethical situations that can lead to career-damaging mistakes—and prevent them. Gunsalus offers questions to ask yourself, sample scripts to use on others, and guidance in handling disputes fairly and diplomatically.
A Survival Guide for Work and Life
Author: Stephanie Spera,Sandra Lanto
Publisher: Jist Works
Here is expert advice on how to fight stress and win compiled from more than 15 years of intensive study, formal research, and hundreds of interactive workshops with thousands of participants. Includes a Personal Stress Test that pinpoints sources of stress and its effects, as well as 15 ways to reduce work-related stress.
Author: Susan Greye,Janice Reynolds
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
The Orca Sports Resource Guide provides teachers with ideas for connecting each title in the series to the curriculum, the text and, most importantly, the students.
A Practical Guide for Parents
Author: Ellen Fellenz
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Category: Family & Relationships
A fellow educator once told me that her goal was to help students thrive, not just survive. The goal of this book is to help parents do the same while their children are in middle school. Middle school offers many challenges for families. Here you will find practical, easy to implement solutions to these challenges, as well as tools to keep the connection with your child during these years. Preserving your relationship with your child is not only important to make it through the middle school years, but essential to being an effective parent during the next stage of adolescence, Teenagers. This book was written to help you retain your sanity and sense of humor while persevering through these often challenging times as a parent.Parenting is not an easy job. So many parents have said to me, "If they (my kids) only came with a book!” Well, here is the book that should have come with your kids and will help your whole family get through the tough middle school years.
Das ultimative Handbuch für Ein-, Um- und Aufsteiger
Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
Publisher: Campus Verlag
"Die Bibel der Jobsuchenden" Die Zeit Richard Nelson Bolles zeigt in seinem Weltbestseller, welche Methoden der Jobsuche wirklich zum Erfolg führen, wie man im Jobinterview und in Gehaltsverhandlungen punktet und vieles mehr. Diese komplett überarbeitete Ausgabe wurde um wichtige Kapitel zum Umgang mit Social Media und Online-Bewerbungen ergänzt. Das Buch enthält zahlreiche Übungen und einen Anhang mit weiterführenden Adressen, Tipps und Informationen für Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. "Dieses Buch ist und bleibt der ultimative Ratgeber für Wechselwillige in der Lebensmitte ebenso wie für Hochschulabsolventen und Berufseinsteiger. " New York Post
Vom Autor des Harvard-Konzepts
Author: William Ury
Publisher: Campus Verlag
Seit mehr als 25 Jahren gilt die Methode des Harvard-Konzepts als die erfolgreichste aller Verhandlungstechniken. Ihr Ziel ist, mit dem Verhandlungspartner zu einem gemeinsamen Ja zu kommen. Doch um unsere Interessen zu wahren, müssen wir häufig ein klares Nein aussprechen. Wie lässt sich aber ein Nein so vermitteln, dass es unser Gegenüber nicht verstimmt und damit negativ auf uns und das Gesamtergebnis zurückfällt? Der weltbekannte Verhandlungsexperte William Ury zeigt, wie Sie aus diesem Dilemma herauskommen: mit einem positiven Nein! Ob Sie Konditionsgespräche oder Gehaltsverhandlungen führen oder den Auftrag eines wichtigen Kunden ablehnen müssen - mit dieser einfachen Methode kann jeder ein Nein so vermitteln, dass unser Gegenüber nicht vor den Kopf gestoßen und ein erfolgreiches Ergebnis erzielt wird.