"A much-needed guide to animal-related professions, Careers with Animals is a vital resource for the animal lover looking to plan his or her future. Author Ellen Shenk provides straightforward and accurate introductions to a wide range of potential careers--everything from familiar jobs such as veterinarian and zookeeper to cat breeder, animal chiropractor, dog show judge, and other more unusual pursuits"--Amazon.
Most people with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NLD) or Asperger Syndrome (AS) are underemployed. This book sets out to change this. With practical and technical advice on everything from job hunting to interview techniques, from 'fitting in' in the workplace to whether or not to disclose a diagnosis, this book guides people with NLD or AS successfully through the employment mine field. There is also information for employers, agencies and careers counsellors on AS and NLD as 'invisible' disabilities, including an analysis of the typical strengths of somebody with NLD or AS, and how to use these positively in the workplace. Practical information and lists of career resources are supported by numerous case studies to inspire and advise. An essential resource for people with NLD or AS seeking or in employment and their existing or potential employers.
Presents a guide to the essentials of job hunting, including current information on the basics of searching for jobs, getting organized, preparing râesumâes, mastering cover letters, and succeeding in interviews.
With over fifteen years of experience Diane Wilson shows that you can manage the mental and emotional underpinnings of transition to your benefit. She puts you back in control with actions that increase emotional balance, confidence, intuition, energy, and productivity. After reading this book, you'll view transition as an opportunity instead of a formidable chore.
In the 2nd edition of the book, 'I'm in a Job Search--Now What (2nd Edition)' you will have a step-by-step guide for the job searching process. The book not only covers job searching strategies, but additionally gives information on how to be in a continuous process of career management. No longer are people climbing ladders in employment. Instead, they are on a ramp and need to constantly make strides to progress and maintain their position. The newly updated and expanded book provides 100+ resources and tips to guide you through the job searching process to help you stand apart from your competition. Included in the book: Goal Setting Personal Branding Five strategies for building visibility on Google to accelerate your job search since recruiters, employers, and companies Google potential candidates prior to contacting them for an interview Using Social Media platforms (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, etc.) in the job search process New section on Pinterest giving you information on the potential this hottest social media platform has for a person in a job search, including tips on how to use it as part of your career marketing plan Interview with Erin Blaskie on how to develop compelling content and capture quality videos for the new, emerging platform for video biographies, Google visibility, etc. Interview with Jeff Lipschultz, Principal at A-List Solutions and a recruiter, on tips for working with recruiters, getting your resume to the top of the pile, etc. Developing a targeted list of companies where to work Research tools to help in interviewing Interview strategies, including the questions you want to research BEFORE an interview to stand out in the interview process Networking Tips on how to customize your resume for different positions to demonstrate to the employer why YOU are the best fit for the position and much, much more!
The fun way to create and maintain personal branding Distinguishing yourself from the competition is important in any facet of business. Creating a clear and concise image, reputation, and status in the professional world provides an edge, whether searching for a first job, exploring a change in career, or looking to be more viable and successful in your current career. Personal Branding For Dummies is a guide through the steps of creating and maintaining a personal trademark by equating self-impression with other people's perception. Personal Branding For Dummies covers everything you need to create your personal branding, including: using different organizations and associations to increase visibility and exposure to both clients and competitors; making the most of networking; tapping into Social Media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to showcase a personal brand; building a persona through websites and blogging; evaluating personal style and appearance; using conversation, negotiation, and sales techniques best suited to a personal brand; monitoring your brand reputation and successfully implementing feedback as it grows and develops, and more. Tips on utilizing Social Media to showcase your personal brand How personal branding can help advance your career Guidance on creating a clear and concise image With the hands-on, friendly help of Personal Branding For Dummies, you'll establish a professional presence and personal "brand" identity to keep yourself distinguished in the business world.>
A revised edition of the ultimate resume and letter writing guide for transitioning military personnel! Here's the book that provides important answers to many questions facing job seekers with military experience. This book shows how to write, produce, distribute, follow up, and evaluate resumes and letters with maximum impact. Identifying what employers really look for on resumes and letters, it shows how to craft dynamite employer-centered communications as well as: identifies 28 major myths and mistakes; outlines a 7-step job search process; reveals 65 key writing, production, distribution, and follow-up principles; specifies a 6-step military-to-civilian language translation process; includes examples of over 60 resumes and 14 letters; and lists nearly 40 top Internet employment sites you should use. Rich with examples and sound career planning advice, the book also includes several unique self-evaluation instruments and resume data forms for strengthening job search communication.
The author focuses on how to create a fetching resume, focusing on practical considerations and marketing realities that transcend the "rules" of resume writing, identifying sixty-six key principles that will help readers land an interview. Original.
While many employers may not want to hire someone with a criminal record, others are willing to give ex-offenders a second chance and help them get back on their feet and move ahead with their lives. Indeed, we live in a society that both admires and supports people who can pick themselves up, change their lives, and go on to achieve their dreams. But what should ex-offenders do in order to land a good job? Where should they go to find a job they do well and enjoy doing? Here's the book that provides important answers to many re-entry questions facing ex-offenders. Beginning with an examination of 20 myths/realities and 22 principles for success, two of America's leading employment experts reveal 10 steps to job and career success: Examine and change your attitudes; Conduct research on jobs and communities; Seek assistance and become proactive; Write effective resumes and letters; Select appropriate job search approaches ; Network for information, advice, and referrals; Assess your skills and identify your MAS; Develop winning job interview skills; State a powerful objective; Negotiate salary and benefits like a professional. A final chapter goes one step further in examining what to do once you've landed the job - how to survive and prosper on the job as well as advance your career. Rich in insights and filled with practical examples, exercises, and resources, here's the book that can make a big difference in the lives of ex-offenders. Follow each step and you'll begin meeting employers who will want to hire you because of your unique talents and your new attitudes and motivations. You will find a job that you both do well and enjoy doing.