How to Get a Job and Keep it

Career and Life Skills You Need to Succeed
Author: Susan Morem
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816067759
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 212
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Offers information and advice on how to survive and thrive in the workplace, including interview dos and don'ts and tips on communicating with coworkers.

Physical Therapy Professional Foundations

Keys to Success in School and Career
Author: Kathleen A. Curtis
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556424113
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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"This book was written to help preprofessional students make healthly choices about entering the field of physical therapy, to assist physical therapy students to establish sound habits and realistic expectiations, and to facilitate success for new graduates in the transition from the the academic setting to clinical practice. Clinical and academic faculty may also find these ideas useful in advising students at various stages in the professional education process." (Preface).

Career Development in Higher Education


Author: John Patrick,Grafton T. Eliason,Jeff L. Samide
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1617355100
Category: Education
Page: 419
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The purpose of Career Development in Higher Education is to provide a broad and indepth look at the field of career development as it applies to individuals involved in higher education activities, in a variety of educational and vocational training settings. The book will examine some of the field’s major themes, approaches and assumptions using the writings of a variety of regional and international experts/authors. Specific emphasis is spent examining issues reflective of today’s challenges in developing and maintaining a workforce that is diverse, flexible and efficient. Readers will be provided with an action based framework built on the best available research information.

Knock 'em Dead - Secrets & Strategies for First-Time Job Seekers


Author: Martin Yate
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440536783
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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Features advice for first-time job seekers on finding employment and building a professional career, addressing such topics as râesumâe writing, interviewing, negotiating, advancing within a company, and changing jobs.

Holding the Edge

Maintaining the Defense Technology Base : Summary
Author: N.A
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 142892227X
Category: Arms transfers
Page: 34
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Die entscheidenden 90 Tage

So meistern Sie jede neue Managementaufgabe
Author: Michael Watkins
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593501295
Category: Law
Page: 247
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Michael Watkins gibt Managern aller Ebenen einen überzeugenden Zehn-Punkte-Plan an die Hand, der die strategische Grundlage für langfristigen Erfolg in einer neuen Position legt. Er zeigt unter anderem, wie man die Situation des Unternehmens umfassend analysiert, die eigenen Stärken und Schwächen erkennt und ein schlagkräftiges Team zusammenstellt. In der Neuauflage geht Watkins auf die neuesten Entwicklungen des Executive Onboarding ein, wie zum Beispiel die verbesserte Kommunikation und Führung des Teams oder die strategische Ausrichtung von Organisationen. Wer in den ersten 90 Tagen die richtigen Entscheidungen trifft, wird seine neue Aufgabe erfolgreich meistern.

Student Employment

Linking College and the Workplace
Author: Rick Kincaid
Publisher: National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience & Students in Transition
ISBN: N.A
Category: College students
Page: 137
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Thirteen chapters address issues concerning college student employment including the impact of student employment, research on student employment, and making student employment more productive. Chapters include: (1) "Encouraging Student Development Through Student Employment" (Arthur W. Chickering and others); (2) "Career Decision-Making Benefits of College Student Employment" (Darrell Anthony Luzzo); (3) "The Student Employment Professional--An Emerging Partner in Student Success" (Lee Noel); (4) "Financing a College Education: Are Students Too Dependent on Borrowing?" (Sheri S. Williams and Frank Newman); (5) "National Student Employment Survey: Why Students Choose to Work and their Perceptions of the Academic Year Work Experience" (Yuko Mulugetta and Dennis Chavez); (6) "The Effect of Part-Time Work on Academic Performance and Progress: An Examination of the Washington State Work-Study Program" (Gordon Van de Water); (7) "A Proven Approach to Reducing Employee Turnover" (Sal D. Rinella and Robert J. Kopecky); (8) "Academic Benefits of On-Campus Employment to First-Year Developmental Education Students" (Carolyn Wilkie and Marquita Jones); (9) "UPS Study Relates Student Employment to Job Hunting Success After Graduation" (Robert Foreman); (10) "The New Entry Level for Career Jobs: Student Working Pays Off" (Donald A. Casella and Catherine E. Brougham); (11) "The Context of Student Employment" (Tom Little and Nancy Chinn); (12) "What Campus Employers Teach Students About Office Politics" (Marilyn Moats Kennedy); and (13) "Using Your Student Employment Experience in the Job Search" (Rick Kincaid). (Individual chapters contain references.) (JLS)

Gaining the competitive edge

enriching the collegiate experience of the new student-athlete
Author: National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition (University of South Carolina)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889271286
Category: Education
Page: 128
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SAP: How to Write a Report Functional Specification

A Consultant's Guide to the secrets of effective functional spec writing including examples and a downloadable template
Author: Linda R. Timms
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781468577952
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 192
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Author Linda Timms goes beyond the standard consulting guide to bring you constructive reliable advice for delivering effective, complete, professional functional specs on time. Filled with plain English, real-world examples, hints and tips, SAP: How to Write a Report Functional Specification provides the secrets you need to make a daunting task achievable. Whether you are • a SAP project team member seconded from the business, unsure where to start with documenting business requirements • a support analyst dealing with change requests and new requirements • an offshore analyst/consultant wanting to up your game, get recognition for top quality work, and stand out from the crowd • anyone fresh out of a SAP academy or training course, wanting to transition smoothly into a valuable project team member • a graduate with one of the big management consulting firms wanting focussed reliable advice to help build your consulting career • a junior consultant wanting to make a name for yourself as a professional productive “good” SAP resource • an experienced consultant wanting to refresh your knowledge and maybe kick some bad habits • a business analyst looking to move into the SAP arena • a manager or team lead tasked with reviewing and signing off functional specs • a project manager wanting to bring in best practices • a technical analyst wanting to understand the functional side of SAP requirements SAP: How to Write a Report Functional Specification is a comprehensive guide, including a free downloadable functional specification template that will have you producing polished, high-caliber, valuable report specifications in no time!

Preparing for Life

The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Author: Jed Baker
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN: 1932565337
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 357
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A life skills guide for individuals with autism and Asperger's syndrome discusses social skills and strategies needed for success in the adult world, including discussion of perspective-taking, nonverbal communication skills, and stress management.

Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology

From College to Career
Author: Paul I. Hettich,R. Eric Landrum
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412999316
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 289
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In Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career, authors and professors Paul I. Hettich and R. Eric Landrum provide innovative strategies and tools for succeeding after college with an undergraduate degree in psychology. Drawing on current research data, applied theory, and both academic and workplace experiences, they help stimulate self-reflection and improve decision making as students approach their careers. The text covers key topics in the college-to-career transition, including career planning and development, identifying and transferring marketable skills, building and sustaining strong networks, understanding what employers want and don’t want, coping with personal life changes, becoming a valued employee, and more.