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).

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.

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.

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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Handbook for Early Career Success


Author: Steven Lurie
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1598588095
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 206
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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.

Regaining the Edge in Urban Education

Mathematics and Sciences : a Report of the Commission on Urban Community Colleges of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges
Author: Dennis P. Gallon
Publisher: Community College Pr/Amer Assoc
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 60
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In order to remain competitive in the world economy, the United States must develop and improve mathematics and science education. Given that the future workforce in this country will be comprised largely of women and minorities, groups traditionally not entering mathematics and science careers, special recruitment and retention efforts must be developed. Urban community colleges enroll the largest numbers of women and minorities and have a special role to play in these efforts. This collection of articles reviews the status of mathematics-science education, identifies barriers to greater enrollment among women and minorities, examines the growing demand for skilled workers, and prescribes steps to be taken by urban colleges to train a more technical workforce. Included are the following 10 articles: (1) "Implications of the Mathematics-Science Crisis on the U.S. Economy," by Dennis P. Gallon; (2) "Student Participation in Mathematics and Science Programs," by Stelle Feuers; (3) "Federal Government Support for Mathematics and Sciences," by Carl Polowczyk; (4) "Breaking Down Barriers for Women and Minorities in Mathematics and Sciences," by Dianne Halleck; (5) "The Urban Climate and Strategies for Intervention," by Tom Hooe; (6) "Mathematics and Science Crisis: Implications for Educational Leaders of Urban Community Colleges," by Wright L. Lassiter, Jr.; (7) "Mathematics-Science Professors in Community Colleges," by P. M. Commons; (8) "Mandate for Action," by Frank Cerrato; (9) "Needed: An Applied Academics Program," by Dale Parnell; and (10) "Selected Sources and Exemplary Practices in Mathematics and Sciences at Community Colleges," by James Holmberg. (PAA)

Great Jobs for Chemistry Majors


Author: Mark Rowh
Publisher: Vgm Career Horizons
ISBN: 9780844219158
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 188
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Tells how to assess one's strengths and interests, describes careers related to chemistry, and tells how to plan a job search.