Land Your Dream Career

Author: Tori Randolph Terhune
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442219483
Format: PDF
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It is clear that the path from college to work has changed dramatically in recent years—current statistics show that half of young college graduates are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge. But landing a good job is not impossible! Authors Tori Randolph Terhune, a gainfully-employed young college graduate herself, and Betsy A. Hays, a college professor, show readers what they can do in college to successfully pave the way for future employment. The authors provide eleven easy-to-follow strategies for students to effectively use time on campus to start building a career.

Land Your Dream Career in College

Author: Tori Randolph Terhune
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442246634
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Contrary to what students, and society, are conditioned to think, obtaining a college degree does not automatically result in a job, let alone a dream career. In the last year, alone, half of college graduates are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge. Authors Tori Randolph Terhune, a gainfully-employed young college graduate herself, and Betsy A. Hays, a college professor, show readers what they can do in college to successfully pave the way for future employment in Land Your Dream Career. The authors provide eleven easy-to-follow strategies for effectively using time on campus to start building a career. Terhune and Hays leads students through content designed to help students set themselves up for success, without focusing on grades or papers. The eleven steps include tips about how students can become experts in their fields, build their brand, get involved in and outside the classroom, allow for wiggle room, network, follow the 75/25 rule (75% thinking, 25% doing) and use new media, such as social networking and blogging, to launch their career. Any student looking for that connection from college to getting to their dream career needs to read Land Your Dream Career. Terhune and Hays make it known that landing a good job is not impossible!

Life after College

Author: Tori Randolph Terhune
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144222598X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Transitioning from college to “real life” has never been easy. Life After College aims to help recent grads successfully adjust to life beyond college. Focusing on more than just success in the workplace, the authors offer practical advice for all points of life—from time management at home to establishing friendships, love, and relationships. This book will help any recent grad build a fulfilling life.

What Color is Your Parachute for Teens

Author: Carol Christen
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 158008141X
Format: PDF, ePub
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A job-hunting manual for teens helps high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and apply that knowledge to finding their perfect major or job.

Dreams from My Father

Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307394125
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance. Pictured in lefthand photograph on cover: Habiba Akumu Hussein and Barack Obama, Sr. (President Obama's paternal grandmother and his father as a young boy). Pictured in righthand photograph on cover: Stanley Dunham and Ann Dunham (President Obama's maternal grandfather and his mother as a young girl). From the Trade Paperback edition.

Becoming Enemies

Author: James G. Blight
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442208317
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Becoming Enemies brings the unique methods of critical oral history to understand U.S. and Iranian relations from the fall of the Shah in 1978 through the Iranian hostage crisis and the Iran-Iraq war. Scholars and former officials involved with U.S.

Your Dream Career For Dummies

Author: Carol L. McClelland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118070135
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From identifying your needs to exploring your options -- make the right career move Changing careers by choice or due to circumstances beyond your control? Have no fear -- this hands-on guide focuses on helping you find a new job, start a business, or return to school in a detailed, step-by-step manner. With concise, eye-opening self-assessments, you'll understand how to assess your current situation, explore various career ideas, and identify ways to utilize your talents and skills in jobs that suit your lifestyle. You'll see how to build a career that lets you express who you are, fulfill your needs and desires, and live the life you want! Discover * Detailed, to-the-point explanations on outlining your action plan * The inside scoop on transforming your passions into career options * A wealth of tips, tricks, and warnings * How to blend your ideal career with the realities of your life

I Don t Know What I Want But I Know It s Not This

Author: Julie Jansen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698409019
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The quintessential guide to kick-starting your career, fully revised and updated for the ever-changing modern job market Despite a recovering economy, many Americans are still losing their jobs, while many who do have jobs are overworked, maxed out, and miserable. In this fully revised and updated edition of I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This, career coach Julie Jansen shows how anyone—whether you’re unhappy with your job, or without one—can implement a real and satisfying transformation. Changing careers, conducting a job search, or starting a business is more complicated than ever before. Jansen has updated her classic guide to address the unique challenges of today’s job market, from the ever-more important world of social media to new ways of funding your own endeavors online. Filled with quizzes, personality assessments, and real-life examples, this guide helps you identify the type of work you’re best suited for and provides the know-how—and the inspiration—for transforming an uncertain time into an opportunity for meaningful change. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Branded Beauty

Author: Mark Tungate
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749461829
Format: PDF
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Beauty is a multi-billion dollar global industry embracing make-up, skincare, hair care, fragrances, cosmetic surgery - even tattooing and piercing. Over the years it has used flattery, seduction, science and shame to persuade consumers that they'll have to invest if they want to look their best. In Branded Beauty, Mark Tungate delves into the history and evolution of the beauty business. From luxury boutiques in Paris to tattoo parlours in Brooklyn, he talks to the people who've made skin their trade. He analyses the marketing strategies used by those who create and sell beauty products. He visits the labs where researchers seek the key to eternal youth. He compares attitudes to beauty around the world and examines the rise of organic beauty products. Full of fascinating detail on great names such as Rubinstein and Arden, Revlon, Estée Lauder, L'Oréal and Max Factor, Branded Beauty also considers the future of the beauty business.