Create a winning resume that stands out from the crowd
Author: Nancy Schuman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Business & Economics
A resume is like the first thirty seconds of a blind date-one with a prospective employer. That's all the time you have to get a hiring authority's attention and-hopefully-an interview. A bad resume will absolutely eliminate you from the competition. Building a strong resume is the single most important step in landing a new job. The Everything Resume Book, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for crafting a resume that will highlight your skills and experience to get you the job you want. This hands-on guide offers helpful hints on format and presentation and includes the most up-to-date guidelines for using the Internet in your job search. This completely revised and updated edition includes new information on: Job boards and the best Web resources for job seekers Using resumes as a personal brand The advantages and disadvantages of video resumes Social networking sites in the job search Generation gap issues relating to resumes Resume blogs Bursting with more than 100 sample resumes for a wide range of professions, this guide contains the information you need to command a prospective employer's attention and score that all-important interview.
“Extraordinary. . . . This is no butterfly-watching stroll through a life.” —Dwight Garner, New York Times David Hare has long been one of Britain’s best-known screenwriters and dramatists. He’s the author of more than thirty acclaimed plays that have appeared on Broadway, in the West End, and at the National Theatre. He wrote the screenplays for the hugely successful films The Hours, Plenty, and The Reader. Most recently, his play Skylight won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Revival on Broadway. Now, in his debut work of autobiography, “Britain’s leading contemporary playwright” (Sunday Times) offers a vibrant and affecting account of becoming a writer amid the enormous flux of postwar England. In his customarily dazzling prose and with great warmth and humor, he takes us from his university days at Cambridge to the swinging 1960s, when he cofounded the influential Portable Theatre in London and took a memorable road trip across America, to his breakthrough successes as a playwright amid the political ferment of the ’70s and the moment when Margaret Thatcher came to power at the end of the decade. Through it all, Hare sets the progress of his own life against the dramatic changes in postwar England, in which faith in hierarchy, religion, empire, and the public good all withered away. Filled with indelible glimpses of such figures as Alfred Hitchcock, Laurence Olivier, Tennessee Williams, Helen Mirren, and Joseph Papp, The Blue Touch Paper is a powerful evocation of a society in transition and a writer in the making.
Prime yourself for a successful career in the modern dental office with The Administrative Dental Assistant, 4th Edition. As it walks through the functions of today s dental business office, you ll learn how to master critical thinking, effective communication, and common tasks such as scheduling, patient records, and insurance processing along the way. This new edition also boasts a variety of new features, including: expanded information on the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office; professional tips and insights; the most recent HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; important soft skills, including Career-Ready Practice exercises; and all the latest technology, equipment, and procedures in use today. Paired with its companion workbook and online learning tools, The Administrative Dental Assistant is the sure fire way to keep you on top of this ever-changing profession.Comprehensive coverageprovides everything you need to know to manage today s dental office.Approachable writing stylepresentsneed-to-know contentin a way that is easy to grasp, regardless of your reading level or setting.Trusted author Linda Gaylorlends years of experience as a practicing dental assistant, instructor of dental assisting, and curriculum director."Procedure"boxesprovide step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of dental office duties.HIPAA boxeskeep you well-versed in the key concepts and applications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act."Anatomy of "images with annotated textbreak down common dental office equipment, forms, and administrative to further comprehension."What Would You Do? "boxes" "present common situations you may face in the work place.Patient file folderwith examples of both electronic and paperclinical forms and recordsprovides you experience working with confidential documents.Art programshowcases images of electronic and traditional paperwork, actual offices, equipment and technology to help reinforce the text.Bolded vocabulary terms and glossarygive you a foundation for effective office communication.Key pointsallow you to ensure that you have grasped key content before graduating to the next chapter.Dental office simulation tool on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice many of the typical office functions in a realistic virtual environment."Did You Know?" boxes" "feature snippets" "of helpful background information to context or rationales to office processes and procedures."Food for Thought" boxes highlight key concepts and call readers attention to various ways the concepts are used in everyday life. NEW! Electronic content more comprehensively addresses the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office.NEW! Emphasis on 21st century job skills is seen throughout the book as chapters discuss the soft skills like work ethic, collaboration, professionalism, social responsibility, critical thinking, and problem-solving that dental assistants must possess.NEW! "Career-Ready Practice "exercises are included at the end of each chapter asking readers to recall and assimilate information learned within the chapter and demonstrate its application in the dental office.NEW! Content updates include HIPAA changes, insurance updates (including the new claim form), dental terminology overview, new hazard communication procedures, and more.NEW! Additional artwork incorporates new images focused on technology in the dental office and new, paperless ways to manage the day-to-day functions. "
Are you just starting down your path to a career as a health professional? Already feeling overwhelmed? It isn't easy balancing the pressures of school and everyday life, but there are ways to cope, stay motivated, and graduate. This lighthearted, fun, fresh, and easy-to-read guide will show you how. The author's simple, clear, and direct approach goes beyond normal classroom skills. It's your constant companion, from your first day at school through graduation to your first job. You'll find a wealth of ideas and tips to help you solve the real-life issues you'll face as a student and a professional. You'll even learn techniques and strategies for finding and landing that first job.
As the first book in the field of leadership studies to approach sustainability as a multi-faceted leadership challenge, Leadership for Environmental Sustainability will help to set the terms of the discussion on this topic among students, scholars, and practitioners of leadership for years to come. It explores the connection between leadership and sustainability from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including sociology, history, psychology, business, literature, communication, and the arts. With short chapters edited for readability, the book is aimed at scholars, practitioners, students, and educated lay readers interested in cutting-edge research and thinking on this topic.
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Technology & Engineering
This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.
Proven Growth Strategies for Your New or Existing Practice
Author: Edward M. Logan, DDS
Publisher: Author House
Category: Business & Economics
Rave reviews for Dentistry's Business Secrets! “Dentistry’s Business Secrets by Dr. Ed Logan is a gift to dentistry. If you are a struggling or brand new practice, this book just might be the inspiration you need to help turn things around!” Howard Farran DDS, MBA, MAGD Founder and CEO, DentalTown Magazine and DentalTown.com “In a well written and easily understood book, Dr. Ed Logan has answered in a practical way many of the most important questions about dental practice. The information in the book will be valuable to practitioners of all ages.” Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) “If you are a dentist who is ready to seriously grow your practice, Dentistry’s Business Secrets will certainly help you reach your goals! Written by a real dentist who has “been there and done that,” we consider this book a MUST READ for anyone in our profession! Dr. David Madow Dr. Richard Madow “The Madow Brothers,” Co-founders, The Madow Group, Creating Success for Dentists since 1989! “Finally! A book that gives step by step instructions for operating an effective and efficient dental practice. Whether you are a brand new dentist or a seasoned dental professional, the systems outlined in this book will not only help you become more profitable, but will actually make your chosen profession more enjoyable. Don’t just read this book, but implement the systems outlined in it and enjoy the success that follows. This book is a must read for every dental professional!” Larry Mathis, CFP® Author, Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentists “Ed Logan is a great business person who happens to be a dentist, and therein lies his value to us as his readers. Dentistry’s Business Secrets is a game plan for turning your dental practice into a thriving business. One of the best practice development investments you will ever make!” Eric Herrenkohl President of Herrenkohl Consulting Whether you are a new dentist opening your first practice or an experienced dentist looking to take your current practice to the next level, Dr. Edward Logan's new book on dental practice growth will help you achieve your goals. Written by a dentist for dentists, Dentistry's Business Secrets reveals the vital business truths Dr. Logan perfected while growing three successful dental practices from scratch. If you desire to maximize your practice value in the most efficient manner possible, then Dentistry's Business Secrets is your A to Z guide to success. Uncover the essential truths not taught in dental school and watch your practice life become less stressful, more predictable, more enjoyable and more profitable!
Dental Practice Transition: A Practical Guide to Management, Second Edition, helps readers navigate through options such as starting a practice, associateships, and buying an existing practice with helpful information on business systems, marketing, staffing, and money management. Unique comprehensive guide for the newly qualified dentist Covers key aspects of practice management and the transition into private practice Experienced editorial team provides a fresh, balanced and in-depth look at this vitally important subject New and expanded chapters on dental insurance, patient communication, personal finance, associateships, embezzlement, and dental service organizations
Lacan's Four Discourses and the Development of the Student Writer
Author: T. R. Johnson
Publisher: SUNY Press
Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go. University classrooms are increasingly in crisis—though popular demands for accountability grow more insistent, no one seems to know what our teaching should seek to achieve. This book traces how we arrived at our current impasse, and it uses Lacan’s theory of the four discourses to chart a path forward via an analysis of the freshman writing class. How did we forfeit a meaningful set of goals for our teaching? T. R. Johnson suggests that, by the 1960s, the work of Bergson and Piaget had led us to see student growth as a journey into more and more abstract thought, a journey that will happen naturally if the teacher knows how to stay out of the way. Since the 1960s, we’ve come to see development, in turn, only as a vague initiation into the academic community. This book, however, offers an alternative tradition, one rooted in Vygotsky and the feminist movement, that defines the developing student writer in terms of a complex, intersubjective ecology, and then, through these precedents, proposes a fully psychoanalytic model of student development. To illustrate his practical use of the four discourses, Johnson draws on a wide array of concepts and a colorful set of examples, including Franz Kafka, Keith Richards, David Foster Wallace, Hannah Arendt, and many others. “Graceful, provocative, thoughtful, and well researched, The Other Side of Pedagogy connects theory and teaching in compelling ways. This is a groundbreaking book that scholars of writing will want to read, reread, and teach.” — Joseph Harris, author of A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966
TRANSITIONS is a College Success textbook written to meet the distinct adjustment needs of junior-level transfer students and non-traditional students. TRANSITIONS provides these students with a general introduction to college, focusing on areas of academic, personal, and professional concern. The text is intentionally brief, thus allowing instructors adequate space to incorporate institution-specific material during the course of the semester or term. Concise, engaging, and easy to customize, TRANSITIONS speaks to these students’ unique concerns and uses a step-by-step approach that helps ensure transfer student success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Beyond the Morning Huddle-HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT for a Successful Dental Practice shares tips, experiences, strategies and solutions to make your dental office the best it can be. RECRUITMENT With time and attention given to the hiring process, the doctor and team implement a strong management system to select the best candidate and build a strong team. INTEGRATION By creating an effective feedback system which includes cross-training and team involvement, the dental office is improved with each new hire. MANAGEMENT Trust, confidence, and job satisfaction are built by education, communication and active participation. Never underestimate the effectiveness of acknowledgement and appreciation as well as setting clear standards and goals. FEEDBACK Teamwork builds trust, ownership, commitment, accountability, results, and excellence. Communication is the key to success. DISTRIBUTION OF RESOURCES Making smart HRM decisions will keep HR costs under control. EMPLOYMENT LAW Be aware of changing state and federal employment laws and how they apply to your dental office.
Most up-to-date information for making a successful transition to the civilian workforce. How to assess military experience and the job market, prepare resumes, interview, negotiate salaries, use the Internet to find a job.
"Megaprojects are springing up throughout both the developed and developing world. Their popularity reflects the drive by political and economic elites to enhance urban competitiveness. Although the idea to construct very large urban complexes can be attributed to globalization, the particular political forces behind them, their urban contexts, and physical outcomes vary from place to place. In this fascinating compendium of case studies a range of authors from different disciplines delineate the forces shaping and resisting large-scale urban development in a variety of settings and place their empirical findings within the framework of urban theory. This book is essential reading for students of urban politics, planning, sociology, and geography." - Susan Fainstein, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and author, The Just City "The political embrace of city competition has combined with the globalization of banking, real estate, and architecture to make mega-projects seemingly inevitable. What better time, with the world economy slowed, to delve into the motivations for and consequences of the now-ubiquitous and globally-entrenched megaproject. Read this book to discover how the complexities and promises of this form of urban development have intrigued urban scholars and civic boosters alike." - Robert Beauregard, Professor of Urban Planning and Chair of the Urban Planning Doctoral Committee, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University "Urban Megaprojects: A Worldwide View is an excellent exposition of the so-called "megaprojects paradox": Megaprojects are increasingly used to build and transform cities, but megaprojects have a dismal track record of delivering on the promised benefits. The book's combination of global and local perspectives on megaprojects is highly effective for understanding the issues at hand." - Bent Flyvbjerg, Professor of Major Programme Management at Oxford University, principal author of Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition
Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® History of the United States II Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass CLEP® exams and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. The CLEP® History of the United States II test prep assesses the skills tested on the official CLEP® exam. Our comprehensive American History review covers the end of the Civil War to the present, with emphasis on the 20th century. The book includes two full-length practice tests. Each exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right-we explain why the other answer choices are wrong-so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses while building your skills. REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP® preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP® titles available. Our test preps for CLEP® exams help you earn college credit, save on tuition, and get a college degree.
These essays chart the development of Ciaran Carson's career, scrutinizing his experiments in a new urban poetics, including his obsessive concern with maps and labyrinths. The essays examine his interest in narrative, and explore the continuities between his poetry and his prose, and they consider his relation to various poetic traditions.--From publisher description.
The most important invariant of a topological space is its fundamental group. When this is trivial, the resulting homotopy theory is well researched and familiar. In the general case, however, homotopy theory over nontrivial fundamental groups is much more problematic and far less well understood. Syzygies and Homotopy Theory explores the problem of nonsimply connected homotopy in the first nontrivial cases and presents, for the first time, a systematic rehabilitation of Hilbert's method of syzygies in the context of non-simply connected homotopy theory. The first part of the book is theoretical, formulated to allow a general finitely presented group as a fundamental group. The innovation here is to regard syzygies as stable modules rather than minimal modules. Inevitably this forces a reconsideration of the problems of noncancellation; these are confronted in the second, practical, part of the book. In particular, the second part of the book considers how the theory works out in detail for the specific examples Fn ́F where Fn is a free group of rank n and F is finite. Another innovation is to parametrize the first syzygy in terms of the more familiar class of stably free modules. Furthermore, detailed description of these stably free modules is effected by a suitable modification of the method of Milnor squares. The theory developed within this book has potential applications in various branches of algebra, including homological algebra, ring theory and K-theory. Syzygies and Homotopy Theory will be of interest to researchers and also to graduate students with a background in algebra and algebraic topology.
This book combines the current knowledge on the role of lipids in stem cell pluripotency and differentiation. It showcases various approaches to the study of lipids and focuses on various types of stem cells and specific lipids driving maintenance or differentiation. The volume includes chapters reviewing roles of specific lipids in pluripotency, neurogenesis and exocytosis as well as in cancer stem cells. Examples of different classes of lipids—such as sphingolipids, lysophospholipids, cannabinoids and neutral lipids—are described and illustrate the vast biological effects of this class of molecules. The international contributors are all recognized experts in their respective fields. Covering the various aspects of the topic, Lipidomics of Stem Cells provides an up-to-date snapshot—unique among the literature—of where the lipid world is in terms of understanding the roles of lipids in stem cell biology. It provides an essential reference for stem cell biologists, lipid biologists, development biologists, students, academics and clinicians in related areas.