Are you a student thinking about the next steps in your career or study? Are you taking an employability module at university or are you just keen to learn more about how to get the job you want? If you answered yes to any of the above, then this book is for you! Clear, focused and strategic it is written as a series of FAQs and builds upon real student experiences. Designed to help the modern student it offers pragmatic, jargon-free advice which will help you to move forward into a successful job application or career change. Key features of the book include: Advice from current students, graduates and employers Exercises designed to provide a ‘quick fix’ when faced with challenges Checklists enabling you to record progress as you move through sections or tasks Practical steps you can take to sustain momentum as you move through your studies. This is an ideal guide to making the most of your skills, beating the competition and getting your ideal job! The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!
Lecturers request your electronic inspection copy here Are you a student thinking about the next steps in your career or study? Are you taking an employability module at university or are you just keen to learn more about how to get the job you want? If you answered yes to any of the above, then this book is for you! Clear, focused and strategic it is written as a series of FAQs and builds upon real student experiences. Designed to help the modern student it offers pragmatic, jargon-free advice which will help you to move forward into a successful job application or career change. Key features of the book include: Advice from current students, graduates and employers Exercises designed to provide a ‘quick fix’ when faced with challenges Checklists enabling you to record progress as you move through sections or tasks Practical steps you can take to sustain momentum as you move through your studies. This is an ideal guide to making the most of your skills, beating the competition and getting your ideal job! SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
This little book emphasizes the most effective steps for retaining a job and creating a successful career. In just 64 pages, you will discover what some people take a lifetime of trial-and-error to grasp: how to succeed on the job and move ahead in their careers. The interesting writing, clear examples, helpful worksheets, time-saving tips, and practical advice in this book will show you how to: get off to a good start by knowing what your employer expects and meeting those expectations; take the responsibility for learning all you can about your job and the industry you are working in; develop your skills in working with people; practice honesty, a good work ethic, and wise time management - your choices are important to your job success; build on your reputation. It impacts your organization's and your success; plan your career rather than just settle for what life brings you. and develop your network and find a mentor to position yourself to get ahead. - Back cover.
The practical tools to increase income and influence are in your hands right now 7 Steps to Supercharge Your Career gives you the edge to succeed in any economy. Live on your terms and earn more than enough money to meet all your needs and desires. With this book you will: Maximize your income Fulfill your career potential Work effectively with all types of personalities Be recognized and valued for your contributions Exponentially increase team and organizational success The ideas in this book will change your life Praise from Global Business Leaders: "This very helpful book gives you the clarity to know who you are and what you want. It then shows you how to focus and concentrate on doing those things that matter most in moving you quickly up the career ladder." Brian Tracy Success Expert and World Best-Selling Author "The Career Acceleration Process that the authors present is a clear, practical, thorough guide to personal and career development covering all the essential factors in an easy-to-remember, seven-step approach." Harvey Schachter Globe and Mail Management Columnist "An easy read...and very insightful. This book captures the best leadership ideas in an engaging, informative style. A must read for people at any stage of their careers." Susan Stern National Executive Director, Weizmann Canada "7 Steps to Supercharge Your Career is a great read This book uses everyday language, simple stages and steps, and a checklist to help operationalize learning, with a summary at the end of every chapter. The examples were real and pragmatic. Congratulations " Jennifer Sondergaard Executive Advisor, International Banking Operations "7 Steps to Supercharge Your Career is enthusiasm-invoking, thought-provoking, and action-inducing all at once. This book is chock full of guidance that will help anyone identify and achieve his or her goals. The authors have tackled the entire process needed to get to the top and laid each piece bare for us to consider. I was truly blown away by the scope of what they tackled and spelled out for us." Nancy McKinley International HR Consultant "7 Steps to Supercharge your Career is full of practical, real world suggestions that anyone can follow. Applying the career acceleration process will provide the reader with all the tools needed to fulfill their career goals. This is a book that I personally recommend that every business should provide for their staff, the results I am sure will be very positive." Greg Boyle Managing Partner (Ottawa) Stonewood Group, Executive Search and Recruitment "This book is a great read for anyone who is looking to fulfill their career potential while adding material value to their organization. The Career Acceleration Process is a simple, powerful and practical system to empower you to achieve " David Reiling CEO, Sunrise Banks USA "7 Steps to Supercharge Your Career" is an interesting read that provides a very real and pragmatic approach for achieving career success. A great book regardless of where you are in your career journey " Mark Lambert Managing Director, Global Consulting Company
A proven process for changing the way you behave--used by a renowned executive coach for more than 25 years Are you able, ready, and willing to permanently change your behavior? Permanently replacing deeply ingrained behaviors with new ones is one of the hardest challenges to overcome. But in Coach Yourself to Win, master executive coach Howard Guttman combines his own expert insight and deep extensive coaching experience to create a step-by-step process that you can follow to change the behaviors that have been holding you back from what you truly want. Unlike many self-help books offering advice on how to improve either your career or your personal life, Coach Yourself to Win bridges the two worlds in order to help you improve your performance--whether you're earning your living or living your life. Coach Yourself to Win is written for the vast number of people who seek to create a new future for themselves. To help you achieve breakthrough performance on the job and in your life, you will learn to master a practical, tested self-coaching process that will enable you to: Clarify, set, and stay committed to realistic intentions Zero in on what holds you back Find the support you've been lacking Develop a path for change Evaluate yourself along the way Make necessary corrections to your plan Realize your intention to achieve a "new you" Coach Yourself to Win provides an easy-to-follow seven-step plan that will generate lasting, positive change in your professional and personal life. To help you implement the plan, Guttman provides a dedicated Web site--www.coachyourselftowin.com--where you will find all the supporting materials you will need as you go through the process, because you are the key to the happy ending you desire.
God Is at Work Whether you work with your hands or your head, God wants your heart to be at work for Him. However, with all the confrontation, conflict, and frustration in the workplace, too often we leave God out of the equation. Amid the all-out pursuit of our hopes and dreams, we find ourselves wondering, How can my faith sustain me through challenges of work? How can I daily honor God on the job? The Walk at Work is a guidebook that combines daily inspirational readings with a seven-step plan for personal spiritual growth to answer those questions about faith at work. Whether you face difficult relationships, job anxiety, or office politics, Andria Hall will show you how to experience success by aligning your priorities with God’s. Through the down-to-earth, practical wisdom in these pages you will: · receive daily wisdom from God · discover the benefits of praying for others · learn how to carry out your God-given tasks in the workplace with integrity · unearth a new commitment to honor God in all that you do, say, and think · settle your mind and nurture your spirit through timely daily readings Excellent as a daily devotional or group study, The Walk at Work also includes a topical index of common work-related challenges, questions for further reflection, and recommendations for additional reading.
Insider Secrets from America's Career and Life Coach
Author: Susan Britton Whitcomb
Publisher: Jist Works
Category: Business & Economics
This book condenses all of the groundbreaking job search guidance from JIST best-sellers Resume Magic, Interview Magic, and Cover Letter Magic into one all-inclusive volume, plus a no-fail system for finding and landing the perfect job for you. Includes sample resumes and cover letters, before-and-after interview responses, career-choice guidance, helpful job search Web sites, salary-negotiation tips, job success tips, and much, much more!
How can you make a real difference in the world and make a good living at the same time? The ECO Guide to Careers That Make a Difference: Environmental Work for a Sustainable World provides the answer. Developed by The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO, the creators of the popular Complete Guide to Environmental Careers), this new volume is unlike any careers book you've seen before. Reaching far beyond job titles and resume tips, The ECO Guide immerses you in the strategies and tactics that leading edge professionals are using to tackle pressing problems and create innovative solutions. To bring you definitive information from the real world of environmental problem-solving, The ECO Guide has engaged some of the nation's most respected experts to explain the issues and describe what's being done about them today. You'll explore: Global climate change with Eileen Claussen, Pew Center for Global Climate Change; Biodiversity loss with Stuart Pimm, Nicholas School for the Environment at Duke University; Green Business with Stuart Hart, Kenan-Flager Business School at University of North Carolina; Ecotourism with Martha Honey, The International Ecotourism Society; Environmental Justice with Robert Bullard, Environmental Justice Center at Clark Atlanta University; Alternative Energy with Seth Dunn, Worldwatch Institute; Water Quality with Sandra Postel, Global Water Policy Project; Green Architecture with William McDonough, McDonough + Partners; and twelve other critical issues. To demonstrate even more clearly what eco-work feels like on the ground, The ECO Guide offers vivid "Career Snapshots" of selected employers and the professionals that work there. You'll visit government agencies like the USDA Forest Service, nonprofit organizations like Conservation International and Project Wild, and local advocates like Alternatives for Community and Environment. You'll go inside environmental businesses like Wildland Adventures and Stonyfield Farms. And you'll learn from academic institutions like the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics. ECO also identifies and describes forty specific jobs that are representative of environmental career opportunities in the twenty-first century. It provides dozens of the best Internet resources. And most importantly, The ECO Guide offers all of the insight about current trends you expect from ECO, the acknowledged leaders in environmental career information.
This volume presents a detailed explanations of business analysis concepts, terms, tasks, and techniques, and includes examples to help readers understand how to apply them to real-world situations. It also delineates the key activities that are core to the BA role and the diverse range of activities analysts perform based on their career competency level, ranging from problem solving and identification of business opportunities, to complex systems thinking and solution development, to strategic planning and change management. It is a must-have reference for BA generalists, specialists, and hybrids at every career level and industry segment or perspective.
A career-change guide for educators offers advice on assessing interests, abilities, and goals, and provides tips on researching alternative job possibilities, writing resumes, and conducting successful job interviews