Job Resources

  • and Locate ALL Job Opportunities (5th edition)

    • Author: Bud Clarkson
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.95

    Get a Good Job... Even in a Bad Economy is designed to shorten your job search, increase your confidence and provide the inside information you need to understand how companies in today's market make hiring decisions... and therefore, what you have to do to land the good job you deserve. You will discover how to create the mental attitudes that will unleash positive energy to energize and motivate yourself; generate strategic and creative approaches to uncovering leads in the hidden job market; write a resume that will make the phone ring with interview offers; and network with friends and professional acquaintances effortlessly... and easily enlist their help in connecting you with excellent job leads. Job Search Strategies also describes ways to show prospective employers compelling reasons they need to hire you now... without feeling intimidated by the idea that you are "selling yourself". Bud Clarkson, a professional career consultant, speaker and author, helps people seeking new or better employment discover effective job search strategies and skills. In training seminars, speaking engagements and private consultations, Bud has a unique gift for communicating big ideas in simple terms (often with a little dash of humor) and helping people grow in their confidence to learn new skills, overcome life's obstacles and achieve their goals. The strategies in this book have helped hundreds break out of the crowd and start a new career... even in hard times. Why wait any longer to get the job you want and need?. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • Job Search Strategies: Get a Good Job... Even in a Bad Economy

    • Author: Shelly Cryer
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $18.95

    FINALIST 2008 Book of the Year Awards, Career Category, ForeWord Magazine

    A must read for anyone hoping to launch a nonprofit career! Nonprofits need talented, creative people with all types of skills and experiences. The Nonprofit Career Guide will help you find the best opportunity for you and your interests.

    This hands-on guide is filled with practical advice from real people working at all levels of diverse nonprofits. In detailed profiles, you'll find out what their work is like, the career paths they followed, and what they look for when hiring new staff.

    Besides getting a sense of the scope and range of work opportunities, you'll find the most up-to-date information on how to:
    - Prepare for a nonprofit career
    - Conduct targeted job searches and network effectively
    - Handle interviews with aplomb
    - Write persuasive cover letters and stellar resumes
    - Negotiate a competitive compensation package.

    With The Nonprofit Career Guide, you'll get the competitive edge you need to land a great first job and build a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector.

    Published by Fieldstone Alliance in collaboration with American Humanics.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Government Jobs

    • Author: Michael Froehls
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.99

    Overview:
    Michael Froehls, PhD, a former successful global executive, turns conventional wisdom upside down - he suggests that you should overcome your reflex to immediately look for the next job after losing one. Don't miss out on your chance to do things you never had time for while being employed. Why not pursue a few activities that really matter to you before continuing your hard 30- to 40-year-long working life? What not realize some lifelong travel dreams, improve your health, invest in family and friends, fire up your love life, acquire new job skills, or check out a different location for a better career?

    In this book, you will find practical advice on how to take advantage of your opportunity without regret. Written from a business perspective with philosophical underpinnings, enriched by personal stories and serious thought-provoking questions, The Gift of Job Loss will help you:

    * Understand the "Job Seeker Industrial Complex" and its influence on you
    * Revitalize your life via 7 no-regret and up to 8 optional activities
    * Identify personal and professional strategic options hitherto unavailable
    * Optimize your "game of life" - living now vs. living in the future
    * Analyze the implications of an economic recession vs. boom for your time off
    * Plan your own step-by-step course of action - whether you are about to be let go, just got laid-off, or are still "safely" employed

    After losing his corporate job, Michael decided to sidestep the recession by doing what he advocates in this book. Headhunters, former colleagues, and friends called his move and timing a very smart decision - though few would dare because of convention and apprehension. If you face job loss, reading this book should help you overcome any despair and make you see your situation in a much more positive light.


    Endorsement by Daniel R. Smith, Managing Director, Raines International Inc., New York
    The Gift of Job Loss is a smart read for any mid-level employee or executive in transition...it provides a refreshing, reassuring, and well-researched assessment of how to approach and best utilize the downtime before one's next career commitment. Michael's tremendous professional track record with the most demanding companies lends wisdom and credibility to his career recommendations.  This executive perspective, combined with the fun, warm, and inspiring personal stories and achievements that he shares from his own "time off," should provide a significant boost to the mental state of candidates when they need it most.  As an executive search consultant, I firmly believe that there are tips in this book that will a) increase a reader's chances of receiving a job offer, b) improve the terms of the offer(s), and c) make the transition period rewarding and exciting enough to discuss for a lifetime.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls

    • Author: Alissa Nutting
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $18.00

    Fiction. Winner of the 6th Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, chosen by Ben Marcus. In this darkly hilarious debut collection, misfit women and girls in every strata of society are investigated through various ill-fated jobs. One is the main course of dinner, another the porn star contracted to copulate in space for a reality TV show. They become futuristic ant farms, get knocked up by the star high school quarterback and have secret abortions, use parakeets to reverse amputations, make love to garden gnomes, go into air conditioning ducts to confront their mother's ghost, and do so in settings that range from Hell to the local white-supremacist bowling alley. These fine stories, anthropologically thorough in their view of the contemporary person, illuminate how people hide behind their pursuits, concealing what matters most to them while striving, and usually failing, to be loved - Ben Marcus.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • The Job Description Handbook

    • Author: Margaret Mader-Clark
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $29.99

    Everything you need to define the job, step by step

    Every job has a description -- and if you craft it carefully, you can use a job description for effective hiring, new employee orientation, evaluating performances, discipline and plan for future growth. But if it's poorly written (or not written at all), your company can face all sorts of problems, from low employee morale to legal troubles.

    To meet your company's changing needs, The Job Description Handbook, an all-in-one resource, can help you create HR documents that provide the details of every job's duties, requirements, qualifications -- and much more.

    This book, written in Nolo's signature plain-English style, will help you:

  • create a good job description
  • hire qualified employees
  • evaluate an employee's job performance
  • plan for your company's future needs
  • avoid legal traps
  • troubleshoot a description

    The book also provides checklists, worksheets, resources, sample language and step-by-step instructions that you can use to create job descriptions that will work in the real world.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • How to Launch your Wine Career: Dream Jobs in America's Hottest Industry

    • Author: Liz Thach
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $29.95

    Hating life in a cubicle where the only greenery is that of the mold growing on the rungs of the corporate ladder? Feel as if you ve graduated with honors into a nation-wide hiring deep freeze? Wine was one of the very few U.S. industries that experienced growth in 2008. Is wine recession-proof as many believe? Not entirely. But even in these times of pervasive layoffs and cutbacks wineries and wine related businesses are creating job prospects every day and in a variety of skill applications from agricultural work to marketing and business. How to Launch Your Wine Career is the first book of its kind. Written by successful and respected industry professionals it gives practical, real-world advice on how to land, develop and succeed in a career in: Wine Making, Wine Production, Vineyard Management, Wine Marketing & Sales, Wine Public Relations, Wine Writing, Wine Education, Winery Management & Administration , Direct to Consumer Sales, Winery Supplier and Wine Marketing with a Distributor or Retailer. Including interviews with some of wine s most prominent figures, like winemaker Heidi Barrett, and wine writer James Laube of the Wine Spectator, about how they made it, the book builds a career from the ground up, explaining job descriptions, educational and skill requirements, the career ladder, how to get started, and job hunting strategies. Each chapter ends with a helpful resource guide of available conferences, books, and websites. The appendix provides a detailed Action Plan Worksheet to help the prospective applicant plan, plot progress and nail that killer wine industry job. .. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak: Geek Heroes Who Put the Personal in Computers (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Inventors and Scientists)

    • Author: Mike Venezia
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $6.95

    These books are without a doubt the definitive and most entertaining biographies of scientists for young readers. Author and artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the scientists' sketches and notebooks.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • How to Get a Job...by Me

    • Author: Sally Lloyd-Jones
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $17.99

    The know-it-all narrator from the New York Times Bestselling How to Be a Baby is back with the third book in the series. This time, she knows all about how to get a job, and she walks readers through the whole process: from deciding what you want to be all the way to acing the interview (tip: don't bring your pet gerbils). This book is sure to be a hit with kids who love to play pretend and dream about what they're going to be when they grow up.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • the Boss (How To Series)

    • Author: Gillian D. Elcock
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $17.99

    Do you want to get a job in the asset management industry, analyzing stocks or managing portfolios? It is a highly competitive process, with hundreds of university graduates, MBA students, and others trying to get into the industry every year, but not many available positions. How do you go about convincing a company to give you a job? What will the interviews by like and how should you prepare? Should you apply for sell-side research roles as well as buy-side ones? What are the real differences between the buy and sell side? This book, written by an experienced equity research analyst, will answer these questions and more. It will guide you every step along the way, from choosing which companies to target, to mastering the specialized interview process, so that you can stand out from the pack. It includes: an overview of the asset management industry, also known as the 'buy side'; description of the role of the equity research analyst, including a comparison of the buy side and sell side jobs; tips on preparing a great resume and cover letter; details about all the most common interview types you are likely to encounter, and how best to prepare for them; and, advice on how to be successful once you start your career as an equity research analyst.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.


  • How to Get an Equity Research Analyst Job: A Guide to Starting a Career in Asset Management

    • Author: Tammy Lenski Ed.D.
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $13.95

    Making Mediation Your Day Job is the definitive guide for any mediator operating or even considering a private practice. Tammy Lenski, Ed.D. demonstrates how proven marketing techniques can help you create a mediation practice with minimum stress and maximum success.

    Lenski is a full-time mediator who has maintained a thriving practice for more than a decade. She explains in careful detail how common mediation concepts-including interests, framing, and dialogue-building- can be applied not just at the mediation table but also in marketing and promoting yourself successfully in a fascinating and growing field.

    In this in-depth and thoughtful guide, Lenski delivers all the steps necessary to build and market a successful private practice in mediation, such as how to:

    • Choose a market that speaks to your passion
    • Uncover and meet your market's greatest needs and interests
    • Build dialogue with potential clients
    • Leverage the Internet to expand your networking opportunities
    Lenski's time-tested principles and encouragement will help mediators embrace marketing with renewed energy, rather than trepidation. It proves that mediators can use their own knowledge of mediation process and principles to market their services in an ethical, effective manner.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.



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