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Women in Tech by Geared toward women who are considering getting into tech, or those already in a tech job who want to take their career to the next level, this book combines practical career advice and inspiring personal stories from successful female tech professionals Brianna Wu (founder, Giant Spacekat), Angie Chang (founder, Women 2.0), Keren Elazari (TED speaker and cybersecurity expert), Katie Cunningham (Python educator and developer), Miah Johnson (senior systems administrator), Kristin Toth Smith (tech executive and inventor), and Kamilah Taylor (mobile and social developer). Written by a female startup CEO and featuring a host of other successful contributors, this book will help dismantle the unconscious social bias against women in the tech industry. Readers will learn- The secrets of salary negotiation The best format for tech resumes How to ace a tech interview The perks of both contracting (W-9) and salaried full-time work The secrets of mentorship How to start your own company And much more Bonus content- Perfect for its audience of hackers and coders, the book contains puzzles and code, created as love letters to women in the tech industry. A distinguished anonymous contributor created the Python code for the cover of the book (ghosted in gloss on the hardcover jacket, and also printed on one of the first pages). It references the mother of computer science, Ada Lovelace. Run the code to see what it does! Mike Selinker and Gaby Weidling of Lone Shark Games, and cryptographer and DefCon puzzle master Ryan "LostboY" Clarke created an "easter egg" of puzzles throughout the book - readers who decipher the puzzles get a prize from the author!
Call Number: T36 .W646 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-29
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017 by The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017, tailoring its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised and updated edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
Call Number: HF5382.7 .B65 2017
Publication Date: 2016-08-16
Getting Your First Job for Dummies by Find--and land--your first job! Finding a job can seem daunting, especially when it's a brand new experience. There's a lot to know, and often a lot of pressure. Written by the founder of AfterCollege.com, Getting Your First Job For Dummies is designed to take the stress out of the job search process and help you get an offer. In this book, you'll discover how to identify your talents and strengths, use your network to your advantage, interview with confidence, and evaluate an offer. Written in plain English and packed with step-by-step instructions, it'll have you writing customized resumes, conducting company research, and utilizing online job search sites, faster than you can say 'I got the job!' Determine what kind of job suits your interests and skills Write a compelling cover letter Know what to expect in an interview Effectively negotiate an offer Whether you're still in school or navigating the world as a recent graduate, Getting Your First Job For Dummies arms you with the skills and confidence to make getting your first job an exciting and enjoyable process.
Call Number: HF5382.7 .A56 2018
Publication Date: 2017-12-26
The Resume Writing Guide by Write a Winning Resume - Step-by-StepThe Resume Writing Guide, (updated for 2015) will show you, step-by-step, exactly how to create a resume that makes a great impression and gives you more power in the job search process. It breaks the big, complex job of resume writing into small, completely manageable tasks, so you easily can write a resume that is tailored to show you at your best.Learn From the Experience of 2000 Job SeekersIn this book, you'll find the kind of expertise that only comes from real experience.Lisa McGrimmon has written over 1000 resumes and helped over 2000 job seekers find work. She knows how to coach people through the process to create real resumes that give real results for real people.Guidance Through the ProcessThe Resume Writing Guide takes you through the actual process of creating a resume one step at a time, carefully guiding you through each decision. It isn't just a collection of rules and tips.The process is broken into small, simple steps. In each chapter, you will complete a few tasks, and, if you complete all of the tasks to the best of your ability, once you reach the end of the book, you will have written a resume that shows you in your best possible light.Learn How to Deal With Resume ChallengesLisa has used this process successfully with clients from all walks of life and with all kinds of work histories. She has written resumes for: career changers people returning to work after several years without paid employment new immigrants recent graduates older workers people in competitive and declining industries This book isn't just for the lucky few who have a perfect career history. It gets into the heart of how to write resumes that pop even if you're worried that you may have some challenges to overcome.New for 2015The second edition has been revised and expanded to include up-to-date information about trends in resume writing and job hunting including 2 new chapters about writing applicant tracking system (ATS) optimized resumes.Not a 20 Minute Resume Guide!This book is not for people who want to knock out a resume in 20 minutes. It is a meticulous, step-by-step guide through each phase in the resume writing process.It shows you how to structure each section, write compelling statements, and make smart decisions about content to highlight your individual strengths and minimize weaknesses.Thoughtfully completing the tasks in this book will take time, but it will be time well spent. In the end, you will have a winning resume that is perfect for your needs and structured to show you at your best.Partners in Resume WritingGood career coaches will not write a resume for you; they will write one with you, as partners. You and the career coach both bring important information to the table.Throughout this book, you and Lisa will be partners. Lisa will be the expert on how to create a resume. You will be the expert on your own career.Lisa will show you: how to decide what information you should include, how to write compelling content, how to structure sections to highlight your strengths, and how to minimize concerns you may have about your work history.Your task is to take that information and apply it to what you know about your own career.In this partnership, you can create an effective resume that gets you one big step closer to landing the job you want.Scroll up and click to buy!
Call Number: HF5383 .M225 2014
Publication Date: 2014-11-03
The Ultimate Career Guide for Nurses by This profession we call nursing -- Everyday career management -- Where do I got form here? -- Looking for your next job -- Your résumé -- Résumé marketing, cover letters, CVs, and portfolios -- Interviewing -- Interviewing two: the sequel -- Special situations and career challenges -- The finishing touches.
"No matter where you are in your career, The Ultimate Career Guide for Nurses will help you get the most out of your career and love what you do! Donna Cardillo takes you step by step through career advancement and both career and personal development. Written in her customary down-to-earth and humorous style, this book will help you get the most out of your current position; identify transferable skills; discover and develop your own unique talents and skill set; write a winning resume and interview like a pro; build professional support systems and explore career options"--Back cover.
Call Number: RT82 .C37 2018
Publication Date: 2018-02-01
Over 40 and You're Hired! by "Robin Ryan has the inside track on how to get hired."- ABC NEWS If you are over 40 and struggling to land a new job, you're not alone. It's a whole new ballgame out there, so America's top career counselor has perfected a market-tested program to help you stand out effectively and appeal to employers amid age discrimination and floods of competition. In Over 40 and You're Hired!, Robin Ryan draws on her 30 years of direct hiring experience, 20 years as a career counselor, and her extensive relationships with hundreds of recruiters, decisions makers, and HR professionals to give you the skills and tools you need to revitalize your career and secure a new, better-paying job. She covers: * How hiring has changed and what you need to do to compete * Ways to tap into the the 80% of all jobs that are never advertised * LinkedIn strategies you to need to use * Successful formats for creating a winning Resume and Cover Letter * Answers to tough interview questions * Effective strategies to overcome age discrimination * Proven salary negotiation techniques * Effective strategies to present yourself as the candidate to hire * Networking techniques to get in front of decision makers * Inspiration and motivation to foster your success! "Targeted and strategic--a real winner."-- Business Radio Network "Loaded with great tips and a valuable bonus section available only to book buyers." - Long Island Press "If you use Robin Ryan's advice, you definitely fly by the competition." -- KING-TV News "Robin Ryan is America's leading authority on how to get hired in today's job market." --The Arizona Republic
Call Number: HF5382.7 .R93 2009
Publication Date: 2009-12-29
Medical Office Professionals by Welcome to medical office professional careers If you are interested in a career in the medical office professional field, you've come to the right book. So what exactly do these people do on the job, day in and day out? What kind of skills and educational background do you need to succeed in these fields? How much money can you expect to make, and what are the pros and cons of these various fields? Do these career paths have a bright future? Is this even the right career path for you? How do you avoid burnout and deal with stress? This book can help you answer these questions and more. This book, which includes interviews with professionals in the field, covers eight main areas of the medical office professionals field that have proven to be stable, lucrative, and growing professions. -Nurse Practitioner -Physician Assistant -Medical Records and Health Information Technologist -Optometrist -Pharmacy Technician -Phlebotomist -Sonographer -Surgical Technologist
Call Number: R690 .S26 2019
Publication Date: 2019-01-31
Engagement and Employability by Employer-preferred skills and attributes / Marilyn Mackes -- Developing career-ready skills: a review of the literature / Amy Swan, Jan Arminio -- How students gain employability skills: data from Project CEO / Kate Griffin, Adam Peck, Shannon LaCount -- Providing transformative experiences for first-generation students / Steve Westbrook -- Making assessment relevant to students / Darby Roberts -- New models for partnerships between cocurricular programs and career services / Justin Lawhead, Jamie Bouldin, Teresa E. Simpson -- Developing employability skills through college unions / John Taylor, Elizabeth Beltramini, Crystal King -- Developing employability skills through campus activities / Adam Peck, Toby Cummings -- Developing employability skills through student organizations / Becky Spurlock -- Developing employability skills through fraternity and sorority life / Daniel A. Bureau, Mark Koepsell -- Developing employability skills through student government associations / Michael Preston, Adam Peck -- Developing employability skills through collegiate recreation / David Hall, Pamela Watts -- Developing employability skills through identity development and engagement programs / Terrence L. Frazier, Alex C. Lange -- Developing employability skills through leadership development programs / Gayle Spencer, Adam Peck -- Developing employability skills through service and community engagement programs / Jon Dooley, Robert Frigo, Mary Morrison -- A flawed premise: next steps / Adam Peck.
"Engagement and Employability examines the central role student affairs plays in helping students gain and articulate career skills through cocurricular experiences. It focuses on the top skills employers seek when hiring recent college graduates. This comprehensive publication provides a discussion and numerous examples of how to identify, measure, and assess employability skills as an outcome of cocurricular experiences. Organized in two sections, the book charts a course for student affairs colleagues to support students in making the transition from campus to career marketplace. The first section focuses on the skills that are most sought after by employers as reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. In addition to an analysis of the political landscape in which this work is conducted, chapters explore how institutions can respond to this demand and how special populations, such as first-generation students, can benefit from intentional efforts to engage them in cocurricular experiences. The second section addresses the development of career-readiness skills in the context of a variety of cocurricular experiences. Participation in student organizations, campus activities, student government, collegiate recreation, service programs, leadership programs, and fraternities and sororities are discussed. Each chapter includes innovative models to address career readiness as well as real-world examples of how students are gaining these important skills through the deep and robust learning taking place within cocurricular experiences. Engagement and Employability is also designed for leaders in higher education beyond student affairs who seek a deeper understanding of the impact of student affairs work on student engagement and post-graduation success. The book masterfully illustrates the importance of cocurricular learning outcomes on students' personal and professional skill development. Student affairs educators are uniquely positioned to help students succeed both in college and throughout their lives. Engagement and Employability lays the groundwork for student affairs professionals to help students, business leaders, lawmakers, and the general public understand the significance of cocurricular experiences in developing career-readiness skills"--Publisher.
Call Number: LC1037.5 .E58 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-01
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