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Careers for dummies

Author: Marty Nemko
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Feeling stuck? Find out how to work toward the career of your dreams. If youre slogging through your days in a boring or unrewarding job, it may be time to make a big change. Careers For Dummies is a comprehensive career guide from a top career coach and counselor that will help you jump start your career and your life. Dive in to learn more about career opportunities, with a plethora of job descriptions and the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marty Nemko
ISBN: 9781119482338 111948233X
OCLC Number: 1043488582
Description: xvi, 355 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword xvIntroduction 1Part 1: Finding Your Place in the Work World 5CHAPTER 1: Understanding Today's and Tomorrow's World of Work 7CHAPTER 2: Finding What Makes You Special 17Part 2: The Careers Catalog 27CHAPTER 3: People Careers 29CHAPTER 4: Word Careers 45CHAPTER 5: People+Word Careers 53CHAPTER 6: STEM Careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) 73CHAPTER 7: STEM + People or Word Careers 91CHAPTER 8: Hands-On Careers 113CHAPTER 9: Self-Employment Careers 133CHAPTER 10: Making Your Choice 155Part 3: Getting Trained, Getting Confident 163CHAPTER 11: Getting Trained by Degrees 165CHAPTER 12: Getting Trained Without a Degree 179CHAPTER 13: Getting Emotionally Solid 193Part 4: Landing a Good Job Faster 205CHAPTER 14: Writing Your Way to a Good Job 207CHAPTER 15: Getting an "In" 221CHAPTER 16: The Relaxed-Yet-Successful Job Interview 237CHAPTER 17: One (Hard) Week to a Good Job 247CHAPTER 18: Negotiating Wisely 259Part 5: Succeeding in Your Career 269CHAPTER 19: Becoming a Beloved Employee 271CHAPTER 20: Building a Name for Yourself 285CHAPTER 21: Managing the Bugaboos: Time and Stress 293CHAPTER 22: The Career Changer 301CHAPTER 23: Finding Your Foundation 315CHAPTER 24: What's Ahead? 32Part 6: The Part of Tens 325CHAPTER 25: Ten Ultrafast Ways to Land a Job 327CHAPTER 26: Ten Career Myths 335CHAPTER 27: Ten (+ 5) Preachy Pleas 339Index 345
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Marty Nemko, PhD.

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Feeling stuck? Find out how to work toward the career of your dreams. If youre slogging through your days in a boring or unrewarding job, it may be time to make a big change. Careers For Dummies is a comprehensive career guide from a top career coach and counselor that will help you jump start your career and your life. Dive in to learn more about career opportunities, with a plethora of job descriptions and the certifications, degrees, and continuing education that can help you build the career youve always wanted. Whether youre entering the workforce for the first time or a career-oriented person who needs or wants a change, this book has valuable information that can help you achieve your career goals. Find out how you can build your personal brand to become more attractive to potential employers, how to create a plan to "get from here to there" on your career path, and access videos and checklists that help to drive home all the key points. If youre not happy in your day-to-day work now, theres no better time than the present to work towards change. Get inspired by learning about a wide variety of careers. --Publisher.

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