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Do you want advice on how to stand out in a crowded marketplace? Do you want to take your career to the next level and beyond? In Stand Out & Succeed, career and business strategist Christy Frank explains how the job market really works, and shows you the strategies, psychology and tactics you need to know to get a lucrative, recession-proof career you love.The biggest problem with finding a job today is that we actually have two job markets – the public and the gated – and 95 per cent of people don’t how to perform well in either.
A one–page tool to reinvent yourself and your career
The global bestseller Business Model Generation introduced a unique visual way to summarize and creatively brainstorm any business or product idea on a single sheet of paper. Business Model You uses the same powerful one–page tool to teach readers how to draw “personal business models,” which reveal new ways their skills can be adapted to the changing needs of the marketplace to reveal new, more satisfying, career and life possibilities. Produced by the same team that created Business Model Generation, this book is based on the Business Model Canvas methodology, which has quickly emerged as the world′s leading business model description and innovation technique.
This book shows readers how to:
Understand business model thinking and diagram their current personal business model
Understand the value of their skills in the marketplace and define their purpose
Articulate a vision for change
Create a new personal business model harmonized with that vision, and most important, test and implement the new model
When you implement the one–page tool from Business Model You, you create a game–changing business model for your life and career.
Dieses neuartige Fitnessbuch für unternehmerische Leistungssteigerung gibt allen Managern und Geschäftsleitern konkrete und erprobte Trainingspläne an die Hand, die sie direkt in ihrem Unternehmen oder ihrer Abteilung umsetzen können – mit garantiert positivem Effekt auf die nachhaltige Leistungsfähigkeit der Mitarbeiter.Denn nachhaltiger unternehmerischer Erfolg muss genauso wie im Spitzensport systematisch trainiert werden, und zwar in allen Dimensionen wie zum Beispiel Führung, Kundenfokus, Begeisterung der Mannschaft und operative Leistungsfähigkeit.D
From the Vault Career Library – breakdown of different functions in fashion, with detailed looks at typical days for buyers, designers, resources and training programs, interior design careers, top buying programs for department and specialty stores.
A groundbreaking four-step program for breaking self-destructive habits, increasing productivity and creativity, and performing at your personal best.
We often make our worst decisions when we act from a weak sense of self, and our best decision when we are confident and self-assured. Using the latest research findings in neuropsychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Peak Performance strategies, Awaken Your Strongest Self shows you how to live with greater joy, ease, and effectiveness. Author Neil Fiore, Ph.D
Dieses Buch folgt dem Credo „Don´t work hard – work smart“. Smart im Sinne von Cleverness, systematischer Organisation und Weitsichtigkeit zur Erschließung geschäftlicher Perspektiven. In 50 Kapiteln werden Erfolgsfaktoren, Methoden und Strategien vorgestellt, die helfen Marktpositionen zu stärken und Strategien neu auszurichten.Das Buch richtet sich an Manager, Führungskräfte und Selbstständige, die ihre wertvollsten Ressourcen nachhaltig und bewusst einsetzen wolle, um Produkte und Dienstleistungen zu entwickeln, die die Kunden auch wirklich wollen.
Dieses Buch zeigt, dass Quereinsteiger für Unternehmen bisher wenig erkannte Leistungsbringer sein können. In Politik und im Ehrenamt sind sie bereits an der Tagesordnung. In der Wirtschaft fehlt es aber nach wie vor an Mut, Wissen und Können, Bewerber unabhängig von bisher erbrachten Leistungsnachweisen zu beurteilen.Die Autorin zeigt auf, warum sich dies ändern muss, welche Chancen sich bieten, wenn grundlegend neue Denkmuster zugelassen werden und wie man Quereinsteiger in Bewerbungsverfahren aktiv anspricht.U
This, the first comprehensive academic volume on vocational education and training (VET) or career and technical education in the United States, features insights into a variety of issues in this field of research. The international reader will find an up-to-date synthesis as well as a critical analysis of the relevant history, philosophy, governance, legislation and organizational structures.The coverage is structured according to the benchmarks applied to, as well as the theoretical discussions around, VET.
Military service remains a current and sometimes controversial topic, with U.S. Armed Forces remaining in action overseas and with news media covering recruitment statistics, length of duty tours, and other high-profile issues related to the military.
Three complete ebooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this career bundle brings together three of the bestselling For Dummies career titles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following titles: Resumes For Dummies, 6th EditionWrite a winning resume and land that job interview! Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you’re offered an interview? With a recession that has caused widespread unemployment, having a winning resume is vital to securing an interview-and it demands a fresh look at how you write your resumes and market yourself.
Ist der Verstand in seiner Lösungsfindung alleine gelassen, so sucht er verzweifelt nach rational-intelligenten Antworten. Dieses Buch ist ein Leitfaden dafür, wie jeder in seine eigene Kraft gelangen und bei der Beantwortung seiner Frage nach dem „Was jetzt?“ eine tiefer liegende Intelligenz freilegen kann. Dies Schritt um Schritt – und vor allem praktisch, machbar, religionsfrei und auch männertauglich. Ein fundierter praktischer Leitfaden, um Dinge/Veränderungen bewusster wahrzunehmen und Schritt für Schritt bei beruflichen und privaten Veränderungsprozessen das Richtige zu tun.
An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institutions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A Path Appears is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the same—whether with a donation of $5 or $5 million, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses.W
Following the success of Lean In and Why Women Should Rule the World, the authors of the bestselling Womenomics provide an informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence—and learning how to achieve it—for women of all ages and at all stages of their career. Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key reason is confidence.
I am not a recruiter. I am a software engineer. And as such, I know what it’s like to be asked to whip up brilliant algorithms on the spot and then write flawless code on a whiteboard. I’ve been through this—as a candidate and as an interviewer.
Cracking the Coding Interview, 6th Edition is here to help you through this process, teaching you what you need to know and enabling you to perform at your very best. I’ve coached and interviewed hundreds of software engineers. The result is this book.
Learn how to uncover the hints and hidden details in a question, discover how to break down a problem into manageable chunks, develop techniques to unstick yourself when stuck, learn (or re-learn) core computer science concepts, and practice on 189 interview questions and solutions.
These interview questions are real; they are not pulled out of computer science textbooks. They reflect what’s truly being asked at the top companies, so that you can be as prepared as possible.
189 programming interview questions, ranging from the basics to the trickiest algorithm problems.
A walk-through of how to derive each solution, so that you can learn how to get there yourself.
Hints on how to solve each of the 189 questions, just like what you would get in a real interview.
Five proven strategies to tackle algorithm questions, so that you can solve questions you haven’t seen.
Extensive coverage of essential topics, such as big O time, data structures, and core algorithms.
A “behind the scenes” look at how top companies, like Google and Facebook, hire developers.
Techniques to prepare for and ace the “soft” side of the interview: behavioral questions.
For interviewers and companies: details on what makes a good interview question and hiring process.
Everyone imagines top CEOs as larger–than–life figures who do things no one else could. But deep down, a good business leader is an everyman who combines vision and high energy with the ability to connect with and learn from all types of people. In The Power of Being Yourself, renowned business leader Joe Plumeri offers simple yet profound guidance on how to stay positive, motivate yourself and others, and achieve success in your life and work.Plumeri’s Game Plan for Success features eight key principles, from Everyone Has the Same Plumbing, in which his fish-out-of-water experience as CEO and chairman of a London-based company reveals how cultural differences can be overcome as people everywhere respond to authenticity, to You Gotta Have Purpose!, which explores the transformative ingredient that leads to tangible progress.
You don’t need a big title or a business degree in order to lead with impact.What you need is practical wisdom: the insight, judgment, and strength ofcharacter that all great leaders have, but that most business schools and corporate workshops don’t teach.The Greats on Leadership gets you there.Jocelyn Davis takes you on an in-depth tour of the best leadership ideas of the past 25 centuries,featuring classic authors from Plato to Winston Churchill, Shakespeare to Jane Austen, C.G. Jung to Peter Drucker, and many more.I
WHY SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT KEEPING WORKERS HAPPY IN A TIME OF RISING UNEMPLOYMENT?Because you can’t afford not to. In an eye-opening survey of 10,000 employers in 43 states, the Best Places to Work are not only the most engaging work environments for employees—they are also the most efficient, productive, and successful. Even in the toughest economic times.WHAT SEPARATES THE "BEST" FROM THE REST?These companies understand and utilize the six "universal drivers" of employee engagement:1.C
A no-nonsense guide for minorities in business who want to make it to senior managementIn recent decades, corporate America has gotten better at recruiting minority talent. But despite their education and hard work, too many African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans still find unique obstacles on the path to senior management. And there are too few minority mentors available to help them understand and overcome these challenges.Keith R. Wyche, a division president at a Fortune 500 company, is the perfect mentor for ambitious minority businesspeople at all levels.
Peterson’s Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2014 contains comprehensive profiles of more than 3,850 graduate programs in 77 disciplines-including aerospace/aeronautical engineering, agricultural engineering & bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, computer science and information technology, electrical and computer engineering, industrial engineering, telecommunications, and more.Informative data profiles for more than 3,800 graduate programs at 870 institutions, including facts and figures on accreditation, degree requirements, application deadlines and contact information, financial support, faculty, and student body profiles.T
Mary Gehlhar, author, industry authority, and consultant to hundreds of designers, including Zac Posen, Twinkle by Wenlan, Rebecca Taylor, and Cloak, gives readers behind-the-scenes insights and essential business information on creating and sustaining a successful career as an independent designer.With advice from fashion luminaries including Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Richard Tyler, and top executives from Saks Fifth Avenue and Barneys New York, this fully updated and revised edition of The Fashion Designer Survival Guide addresses the latest trends in apparel and accessories, the newest designers, an updated introduction, and a new foreword by Diane von Furstenberg, Designer and President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).T
"My roommate leaves her clothes all over the place!""I loaned my friend fifty bucks—I don’t know when he’ll pay me back.""That’s the third night in a row that Tom’s friend has crashed on our couch. Someone needs to say something. . . . " You’re on your own—and it’s great! Except when problems crop up: roommate hassles, dating dilemmas, work stuff, social stuff, and just stuff. Finally, expert help is here. In How Do You Work This Life Thing? Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, shows how to navigate the pleasures and perils of independent life, offering advice on everything from getting along with roommate(s) and dating to getting the job you want.
Build your network, find a job, and been seen as a thought leaderLinkedIn is your number-one personal branding tool, and this friendly guide shows you how to harness it to build connections and relationships—and stand out in the world’s largest professional network. LinkedIn For Dummies walks you step by step through creating an eye-catching profile and demonstrates how to successfully expand your reach by connecting with colleagues, customers, and like-minded individuals from around the globe. Plus, you’ll discover how to become a thought leader by publishing your cutting-edge research on LinkedIn’s native publishing network, Pulse, and interact with your connections through updates.C
The ONE Thing has made more than 200 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, NewYork Times, and USA Today. It won 12 book awards, has been translated into 24 languages, chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson’s Booksellers and one of Top 30 Business Books of 2013 by Executive Book Summaries. People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives. Companies are helping their employees be more productive with study groups, training, and coaching.
Readers will quickly find details on 104 training and education programs that can be completed in two years or less. Descriptions also include information on related jobs, earnings, typical courses, essential skills and knowledge needed, and recommended high school and postsecondary courses. Plus, there are direct cross-references to other career information resources.Key Features:* Self-assessment worksheets for determining which training programs to investigate based on the reader’s interests, skills, favorite classes, and work-related values.
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