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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.
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.
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
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.
The critical reading section on standardized tests, especially the SAT 1 exam, is often cited as a trouble section for even the best test-takers. Examinees get test-targeted reading comprehension practice questions to score better with LearningExpress’ series, Skill Builder in Focus. This specialized drill book provides the focused practice necessary for test-taking success. Plus, all answers are explained, using terms that clarify context, main ideas, themes, and critical thinking skills for effective studying and positive reinforcement.
Americans are taught to believe that upward mobility is possible for anyone who is willing to work hard, regardless of their social status, yet it is often those from affluent backgrounds who land the best jobs. Pedigree takes readers behind the closed doors of top-tier investment banks, consulting firms, and law firms to reveal the truth about who really gets hired for the nation’s highest-paying entry-level jobs, who doesn’t, and why.Drawing on scores of in-depth interviews as well as firsthand observation of hiring practices at some of America’s most prestigious firms, Lauren Rivera shows how, at every step of the hiring process, the ways that employers define and evaluate merit are strongly skewed to favor job applicants from economically privileged backgrounds.
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