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Agrawal, Miki

An inspiring, irreverent manifesto for those seeking to blaze their own path to entrepreneurship and find fulfillment and happiness through bold action and big ideas Have you ever wondered if its possible to make a career out of something you love? Or how to march through life with a purpose and get the most out of every second? Miki Agrawal, entrepreneur, angel investor, and cool-sh*t-doer, has figured it out. Here Miki shares her own...

Bolles, Richard Nelson (Foreword by), Kay, Andrea

Even in a bad economy, companies have job openings they can't fill. Considering the millions of people who are out of work or unhappily employed, how can that be?What are job seekers doing to turn off employers? And what is it that employers want but aren't finding? Leading career expert and syndicated columnist Andrea Kay asked employers one simple question: why didn't you hire the last ten people you interviewed? What it came down to, every...

Miller, Leni

Finding Right Work: Five Steps to a Life You Love will help you determine what work you really could be doing. Work that you love-and that needs to be done.In Finding Right Work, you'll read about people who tackled and then mastered each of the steps to right work. Some quit their jobs in a heartbeat. Some were fired. Others worked two jobs while growing their own business or studying for a new career. Some had longer paths, worked serial...

Grossman, Kevin W.

Tech Job Hunt Handbookis a career management book-just for technology professionals-that reflects today's new economic realities. The world of work is constantly changing, and staying professionally relevant while competing for more specialized tech jobs in areas like cloud computing, mobile and social applications, and big data in a highly competitive global economy is critical. The world is churning out hungry programmers and developers in...

Maruska, Don, Perry, Jay

Unlock the Greatness in Yourself and Others Whether you're the new kid in a cubicle, the boss in the executive suite, or self-employed, you have huge potential for greater productivity and fulfillment. Even very high performers in excellent organizations--large and small, for profit and nonprofit--report that 30 to 40 percent of their talent is untapped. Imagine what lies waiting for you. Take Charge of Your Talent details three keys to...

Yate, Martin

For more than twenty-five years, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has shown the way for millions of job seekers. Now you can use his proven methods to put your job search and career back on track.

Williams, Lynn

Williams, a career counselor and trainer who runs workshops on resume writing and interview techniques, explains how to answer different interview questions asked in a variety of job categories: management, sales and marketing, clerical and administrative, customer relations, technical, creative, and practical. Additional questions for school and college graduates are included, as are difficult, critical or negative, or off-the-wall questions...

Grensing-Prophal, Lin, Schuman, Nancy

Expert advice and proven techniques for resumes that get you in the door! Whether you are searching for your first job or your fiftieth, you need to learn how to sell yourself and get your resume in front of the right people. Jam-packed with information on mastering everything from the first draft to the first interview, this expert guide is all you need to get your career on track. Hiring professional Lin Grensing-Pophal expertly walks you...

Newport, Cal

In this eye-opening account, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that "follow your passion" is good advice. Not only is the cliché flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but it can also be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping. After making his case against passion, Newport sets out on a quest to discover the reality of how people end up loving what they do...