Social Science

The Essence of Anthropology

Author: William Haviland,Harald Prins,Dana Walrath,Bunny McBride

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534623719

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

View: 3487

Haviland et al. present anthropology from a holistic, four-field perspective using three unifying themes to provide a framework for the text: the varied ways human groups face the many challenges of existence, the connections between human culture and human biology, and the disparate impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world. Between the superlative writing-which instructors raved about in their reviews-and the strong pedagogical program, the text is designed to help students grasp the concepts and their relevance to today's complex world. Such pedagogy as the Challenge Issue at the beginning of each chapter and the Questions for Reflection at the end of each chapter--which are linked to the Challenge Issue--provide a framework that ensures that the chapters consistently focus on and reflect the text's themes. Boxed features such as Biocultural Connections, Original Studies, and Anthropology Applied hone in on particularly interesting examples that give students deeper insight into the meaning and relevance of a wide range of topics covered in the general narrative. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Best resumes for accountants and financial professionals

Author: Kim Marino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

View: 3138

Because in today's competitive job market, you need every edge you can find...; The founder of the Just Resumes о writing service and author of several popular resume books, Kim Marino now offers practicing and prospective accountants and financial professionals a practical, highly targeted guide to writing winning resumes. Whether you're an executive making a lateral move or returning to the work force, or a college graduate just entering the accounting industry, this surefire handbook provides you with step-by-step guidance and savvy advice on how to create a professionally designed resume that puts your education, experience, and accomplishments in the best possible light and helps you reach your job objective. Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals first offers quick tips on the basics of resume writing, proper resume appearance, and the do's and don'ts of resume prepartion. You'll learn what type of resume best suits your needs and how to create each-whether chronological, functional, or combination resumes. It then gets down to specifics, with tailor-made advice and 80 detailed sample resumes and cover letters for: Accountants and financial pros who are making a lateral move or career change-such as financial planners, securities analysts, portfolio managers, brokers, account execs, and human resource directors Accountants moving up-including public, private, financial, and government accountants Accounting students and recent graduates-from first-year students with no paid experience, to college graduates looking to set forth in the real world Complete with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the corporate headquarters of the Big 6 accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies, and an alphabetical listing of key accountant associations and publications, Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals demonstrates how you can make a lasting first impression, and then reinforce it through the job selection process.
Business & Economics

Best Canadian Resumes

150+ Best Canadian-Format Resumes

Author: Sharon Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780988070622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 6272

Best Canadian Resumes, Third Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource offering more Canadian resume examples than any other book. This bestseller is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! The book includes more than 150 samples for Canadian jobs and industries crafted by Canada's foremost resume strategists. For millions of Canadians, the resume plays a critical role in the success or failure of a job search. The competition is tough. Get step-by-step instructions on developing an outstanding resume targeted to the Candadian employment market. Uncover cutting-edge ideas for content, style, and formatting. Take advantage of strategic tips for difficult career situations and challenges. Review actual examples of resumes and adapt them for your needs. Let Best Canadian Resumes be your key to employment success in today's competitive market. Best Canadian Resumes is written by and for Canadians. It will enable you to: uncover your job search goals and qualifications; market yourself with a unique Value Proposition; Employ proven strategies used by professional resume writers; address critical Canadian components such as spelling and grammar; comply with Canadian legislative requirements related to resume writing; and create a superb resume that will outshine the competition.

Criminal Policy Making

Author: Andrew Rutherford

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781855217829

Category: Law

Page: 563

View: 3863

This volume presents a wide-ranging collection of critical essays which address aspects of criminal policy. A central purpose is to illuminate those processes which determine the shape and direction of criminal policy within liberal and democratic states.

Computers Are Your Future, Introductory

Author: Bill Daley,William Daley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131432406

Category: Computers

Page: 488

View: 2870

@ This introduction to computers is noted for its lucid explanations of computing concepts, practical applications of technology theory, and emphasis on the historical and societal impacts of technological innovations. It features integrated coverage of management information systems, networking, email, and the Internet. Other coverage of cutting-edge topics includes Microsoft Office 2003, ethics, e-commerce, crime and security, privacy, communications trends and infrastructure, multimedia, buying and upgrading your computer system, and file management. For individuals seeking an introduction to computers.

Computers are Your Future

Author: Bill Daley,William Daley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132429399

Category: Computers

Page: 607

View: 7145

For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office. Engages students with a refreshing and easy to learn from style, while maintaining an encyclopedic approach and popular magazine format. A REFERENCE TOOL FOR TODAY'S STUDENT! Today's students want a practical what it is and how it works approach to computers and computing, with less explanation of when and why. This edition of Computers Are Your Future was revised to match what students know today with what they need to know in order to be successful in the exciting and ever-changing world of information technology. Computers Are Your Future serves as a valuable computer technology reference tool without being overwhelming or intimidating.

The Lost King

Author: Margaret Weis

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0307801985

Category: Fiction

Page: 492

View: 5047

As a corrupt Commonwealth rules the galaxy through the might of its armies, its most influential general--a renegade Guardian of the deposed Starfire royal line--pursues the rumor of a hidden heir to the throne and searches for a woman he loves and is destined to destroy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Queen of the Orcs: King's Property

Author: Morgan Howell

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0345500407

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 4845

Born into hardship, Dar learns to rely on herself alone. When her family betrays her, Dar is conscripted into King Kregant’s army and its brutal campaign to conquer a neighboring country. Now she is bound as a slave to a dreaded regiment of orcs, creatures legendary for their savagery and battle prowess. Rather than cower, Dar rises to the challenge. She learns the unique culture and language of the orcs, survives treachery from both allies and enemies, and struggles to understand a mystical gift that brings her dark, prophetic visions. As the war escalates–amid nightmarish combat and shattering loss–Dar must seize a single chance at freedom. “Original and vivid. I was captivated.” –Nancy Kress, author of Beggars in Spain Look for Books II and III in the Queen of the Orcs trilogy, From the Paperback edition.
Literary Criticism

The Currency of Eros

Women's Love Lyric in Europe, 1540-1620

Author: Ann Rosalind Jones

Publisher: N.A


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 242

View: 8075

"Professor Jones’ book uniquely fills a huge hole in gender studies in the Renaissance. Its easy clarity of argument, its scrupulous care for detail, its just plain good story telling, and its theoretical sophistication make it an obvious candidate for the status of standard work." —Maureen Quilligan ".. full of fine insights... a fine addition to a growing body of work on Renaissance women writers." —Renaissance Quarterly "In this forceful and perceptive study... Jones has fused gyno- and gender criticism superbly and produced one of the most important works on the European renaissance lyric in this decade." —L'Esprit Créateur "... this absorbing study encourages (re)reading, reflection, and debate on the texts in question, and revitalizes and reorients the reader’s understanding of the function and potential of early modern love lyric." —French Studies "... an intelligent, persuasive work... " —Italica "... is richly suggestive of the range and variety of women's writing in the early modern period... " —Review of English Studies The Currency of Eros examines women's love lyrics in Renaissance Europe as strategic responses to two cultural systems: early modern gender ideologies and male-authored literary conventions.

Data Science Interviews Exposed

Your One Stop Source for Data Engineers, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists Interviews

Author: Yanping Huang,Jane You,Iris Wang,Feng Cao,Ian Gao

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511977487


Page: 232

View: 7168

Data Science Interviews Exposed offers data science career advice and REAL interview questions to help you get the six-figures salary jobs! A data science job is extremely rewarding. It empowers to you make real impact in the world! And besides, it offers competitive salaries, and it develops your creative as well as quantitative skills. No wonder the data science job is rated as one of the sexist jobs in 21st century. So what you are waiting for ? Are you still wondering how to join data science work force ? Are you lost in the tremendous amount of online data science courses and resources ? Are you endlessly searching online to find data science interview questions and answers? If you answer yes for any of the questions, Data Science Interviews Exposed is a book you absolutely want to read. Why? This book is written by data science professionals from Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, with years of first hand working and interviewing experience. This is the first book in the industry that systematically covers everything for preparing for a data science career and interviews, and with real interview questions and detailed answers. This book provides both career guidance for entry level candidates as well as interview questions practice for intermediate candidates. Here is a full list of topics: Introduction This chapter presents an overview to the data science job market and the book organization. Find the Right Job Roles Get confused about the various data science job titles? This chapter provides a detailed description for each of them, the differences among them, as well as the guidance for choosing the one that suits you the most. Find the Right Experience Don't know how to prepare yourself with the right experience to meet the job requirements and your career goals? This chapter helps you to identify the experience you need to land your dream position. It also provides suggestions for new graduates as well as candidates from a different industry who want to transfer to data science field. Get Ready for the Interviews Think you have a clear goal and have possessed all the required skill sets, but just don't know how to get job interviews? This chapter walks you through how to build good resumes and professional profiles that would bring you the right exposure to the right person -- recruiters and hiring managers. Polish Your Soft Skills Heard of your competent peers failing job interviews and want to know why? This chapter reveals the secrets that most companies don t talk about publicly -- the soft skills. What are behavior questions, why are they important, how do you prepare for them? You will find the answer here. Technical Interview Questions An interview is not a pop quiz. You should take the time to practice on real interview problems and learn their patterns. This chapter lists eight major topics that are frequently covered by data science job interviews, associated with example interview questions for each of them. All of them are either real interview questions or adapted from real interview questions: Probability Theory Statistical Inference Dataset Manipulation Product, Metrics and Analytics Experiment Design Coding Machine Learning Brain Teasers Solutions to Technical Interview Questions This chapter attaches the solutions and thought process for each question in the previous chapter. We hope the readers can grasp the key points behind each of them, hence be able to apply the approaches to other similar questions in the real interviews.
Technology & Engineering

They All Laughed--

From Lightbulbs to Lasers, the Fascinating Stories Behind the Great Inventions that Have Changed Our Lives

Author: Ira Flatow

Publisher: Harpercollins


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 238

View: 1806

A look at science's most exciting discoveries challenges common misconceptions about the invention of such items as electricity, the light bulb, the camera, the polio vaccine, the television, and others. 30,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.

The Great Scientists

From Euclid to Stephen Hawking

Author: John Farndon,Alex Woolf,Liz Gogerly,Anne Rooney

Publisher: Arcturus Pub

ISBN: 9781848376069

Category: Science

Page: 160

View: 8092

Introduces the origins of science in ancient Greece and the most important developments in fields from anatomy and astronomy to genetics and computers through the lives and work of the most important scientists.
Business & Economics

Global Risk Agility and Decision Making

Organizational Resilience in the Era of Man-Made Risk

Author: Daniel Wagner,Dante Disparte

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9781349948598

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 415

View: 5136

In Global Risk Agility and Decision Making, Daniel Wagner and Dante Disparte, two leading authorities in global risk management, make a compelling case for the need to bring traditional approaches to risk management and decision making into the twenty-first century. Based on their own deep and multi-faceted experience in risk management across numerous firms in dozens of countries, the authors call for a greater sense of urgency from corporate boards, decision makers, line managers, policymakers, and risk practitioners to address and resolve the plethora of challenges facing today’s private and public sector organizations. Set against the era of manmade risk, where transnational terrorism, cyber risk, and climate change are making traditional risk models increasingly obsolete, they argue that remaining passively on the side-lines of the global economy is dangerous, and that understanding and actively engaging the world is central to achieving risk agility. Their definition of risk agility taps into the survival and risk-taking instincts of the entrepreneur while establishing an organizational imperative focused on collective survival. The agile risk manager is part sociologist, anthropologist, psychologist, and quant. Risk agility implies not treating risk as a cost of doing business, but as a catalyst for growth. Wagner and Disparte bring the concept of risk agility to life through a series of case studies that cut across industries, countries and the public and private sectors. The rich, real-world examples underscore how once mighty organizations can be brought to their knees—and even their demise by simple miscalculations or a failure to just do the right thing. The reader is offered deep insights into specific risk domains that are shaping our world, including terrorism, cyber risk, climate change, and economic resource nationalism, as well as a frame of reference from which to think about risk management and decision making in our increasingly complicated world. This easily digestible book will shed new light on the often complex discipline of risk management. Readers will learn how risk management is being transformed from a business prevention function to a values-based framework for thriving in increasingly perilous times. From tackling governance structures and the tone at the top to advocating for greater transparency and adherence to value systems, this book will establish a new generation of risk leader, with clarion voices calling for greater risk agility. The rise of agile decision makers coincides with greater resilience and responsiveness in the era of manmade risk.

The Dawn of Tantra

Author: Herbert V. Guenther,Chogyam Trungpa

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9780834821606

Category: Religion

Page: 112

View: 742

Westerners wanting to know about tantra—particularly the Buddhist tantra of Tibet—often find only speculation and fancy. Tibet has been shrouded in mystery, and "tantra" has been called upon to name every kind of esoteric fantasy. In The Dawn of Tantra the reader meets a Tibetan meditation master and a Western scholar, each of whose grasp of Buddhist tantra is real and unquestionable. This collaboration is both true to the intent of the ancient Tibetan teachings and relevant to contemporary Western life.
Biography & Autobiography

Reflections from a Psychologist

An Autobiography

Author: A. Keith Barton

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595252583

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 172

View: 7592

The author minces few words in describing his early childhood and reasons for becoming a psychologist. This book should resonate with the "boomers" who are now in their fifties and approaching retirement. The extensive training in becoming a clinical psychologist is described in highly defined, visual sequences that follow the author through college, graduate school, internship, and postdoctoral training. Patient stories bring the reader inside the therapist's office to listen to the remarkable people brave enough to come to therapy to seek meaning and stability in their lives. A touching account of one psychologist's struggle to address the two most important questions of our existence—who are we and why are we here?


Author: Jerry M. Burger

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337559016

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

View: 8405

The respected, recognized best seller in the market, Jerry Burger's PERSONALITY is a solid mid-level book that fuses the best of theory-based and research-based instruction to give students an illuminating introduction to the subject. Burger pairs theory, application, and assessment chapters with chapters that describe the research programs aligned with every major theoretical approach. Biographical sketches of theorists and accounts of the stories behind influential research programs help students understand how classic and contemporary findings relate to each other, and reinforce the idea that theory and research perpetuate one another. In-book self-assessments promote students' interaction with the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Analytical Chemistry of Indium

International Series of Monographs on Analytical Chemistry

Author: A.I. Busev

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483149552

Category: Science

Page: 304

View: 4087

The Analytical Chemistry of Indium is a compilation of information on the analytical chemistry of indium, a metal that is important in optical and electronics industries and a component of certain alloys. The monograph aims to provide factual material available on the analytical chemistry of indium. The book gives an overview of the history and chemical properties of the element indium. Methods for the detection, separation, and determination of indium, including special methods for its determination in industrial and natural products are likewise discussed and evaluated. The text will be of good use to chemists, physicists, materials engineers, researchers, and students.

Research Stories for Introductory Psychology

Author: Lary Shaffer,Matthew R. Merrens

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon


Category: Psychology

Page: 331

View: 2745

"In order to think critically, you need to know that the findings of psychology are tightly laced to the methods." It is from this premise that Research Stories for Introductory Psychology begins. This unique collection of readings retails stories of key research that explain the very foundation of the discipline. Thirty-six stories help students to think critically, as they are exposed to the rich and detailed research context that may surround a single finding. The discussion of methods behind each study encourages critical thinking about key concepts as well. The topic areas are similar to those found in nearly every introductory text.

The Everything Catholicism Book

Discover the Beliefs, Traditions, and Tenets of the Catholic Church

Author: Helen Keeler,Susan Grimbly

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 144052243X

Category: Religion

Page: 304

View: 6674

With over one billion members, Catholicism is one of the oldest - and largest - organized religions in the world. The Everything Catholicism Book is an easy-to-follow guide that helps you gain a better understanding of this complex religion. From the Seven Sacraments to basic Church doctrine, this comprehensive book unravels all aspects of the Catholic Church, making it much easier for you to grasp. Thought-provoking and stimulating, The Everything Catholicism Book helps you understand and appreciate the complexity of the traditions and tenets of the Catholic faith.