Career changes

The Careers Handbook

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN:

Category: Career changes

Page: 320

View: 156

Find your perfect job here! From social media and IT careers to jobs in architecture, hospitality, medicine, science, law, and the environment, this comprehensive and updated new edition features more than 400 cool careers. Do you have a passion but can't work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change career but don't know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or are you overwhelmed by so much advice you are lost in a sea of information? You're not the only one! The Careers Handbook is here to help, offering practical and inspirational advice about our constantly changing job market. This revised edition reveals the most exciting jobs in data science and online platforms, whilst also arming you with all the information you need for career success in more "traditional" areas, from accounting to teaching. This indispensable guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy companion for helping students with their future career planning. So, whether you want to become a nurse or computer games developer, a chef or cyber-security analyst (or you simply have no idea!), this book is your ultimate careers source. Concise and combining a user-friendly approach with a bold, graphic design, The Careers Handbook is like having your very own career coach.
Young Adult Nonfiction

The Careers Handbook

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 794

Find your perfect job here! From social media and IT careers to jobs in architecture, hospitality, medicine, science, law, and the environment, this comprehensive and updated new edition features more than 400 cool careers. Do you have a passion but can't work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change career but don't know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or are you overwhelmed by so much advice you are lost in a sea of information? You're not the only one! The Careers Handbook is here to help, offering practical and inspirational advice about our constantly changing job market. This revised edition reveals the most exciting jobs in data science and online platforms, whilst also arming you with all the information you need for career success in more "traditional" areas, from accounting to teaching. This indispensable guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy companion for helping students with their future career planning. So, whether you want to become a nurse or computer games developer, a chef or cyber-security analyst (or you simply have no idea!), this book is your ultimate careers source. Concise and combining a user-friendly approach with a bold, graphic design, The Careers Handbook is like having your very own career coach.
Occupations

The Careers Handbook

Author: Dorling Kindersley

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Occupations

Page: 320

View: 735

This practical careers handbook helps you get to grips with the job market - packed with job inspiration and advice for career development Whether you want to know how to get into your dream career, need help understanding the job market or you simply don't know where to start your job search, The Careers Handbook is packed with advice and inspiration to find the perfect job for you! Browse 17 different industries, from Law and Science to Engineering and Media, finding new, exciting jobs and inspiration in the current job market. Answering all the difficult questions you don't want to ask careers advisers or recruiters The Careers Handbook is your ultimate guide for a successful job search and career development. Choose from 400 exciting careers and find out what qualifications you need, how much you could earn and how to get ahead in your chosen career!
Business & Economics

The Encore Career Handbook

Author: Marci Alboher

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 251

Until recently, most Americans equated the end of a successful career with the beginning of retirement. No more. Now they want to stay in the game (or better, change the game). They want to leave a mark. Make a difference—and continue to make money. From Encore.org, the leading organization in the field, comes a road map to every step of the encore career journey. Here’s how to plan the transition. How much you need to make. The pros and cons of going back to school. When to volunteer, and when to intern. How to network effectively and harness the power of social media. Who’s hiring and for what jobs? (Check out the Encore Hot List of 35 viable careers). A comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide, filled with inspiring stories and answering—in extensive FAQ sections—the concerns of its readers, this book is everything you need to help you strike a balance between doing good and doing well--in a way that will sustain you through this new stage of life.
Business & Economics

The UX Careers Handbook

Author: Cory Lebson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 282

View: 958

The UX Careers Handbook offers an insider’s look at how to be a successful User Experience (UX) professional from comprehensive career pathways to learning, personal branding, networking skills, building of resumes and portfolios, and actually landing a UX job. This book goes in-depth to explain what it takes to get into and succeed in a UX career, be it as a designer, information architect, strategist, user researcher, or in a variety of other UX career specialities. It presents a wealth of resources designed to help readers develop and take control of their UX career success including perspectives and advice from experts in the field. Features insights and personal stories from a range of industry-leading UX professionals to show readers how they broke into the industry, and evolved their own careers over time. Accompanied by a companion website that provides readers with featured articles and updated resources covering new and changing information to help them stay on top of this fast-paced industry. Provides worksheets and activities to help readers make decisions for their careers and build their own careers. Not only for job seekers! The UX Careers Handbook is also a must-have resource for: Employers and recruiters who want to better understand how to hire and retain UX staff. Undergraduate and graduate students who are thinking about their future careers Those in other related (or even unrelated) professions who are thinking of starting to do UX work
Education

The Academic Career Handbook

Author: Loraine Blaxter

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 230

View: 913

Designed for those seeking to work within the higher education system, this handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Careers

Author: Dorling Kindersley, Inc.

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 445

An easy-to-navigate compendium of career profiles provides teens with information about more than 400 job options, including engaging tables, charts and quotes that reveal typical salaries, working hours and training requirements. Original.
Performing Arts

The TV Presenter's Career Handbook

Author: Kathryn Wolfe

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 216

View: 114

You can present to camera, speak to time, read autocue, conduct an interview, write and memorise scripts; you have a showreel, headshots and a CV—but what next? How do you decide which genre to go for, market yourself and establish your career? The TV Presenter’s Career Handbook is full of information and advice on how to capitalise on your presenter training and contains up-to-date lists of resources to help you seek work, market yourself effectively, and increase your employability. Contents include raising your profile, what kinds of companies to aim for and how to contact them, what to do with your programme idea, video and radio skills, creating your own TV channel, tips from agents, specialist genres such as News, Sports, Technology, Children’s and Shopping channels, breaking into the US, and more! Features interviews and case studies with over 80 experts so you can learn from those who have been there first, including: Maxine Mawhinney and Julian Worricker BBC News anchors, Jon Bentley and Jason Bradbury presenters The Gadget Show, Melvin Odoom KISS FM, Gemma Hunt presenter Swashbuckle, Matt Lorenzo presenter Premier League, Tony Tobin chef/presenter Ready Steady Cook and Saturday Kitchen, Alison Keenan and Marie-Francoise Wolff presenters QVC, Maggie Philbin and Jem Stansfield presenters Bang Goes the Theory, Kate Russell presenter BBC Click, Sarah Jane Cass Senior Talent Agent Somethin’ Else Talent, Emma Barnett award-winning radio presenter, David McClelland Technology presenter Rip Off Britain, Louise Houghton and Tina Edwards presenters London Live, Fran Scott presenter Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom, and Claire Richmond founder findatvexpert.com
Music

The Singer's Audition & Career Handbook

Author: Claudia Friedlander

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 250

View: 972

The Singer’s Audition & Career Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the training, audition technique, and professional development essential for launching and sustaining a rewarding career in classical singing. Expanding on author Claudia Friedlander’s online collaboration with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, the book brings together insights from nearly seventy prominent performers, educators, and opera industry professionals. Whether you are a young singer preparing for conservatory auditions, a professional opera singer, or an avocational singer seeking to improve your technique and pursue local performance opportunities, this book will help you take inventory of your skills and achieve the next stages of your musical journey.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook

Author: Judith Done

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 753

The brand new 3rd edition of one of the UK’s bestselling graduate career guides that’s sold over 4,100 copies. Providing essential, life-changing guidance to help students get started on their graduate career, this indispensable guide helps readers discover how to make sense of their opportunities, weigh up their options and how to make the right choices. Packed with vital information and powerful ideas, tactics and strategies, it coaches readers in the positive mindset required to land a brilliant career. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new content on managing the transition from student to graduate; updated data, stats and examples; and a full glossary of terms. There is also a section help tutors with teaching employability and career skills.
Education

Academic Career Handbook

Author: Lorraine Baxter

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 242

View: 384

Are you: planning a career in higher education? an academic whose career could and should develop? wondering how you can realize your potential across institutions, departments and disciplines? looking for a career strategy? Then this timely book has been written for you. Designed for those working, or hoping to work, within the higher education system, this handbook will also be of value to those in more established positions who want to develop their own careers or want to support younger colleagues. With an emphasis on supporting staff development, this timely handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing. Additionally, issues such as getting published, networking, obtaining research funding, principles of teaching and assessment, and seeking promotion are discussed. The handbook is designed to be accessible, illuminating and entertaining, with useful advice and critical viewpoints juxtaposed. So if you want a successfully planned career instead of just 'letting it happen', then this handbook's for you.