Author: Nicholas Lore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
The impolite truth nobody mentions in college commencement speeches: "Many of you have just spent four years and a small fortune studying something you will never use, and, if you do, you won't like all that much. Have a nice life." Up until now, you've had to rely on hit-and-miss methods of picking your career that lead to only 30 percent of college graduates reporting satisfaction with their careers. That's because up until now there has never been a book that guides you through the difficult process of designing a career that gives you the best chance for both high-level success and satisfaction. But career guru Nicholas Lore has found a way to show you how to custom design a career where you will: Look forward to going to work Be extremely successful and productive Use your natural talents fully in work that fits your personality Be highly respected because you excel at your work In Now What?, he helps you put all the pieces together to make wise decisions about what you will do with your life and how you can best go about setting and accomplishing your life and work goals. You'll also learn the skills you need to live an extraordinary life. Filled with charts, worksheets, and quizzes, Now What? is the cutting-edge guide for choosing a career that fits you perfectly -- whether you're a college student, a twentysomething already out in the working world, or a high school student just getting started.
Author: Nicholas Lore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
DO YOU JUMP OUT OF BED EVERY MORNING AND RUSH TO A JOB YOU LOVE? Or is the work you once enjoyed now just a way to pay the bills? Perhaps you're even doubting your career choice altogether. Let The Pathfinder guide you to a more engaging, fulfilling work life. Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has changed the lives of over 10,000 people, The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career -- or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You'll learn: * How to design your new career direction step by step so that it fits your talents, personality, needs, goals, values, and is, at the same time, practical and attainable * How to deal successfully with the "yeah but" voices in your head that keep you going back to the same old ill-fitting job, day after day * How to land the perfect job in your new field, plus tips on writing a really exceptional résumé, personal marketing, and networking (even for those who hate to network) Whether you're a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. No matter where you are in your journey, if you want work to be more of a dance than a drag, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.
Vocational guidance for young adults includes creating a personality profile, assessing the rewards and sacrifices of varying careers, and finding the most informative resources.
Young Person?s Guide to Getting & Keeping a Good Job is the best-selling job search book ever for high school students for one reason: It clearly, concisely, and thoroughly covers all the essential job-search topics: from identifying skills and experiences to using a JIST Card, from contacting an employer to completing an application, it?s all there. Whether students are looking for a part-time job, an internship, or a summer job, they will find that using Young Person?s Guide develops their skills and increases their comfort level with the job search and beginning employment.Central to the book?s effectiveness is Michael Farr?s philosophy of self-directed attitudes and behaviors. Students will gain confidence as they understand the entire process and develop confidence in their ability to market themselves to employers.
Author: Aaron Clarey
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
"Worthless" is the single most important book young men and women can read before they attend college. While teachers, guidance counselors and even parents are afraid to tell you the truth in an effort to spare your feelings, “Worthless” delivers a blunt and real-world assessment about the economic realities and consequences of choosing various degrees with a necessary and tough fatherly love. Don't lie to yourself. And certainly don't waste four years of your youth and thousands of dollars in tuition on a worthless degree. Buy this book and understand why it is important you choose the right major. The book itself could be the wisest investment you ever make.
Patricia St. John has written her own guide book to encourage you to get into God's ultimate guide book - his Word - the Bible. It comprises of 46 stories based on The Apostle's Creed.
Introduces over twenty-five of the world's greatest philosophers and presents a simple version of the tenets of philosophy.
Author: Bradley Ridder
Are you a high school student (or recent graduate) interested in mathematics, chemistry, and science, but aren't sure of how to translate those interests into a career? Are you interested in engineering, but aren't sure of which field to pursue?Balancing Act is a short book geared towards people exactly in this situation. Often, students pursue chemical engineering solely due to the high pay, but this book will arm the reader with far more information than salary figures. The book discusses not just what chemical engineering is, but also how to negotiate the complicated maze of engineering school, all the way to finally getting a job. The author never had a guide like this while he was in school, and had to learn much of the material in the book by hard knocks. Written by Dr. Bradley James Ridder, the book is drawn heavily from the author's own experiences as a chemical engineering undergraduate at the University of South Florida and as a doctoral student at Purdue University. Covered topics include:1. What do chemical engineers study in school?2. What is the degree worth?3. Navigating the student loan minefield.4. How to prepare for success in engineering school while still in high school.5. How to succeed in engineering school when you finally get there.6. Tips on teamwork and leadership.7. Preserving your health under pressure.8. Preparing for a job interview, and ultimately getting a job.9. A comparison between chemical engineering and medicine as careers.10. Entrepreneurship and chemical engineering.11. Future technologies on the horizon in the field.The Young Person's Guide to Chemical Engineering is an inside-look at exactly what chemical engineering school is like, and how to succeed in the degree while in college. Despite being related to chemical engineering, the book is light on mathematics (outside of the final chapter in the appendix). This makes the book an easy read, even for someone who may not be very technical.Chemical engineering is a fascinating field, linking chemistry, physics, mathematics, computers, materials science, and biology together to produce technologies that are truly revolutionary. If you are interested in being on the frontiers of human technological progress (and getting paid a lot of money to be there), this book will give you the information you need to excel in engineering school, and ultimately in the workplace.
The bestselling career guide that has helped more than half a million people discover their true talents and make successful career choices, now completely revised for the digital age. Learn how to identify your talents and harness your potential skills and start making money doing what you love. Now revised for the digital age, Lina Gale’s bestselling Discover What You’re Best At will teach you how to set realistic and rewarding goals, save money, and learn about new areas of the job market where you could begin a fulfilling career. Complete with job listings and comprehensive tests to help you evaluate your talents and aptitude, Discover What You’re Best At is the only career guide you’ll ever need.
Acting A to Z
Author: Katherine Mayfield
Publisher: Back Stage Books
Presents a realistic picture of the challenge of pursuing an acting career and provides advice on how to prepare for one, discussing classes, auditions, resumes, rehearsals, money, networking, and more.
You Majored in What?
Author: Katharine Brooks
Provides information on job hunting and having a successful career using the Wise Wandering system.
This graphic guide for teens offers practical and inspirational advice on more than 400 careers, arming you with all the information you need to get on the right career path. Whether you want to know how to get your dream job, need a little inspiration or help with understanding the current job market, or have absolutely no idea where to start, Careers is the ultimate source of career advice. Concise and comprehensive in scope, and combining a user-friendly approach with DK's quirky, bold, graphic design, this motivational guide is a personal career advisor in the form of a book.
Do what You are
Author: Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron-Tieger
Publisher: Little Brown
From the bestselling authors of Do What You Are comes a revolutionary new tool--based on the same scientifically validated Personality Type model used by many Fortune 500 companies--designed to help readers effectively harness the power of their own personality types.
Many of us know we would like to do something more meaningful, but working out what that might be can be hard. In this book life coach Laura Berman Fortgang provides an easy-to-follow 90-day, plan aimed at helping you find your new direction and then sett the course the the adventure ahead.