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Title Careers for dummies / by Marty Nemko, PhD.
Author Nemko, Marty, 1945- author.
Publication Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description xvi, 355 pages ; 24 cm.
Call # 331.702 N
Series For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes index.
"Discover your best-fit career path; transition smoothly between jobs; create your personal brand"--Cover.
Summary "Feeling stuck? Find out how to work toward the career of your dreams. If you're slogging through your days in a boring or unrewarding job, it may be time to make a big change. Careers For Dummies is a comprehensive career guide from a top career coach and counselor that will help you jump start your career and your life. Dive in to learn more about career opportunities, with a plethora of job descriptions and the certifications, degrees, and continuing education that can help you build the career you've always wanted. Whether you're entering the workforce for the first time or a career-oriented person who needs or wants a change, this book has valuable information that can help you achieve your career goals. Find out how you can build your personal brand to become more attractive to potential employers, how to create a plan to "get from here to there" on your career path, and access videos and checklists that help to drive home all the key points. If you're not happy in your day-to-day work now, there's no better time than the present to work towards change. Get inspired by learning about a wide variety of careers"--Publisher.
Contents Understanding today's and tomorrow's world of work -- Finding what makes you special -- People careers -- Word careers -- People+word careers -- STEM careers (science, technology, engineering, and math) -- STEM + people or word careers -- Hands-on careers -- Self-employment careers -- Making your choice -- Getting trained by degrees -- Getting trained without a degree -- Getting emotionally solid -- Writing your way to a good job -- Getting an "in" -- The relaxed-yet-successful job interview -- One (hard) week to a good job -- Negotiating wisely -- Becoming a beloved employee -- Building a name for yourself -- Managing the bugaboos: time and stress -- The career changer -- Finding your foundaiton -- What's ahead? -- Ten ultrafast ways to land a job -- Ten career myths -- Ten (+5) preachy pleas.
Subject Career development.
Vocational guidance.
Career development. (OCoLC)fst00847280
Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01168579
ISBN 111948233X (paperback) :
9781119482338 (paperback) :

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