These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
May 26, 2016
Brett, Regina., author.
xi, 273 pages ; 21 cm
When you don't get what you want, you get something better, experience -- Everything changes when you change -- Burying your talents won't make them grow -- What they call you is up to them. What you answer to is up to you -- In this drama of life, there are no small parts -- Give others a second chance to make a first impression -- Every job is as magical as you make it -- There's a time for everything but not always at the same time -- Only you can determine your dollar worth -- Even the mistakes belong -- If you're going to doubt anything, doubt your doubts -- Sometimes the job you want is the job you already have -- Most of the time, the only person in your way is you -- God is still speaking -- Make gentle the life of this world -- Sometimes your mission is revealed moment by moment -- When things fall apart, they could actually be falling into place -- When you fail, fail forward -- Choice, not just chance, determines your destiny -- It's not about what you can do, but what God can do through you -- Instead of trying to be the best in the world, be the best for the world -- If you can help someone, do; if you can hurt someone, don't -- It's important to know both your superpower and your kryptonite -- God completes our work -- Not everything that counts can be counted -- Don't confuse your work with your worth -- Clear the path for the person who comes after you -- Just because someone isn't on your path doesn't mean they're lost -- Expand your comfort zone to make others more comfortable -- There's no whining on the yacht -- No one can drain you without your permission -- There's more to life than making it go faster -- Instead of planning a better life, start living one -- The world needs people who are fully alive -- The best use of your life is to love -- To find out who you are, let go of who you aren't -- Align yourself first, then take action -- The most important boss to answer to is the small still voice within -- Power is an inside job -- It's up to you to launch your life -- Things don't happen to you; they happen for you and for others -- Don't die with your music in you -- Nothing you want is upstream, so stop struggling -- Create a pocket of greatness right where you are -- Even when you feel invisible, your work isn't -- You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give -- Be somebody's hero -- For networking to work, we all have to be the net -- If you don't want regrets at the end of your life, have no regrets at the end of each day -- Find your grail. Be who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire.
"Beloved columnist and bestselling author Regina Brett offers her special brand of uplifting, yet practical advice to help readers find fulfillment in their work . . . and to deal with unexpected challenges. In this ... collection, Brett focuses on how we relate to our work, or lack of work, and the seeking of something deeper and more meaningful in our career and life. With essays like 'Every job is as magical as you make it' and 'Only you can determine your worth,' this book relates tales of discouragement turning into hope, and persistence paying big dividends."--Amazon.com.
May 12, 2016
Quillen, W. Daniel, author.
127 pages ; 22 cm
Your situation -- Goals and objectives -- Aim at their pain -- LinkedIn : the job market -- LinkedIn : the search engine -- Facebook -- Stay positive! -- Twitter and G+ -- Showcase your expertise -- E-mail -- Getting company information -- Homework -- Resumes -- Common resume errors.
In today's economy job hunters need to use every tool available to them, and that includes social networking. Building on the author's "Get a Job!" and "The Perfect Resume," and his 20+ years of being a hiring manager himself, this book helps readers new to social media as well as old hands familiar with it. Readers will learn how to use each of the main websites -- LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, and Twitter -- plus key personal and business blogs many may not have considered to successfully navigate the ins and outs of job searching on the Internet. Readers not familiar with using social media networking in their job hunt will learn what they need to know and consider. Those who know how to use this new tool will learn some new tricks! All will benefit from the author's personal experience of recently looking for work himself, and will read many useful personal anecdotes. Learn how to maximize Facebook Friends, LinkedIn Connections, Twitter Tweeple and so much more. No matter your age, job-seekers today cannot afford to ignore these social media avenues that will result in many more opportunities to find work.
April 29, 2016
Moore, Rachel, 1964-
New York : Touchstone, 2016.
xviii, 204 pages ; 22 cm
What does success look like to you? : assessing your goals and strengths as an artist -- The business of performing arts : how the industry works and how you can be a part of it -- Promoting brand "you" : projecting your voice and getting yourself heard -- Who can help? : establishing a network of support to guide the way -- Finding work : where to look, what to ask, and how to land the job -- How to be financially smart from the start : taxes, insurance, and other important survival smarts -- When things go wrong : how to prepare, where to go, what to do -- How to make a "life" (not just a living) as a performer : you are more than what you do for a living.
"In The Artist's Compass, Los Angeles Music Center CEO Rachel Moore shares how to make life as a performer more successful, secure, and sustainable by approaching a career in the arts like an entrepreneur. A former dancer in the American Ballet Theatre's corps de ballet, Moore knows firsthand what it's like to struggle and succeed as an artist. Now in an offstage role as CEO, Moore shares the hard-won lessons she's learned about making one's own success and encourages every performer to develop creative talent alongside marketable skills. With testimonials from artists like Lang Lang, Sigourney Weaver, and Renee Fleming, plus inspiring anecdotes from Moore's own journey in the arts, The Artist's Compass teaches aspiring performers how to think like an entrepreneur to create their own brand and marketing platform to achieve personal and professional success. In an engaging, realistic, and authoritative voice, Moore combines her artistic and corporate experience to address the finer points of building a career in a challenging industry, teaching young performers how to achieve financial independence so that they might have creative independence"--Provided by publisher.
April 27, 2016
Rodgers, Jeffrey Pepper, 1964- author.
Milwaukee, WI : Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 
xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
First verse. Love and theft -- The myth of perfection -- Fact and fiction -- In search of style -- Commercial considerations -- Starting points. Fishing for ideas -- Songwriting tools -- Free writing -- Songwriting games -- Song form. Parts of a song -- Using rhyme -- Understanding chord progressions. Songwriting by number -- Progressions in major keys -- Progressions in minor keys -- Simple substitutions -- Blues/rock changes -- On the drawing board. The editing process -- Collaborating -- Onstage. Getting ready to perform -- Finding venues -- Gear matters -- Booking basics -- Agents and helpers -- In the studio. Getting ready to record -- Home vs. Studio recording -- Engineering and producing -- Making tracks -- The label connection -- Taking care of business. Copyrighting your songs -- Tapping into the public domain -- Music publishings basics -- Digital royalties -- Surviving and thriving in the DIY age.
The Complete Singer-Songwriter is the ultimate guide for the modern performer, chock-full of tips, tools, and inspiration for both aspiring troubadours and those looking to take their craft and career to the next level. Author Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers draws on firsthand interviews with songwriting legends and rising stars; expert advice from managers, agents, lawyers, and publishers; and his own experiences as a performing songwriter. He offers this invaluable companion for singer-songwriters on their journey from idea to song to the stage, studio, and beyond.
April 26, 2016
Hamady, Jennifer, author.
Montclair : Hal Leonard Books, 2016.
vii, 181 pages ; 23 cm
April 25, 2016
Downey, Allyson, author.
Berkeley, California : Seal Press, 
257 pages ; 21 cm
Getting knocked up without getting knocked down -- Making a change -- Getting ready for leave -- Family responsibilities discrimination and pregnancy -- Maternity leave -- Hiring a caregiver -- Returning to work -- What to do to drive change.
April 21, 2016
Eugene, OR : Engineering Education Service Center, [c2015].
198,  pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
On cover: Now includes engineering technology.
What is engineering -- The many faces of engineering.
April 20, 2016
Carreau, Debby, author.
Brookline, MA : Bibliomotion, Inc., 2016.
xvii, 200 pages ; 23 cm
Taking control of your career -- Laying the right foundation: education and new jobs -- A week is 168 hours -- use them wisely -- Everything speaks: personal brand matters -- The four Cs you won't learn in B-school -- Your network and sponsors -- Overpromise, overdeliver -- Taking action and risks -- The value of failure and resilience.
April 19, 2016
Smith, Larry, 1945- author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, .
xvi, 255 pages ; 22 cm
Part I: Finding Your Passion -- 1. Why Good Work Is No Longer Good Enough -- 2. Why "Safe" Jobs Are a Myth -- 3. How Logic and Evidence Will Find You Work You Love -- 4. The Most Common Career Mistakes -- Part II: Creating Your Career Plan -- 5. Getting Yourself Ready -- 6. Find Your Edge -- 7. Sell Yourself by Selling -- 8. Execute and Revise -- Part III: Confronting Fears And Excuses -- 9. Anatomy of the Excuse -- 10. How Great Careers and Loving Families Go Hand in Hand -- 11. The Bottom Line of Great Careers -- 12. When Your Passion Collides with Your Fears.
"A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one,"--Amazon.com.
April 19, 2016
Berdiev, D. Neil, author.
xviii, 237 pages ; 21 cm
April 19, 2016
Johnston, Coy H., author.
xvii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
April 19, 2016
Heller, Steven, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 
335 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 23 cm
Glossary ; Job opportunities ; Job seeking ; The optimum portfolio ; First impressions -- One. Graphic design : Inspirations and motivations : On being a graphic designer / Michael Bierut ; Selfish--in a good way / Stephen Doyle ; On being self-motivated / Stefan Sagmeister ; Still designing after all these years / Arnold Schwartzman ; The joys of print design / Gail Anderson -- Starting a studio or working for someone else : Mapping out the future / Lynda Decker ; From boss to employee / Fernando Music -- Working holistically / Allison Henry Aver ; Creative space / Romain Raclin ; Staying independent / Alexander Isley ; Small is sensible / Agnieszka Gasparska ; Championing design / Bobby Martin and Jennifer Kinon -- What a dream client looks like / Antonio Alcalá ; From band member to design leader / Mark Pernice ; Balancing studio and home / Tamara Gildengers Connolly ; One person, all alone / Araba Simpson ; Designing for design firms / Matt Luckhurst -- Partners on partnering : Not a lot of verbalizing / Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker ; Sharing responsibilities / Stuart Rogers and Sam Eckersley ; How partners become partners / Justin Colt and Jose Fresneda ; Two partners, one passion / Greg D'Onofrio and Patricia Belen ; At present we are three / Scott Buschkuhl -- Two. Design genres : Letters and type : Lettering as art and business / Marian Bantjes ; There's a type designer in the house / Andy Cruz and Rich Roat ; Typography that speaks up / Pierre di Scuillo ; An illustrator's passion for type / Ross MacDonald ; For the love of type / Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich ; How many typefaces can you love? -- Making logos and marks : The mark maker / Mark Fox -- Books and book jackets : Making a living doing books / Scott-Martin Kosofsky ; Books and e-books / Michael Carabetta ; The bookkeeper / Paul Buckley ; Making visual books / Jim Heimann -- Editorial design : Print is bouncing back / Len Small ; Art director becomes editor / Susanna Shannon -- Social innovation : Citizen designer / Mark Randall ; Socially impactful design / Bob McKinnon -- Branding and packaging : Approachable design / Sharon Werner -- Illustration design : Poster man / Michel Bouvet ; Design is like classical ballet / Mirko Ilic ; Graphic commentary and design / Steve Brodner ; The old new illustration / Steven Guarnaccia ; Fraudulent graphic designer / Neil Gower ; Designing pictures / Craig Frazier -- Three. Transitional design : Understanding change : The architect of understanding / Richard Saul Wurman ; Crossing disciplines ; Creating interactions / Petrula Vrontikis ; The experience of the information / Erik Adigard ; Graphic design as a cause / Véronique Marrier ; Making transitions: returning to school with Barbara DeWilde -- Eccentrics and design quirkiness : Celebrating commercial art / Charles S. Anderson ; Over-the-top digital D.I.Y. / Antoine Andiau and Manuel Warosz ; H5: getting an Oscar for graphic design / Ludovic Houplain ; Designing cooties / Cary Munion ; Speaking frankly / Nick Ace -- What comes next : Disposable ideas / Timothy Goodman ; Making design meals / Ryan Feerer ; Design entrepreneurship ; "I am reckless!" / Franco Cervi -- Four. Digital design : Interactive multimedia installations and interfaces : Debugging the language of digital job titles ; Subverting the mental map / Jeroen Barendse ; Demomaking for a living / Julien Gachadoat ; The new motion / Ada Whitney ; Defining the new animation: popularity / J.J. Sedelmeir ; Defining the new animation: technology's perks / J.J. Sedelmeir ; Asking the right questions / Jean-Louis Fréchin ; Working for Google / Alexander Chen -- Designing apps for mobile devices : Between text and images / Sean Bumgarner ; Always learning / Michel Chanaud ; Designer as accelerator / John Kilpatrick ; Digital books and magazines by contemporary artists / Nicolas Ledoux and Pascal Béjean ; Typography on the Web / Jason Santa Maria ; Games as powerful motivators / Frédérique Krupa ; Girls and games -- E-commerce with a soul : Growing into a job / Randy J. Hunt ; Online editorial ventures / Lucy Sisman ; Addicted to startups / Nancy Kruger Cohen -- User experience specialists : Understanding human-computer interaction / Bruce Charonnat ; Using the audience as media / Michael Aidan ; Mapping the relationship between ideas / Hugh Dubberly ; To publish: to create a public for books / Matthew Stadler -- Geeks, programmers, developers, tinkerers : Controlling computers with our thoughts / Frieder Nake ; Iterations and algorithms / Mark Webster -- Five. Design education : Making choices : Old school, new school / Andrea Marks ; Educating design entrepreneurs / Lita Talarico ; Developing the right attitude / Rudi Meyer ; Idiosyncratic contexts / Lucille Tenazas ; Interfacing with UX / Liz Danzico ; The maker generation / Allan Chochinov ; Students and surveillance / David Carroll ; APPS that track / David Carroll -- Appendix 1 : College directory -- Appendix 2 : Additional reading.
"Building on the past sucesses of Becoming a Graphic Designer and Becoming a Digital Designer, this newly combined fifth edition addresses the demands of finding and suceeding at a design career in the 21st century"--Back cover.
April 19, 2016
Ohanesian, Jessi Rodriguez.
xxi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
History of the profession -- Physician assistants in the healthcare system -- Physician assistant school -- Physician assistant student life -- Transition from school to work -- Inter-professional collaboration in healthcare delivery -- Endless opportunities -- Working outside the box -- Incentive -- Inspirational leaders : a collection of personal professional biographies.
"A must read for anyone considering a physician assistant career! The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession offers an insider look at the daily lives of practicing PAs and explores the opportunities available in each of the medical specialties in which PAs can work. Reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistant (AAPA), vignettes provide unique insights into the profession and the various specialties. Conversational tone guides high school & college students and adults considering a career change through the rewards and benefits of working as a physician assistant"--Provided by publisher.
April 19, 2016
Durfee, Matt, author.
xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Dealing with Job Loss -- Chasing Your Dream -- The Best Resume Wins -- The Art and Science of Networking -- Finding Your Next Job -- Preparing for Interviews -- Acing the Interview -- Negotiation Skills -- Onboarding -- Rude Awakening.
"A guide to successful job searching, with expert advice from executives, recruiters, and the author, based on his extensive personal experience"-- Provided by publisher.
April 19, 2016
Leibman, Peter, author.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
xxii, 198 pages ; 23 cm
April 19, 2016
Chicago : Moody Publishers, 
203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
A leap in the midst of a black swan -- Make a plan -- Avoid anchors -- Develop your muscles -- Grow your income -- Build your brand -- Utilize social media -- Expand your network -- Join the team -- Pay it forward -- Leap into leadership -- Stick the landing.
"The world, our economy, and technology have all made major leaps in the past decade-have you made The Leap along with them?Work is different for this new generation than it has been in the past. Long-term careers are on the way out, and "gigs"--Part-time, contract, or freelance work-are becoming more common. Whether you're in the midst of a career or just getting started, now is the time to prepare for changes headed your way. What does it look like to avoid anchors? To create multiple income streams? To brand yourself? These tasks are critical to new generations entering the workforce. Robert Dickie has served as a decorated Air Force Officer, the CEO of an international company, and as the leader of several non-profits. He now serves as president of Crown. With real world experience and advice from a host of industry leaders, Bob outlines seven proven strategies for operating in our ever-changing landscape that can be translated into a practical personal action plan to achieve results. This book is exactly what's needed to help a new generation of adults make the leap to work that lasts in this new economy"-- Provided by publisher.
April 15, 2016
Washington, D.C. : The Bureau of Labor Statistics ; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Some copies published by various commercial publishers such as JistWorks, Bernan Press, and Skyhorse Publishing.
"Employment information on major occupations for use in guidance" (varies).
Describes 250 occupations which cover approximately 107 million jobs.
April 14, 2016
Ballinger, Zachariah, author.
185 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
April 14, 2016
Gray, Jack, author.
120 pages ; 23 cm
The phone interview request -- The phone interview -- Invitation for an in-person interview -- You're interviewing them, too! -- Interview manners -- Preparing for the interview -- Questions to except -- Your turn: Questions you should ask -- Thank you, thank you, thank you! (But don't be obnoxious) -- Bonus: 37 ways to have absolute confidence in your interview -- Conclusion.
April 14, 2016
Fitzpatrick, Joyce J., 1944-
New York, NY : Springer, ©2012.
xviii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Pain management nurse -- Pain management nurse practitioner -- Palliative care nurse practitioner -- Parish nurse -- Patient education coordinator -- Patient review instrument nurse assessor -- Peace corps volunteer -- Pediatric cardiac nurse anesthetist -- Pediatric nurse -- Pediatric nurse anesthetist -- Pediatric nurse practitioner -- Pediatric oncology nurse -- Performance improvement director -- Profile: Jason Tan, performance improvement coordinator -- Perianesthesia nurse -- Perioperative nurse practitioner -- Perinatal nurse -- Pharmaceutical representative -- Pharmaceutical research nurse -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery nurse -- Poison information nurse -- Private duty nurse -- Psychiatric nurse -- Public and community health nurse -- Public policy adviser -- Pulmonary/respiratory nurse -- Quality assurance nurse -- Radiology nurse -- Rapid response nurse -- Recovery room nurse -- Recruiter -- Rehabilitation nurse -- Reproductive nurse -- Research coordinator -- Researcher -- Profile: Mary Kerr, nurse researcher -- Respiratory nurse practitioner -- Rheumatology nurse -- Risk-management nurse -- Rural health nurse -- School nurse -- Scrub nurse -- Simulation laboratory director -- Profile: Kelli Bryant, simulation laboratory director -- Space nurse/astronaut -- Spinal cord injury nurse -- Staff development educator -- Staff nurse -- Subacute/transition care nurse -- Telehealth nurse -- Telemetry nurse -- Telephonic triage nurse -- Transcultural nurse -- Transplant nurse -- Trauma nurse -- Travel nurse -- Triage nurse -- Underwriter nurse -- University provost/president -- Urology nurse -- Utilization review nurse -- Vaccination nurse -- Vascular nurse -- Veterinarian nurse -- Women's health nurse -- Women's health nurse practitioner -- Wound/ostomy/continence nurse -- Wound ostomy continence care nurse practitioner -- Appendixes : A. Your guide to certification ; B. Tables regarding salary, employment, and other data.
"Includes 201 nursing careers, each with career descriptions, educational requirements, and requisite skills; Provides information about certification and salaries with relevant websites included; Features interviews with nurses in academia and practice settings"--Cover.
April 14, 2016
Turner, Susan Odegaard, author.
vii, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Healthcare as a career -- Career development -- Encouraging others to succeed -- Workplace transition -- General career skills -- Healthcare roles -- Healthcare roles outside hospitals -- Advanced practice roles -- Life as a new healthcare graduate -- Professional advocacy -- Supervision and management skills -- Your evolving career -- Creating your healthcare career future.
"This guide will help you at all phases of your career, general career skills, and dealing with complicated issues like layoff and transition.There are numerous self assessment tools for you to assess your individual career process. Susan Odegaard Turner served as the Healthcare career expert at Monster.com for over 5 years, and is a internationally known speaker and author. This career guide addresses all the questions readers have about entering the healthcare field."--Amazon.com
April 14, 2016
Goodman, Jonathan, CSCS. author.
236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
April 14, 2016
Ryan, Robin, 1955- author.
Santa Barbara : Penguin Books, 
xv,199 pages ; 20 cm
Revised edition of the author's 60 seconds and you're hired!, 2008.
Why 60 seconds? -- 5 point agenda -- 60 second sell -- Hiring trends -- Interview etiquette -- The job promotion interview -- 60-second answers to tough, tricky questions -- Salary questions -- Questions you should ask -- Negotiating the best deal -- 13 types of interviews -- Pitfalls to avoid -- The spotlight is on you -- The convincing close -- 60 seconds and you're hired!
"Now fully revised and updated for the 2016 job hunt--the must-have guide to acing the interview and landing the dream job, from "America's top career expert" (Bloomberg Radio) 60 Seconds & You're Hired! has already helped thousands of job seekers get their dream jobs by excelling in crucial interviews. America's top job search expert Robin Ryan draws on her 20 years as a career counselor, 30 years of direct hiring, and extensive contact with hundreds of recruiters, decisions makers, and HR professionals to teach you proven strategies to help you take charge of the interview process and get the job you want. Brief, compact, and packed with insightful direction to give you the cutting edge to slip past the competition, 60 Seconds & You're Hired! is here to help you succeed! This newly revised edition features: Unique techniques like "The 60 Second Sell" and "The 5-Point Agenda" More than 120 answers to tough, tricky interview questions employers often ask How to handle structured or behavioral interview questions Questions you should always ask, and questions you should never ask How to deal effectively with any salary questions to preserve your negotiating power 20 interview pitfalls to avoid Proven negotiation techniques that secure higher salaries - and much more! "Robin Ryan has the inside track on how to get hired." --ABC News"-- Provided by publisher.
April 14, 2016
Block, Jay A.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 
vi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction -- Part 1. Before the interview -- Part 2. During the interview -- Part 3. After the interview -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
"'Great Answers, Great Questions for Your Job Interview' prepares you to answer the trickiest questions and make yourself stand out from the competition. From pre-interview research to follow-up calls, this proven guide walks you through every step of the process and provides powerful advice on customizing your résumé for any position, "--Back cover.
April 14, 2016
Fry, Ronald W., author.
Wayne, NJ : Career Press, 
208 pages ; 21 cm
Introduction: you are in charge -- The interview process -- Who are you? -- So, tell me about yourself -- Questions about your education -- Questions about your experience -- Questions about core competencies -- Questions about your current (or last) job -- So why us? -- Questions about your personal life -- Questions to wrap things up -- Epilogue: I've got a secret.
"No matter how good you look, how much research you've done, or how perfectly your qualifications match the job description, if you're not prepared with great answers to the toughest interview questions, you won't get the job. [Here] is a manual that will help you home in on exactly what the interviewer is trying to learn--with each and every question he or she asks"--Amazon.com.