New Arrivals · Careers & Job Opportunities

July 22, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Landed! : proven job search strategies for today's professional

July 21, 2014
Hain, Randy, author.
©2013.
xxii, 146 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

Leveraging linkedIn for job search success, 2014

July 18, 2014
Coon, Fred, author.
c2013.
vii, 125 paged : color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm.
Previous edition: Leveraging LinkedIn / Ron Nash. 2012.

The essential digital interview handbook : lights, camera, interview : tips for Skype, Google Hangout, Go to Meeting and more

July 15, 2014
Bailo, Paul J., 1965-
Pompton Plains : Career Press, [2014].
220 pages ; 21 cm
What is a digital interview? -- Preparing. Software ; Camera ; Audio ; Lighting studio ; Background ; Putting it all together ; Professional username ; Professional profile picture ; Clean your camera lens ; A tripod is your friend ; Get the shot : the right angle ; Up to date ; Power up ; Wire up ; Equipment room ; On-air sign ; Location ; Shadows ; Assemble a crew ; X marks the spot ; Portrait ; Toastmasters International is your friend ; Tune in ; Honey ; Write your script ; Read the script ; Get comfortable ; Critics ; Three, two, one...and we're live! ; No editing crew ; Don't be a diva ; Costumes design ; Clear screen ; Grooming tips ; The power of color ; Show skills, not skin ; Write your worries away ; The person you see is the person you will be ; Time zone ; Showstoppers -- Conducting. Don't miss your cue! ; Remove all barriers ; Storyline ; Commercials ; Make your interviewer feel like a million bucks ; Talk to them, not at them ; Eye direction ; Share the spotlight ; Pay attention to time ; Don't forget ; you're on the air ; Pilot episode ; Don't be a flop ; No special effects ; Grandma's rocker ; Moves like Jagger ; Make love to the camera ; Don't butter your popcorn ; Understudy ; Don't get cancelled ; "To be continued" ; Bloopers ; The group shot -- Concluding. The last act ; Sign the playbill ; Roll the credits ; Wait five minutes before shutting down.
"In today's increasingly interconnected world, virtual meetings have become a staple of business practice. Unsurprisingly, so has the digital interview. In the past year alone, the number of people who use Skype for this purpose has risen from about 300 million to more than 405 million, with a whopping 66-percent increase in users who log in from their mobile devices. Moreover, 35 percent of all businesses in the United States use Skype as their primary means of communication.Your next job will likely be waiting for you on the other end of a video conference. These tips will also help you appear more professional for media interviews and presenting online. Let The Essential Digital Interview Handbook walk you through the steps to success"-- Provided by publisher.

Manage your job search

July 9, 2014
Rothman, Johanna, author.
©2014
xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Rockstar your job interview

July 9, 2014
Porter, London, author.
©2013.
x, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction 2.0 : what they want to see -- Forward to basics : horrible common errors -- Branding you : discovering your value -- Emergency interview : getting your shift together in 48 hrs -- T.V. = their value : your work history brilliance -- The grandaddy question : so tell me about yourself -- College grads : welcome to the jungle questions -- When you're the problem : Fired? Quit? Checkered past? -- Coaching questions : cool as a cucumber -- The library-- really? : porn next door questions -- Illegal eagle questions : emotional intelligence answers -- Military mental muscle : coming home questions -- Trouble in paradise : mental toughness questions -- Reverse engineering : what the interviewer sees -- Every 'body' is in sales : world class sales questions -- Closing the deal : asking for the job -- You turn : after the interview's over questions -- After the interview : so, what's next? -- Energy : hybrid fuel - power your interview -- Creative exercise 1 : product intelligence -- Creative exercise 2 : it doesn't count -- Creative exercise 3 : sex is important -- Creative exercise 4 : emotional intelligence in action -- Creative exercise 5 : merge and purge Fridays -- Rockstar resources.

What color is your parachute? guide to rethinking interviews :/ ace the interview and land your dream job

July 1, 2014
Bolles, Richard Nelson.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2014]
ix, 99 pages ; 21 cm
The three most important things about job interviews. Boiling things down to their essence -- Before the interview. The crucial part of the interview ; Researching the organization before the interview ; Researching the job before the interview ; Researching the interviewer(s) before the interview ; Researching salary ranges before the interview ; Practicing "the elevator speech" ; How to dress -- During the interview. Types of interviews ; The beginning of the interview ; The middle of the interview ; The closing of the interview -- After the interview. The thank-you note or notes ; If you got the job : keep on job-hunting ; If you didn't get the job : why you didn't -- Appendix A. Handicaps. You are handicapped, eh? : everyone is handicapped ; Real handicaps : what you can't do and what you can do ; Phantom handicap : only in the eyes of some employers -- Appendix B. Salary negotiation. The first secret of salary negotiation ; The second secret of salary negotiation ; The third secret of salary negotiation ; The fourth secret of salary negotiation.
""What Color Is Your Parachute? author Richard N. Bolles presents a succinct guide to the entire job interview process, from pre-interview research to interview questions to salary negotiation"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.

What color is your parachute? guide to rethinking resumes : write a winning resume and cover letter and land your dream job

July 1, 2014
Bolles, Richard Nelson.
©2014
104 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Preparing to write your resume -- How to construct a winning resume -- How to construct a winning cover letter -- Where to send or post your resume (and cover letter).
A guide to writing resumes for the twenty-first century provides tips, frequently asked questions, and keywords in order to ensure an interview.

Powerful phrases for successful interviews : over 400 ready-to-use words and phrases that will get you the job you want

June 9, 2014
Beshara, Tony, 1948-
New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, [2014]
xi, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Foreword / by Dr. Phil -- Why power phrases make a difference -- Powerful phrases to get face-to-face interviews -- Powerful phrases for increasing the chances your résumé will get read -- Powerful phrases for opening and closing the initial interview -- Powerful phrases to demonstrate your ability to do the job -- Powerful phrases that show you will be a good fit -- Powerful phrases for dealing with problems in your background -- Powerful phrases for successful follow-up interviews -- Powerful phrases for specific professions and positions -- Powerful phrases for clarifying the job offer and discussing money.
One of America's top recruiters, who has helped nearly 10,000 people successfully find positions, tells you exactly what interviewers want to hear. Each of his 400 ready-to-use phrases sends a subtle but memorable message that you are the right person for the job - competent, likable, a good fit. From initial email contact through face-to-face interview and follow-up conversations, these perfect phrases help you highlight your skills, strengths, and experience; make a great impression at the crucial interview opening and close; score high on the likability factor; eliminate any lingering concerns about your work history; and help you negotiate a strong job offer, and more.

Trajectory : 7 career strategies to take you from where you are to where you want to be

May 16, 2014
Van Rooy, David L.
New York : American Management Association, [2014]
230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Getting started: the concept of trajectory -- Lesson 1: the power of feedback -- Lesson 2: persistence as a differentiator -- Lesson 3: think big, act small, move quick -- Lesson 4: breaking through plateaus -- Lesson 5: avoiding the stagnation trap -- Lesson 6: achieving growth from failure -- Lesson 7: sustaining outlier performance.

201 killer cover letters

April 17, 2014
Podesta, Sandra.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2014]
xv, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"For anyone applying for a job, networking, requesting a reference, or writing a thank-you letter, this new edition of the go-to guide addresses new developments in technology and communication and how they affect the cover letter writing process"-- Provided by publisher.

Job searching with social media for dummies

March 3, 2014
Waldman, Joshua.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
xiv, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Preparing for your job search -- Marketing yourself with a personal brand -- Crafting web résumés with LinkedIn, video, and more -- Using Twitter, Facebook, and other sites to find a position -- Executing your proactive social media job hunt strategies -- The part of tens.
A guide to using social media to find a job that explains the benefits of using sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for networking, offers tips on creating an effective online profile, discusses how to develop a personal online brand, and includes other helpful job search strategies.

Jump ship : ditch your dead-end job and turn your passion into a profession

November 27, 2013
Shipp, Josh.
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013]
viii, 227 pages ; 22 cm
"We've always been told "winners never quit," but TV personality and motivational speaker Josh Shipp knows it isn't true. Smart people quit the right things at the right time. But how do you know if you're in the wrong career? What is the right thing for you? And when's the best time to jump ship?Jump Ship is a step-by-step handbook that guides you through one of life's most difficult--and most important--transitions. Leaving behind an unsatisfying job and embarking upon a new career can open up a world of fulfillment, but it isn't easy. As a role model and mentor to tens of thousands of young professionals, Shipp has seen the impact that a new career can have on a person's life. In Jump Ship, he offers you the time-tested tools to get there. This book will help you discover your truest priorities and provide you the resources you need to succeed, drawing inspiration from the countless people whose lives he has improved.In the spirit of his moving television series, filled with powerful stories and practical guidance, this is a book designed to help you face down your fears--and take the plunge"-- Provided by publisher.

Power verbs for job seekers : hundreds of verbs and phrases to bring your résumés, cover letters, and job interviews to life

November 22, 2013
Faulkner, Michael Lawrence.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Financial Times/Prentice Hall ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], 2013.
vii, 277 p. ; 23 cm.

In search of the fun-forever job : career strategies that work

November 11, 2013
Chase, Ellis, author.
©2013
v, 176 pages ; 21 cm
Getting personal -- The 30,000-foot view : career transition -- Networking : not a four-letter word -- Managing your personal brand : the critical difference -- Would you please remove your blouse? : the five interview questions you should be able to answer -- Don't leave money on the table -- Ads and recruiters : hard to ignore, but-- -- Dealing with unexpected job loss -- Bridge jobs -- Creating your own job search style : a success story -- Do you ever get to burn bridges? : developing strategies for coping with the emotional roller coaster -- Just one more thing.

Finding work when there are no jobs : stop networking; tell your story; start thinking differently

November 8, 2013
Wright, Roger (Career coach)
Chicago, IL : Think Different Press, c2013.
207 p. ; 23 cm.
What if everyone found productive work that wakes them every morning with anticipation for what the day holds? Roger Wright will help you find yours. Whether you're a job seeker or an employer, this book will show you how to think differently about how people actually find work.

Second-act careers : 50+ ways to profit from your passions during semi-retirement

October 22, 2013
Collamer, Nancy, 1957-
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, c2013.
viii, 263 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Build income from your expertise -- Create an information empire -- Start a small service business -- Pursue a business-in-a-box opportunity -- Trade your time for a paycheck -- Make a living while making a difference -- Get paid to travel -- Ten reinvention lessons learned -- Envision the life you want -- Look to the past for clues to your future -- Ask, analyze, and assess -- Research the world of possibilities -- Try it out!
A guide for retirees desiring to earn extra income offers advice on turning interests and expertise into over fifty ways to make money, covering both traditional options and Internet-based opportunities.

100 conversations for career success : learn to network, cold call, and tweet your way to your dream job

October 22, 2013
Labovich, Laura M.
New York : LearningExpress, c2012.
xxv, 214 p. ; 23 cm.

Get the job : optimize your resume for the online job search

October 18, 2013
Paterson, Pamela.
Toronto : Writer Types, c2013.
viii, 140 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
About this book -- Learn the system -- Create layout and design -- Boost your content (good secrets to know) -- Tailor your resume to beat online job systems -- Keep your resume on top (ahead of the pack) -- Test and release -- A final word.
Provides techniques to transform a resume into an effective marketing tool that can outpace the competition in online job systems and spike the interest of hiring managers. -- P. [4] of cover.

Job interview questions & answers : your guide to winning in job interviews

October 18, 2013
Cassidy, Liz (Liz A.)
Brisbane, Qld. : Third Sigma International, c2013.
98 p. ; 21 cm.
Congratulations -- Know your interviewer -- Types of interviews -- Developing your interview skills -- Marketing "you!" -- Your ideal job -- Social media and job interviews -- Types of questions -- Traps and pitfalls -- Sample questions to ask at the interview -- Closing -- Follow up.

Knock 'em dead.

October 15, 2013
Boston. : Bob Adams.
v. ; 24 cm.
Vols. for 1987-1992 have subtitle: "with great answers to tough interview questions" : 1993-2002 have subtitle: "the ultimate job seeker's handbook" ; <2006-2013> "Ultimate job seeker's guide" (varies slightly).
Imprint varies: 1991- Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; <1999-2014> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.

Programming interviews exposed : secrets to landing your next job

October 15, 2013
Mongan, John, 1976-
Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, c2013.
xxxi, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Before the search -- The job application process -- Approaches to programming problems -- Linked lists -- Trees and graphs -- Arrays and strings -- Recursion -- Sorting -- Concurrency -- Object-oriented programming -- Design patterns -- Databases -- Graphics and bit manipulation -- Counting, measuring, and ordering puzzles -- Graphical and spatial puzzles -- Knowledge-based questions -- Nontechnical questions.
Landing a great programming job isn't a matter of luck; it's a matter of being prepared for the unique challenges of the technical job search. Programming interviews require a different set of skills than day-to-day programming, so even expert programmers often struggle if they don't know what to expect. This thoroughly revised and expanded third editions teachers you the skills you need to apply your programming expertise to the types of problems most frequently encountered in interviews at top tech companies today. Step-by-step solutions to an extensive set of sample interview questions simulate the interview experience to hone the skills you've learned. After you've worked through this book, you'll approach your interviews with confidence, knowing you can solve any problem that stands between you and the job you really want.

Stop peeing on your shoes : avoiding the 7 mistakes that screw up your job search

October 4, 2013
Bauke, Julie.
[S.l. : Julie Bauke], c2009.
102 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Jumping into the fire (without your fireproof undies -- Forgetting that it's all about you (or at least, it starts there) -- Not managing between your ears -- Falling into the big black hole (the internet, recruiters, and bad follow-up) -- Spending too much time at networking events (but not really networking) -- Casting your net too widely (the importance of a target list and a networking strategy) -- Overlooking the 'gimme' questions (...and other interviewing uh-ohs).

How to write better résumés and cover letters.

October 3, 2013
Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series,
v. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2003- <2013> by Pat Criscito, CPRW.

Promote yourself : the new rules for career success

October 3, 2013
Schawbel, Dan.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
xv, 250 pages ; 25 cm
The future is you -- Hard skills : be more than your job description -- Soft skills : make every impression count -- Online skills: using the web to build your personal brand -- Gain visibility without being known as a self-promotional jerk -- What managers look for when they decide whom to promote -- Develop cross-generational relationships -- Build your network at work and beyond -- Turn your passion into a new position -- Start your own business while on the job -- Moving up, moving sideways or moving on?

Job search letters for dummies

October 2, 2013
Kennedy, Joyce Lain.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], c2013.
xii, 340 p. ; 23 cm.
Pt. 1. New tools for new times -- pt. 2. Essential job search letters -- pt. 3. Creative fresh messages -- pt. 4. Best writing elements -- pt. 5. The part of tens.
Kennedy delivers the know-how you need right now to land good jobs and thrive. From networking on social media to the etiquette of after-interview follow-up, she has tips that will help you identify and sell your marketable skills.

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