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The Encore Career Handbook

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.

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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

PDF ebookI Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her MarkGet to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable!Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for […]

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Mass Media

Mass media has become an integral part of the human experience. News travels around the world in a split second affecting people in other countries in untold ways. Although being on top of the news may be good, at least for news junkies, mass media also transmits values or the lack thereof, condenses complex events and thoughts to simplified sound bites and often ignores the essence of an event or story. The selective bibliography gathers the books and magazine literature over the previous ten years while providing access through author, title and subject indexes.

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The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos

If you’re planning to launch or advance your career The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos presents a comprehensive career road map designed to resonate with Latino and Hispanic job seekers at experience levels ranging from college students through mid-level managers. If you’re a Latino job seeker, you’ll find user-friendly advice and information you can use right away:

  • Practical job search and networking strategies with a Latino focus
  • Award-winning sample r©sum©s and career marketing letters that generate interviews
  • Techniques for making a winning impression at job interviews
  • Tips on focusing and maximizing your education to jump-start your career
  • A Latino Career Management Tool Kit to improve your chances of getting hired
  • Advice on avoiding bias and discrimination pitfalls
  • Plus a comprehensive assessment survey to help you review and improve your career management skills

If you’re an member of the employer community The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos will serve as a valuable source of information, pointing out the advantages, opportunities, and business-enhancing practices that are a part of successfully working with Latino job candidates.

What to Do with The Rest of Your Life

Stuck in a job that’s going nowhere? Hate going to work? Pounding the pavement looking for an opportunity? Bored? Whether you are caught in a career crisis, a victim of corporate downsizing, or suffering from old-fashioned burnout, you need America’s #1 career coach, Robin Ryan.
Robin has the answers. She will show you that your perfect career is waiting for you no matter what your age or income. Most important, Robin Ryan provides great advice for the millions who feel trapped in their jobs and need a change but also need to maintain their income.

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Follow Your Career Star

While other career guides may stress reume writing or networking, Snodgrass knows where the job search really begins–with the inner person. In the most original career guidance book since What Color Is Your Parachute?, Snodgrass provides readers with the tools they need to discover who they are, what they can do, and how to turn their careers–and lives–around. Includes full-color, fold-out Career Star Map.

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Fearless Job Hunting

Successful job seekers have two major skills their competitors don’t: the psychological endurance to approach job opportunities fearlessly, and the ability to adapt to a variety of situations to position themselves as each interviewer’s dream candidate. Fearless Job Hunting offers these powerful psychological techniques drawn from cognitive behavioral therapy and reveals the strategies decision makers in top corporations use to find and hire exceptional employees.

This book shows you how to: •Silence unproductive anxieties and self-limiting beliefs
•Develop the motivation and stamina to stay positive while job seeking
•Pressure-proof yourself by building confidence and cool-headedness
•Get the edge in interviews by honing your communication skills

This book has received the prestigious accolade of being included in The Albert Ellis Tribute Book Series—created to honor the life and work of Albert Ellis, the founder of rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT). REBT is one of the most widely-practiced therapies throughout the world and is the foundation for cognitive-behavioral therapy and other evidence-based approaches. These books provide proven-effective treatments and tools to improve psychological well-being, while also supporting advancements in psychotherapy for the betterment of humanity.