New Arrivals · Careers & Job Opportunities

October 27, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Cool careers without college for people who love writing and blogging

October 26, 2017
Roza, Greg, author.
New York : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2018.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
All wordsmiths, both technically savvy and not, will find a foothold in this inclusive writing careers guide. Every chapter provides a specific career path and all of the information a job seeker would need to pursue it, including websites, organizations, additional reading materials, and first-person accounts from working writing professionals. And every included career path can be pursued without college, giving students of all types access to an interesting and satisfying career without the worry of paying off college loans.

Hiding in the bathroom : an introvert's roadmap to getting out there (when you'd rather stay home)

October 20, 2017
Aarons-Mele, Morra, author.
©2017
287 pages ; 24 cm
Are you an introvert? -- My life as an unhappy overachiever -- Lean in less -- The gift of anxiety -- Loving your inner hermit -- Vision quest -- Setting boundaries -- Time is on your side -- Go niche -- The hermit entrepreneur -- The corporate hermit -- Sell like yourself! -- Claim your negotiation style -- Be a player from your home office -- Getting out there (when you have to).
Aarons-Mele offers practical tips to help readers build strong relationships and achieve their own definition of professional success. She includes exercises to help readers evaluate their own work/life fit and manage anxiety. By taking control and build your own version of success, you'll build a fantastic, prosperous career and a balanced, happy life-- on your own terms.

Dream differently : candid advice for America's students

September 21, 2017
Bertram, Vince M., author.
Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group, [2017]
174 pages ; 24 cm
To get the most out of your college education, you need to choose your classes wisely -- and increasingly, that means choosing STEM. Today's job seekers should have at least a basic understanding of trigonometry and other science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects more than 1.3 million job openings in math and computer-related fields by 2022. The purpose of this book is not to push you into a STEM career. It is simply to provide you with information and perspective, as well as a few questions that, if answered honestly, will help you plot out an educational and career pathway that will help you achieve your dreams.

So you want to be a cop : what everyone should know before entering a law enforcement career

August 22, 2017
Evola, Alley, 1971- author.
©2017
x, 227 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"Many children, from the time they are old enough to be attracted to a siren and flashing lights, dream of becoming a police officer. As a retired police officer herself, Alley Evola looks at the daily ins and outs of the job of a police officer. Through recruitment, life at the academy, patrol, and eventually promotion, she provides a helpful understanding of what you can really expect. She also looks at current issues, including race and gender, and how these have shaped certain expectations from the public that a police officer needs to be prepared for when working in this field. When you're young and dreaming, you don't think about the process it will take to become a police officer. The many challenges and issues you will face in the field are not evident until after the police academy. [This book] is for everyone who secretly wishes they were a police officer or is pursuing their dream in the hope of transforming it into reality." -- Back cover.

[Collection of Mary Corre Foster letters],

August 17, 2017
Foster, Mary Corre, author.
[Cincinnati, Ohio], 1938-1973.
1 folder (17 letters, 2 booklets, 1 photograph) : illustration ; 24-32 cm
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collection held in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection consists of individual copies of letters, ranging in size, two booklets, and one small photograph and enclosed in folder.
Photograph of Mary Corre Foster dated Feb. 26, 1963 -- Letters. April 24, 1938 ; July 5, 1945 ; December 20, 1948 ; December 1952 ; December 1953 ; December 31, 1954 ; 1958 ; December 1959 ; December 1960 ; December 1961 ; May 1, 1963 ; October 1964 ; April 26, 1965 ; November, 1965 ; December 1966 ; December 1967 ; December 1973 -- Booklets. Retirement dinner honoring Miss Mary P. Corre, Mrs. Elwood (Rose) Newhall, Mr. Samuel W. Fogle, Woodward High School May 17, 1961 ; National Vocational Guidance Association Convention fiftieth anniversary program, April 10, 1963.
Materials donated by Walter Friedenberg regarding the life and career of Mary Corre Foster who worked for Cincinnati Public Schools from 1922-1961 where she was head of guidance counseling for the system. In 1955 she became the first woman president of the American Personnel and Guidance Association. In 1958 she was invited by then President Eisenhower to attend the White House Conference on Education.

What color is your parachute?

August 14, 2017
Bolles, Richard Nelson.
Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press.
v. ; 23 cm.
"A practical manual for job-hunters & career changers."

The new rules of work : the modern playbook for navigating your career

August 11, 2017
Cavoulacos, Alexandra, author.
New York : Crown Business, [2017].
viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Part one: What do I actually want?. Reflect : understanding yourself ; Research : the Muse Method for laying out a full set of choices--including those you may not know you have ; Refine : choosing (and trying out) your next steps -- Part two: Making your move. The new rules of building your personal brand ; The new rules of networking ; The new rules of finding job opportunities and openings ; The new rules of crafting your application ; The new rules of acing the interview (or interviews ...) ; The new rules of nailing your negotiation -- Part three: Charting your course through the modern workplace. The new rules of communication ; The new rules of interpersonal skills ; The new rules of productivity ; The new rules of career advancement.
"The world of work has changed. Remember the days when, for the vast majority of people, a job was (at best) a means to a paycheck and (at worst) total drudgery? When you had to blindly scour the web for generic job postings? When picking a major meant picking a life-long career path? But career trajectories aren't scripted and linear anymore. Moreover, people don't discover and apply for jobs the same way, and employers don't find and evaluate applicants the same way either. So why do so many career books on the shelves still offer advice tailored to the old way? In this definitive playbook to the ever-changing modern workplace, Kathryn Minshew and Alexandra Cavoulacos, the co-founders of popular career website TheMuse.com, show how to play the game by the New Rules. Through quick exercises and structured tips, you will learn: ·The New Rules for finding the right path: Sift through, and narrow today's ever-growing menu of job and career options, using the simple step-by-step Muse Method. ·The New Rules for landing the perfect job: Build your personal brand, and communicate exactly how you can contribute and why your experience is valuable in a way that is sure to get the attention of your dream employer. Then ace every step of the interview process, from getting a foot in the door to negotiating your offer. · The New Rules for growing and advancing in your career: Mastering first impressions, the art of communication, networking, managing up and other "soft" skills - and make it obvious that whatever level you're at, you're ready to move ahead. Whether you are starting out in your career, looking to advance, navigating a mid-career shift, or anywhere in between, this is the book you need to thrive in the New World of Work"-- Provided by publisher.

Organizing for creative people : how to channel the chaos of creativity into career success

August 11, 2017
Chandra, Sheila, author.
London : Watkins, 2017.
275 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Is your creative career in total disarray? Or are you simply too disorganized to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way? Do you dream of becoming a creative professional, but don't know what kinds of support and business set-up you'll need? Full of the kind of insights and counter-intuitive creativity tips that only one creative person can give another, Organizing for Creative People is the perfect guidebook to put your artistic career on the path to success. Step by step, it walks you through the essential systems you'll need to thrive as an artist. You'll learn how to: nurture your creative well-being with good, sane work habits; maximize professional well-being via skilful career planning; boost self-promotion, avoid working for free and network effectively; make social media pay."--Page [4] of cover.

You can do anything : the surprising power of a "useless" liberal arts education

August 2, 2017
Anders, George, 1957- author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
342 pages ; 24 cm
Part one: Your strengths -- The explorers -- It's 480 B.C.--You have an axe -- You can start anywhere -- Part two: Your opportunities -- My job didn't exist a year ago -- The problem solvers -- Frozen pipes, thawed minds -- Ruling the world -- Part three: Your allies -- Employers that get it -- Your alumni connection -- What your campus can do -- Prepared forever -- Part four: Your tool kit -- Telling your story -- Getting paid properly.

Med school uncensored : the insider's guide to surviving admissions, exams, residency, and sleepless nights in the call room

July 25, 2017
Beddingfield, Richard, author.
California : Ten Speed Press, 2017.
viii, 280 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.
The pre-medical years -- Medical school -- Residency and fellowship -- Medical pratice.
"An insider's guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly of med school--with everything pre-med and med students need to know, from day one, to maximize opportunities and avoid mistakes. Cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and recent med school grad Dr. Richard Beddingfield serves as an unofficial older brother for pre-med and incoming med students--dishing on all the stuff he would've wanted to know from the beginning in order to make the most of med school's opportunities, while staying sane through the gauntlets of applying to and succeeding at med school, residency, fellowship, and starting work as a new physician."--Provided by publisher.

So you want to write a screenplay : a step-by-step guide to writing for film, video, and television

July 21, 2017
Gaines, Taylor.
Ocala, Florida : Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., 2016.
223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Introduction -- What makes a great screenwriter -- Learning from pros -- Getting started: focusing on your story -- Storytelling 101 -- Beginnings and endings -- Developing theme -- Look like a pro-formating and revisions -- Become a marketing expert -- Get your script on the screen -- Conclusion.
Step-by-step guide to help you jump into Hollywood as the newest young writer.

Careers in chiropractic health care : exploring a growing field

June 30, 2017
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
ix, 331 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction to chiropractic health care and chiropractic education / Carl S. Cleveland -- Selecting a chiropractic college / Brad Hough and Cheryl Hawk -- Applying to a chiropractic college / Stacey Till and David Anderson -- Chiropractic academic education / Stefanie Krupp, Ruth Sandefur, and Rachael Pandzik -- Chiropractic clinical education / Stefanie Krupp, Ruth Sandefur, and Rachael Pandzik -- A global perspective on chiropractic education / Phillip Ebrall -- Opportunities for additional training and experience / Clinton Daniels, Stefanie Krupp, and Shawn Hatch -- Starting a chiropractic practice / Ronald J. Farabaugh -- Typical chiropractic practice / Marion S. Evans Jr., Cathryn S. Evans, Lyndon Amorin-Woods, Christina Cunliffe, and Jesse Politowski -- Chiropractic specialization career paths / Stefanie Krupp and Clinton Daniels -- Academic careers in chiropractic / Phillip Ebrall -- Opportunities for multidisciplinary practice / Jordan Gliedt and Cheryl Hawk -- Sports chiropractic / Russ Ebbets -- Future directions for the chiropractic profession and chiropractic education / Carl S. Cleveland and Michael R. Wiles.

Careers in marketing : the comprehensive guide to traditional and digital marketing careers

June 30, 2017
Siebert, Eric, 1966- author.
[North Charleston, SC] : CreateSpace, c2016.
191 pages ; 23 cm.
Marketing overview -- Marketing careers -- The industry view of marketing -- Final thoughts.
'Careers in Marketing' is divided into four sections based on the key activities of marketing: Marketing Insights, Marketing Planning, Marketing Execution and Marketing Optimization. The most relevant digital and traditional marketing roles are described across each of these activities. Each role includes detailed descriptions of both traditional and digital marketing roles including key job responsibilities and an 'insider view' of the day to day realities of the job. The pros and cons of each role is also described along with key success criteria, salary information, a typical career path as well as guidance on how to land one's first job.-Publisher description.

Love your work : 4 practical ways you can pivot to your best career

June 30, 2017
Dickie, Robert, author.
©2017
215 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
1. Here comes the tide of change -- 2. The power of restorative work -- 3. The four career quadrants -- 4. Knowing your transcending career skills -- 5. Make it happen -- 6. Currents of growth and opportunity -- 7. Leveraging failure -- 8. The long gear: small steps to success
Is your career all it could be? Whether you're new to the workforce, looking for a change, or experiencing unwanted change, there's a way forward. Love Your Work is about pivoting step by step to a more satisfying career. It will help you: dream up bigger goals than you have now--and meet them ; search out new careers or niches within your industry; pursue work and success in the holistic sense. Robert Dickie III is a career advisor and CEO passionate about helping people find their best work. And it shows. He offers motivating stories, insights into today's market, and dozens of resources for growing in your career. By the end of Love Your Work, you won't just be equipped for the next move, you'll be inspired for it. You'll see work differently, and you'll want to pursue it like you never have before.

Rip the resume : job search & interview power prep

June 30, 2017
Ellis, Torin, author.
©2016
xi, 96 pages ; 23 cm
At head of title: Peterson's.
Candidate foundation -- Resume deconstruction -- Big paper -- Stage one : reconnaissance -- Stage two : the interview -- Stage three : the close -- Give 'em that #boom -- Before we go ...
Infused with real-life examples, self-analysis exercises, and advice from an industry professional, Rip the Resume is more than a "how to write a better resume" book; it's a proven system designed to challenge job seekers to take complete control and responsibility during a job search. Follow a ground-breaking roadmap on your journey to becoming the candidate that employers are seeking-whether you are a millennial looking to launch an exciting and fulfilling career or an experienced individual exploring greater career opportunities. Rip the Resume provides the tools you need to transform yourself into the candidate that employers are searching for: Cutting-edge guidance for job seekers in any field; Vital resume deconstruction techniques to highlight important areas and downplay others to render a stronger document; Winning conversation strategies to make a lasting impression during the interview; Practical advice for using social media wisely, both in the job search and in building your personal brand.

Weird in a world that's not : a career guide for misfits, f*ckups, and failures

June 29, 2017
Romolini, Jennifer, author.
©2017
xxiii, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Find your weird. Kooks ; School daze ; Unhappiness cloak ; Let your dreams slap you in the face -- Embrace your weird. Don't fake it till you make it ; Persistence, resistance ; Surviving yourself ; What no one tells you about work ; The E word ; How and when to quit your shitty job ; Fashion magazines when you're not "fashion-y" ; What I wish I knew -- Weird in the world. That #Boss life ; Check yourself ; Mentorship matters ; Regrets, I have one ; Get a life.
"Weird in a World That's Not offers relatable advice on how to achieve your dreams, even when the odds seem stacked against you. Romolini helps you face down your fears, find a career that's right for you, and land a job that you love."--Jacket flap.

Career match : connecting who you are with what you'll love to do

June 28, 2017
Zichy, Shoya, author.
©2017
xiv, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Revised edition of the authors' Career match, c2007.

Resume : the definitive guide on writing a professional resume to land you your dream job

June 27, 2017
Barron, David.
[Place of publication not identified] : Golden Road Publishing, [2017]
116 pages ; 23 cm
Print on demand book.
Opening new and exciting opportunities -- It's all about getting the interview -- Formatting & fonts -- From the employer's perspective -- The "black hole" of online resumes -- Ten tips for resume excellence -- 20 items to remove from your resume -- Effective follow up.
"Discover how to tailor-make your resume for each position you apply for, and how to write keywords in your resumes that will address the needs and wants of the hiring manager. By describing your skills and qualifications in a way that enables you to match the job posting, prospective employers will find your resume to be an excellent fit. You'll also be taught how to make your information stand out among the hundreds of other hopeful candidates, and how using the information provided in this book will put you at the top of the "to be interviewed" pile."--Back cover.

Job interview : 81 questions, answers, and the full preparation for a job interview

June 26, 2017
Jensen, Charles, author.
©2017
82 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction -- Being prepared -- Dressing up -- Research -- Timeliness -- First impression -- Confidence and intelligence -- Making a lasting impression -- The 81 most frequently asked questions and answers.

Career courage : discover your passion, step out of your comfort zone, and create the success you want

June 23, 2017
Kelley, Katie C., author.
New York : American Management Association, [2016]
xiii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction : beginning the journey -- Motivation : clarifying what really matters to you -- Confidence : conquering your worst fears -- Risk : thinking like an entrepreneur -- Character : linking who you are and what you do to how you relate to people -- Harmony : orchestrating a life while pursuing one's work -- Vision : connecting the dots to your future -- Community : designing your powerful network -- Influence : matering the key to effective leadership -- Fortune : keeping an eye on your finances -- Pivots : staging your next act -- Conclusion : wishing can make it so.
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" That question nags at us long after childhood. Why is it so hard to figure out? Because finding your true calling takes courage. It means conquering fears, shedding misguided ideas, and mustering the strength to let go of a safe job and stage your next act. "Career Courage" serves as a personal coach through the soul-searching and planning process ahead, whether you're a college grad contemplating choices, a seasoned professional seeking new directions, or a stay-at-home mom preparing to reenter the workplace. Packed with exercises and stories of inspiring second acts, the book poses tough questions about motivation, confidence, character, risk tolerance, and more. The answers will power your journey forward as you learn to: Clarify what really matters - Express your point of view - Build strong relationships and a robust network - Stay focused on finances - Think like an entrepreneur - Prioritize a truly fulfilling life - And more A career that seemed promising can feel like a dead end today.

Get that job! : The quick and complete guide to a winning job interview

June 23, 2017
Kelley, Thea, author.
©2017
196 pages ; 21 cm
Includes general index and index of interview questions.
pt. I. First things first: Preparing your core messages -- pt. II. Questions-answering and asking -- pt. III. Nailing the nonverbals -- pt. IV. Know what to expect -- pt. V. Happy endings-and great beginnings.

How to answer interview questions

June 22, 2017
McKee, Peggy, author.
©2017
270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"101 tough questions that could kill your interview chances--answered!"--Cover.
"Can you explain why you're the person they need to hire? Employers ask you a hundred different interview questions... but what they really want to know is, 'Why should we hire you?' If you get interviews but you don't get the job, you have not explained that to them. This is the book that will show you how to use your answers to get the job"--Back cover.

Real artists don't starve : timeless strategies for thriving in the new creative age

June 14, 2017
Goins, Jeff, author.
©2017
xix, 231 pages ; 22 cm
Mind-set: You aren't born an artist ; Stop trying to be original ; Apprentice under a master ; Harness your stubbornness -- Market: Cultivate patrons ; Go join a scene ; Collaborate with others ; Practice in public -- Money: Don't work for free ; Own your work ; Diversity your portfolio ; Make money to make art -- Conclusion: Join the New Renaissance.
You don't have to choose between a creative life and a prosperous one. Goins believes we live in an era of unprecedented opportunity, and invites readers to drop the myths and flat-out lies that have been drilled into them. Real artists don't starve-- they thrive. And you can, too.

Costume design in theater

June 7, 2017
Bjorklund, Ruth, author.
New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.
96 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Having what it takes -- The creative team -- Behind the scenes -- Reality check -- One for all.
Outlines the skills needed to become a costume designer, including being able to research and creating a costume plot.

Barron's PCAT, Pharmacy College Admission Test.

May 24, 2017
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, c2008-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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