New Arrivals · Careers & Job Opportunities

May 25, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Barron's PCAT, Pharmacy College Admission Test.

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

Careers in environmental and energy technology

May 15, 2017
Allen, John, 1957- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2017.
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Environmental analyst -- Solar PV installer -- Wind turbine technician -- Energy consultant -- Air quality forecaster -- Petroleum engineer -- Fuel cell engineer -- Renewable energy project developer.
"Emphasis on environmental issues has made high-tech careers related to the environment and energy technology among the fastest growing occupations in the United States. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at high-tech environmental and energy technology jobs ranging from fuel cell engineers to environmental analysts to renewable energy project developers"--Amazon.com.

How to be everything : a guide for those who (still) don't know what they want to be when they grow up

May 12, 2017
Wapnick, Emilie, author.
©2017
x, 228 pages ; 24 cm
There is nothing wrong with you -- Multipotentialites: slackers or innovators? -- The components of a happy multipotentialite life -- The group hug approach -- The Slash approach -- The Einstein approach -- The Phoenix approach -- Your personal productivity system -- Fear, confidence and dealing with people who don't understand -- Conclusion.
"What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a familiar question we're all asked as kids. While seemingly harmless, the question has unintended consequences. It can make you feel like you need to choose one job, one passion, one thing to be about. Guess what? You don't. Having a lot of different interests, projects and curiosities doesn't make you a 'jack-of-all-trades, master of none.' Your endless curiosity doesn't mean you are broken or flaky. What you are is a multipotentialite: someone with many interests and creative pursuits. And that is actually your biggest strength. How to Be Everything helps you channel your diverse passions and skills to work for you. Based on her popular TED talk, 'Why some of us don't have one true calling', Emilie Wapnick flips the script on conventional career advice. Instead of suggesting that you specialize, choose a niche or accumulate 10,000 hours of practice in a single area, Wapnick provides a practical framework for building a sustainable life around ALL of your passions. You'll discover: Why your multipotentiality is your biggest strength, especially in today's uncertain job market. How to make a living and structure your work if you have many skills and interests. How to focus on multiple projects and make progress on all of them. How to handle common insecurities such as the fear of not being the best, the guilt associated with losing interest in something you used to love and the challenge of explaining 'what you do' to others. Not fitting neatly into a box can be a beautiful thing. How to Be Everything teaches you how to design a life, at any age and stage of your career, that allows you to be fully you, and find the kind of work you'll love" --Inside jacket.

Women who work : rewriting the rules for success

May 4, 2017
Trump, Ivanka, 1981- author.
New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2017]
x, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction: women who work: rewriting the rules for success -- Dream big: identify your passions to create a life you'll love -- Make your mark: become a world-class communicator, colleague and networker -- Stake your claim: maximize your influence at work -- Work smarter, not harder: boost your productivity to make time for what matters most -- Tip the scale: letting go of balance by seizing meaningful moments -- Lead with purpose: changing the conversation around women and work.
"I believe that when it comes to women and work, there isn't one right answer. The only person who can create a life you'll love is you. Our grandmothers fought for the right to work. Our mothers fought for the choice to be in an office or to stay at home. Our generation is the first to fully embrace and celebrate the fact that our lives are multidimensional. Thanks to the women who come before us and paved the way, we can create the lives we want to lead--which look different for each of us. I've been fortunate to be able to build my career around my passions, from real estate to fashion. But my professional titles only begin to describe who I am and what I value. I have been an executive and an entrepreneur, but also--and just as importantly--a wife, mother, daughter, and friend. To me, 'work' encompasses my efforts to succeed in all of these areas. After appearing on The Apprentice years ago and receiving a flood of letters from young women asking for guidance, l realized the need tor more female leaders to speak out publicly in order to change the way society thinks and talks about 'women who work.' So I created a forum to do just that. This book evolves the conversation that started on IvankaTrump.com, where so many incredible women (and men!) have shared their experiences, advice, ambitions, and passions. Women who work lead meetings and train tor marathons. We learn how to cook and how to code. We inspire our employees and our children. We innovate at our current jobs and start new businesses. Women Who Work will equip you with the best skills I've learned from some of the amazing people I've met, on subjects such as identifying opportunities, shifting careers smoothly, negotiating, leading teams, starting companies, managing work and family, and helping change the system to make it better for women--now and in the future. I hope it will inspire you to redefine success and architect a life that honors your individual passions and priorities, in a way only you can."--Jacket.

Behind-the-scenes fashion careers

May 3, 2017
Henneberg, Susan, author.
©2017
64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Display designer -- Fashion designer -- Fashion makeup artist -- Fashion photographer -- Fashion writer -- Retail buyer -- Stylist -- Fashion marketing & public relations -- Costume designer -- Boutique owner -- Get ready for your future!
Fascinating facts, fun pictures, and easy-to-read sidebars highlight informative text about some of the most interesting jobs that take place behind the scenes in the fashion industry. Readers will get a glimpse at what it takes to make it as a retail buyer, stylist, fashion writer, and more and find out what goes on behind the glamour.

Careers in gaming

April 27, 2017
Roberts, Laura (Childrens' author), author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2017]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Game developer -- Game mechanics designer -- Programmer -- Sound designer -- Technical support specialist -- Animator -- 3-D artist -- Quality assurance tester -- Interview with a game designer -- Other jobs in gaming.

Careers in Internet technology

April 27, 2017
Steffens, Bradley, 1955- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2017.
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
User experience designer -- Website developer -- Search engine optimization manager -- Database administrator -- Cybersecurity analyst -- Social media specialist -- Mobile app developer -- Penetration tester.

Careers in medical technology

April 27, 2017
Steffens, Bradley, 1955-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2017]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Medical research scientist -- Bioinformatician -- Robot-assisted surgeon -- Biological technician -- Biomedical engineer -- Medical laboratory technologist -- Diagnostic medical sonographer -- Radiation therapist.

Letters to a young writer : some practical and philosophical advice

April 10, 2017
McCann, Colum, 1965- author.
©2017
xix, 166 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Introduction: The unsayable ecstasies -- Letter to a young writer -- There are no rules -- Your first line -- Don't write what you know -- The terror of the white page -- No ideas without music -- A hero of consciousness -- Out from the dust : creating characters -- Shaping the truth -- Carry a notebook -- Be a camera -- Fuhgheddaboudit : writing dialogue -- Read aloud -- Who what where when how and why -- Seeking structure -- What matters : language and plot -- Punctuation : it's not just a throwaway thing (comma) -- Research : Google isn't deep enough -- No rust on your sentences please -- The habit of hoping -- There are no literary Olympics -- How old is the young writer? -- Don't be a dick -- Then again, don't be too nice -- Fail, fail, fail -- Read, read, read -- Rejoyce -- Writing is entertainment -- Take a break -- Who's your ideal reader? -- How to get an agent -- What if I don't get an agent? -- Finding the right editor -- Bringing (your own) fresh eyes to your stories -- Throw it all away -- Allow the reader's intelligence -- Success -- If you're done, you've only just begun -- Blurbs (or the art of literary porn) -- A secret hearing -- Where should I write? -- To MFA or not to MFA? -- Should I read while I'm writing? -- Smash that mirror -- The dark dogs of the mind -- Write yourself a credo -- The bus theory -- Why tell stories -- Embrace the critics -- Be exhausted when you finish -- Your last line -- Letter to a young writer, redux.
"A lesson in how to be a writer---and so much more than that. Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. McCann asks his readers to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the stories we craft and hear. A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, Letters to a Young Writer is fierce and honest in its testament to the bruises delivered by writing as both a profession and a calling. It charges aspiring writers to learn the rules and even break them. These fifty-two essays are ultimately a profound challenge to a new generation to bring truth and light to a dark world through their art."--Jacket.

Boss bitch : a simple 12-step plan to take charge of your career

March 28, 2017
Lapin, Nicole, author.
New York : Crown Business, 2017.
382 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"You don't need dozens or hundreds of employees to be a boss, says financial expert and serial entrepreneur Nicole Lapin. Hell, you don't even need one. You just need to find your inner Boss Bitch -- your most confident, savvy, ambitious self -- and own it. A Boss Bitch is the she-ro of her own story. She is someone who takes charge of her future and embraces being a "boss" in all aspects of the word: whether as the boss of her own life, family and career, the literal boss at work, or, as the boss of her own company. Whichever she chooses (or all three), a Boss Bitch is someone who gets out there and makes her success happen -- and so can you."--Provided by publisher.

Careers in aviation and aerospace

March 16, 2017
Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2017]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Aerospace engineer -- Aerospace engineering and operations technicians -- Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanic -- Commercial pilot -- Air traffic controller -- Meteorologist -- Planetary scientist -- Astronaut.

How to make it in the new music business : practical tips on building a loyal following and making a living as a musician

March 10, 2017
Herstand, Ari, author.
New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2017]
xviii, 457 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Why music? -- The new industry -- Recording -- The release -- Building a fanbase one fan at a time -- Playing live -- Booking and promotion -- Touring -- How to make real money playing colleges -- Sponsorships and investments -- How to master the Internet -- The new Asking Economy : the difference between asking and begging -- How to get all the royalties you never knew existed (and other business things you need to know) -- How to get music placed in film and television -- Bump everyone else off the cover -- Outro.
"In the last decade, no industry has been through as much upheaval and turmoil as the music industry. If you're looking for quick fame and instant success, you're in the wrong field. It's now a democratic, "DIY" business, and any guide to success in these new waters must be told by someone who's already survived them. Giving today's aspiring musicians the practical tools they need to build and maintain a lifelong career, How to Make It in the New Music Business becomes not only a brilliantly compiled tutorial on how to accomplish specific tasks--routing a tour, negotiating contracts, getting paid for Spotify and Pandora plays, or even licensing music to commercials, film, and television--but also a manifesto that encourages musicians to pave their own path. Written in clear, easy-to-follow chapters, Ari Herstand's necessary and definitive handbook promises to redefine what it means to "make it" in the brave new world of professional music,"--WW Norton.

Boomer reinvention : how to create your dream career over 50

February 28, 2017
Tarnoff, John, author.
©2017
xv, 215 pages ; 23 cm
Introduction: Is this book for you? -- Part 1. Reinvention for a new era. Waking up to a new reality -- Embracing your second act -- Part 2. Profiles in reinvention. John Pugliano: The next career was always there -- Judy Contreras: Trust your instincts, Do your homework -- David Beadle: If the vision is right, the obstacles don't matter -- Marilyn Friedman: Finding renewal in surprising places -- Julie Murphy: Finally daring to ditch the corporate career -- Dan Goetz: Discovering the inner entrepreneur -- Valerie Ramsey: Staying positive no matter what -- Part 3. Reinvention a practical methodology. Reframing: everything is possible -- Listening: Information is power -- Accepting: Time to let go -- Expressing: Centering, deepening, and discovering -- Connecting: The proof is in the people -- Epilogue: Reinvention your way.
"A personal development approach to discovering, nurturing and defining the new second-act career that's already inside you. The book's 5-step methodology contains 23 practical and accessible strategies to turn your new job or new business idea into a reality."--Back cover.

Renew yourself : a six-step plan for more meaningful work

February 14, 2017
Hakala-Ausperk, Catherine, author.
©2017
xx, 129 pages ; 23 cm
Preface. Why did I write this book? ; Why are you reading it? -- Introduction. How does this book work? -- 5W1H -- Who are you? -- What do you want to do? -- When is the time right? -- Where should you be? -- Why bother? -- How do you do it? -- My renewal plan.
You're filled with passion, skills, experience-- but you're lacking something. You need a significant change. Hakala-Ausperk shows how to renew yourself and your future by thinking about what you love the most, and going for it. Her six-step plan poses the questions that will help you find the meaning you're searching for. Once our path is clear, we can achieve.

Teen guide to jobs and taxes

February 8, 2017
Currie, Stephen, 1960- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2017]
64 pages ; 24 cm.
Types of jobs -- Finding a job -- Job responsibilities -- Income and benefits -- Taxes.
Presents information and advice for teens about career information, covering job responsibilities, income and benefits, and taxes.

Scratch : writers, money, and the art of making a living

January 26, 2017
©2017
xv, 287 pages ; 22 cm
EARLY DAYS -- Owning this / Julia Fierro -- With compliments / Nina MacLaughlin -- Faith, hope, and credit / Cheryl Strayed in conversation with Manjula Martin -- On staying hungry / Rachael Maddux -- Portrait of the artist as a debut novelist / Porochista Khakpour -- The mercenary muse / Colin Dickey -- Running the widget factory / Susan Orlean in conversation with Manjula Martin -- The wizard / Alexander Chee -- You are the second person / Kiese Laymon -- Five years in the wilderness / Cari Luna -- Freedom / Richard Rodriguez in conversation with Caille Millner -- Word hard, read dead / Yiyun Li in conversation with Manjula Martin -- Write to suffer, publish to starve / J. Robert Lennon -- THE DAILY GRIND -- The best work in literature / Manjula Martin -- The insider / Kate McKean -- Against "vs." / Leslie Jamison -- Love for sale / Harmony Holiday -- Unlikeable / Emily Gould -- Sad birth lady (tm) / Meaghan O'Connell -- Ghost stories / Sari Botton -- Economies 101 / Susie Cagle -- Security / Roxane Gay in conversation with Manjula Martin -- Monetization / Choire Sicha -- Not a complaint / Nell Boeschenstein -- The jump / Sarah Smarsh -- SOMEDAY -- Selling out / Austin Kleon in conversation with Manjula Martin -- A sort of fairy tale / Malinda Lo -- Growing up / Nick Hornby in conversation with Manjula Martin -- FAQ: how to buy a home / Mallory Ortberg -- Diversity is not enough: race, power, publishing / Daniel José Older -- Worth / Jennifer Weiner -- Like a fish in a tweed suit / Jonathan Franzen in conversation with Manjula Martin -- The if of it: lunatic independence in nine easy steps / Laura Goode.
"A collection of essays from today's most acclaimed authors--from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen--on the realities of making a living in the writing world."-- Provided by publisher.

Resumes that knock 'em dead.

January 10, 2017
Boston, Mass. : Bob Adams,
v. ; 24-28 cm.
Imprint varies: 1995, Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; 1998-<2016> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.
Editor: 1988-<2016> Martin Yate.

The potter's studio handbook : a start-to-finish guide to hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramics

January 5, 2017
Müller, Kristin, author.
©2007
192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Studio requirements, and properties of clay. Your studio ; Tools and equipment ; Clay ; Preliminary clay techniques ; Hand building ; Throwing on the potter's wheel ; Decorative and finishing techniques ; Ceramic kilns and firing work ; How to fire in an electric kiln -- A step-by-step guide to hand-building, and pottery wheel projects. Hand-building projects ; Beginning wheel projects ; Intermediate wheel projects.
The Potter's Studio Handbook will guide you through the process of designing and equipping your own ceramic studio, teaching you techniques that will have you generating clay projects in no time. Once the techniques are mastered, this guide will remain an invaluable resource to all clay artists, one that will stay in the studio for years to come.

Crafter's market.

December 20, 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio : Fons & Porter, 2015-
volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
"How to sell your crafts and make a living" (varies).

Knock 'em dead cover letters.

November 30, 2016
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media,
v. ; 24 cm.
Vols. for 2008-<2016> by Martin Yate.
"Great letter techniques and samples for every step of your job search" (varies).

Feminist fight club : an office survival manual (for a sexist workplace)

November 22, 2016
Bennett, Jessica, 1981- author.
©2016
xxxiii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Rules of the Feminist Fight Club -- Prepare for battle -- The FFC Womanifesto -- Know the enemy -- Know thyself -- Booby traps -- Get your speak on -- F you, pay me -- WWJD : what would Josh do? -- Join the Feminist Fight Club -- Rebel girls : FFCs through history -- A space for battle notes.
"Part manual, part womanifesto, Feminist Fight Club is a hilarious yet incisive guide to navigating subtle sexism at work, providing real-life career advice and humorous reinforcement for a new generation of professional women"-- Provided by publisher.

Knock 'em dead.

November 16, 2016
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" ; <2006-2016> "Ultimate job seeker's guide" (varies slightly).
Imprint varies: 1991- Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; <1999-2017> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.

Career paths in psychology : where your degree can take you

November 16, 2016
©2017
xii, 522 pages ; 25 cm
I. Academia -- Psychologists in university department of psychology of psychological science -- Psychologists in college departments of psychology or psychological science -- Psychologists in schools of education -- Psychologists in schools of business -- Psychologists in medical schools -- Psychologists in law schools -- Psychologists in schools of public policy -- II. Clinical and counseling psychology -- Clinical psychologists in independent practice -- Psychologists specializing in child and adolescent clinical psychology -- Geropsychologists : psychologists specializing in aging -- Clinical neuropsychologists -- Counseling psychologists -- Psychologists specializing in psychopharmacology -- Psychologists specializing in rehabilitation psychology -- III. Specialized settings -- Psychologists working in independently funded research centers and institutes -- Forensic psychologists -- Sports psychologists -- Media psychologists -- Consulting and organizational psychologists -- Psychologists in management -- Consumer psychologists -- Psychologists in the publishing world -- Psychologists writing textbooks -- Military psychologists -- Police and public safety psychologists -- Psychologists giving grants through nonprofits -- Psychologists giving grants through government organizations -- Psychologists in educational testing and measurement organizations -- School psychologists -- Psychologists pursuing scientific research in government service.

101 smart questions to ask on your interview

November 1, 2016
Fry, Ronald W., author.
Wayne, NJ : Career Press, [2016]
192 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.
Introduction: how to be a great prospect -- The strategy of asking smart questions -- Questions to ask yourself -- Questions to ask during your research -- Questions to ask "pre-interviewers" -- Questions to ask your new boss -- Questions to close the sale -- Questions to get the best deal -- Questions that get real -- All the smart questions to ask.

The art of work : a proven path to discovering what you were meant to do

October 24, 2016
Goins, Jeff.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2015]
xxvii, 212 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction: The cancer that couldn't stop a triathlete -- Preparation. Listening to your life: the call to something old, not new ; Accidental apprenticeships: the teacher appears when the student least expects ; Painful practice: when trying isn't good enough -- Action. Building bridges: the leap that wasn't a leap ; Pivot points: why failure is your friend ; The portfolio life: a new kind of mastery -- Completion. Your magnus opus: what legacy looks like -- Conclusion: The work is never done.
The search begins with passion but does not end there. Only when our interests connect with the needs of the world do we begin living for a larger purpose. Those who experience this intersection experience something exceptional and enviable. Though it is rare, such a life is attainable by anyone brave enough to try. Goins explains how to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters with true passion and purpose.

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