New Arrivals · Careers & Job Opportunities

June 12, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The music business (explained in plain English) : what every artist and songwriter should know to avoid getting ripped off!

June 11, 2015
Naggar, David.
San Francisco, CA : DaJe Pub., ©2013.
167 pages ; 22 cm
Basics for the artist -- Basics for the songwriter -- Other important basics -- Music, motion pictures, television & multimedia.
An invaluable aid to anyone who feels like they are at the mercy of industry pros. Not only does this book provide practical career-building and money-saving answers for both artists and songwriters, but it is also a must-have deal-making reference guide.

The art of work [electronic resource] : a proven path to discovering what you were meant to do

June 5, 2015
Goins, Jeff.
Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 2015.
1 online resource

The career playbook : essential advice for today's aspiring young professional

April 24, 2015
Citrin, James M., author.
New York : Crown Business, [2015]
x, 241 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Be the captain of your career : a new approach to career planning and advancement

March 16, 2015
Molisani, Jack, author.
Pasadena, CA : Precision Wordage Press, 2014.
vi, 147 pages ; 23 cm.

Winning answers to 500 interview questions

February 25, 2015
Margolin, Lavie.
520 pages ; 23 cm
"Interviewing is a high stakes game. If you are getting interviews but not the job, you have to improve your ability to interview. Prepare yourself to answer any interview question with a response that makes the reason the company should hire you. Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions will teach you how to become a more confident interviewer. Not only will you have an answer prepared for interview questions before they are even asked, you will also truly understand why they are being asked and how to answer them best."--Back cover.

Secrets of a hiring manager turned career coach : a foolproof guide to getting the job you want, every time

January 29, 2015
Quast, Lisa, author.
313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
Find your passion -- Evaluate jobs and your skills -- Develop your documents -- Polish your personal brand -- Score an interview -- Prep for interview success -- Ace the interview -- After the interview -- Appendix A: Resources -- Appendix B: Templates -- Appendix C: Notes.

Hired! : paths to employment in the social media era

January 27, 2015
Sheehan, Jeff.
Marietta, GA : Transition Sherpa, c2014.
vii, 330 p. : ill. ; 23

"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia

January 19, 2015
Basalla, Susan Elizabeth, 1970- author.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
xii, 149 pages ; 22 cm
Will I have to wear a suit? rethinking life after graduate school -- Getting your head ready -- Should I finish my dissertation? -- How to use your grad school years wisely -- So what am I going to do? -- Myths about post-academic careers -- Questions about graduate school and your future -- Your eclectic mix -- Post-academic profile: Abby Markoe, A.B.D. history of medicine, executive, director -- Squashwise -- How do I figure out what else to do? soul-searching before job searching -- Take inventory -- Break it down -- Looking backward: seven stories -- Guilty pleasures -- "This is your brain on graduate school" -- No need for a #2 pencil -- Where are all those PhDs anyway? -- Create your own possibilities -- Post-academic profile: Samantha Sutton, PhD in biology, life coach -- Asking the big questions: how to figure out if you want them and if they want you -- Asking the big questions -- Answering the big questions: three strategies -- Transitional tales -- So what's next? -- Post-academic profile: Xiuwen Tu, PhD in physics, Sun Power Corporation, device and characterization engineer -- This might hurt a bit: turning a CV into a résumé -- Getting ready to write a résumé -- Writing a résumé: the first draft -- A few more words of advice -- After you've drafted a résumé -- Case studies and sample résumés -- Cover letters that will get you hired -- Post-academic profile: Alyssa Picard, PhD in history, staff representative for the Michigan Affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers -- Sweaty palms, warm heart: how to turn an interview into a job -- Before the interview -- During the interview -- After the interview -- What if the interview doesn't go well? -- The job offer (or lack thereof) -- Negotiation -- Adjusting to your new job -- Post-academic profile: Scott Keeter, PhD in political science, director of Survey Research, Pew Research Center for the People & the Press -- Conclusion.

Knock 'em dead cover letters.

November 3, 2014
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media,
v. ; 24 cm.
Vols. for 2008-<2014> by Martin Yate.
"Great letter techniques and samples for every step of your job search."

Resumes that knock 'em dead.

October 20, 2014
Boston, Mass. : Bob Adams,
v. ; 24-28 cm.
Imprint varies: 1995, Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; 1998-<2014> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.
Editor: 1988-<2014> Martin Yate.

Knock 'em dead.

September 30, 2014
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" ; <2006-2015> "Ultimate job seeker's guide" (varies slightly).
Imprint varies: 1991- Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; <1999-2015> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.

The elements of résumé style : essential rules for writing résumés and cover letters that work

August 28, 2014
Bennett, Scott, 1962-
New York : American Management Association, [2014]
xx, 134 pages ; 21 cm

Network for a job : the PeopleHirePeople® process to build a job-specific network

August 5, 2014
Conners, Kathleen, author.
Denver, CO : PeopleHirePeople® Publishing, [2014]
v, 128 pages ; 21 cm.
Who to contact ; how to hunt ; what to ask.
"You need a job! You've done everything. Polished your resume. Practiced interviewing. Honed your negotiating skills. Gone on informational interviews. Applied to jobs online. Yet no job offers. Frustrated job candidates contact me when their job hunts are at a standstill. The first questions I ask is: "With whom have you spoken to expand your network?" When I name industry professionals, they say, "I hadn't thought about contacting them." 85% of jobs are landed through networking! Activate your job hunt: network! Network for a Job introduces you to professionals you need to know to get a job. Learn how to find professionals with established industry networks. Initiate conversations asking key questions. Discover how private firsthand information leads to referrals and job opportunities. The PeopleHirePeople® process to build a job-specific network will work for you. Discover how great networkers get great job offers. Network On!"--Page [4] of cover.

Jolt your career from here to there : 8 breakthrough strategies for career-change success

August 5, 2014
Lurie, Sunny Klein, author.
iv, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.

Career change : stop hating your job, discover what you really want to do with your life, and start doing it!

August 5, 2014
Penn, Joanna.
[S. l.] : J. Penn, 2013
163 p. : ill.; 21 cm.
"First printed in this edition, 2013, updated and rewritten from 2008 print edition. Previously published as 'How to enjoy your job or find a new one" -- T.p. verso.
"I hate my job" -- Identifying the problem -- The results of an unhappy workplace -- How to improve your current situation -- Develop yourself -- Coping with stress at work -- Being valued and appreciated -- Escaping the trap -- Making money...and keeping hold of it -- eing creative -- Escape is sometimes necessary -- How to change your career...and your life -- What do you really want to do? -- Entrepreneurship or working for yourself -- The career change process -- Setting and achieving your goals.

The job seeker manifesto : the job search marketing plan : declare to the world how you will find your next job!

August 5, 2014
Burik, Katherine.
Canton, OH : Job Talk Press, c2013.
x, 124 p. ; 23 cm.

What's next? : finding your passion and your dream job in your forties, fifties, and beyond

August 5, 2014
Hannon, Kerry.
New York : Berkley Books, 2014.
xviii, 254 pages ; 21 cm

Get the job done : 118 career tips, tools, and Internet resources

August 4, 2014
Williams, Beverly A., author.
xx, 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Get a job! : how I found a job when jobs are hard to find--and so can you

August 4, 2014
Quillen, W. Daniel, author.
[Cold Spring Harbor, New York] : Cold Spring Press, [2013]
183 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.

Knock 'em dead social networking : for job search and professional success

August 4, 2014
Yate, Martin John.
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]
255 pages ; 22 cm
"Build meaningful online & offline networks, use social media to manage your career, build a desirable and flexible brand that lasts a lifetime"--Cover.
Social networking : the key to a successful future -- Your social network brand. How to live life on your terms ; The foundations of career success ; A professional brand for a lifetime of networking -- Building your social networks. Social networking in job search and career management ; How to create a discoverable social media profile ; LinkedIn ; Google+ ; Facebook ; Twitter ; Professional and alumni networks ; Personal and community networks -- Your social network-integrated job search. First get organized ; Job sites and resume banks ; Direct approach to target companies ; Job fairs -- Leveraging your social networks. The secrets of successful networking conversations ; How to quadruple your interviews ; Initiating marketing conversations with hiring managers ; Social networking and all your tomorrows.
Shows you how to use his proven social networking strategies to build your brand and market your skills across an ever-growing network.

The perfect resume : resumes that work in the new economy!

August 4, 2014
Quillen, W. Daniel, author.
167 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

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

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

Leveraging linkedIn for job search success, 2014

July 18, 2014
Coon, Fred, author.
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.
xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.


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