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This new series of self-help cards begins with advice on how to improve your working life. Feeling unfulfilled in your present job? Want to make the most out of your creativity but don't know how? Not sure where to go next? The cards offer 50 pieces of bite-sized but practical advice by an expert in the field. Get the cards and get your career back on track!
This is an engaging and practical guide to the diverse careers in psychology that will be most in demand in the coming decade, along with guidance for students and recent psychology graduates on how to select a fulfilling career. The guide discusses careers requiring bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, including careers often overlooked by psychology majors. Each career includes a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies and required skills, expected compensation and employment outlook (based on the US Department of Labor projections and other sources), and links to additional information sources. The book also provides a comprehensive foundation for exploring careers in psychology, including information on subspecialty areas. It guides readers in evaluating personal strengths, values, and skills sets in regard to potential career options. Interviews and profiles of individuals who have created satisfying careers in a variety of psychology specialties further assist readers in their decisions. The guide also includes handy checklists and charts that provide salary and other relevant career data.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is the premier, nationally recognized source for career information. Especially designed to provide valuable up-to-date information, the Handbook is great for all individuals making decisions about their future including students about to graduate from high school or college, recent graduates, individuals returning to the workforce after an absence, or anyone looking for a career change. It has been used by millions since the 1940s. The 2020-2021 OOH reflects employment projections for the 2018-2028 decade. It includes information on the fastest-growing occupations, number of new jobs, and a summary of the highest-paying occupations. This Handbook contains numerous occupations profiles and includes information on: *Duties required by the occupation *Work Environment *Education and training needed *Median pay *Important qualities for the job *Licenses, certification, and registrations needed *Contact information to learn more about the occupation *Job outlook Special features include: *Assumptions and methods used in preparing employment projections *A comprehensive appendix summarizing the occupations *Data for occupations not covered in detail *Employment projections *Glossary of terms used throughout the book *Occupational information network coverage; and a detailed index
The new Lean In, from the multi-award-winning Founder and CEO of national non-profit Girls Who Code and New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani. `We are raising our boys to be brave, but our girls to be perfect. And this is holding us back.' Imagine if you lived without the fear of failure, without the fear of not measuring up. If you no longer felt the need to stifle your thoughts and swallow what you really want to say in order to please and appease others. If you could stop berating yourself mercilessly for human mistakes, let go of the guilt and the strangling pressure to be perfect, and just breathe. What if, in every decision you faced, you made the brave choice or took the bolder path. Would you be happier? Would you impact the world in the ways you dream you can? I believe the answer to both is yes.
__________________________ `Bruce Daisley is on a mission to change the world of work.' The Times __________________________ From the creator of hit podcast Eat Sleep Work Repeat comes a revolutionary re-envisioning of how to enjoy your job. In the course of a career that has taken him from some of the world's biggest media companies to Twitter, via Google and YouTube, Bruce Daisley has become fascinated by what makes great companies tick. And in his hugely popular podcast Eat Sleep Work Repeat, he has dug right into the DNA of work, talking to leading experts about how we can make our jobs more fulfilling, more productive - and much more enjoyable. Now, in The Joy of Work, he shares the fruits of his discoveries in 30 succinct tips that range across all aspects of 21st-century office life and that combine inspiration, empirically tested insight and down-to-earth practical answers in equal measure. Are lunch breaks for wimps, or do they actually make us more productive? Is it true that you can improve team performance simply by moving the location of the kettle or coffee machine? Why are meetings so often a waste of time, and how can they be fixed? And what are Monk Mode Mornings and Hack Weeks, and why do people swear by them? If you're not happy with the status quo, if you want to find out how things could be done better, if you're seeking greater fulfilment at work and a life that is less fraught, The Joy of Work will point the way. __________________________ This is a warm, wise and funny book which provides a terrific summary of some of the science - and stories - behind what makes work a positive part of people's lives. From the importance of lunch to the value of laughter, this book gives witty and practical advice. I loved it and I've already started changing some of the things I do at work, as a result! - Professor Sophie Scott Don't quit yet! In this book, Bruce shares remarkable advice that may well have you laughing while you work and truly loving your job. - Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder Bruce Daisley's The Joy of Work is a joy to read. It translates the best of workplace psychology research into practical ways of establishing creative and liveable cultures at work-a must read for all of us 9-5ers! - Professor Sir Cary Cooper, ALLIANCE Manchester Business School, University of Manchester Bruce's The Joy of Work is an important reminder of simple everyday practices to improve how we all work together, which will lead to greater team and individual happiness and performance. Great results will follow. - Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square With just 30 changes, you can transform your work experience from bland and boring (or worse) to fulfilling, fun, and even joyful. Bruce Daisley has pulled together threads of research and woven them into a tapestry of strategies that actually work, and that don't depend on the CEO's sign-off for implementation. You can begin changing your work culture today at the individual, team, and organisational levels with these tactics that increase creativity, productivity, and satisfaction. - Daniel Pink, author of WHEN and DRIVE
'Fearlessly tells it like it is, offering its readers no-nonsense and insightful advice to help them get over their crap and wake up to their own brilliance.' - Jen Sincero, bestselling author of You Are A Badass It's time to stop self-sabotaging and start living your best life. How to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t is a straight-shooting approach to self-improvement for women, one that offers no-crap truth-telling about the most common self-destructive behaviours women tend to engage in. From listening to the imposter complex and bitchy inner critic to catastrophizing and people-pleasing, Andrea Owen--a nationally sought-after life coach-- crystallizes what's behind these invisible, undermining habits. With each chapter, she offers practical advice and kicks women's gears out of autopilot and empowers them to create happier, more fulfilling lives. Powerfully on-the-mark, the chapters are short and digestible, nicely bypassing weighty examinations in favour of punch-points of awareness.
Learn the ins and outs of sales techniques with this comprehensive and accessible guide that is the crash course in how to sell anything. Sometimes, it seems like learning a new skill is impossible. But whether you are interested in pursuing a full-times sales career, want to make extra money with sales as a side hustle, or are just looking to turn your hobby into a business, everyone can benefit from knowing how to sell. With Sales 101 you can start selling now. This clear and comprehensive guide is perfect for those who are just starting out in the sales field. Presented with a casual and an easy-to-understand tone, it gives you the information and training you need to get started. Sales 101 teaches the basic sales philosophies and tactics that have been successful for centuries, along with newer, more up-to-date information about using the internet and social media to find leads and increase your customer base. Whether you need guidance in making a presentation or closing a deal to handling rejection or managing your time, Sales 101 shares the best advice and solutions to prepare you for a career in the sales field.
`I wish I'd been able to read this book when I was 20. Mind you, it's never too late' Clare Balding In The Skills award-winning broadcaster Mishal Husain inspires, champions and encourages women to make their ambitions a reality by focusing on practical skills that make a difference. Gathering together advice for women of all ages, whether they are new graduates, working mothers or simply seeking a career change, The Skills explains: How to present yourself to maximum effect, in person and online How to prepare for quick wins, big moments and plan for long-term goals How to gain confidence and authority How to navigate the ups and downs of a long working life and build resilience Drawing on Mishal's own experience, interviews with experts and with inspirational figures from Martha Lane Fox to Malala Yousafzai, The Skills will guide women in honing the abilities they need to thrive in whatever field they choose.
For introverts who panic at the idea of networking, Wickre's book is a deep, calming breath. -Sophia Dembling, author of The Introvert's Way Former Google executive, editorial director of Twitter, self-described introvert, and the best-connected Silicon Valley figure you've never heard of (Walt Mossberg, Wall Street Journal), offers networking advice for anyone who has ever canceled a coffee date due to social anxiety. Learn to nurture a vibrant circle of reliable contacts without leaving your comfort zone. Networking has garnered a reputation as a sort of necessary evil. Some people relish the opportunity to boldly work the room, introduce themselves to strangers, and find common career ground-but for many others, the experience is awkward, or even terrifying. The common networking advice for introverts are variations on the theme of overcoming or fixing their quiet tendencies. But Karen Wickre is a self-described introvert who has worked in Silicon Valley for thirty years. She shows you how to embrace your quiet nature and make genuine connections that last, that we can nurture across the world for all kinds of purposes (Chris Anderson, head of TED). Karen's embrace your quiet side approach is for anyone who finds themselves shying away from traditional networking activities, or for those who would rather be curled up with a good book on a Friday night than out at a party. With compelling arguments and creative strategies, this practical, easy-to-use (Sree Sreenivasan, former chief digital officer of Columbia University) book is a perfect guide.
Career ladders and jobs for life are a thing of the past Today, we're living in a world of squiggly careers, where moving frequently and fluidly between roles, industries, locations, and even careers, is becoming the new normal. Squiggly careers can feel stressful and overwhelming, but if you know how to make the most of them, they can be full of opportunity, freedom and purpose. And to make the most of our increasingly squiggly careers we need to answer some important questions: What am I good at? What do I stand for? What motivates and drives me? Where do I want to go in the future? In The Squiggly Career, you'll learn how to: - Play to your super strengths - Discover your values - Overcome your confidence gremlins - Build better support networks - Explore your future possibilities Packed with insights about the changing shape of work, exercises to fuel your growth, and tips and inspiration from highly successful people, this book will help you be happier, and ultimately more successful in your career.
An inspiring and illuminating guide to true self care, from the sage teacher and breakout star of the critically acclaimed drama, Queen Sugar, from Executive Producers Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay for OWN. In all your years of schooling, did you ever take a single class that explained how to navigate the hurt, drama, and fear that come with living? Tina Lifford sure didn't. She learned the hard way-through experience as both a Hollywood actress and as the founder of the personal development network The Inner Fitness Project. Now, she brings together her own hard-won insights as well as those of her clients in this helpful and transformative guide. A blend of personal anecdotes and meaningful, practical-and most important, actionable-advice, The Little Book of Big Lies is the life skills class you need to nurture the inner you and move beyond the past. In fourteen raw, personal stories, Tina teaches you how to change your self-perception-to see yourself in the best possible light, to love and honor what you see, and to forge a new sense of what's possible in every aspect of your life. But make no mistake, The Little Book of Big Lies is not a rah-rah quick fix for fear and pain. Like physical fitness, building and maintaining emotional strength requires continued effort. This invaluable book is the foundation you need to start building inner health and well-being so you can thrive. Tina guides you on a journey of self-discovery that will help you turn shame into self-acceptance, self-rejection into self-love, blame into freedom, and old hurt into power. Wise and powerful, The Little Book of Big Lies will completely change how you think and live.
Long before Ken Carter became 'Coach Carter' of Hollywood movie fame, he was a self-made successful local businessman and basketball coach at Richmond High School in Richmond, CA - a high school that's located in one of the toughest neighborhoods in the country. Based on Coach's success, not only in life but with the students' whose lives he directly influenced, Yes Ma'am, No Sir focuses on how basic lessons can change lives. From leadership, respect and honesty to civility, goal achievement, education and persistence, Coach inspires readers to go after their dreams and to be the person they aspire to be.