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Library of Congress call numbers
For general books about Career Resources, browse the shelves at the following Library of Congress call numbers:
- HF 5381-5386 Vocational Guidance. Career Development
- LB2300-2430 Higher education
- LB2366-2367.75 College examinations
- LB2371-2372 Graduate education
- LB2381-2391 Academic degrees
- LC1035-1035.8 Basic education. Basic skills education
- LC1036-1036.8 Community education
- LC1037-1037.8 Career education
- LC1041-1048 Vocational education (General)
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Green Careers by People of all ages and backgrounds are seeking work in career fields that will help save the planet, yet many people are unaware of the variety of green careers available. This unique career guidance book, based on labor market research, covers green jobs representing almost every area of career interest. The authors' extensive experience in career and workforce development will help you explore tomorrow's green career options. Answer such questions as: What green careers are available? What salary can I expect? What education do I need? What is the demand for this type of job? How do I change to a green career? Green Careers offers clear and concise information about the emerging field of green and environmental jobs. Chapters include: Industry-by-industry overview of green jobs Profiles of 90 different occupations in 12 different career groups Over 65 case studies and interviews of people working in green jobs Career planning information and job search resources This book will appeal to students, career explorers, job seekers, and career and workforce development professionals as an indispensable guide for finding a career to feel passionate about and prospering while doing what you love.
Call Number: GE60 .C397 2009
Publication Date: 2009-05-01
Best Jobs for the 21st Century Fifth Edition by In just two steps, Best Jobs for the 21st Century helps readers quickly and easily focus their career options (step 1: the lists) and learn more about jobs of interest (step 2: the job descriptions). This new edition offers bonus lists showing careers with the most-improves outlook since the last edition. The book now includes information on starting wages, additional new career facts from the U.S. Department of Labor, and the latest data available for good career decision-making.
Call Number: HF5381.15 .F37 2009
Publication Date: 2008-11-01
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2020 by In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a shifting economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
Call Number: HF5383 .B56 2014
Publication Date: 2019-08-13
Cannabis Jobs by "Andrew Ward spills the beans on how to obtain a job or full-blown career in the cannabis industry. Brooklyn-based freelance cannabis writer Ward should know, as he has covered the industry for over a decade for Benzinga and Merry Jane, among other media outlets." --Forbes As of 2019, eleven states (and Washington, DC) have legalized recreational marijuana use with another twenty-two having legalized medical marijuana, and those numbers will only continue to rise. Cannabis career opportunities are beginning to take off across the country and beyond. In fact, Forbes noted the industry is projected to create more jobs than manufacturing by 2020. With the rise in legalization, virtually any job in the American market can be replicated in the cannabis industry. From working in a dispensary to social media, IT to HR, marketing to quality assurance, millions of future professionals are looking at cannabis as a future career path. Andrew Ward, who has been covering the growing cannabis industry for over a decade, shares the vast stretch of potential careers. In addition to job opportunities, Ward supplies career growth, salaries, and first-hand knowledge from professionals who have made a career in the field. But as with any industry, there are pros and cons. While the market is expanding, every profession has growing pains, and Ward explains them in detail. In addition to potential jobs, Ward explores other options, such as freelancing and starting your own business. For those either looking to find a new career or preparing to join the workforce, Cannabis Jobs offers the most in-depth information available.
Call Number: HD9019.M382 U6777 2019
Publication Date: 2019-10-08
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Career Rehad by Ditch the Job for the Dream If you don't love what you do, then it's time to re-think your daily grind and renovate your career. It's time for Career Rehab.This book has the tools you need to go from the job you're in to the career—and the life—you want. In Career Rehab, professional career and life coach Kanika Tolver helps you strip away the fear and doubt holding you back from living your best life and get down to the 'good bones' of your resume so you can build your dream career. Tolver outlines simple yet innovative ways to brand, market, and sell yourself into jobs that promote work-life balance, fair compensation, and continuous career development. You'll learn how to: Brand yourself like a product Fearlessly, but softly, resign from a job Identify the right career path for yourself Enhance your professional happiness Leverage your personal passions and purpose in life This collection of research, success stories, interviews, and case studies will give you a better understanding of how you can find professional and personal bliss. The time is NOW to build your personal brand, network like a hustler, and get the pay you deserve.
Publication Date: 2020
Passion to Careers by Discover why the secret to a successful career lies in your passion! Passion to Careers: Nine steps to BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER from your PASSION is essential reading for anyone looking to make a positive change in their career, or who wants to find work they'll enjoy while building a successful career they can later monetise. In Passion to Careers: Nine steps to BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER from your PASSION, Gugu shares nine critical steps that will help you find a job you love (while still building a successful career). These steps will help you to identify your talents, interests and passion and find work that truly engages, inspires and fulfils you. You'll also discover practical solutions to common career problems such as: Deciding what skills to develop, which company to work for and what career to build. Passion to Careers: Nine steps to BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER from your PASSION will inspire you to trust your interests, strengths and passion and focus on building expertise that brings out the very best in you. So step out of your comfort zone and into a career you're truly passionate about!
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
Hacks for Life and Career by Being a millennial is not easy. While the average millennial struggles with low remuneration and motivation, there are others who become Instagram influencers and earn oodles of money and fame. This book aims to provide life hacks that can help millennials face the world professionally and personally. It discusses various topics along the lines of entrepreneurship, self-help, technological disruption and financial literacy. In this holistic guide for today's millennials, the author breaks down various day-to-day business concepts such as pricing, inflation, GDP and so on. The book also provides a glimpse of industries--FMCG, consulting, e-commerce, banking--to help readers understand the culture and demands of these industries. The book tries to speak to all kinds of millennials, be it the ones starting their slash careers or those beginning a new entrepreneurial venture. Hacks for Life and Career includes tips on managing difficult bosses and colleagues along with life hacks to upsell oneself in a corporate career. It also provides career-related assistance like creating an impactful resume and acing various rounds of job selection. The book answers the often-asked question of whether to pursue an Indian degree or an international degree. And finally, the secret sauce that will help them land that job with a nine-digit salary. The book will appeal to millennials who are trying to make a career in corporate India.
Publication Date: 2020-11-18