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Books and eBooks
Careers for High-energy People and Other Go-getters by CAREERS FOR YOU IS THE ONLY CAREER SERIES DESIGNED EXPRESSLY TO TURN PASSIONS INTO PAYCHECKS The inspiring Careers for You series encourages career explorers to examine the job market through the unique lens of their own interests. Includes: The latest information on training and education Tips on transforming hobbies into job skills Stories of success from each field Expert advice on finding and getting the job Advice on competing in hot job markets
Call Number: HF5382 .E23 2005 ebk
Publication Date: 2005
College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs by This is the only book that provides information on the actual jobs and earning of college graduates in 50 majors. Based on an updated US Census Bureau study for 170,000 college graduates, this handbook offers accurate and helpful information for choosing college majors or deciding what to do with a degree that's already been earned. Readers will discover which majors are the best investment, the job and salary prospects for specific majors, the employment growth rates through 2018 for particular majors, what each major's graduates do on the job, how many of a major's graduates go on to additional education, and more. Now in its third edition, this best-selling title includes completely updated data, tables, and content. New information and tables cover how closely related graduates jobs are to their major; reasons why graduates work in jobs not related to their major; the percentages of graduates in each major working in small, medium, and large organizations; the percentage of graduates in each major working in new businesses; and graduates' levels of job satisfaction when compared to graduates of other majors.
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 F644 2012
Publication Date: 2012
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2016 by What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually, with more than ten million copies sold. This 2016 edition features the latest studies and perspectives on today's job-market, including proven strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. Career expert Richard N. Bolles reveals surprising advice on what works--and what doesn't--so you can focus your efforts on tactics that yield results. This helpful manual shares proven tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, as well as guidance for effective networking, confident interviewing, and the best salary negotiating possible. But it goes beyond that by helping you to zero in on your ideal job--and life--with its classic Flower Exercise. Whether you're searching for your first job, were recently laid off, or are dreaming of a career change, What Color Is Your Parachute? will guide you toward fulfilling and prosperous work.
Call Number: HF5382.75.U6 B65 2011 ebk
Publication Date: 2015
Information about General Studies in Science
Know where you’re going, but need to begin laying the groundwork to get there? Or are you still exploring possible fields of study? Austin Community College’s General Studies programs provide a solid foundation for a variety of careers.