Outsiders on the inside : how to create a winning career-- even when you don't fit in!
by David Couper.
Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, c2010.
Does your gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, accent, mannerisms, quirky clothing, piercing, or outlook on life make you feel like a fish out of water in your workplace, from the moment your workday begins until you leave at the end of the day? Find out how to capitalize on your differences and become a successful outsider on the inside. Outsiders on the Insideprovides specific guidance and simple but effective strategies to help outsiders recharge their careers. You will learn: Crucial marketing strategies to help match your unique professional qualities with employers and customers. A painless, step-by-step process for meeting new people. Unique strategies for resumes, cover letters, and other job-hunting tools. Coping strategies to confront and educate critics.
Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin ; foreword by Kristine Dobson.
Indianapolis, Ind. : JIST Works, c2009.
Research has proven that matching your personality to a career brings work satisfaction and success. With this best-selling book's help, you discover your personality type and the 50 best jobs that relate to it. Part I overviews how personality relates to careers. Part II features a self-assessment for determining you personality type: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising or Conventional. Part III contains the best job lists, including the 50 best jobs overall for each personality type. Other lists for each personality type include the best-paying jobs, jobs with the highest projected growth, best jobs based on education lever, best part-time jobs, and best jobs for the self-employed--145 best jobs lists in all. In Part IV, you find a gold mine of facts about the 50 best jobs for each of the six personality types #38; 300 job description.
Making a difference by being yourself : using your personality type at work and in relationships
Gregory E. Huszczo.
Mountain View, Calif. : Davies-Black Pub., c2008.
At work and in relationships, making a difference may be easier than you think. It can happen in the subtlest of ways: you can lead with authenticity or set an ethical standard by your example, mentor a coworker or organize a companywide blood drive. The options are endless. The question is-what will work for you?
The most important questions to ask on your next job interview : insider secrets you need to know
by Kendall Blair.
Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, c2007.
Interview questions -- Work environment -- Assignments & tasks -- Chain of command -- If the position is not right for you -- This company is a match! -- Advancement -- Why me? -- Problems -- What have I left out? -- Guidance -- Communication -- The wrap up -- Case studies.
Do what you are : discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type
Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron.
New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2007.
Do What You Are has already helped more than 750,000 people find truly satisfying work. The book leads you step-by-step through the process of determining and verifying your Personality Type. Then it provides real-life case studies of people who share your Type and introduces you to the key ingredients your work must have for it to be genuinely fulfilling. Using workbook exercises and explaining specific job search strategies, Do What You Are identifies occupations that are popular with your Type and offers a rundown of your work-related strengths and weaknesses. It also shows how you can use your unique strengths to customize your job search, ensuring the best results in the shortest period of time. Whether you are a recent graduate, a first-time job seeker, or a midlife career switcher, this lively guide will enable you to discover the right career for you. Book jacket.
The everything career tests book : 10 tests to determine the right occupation for you
by Bronwyn A. Llewellyn with Robin Holt.
Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corp., c2007.
American workers are upwardly mobile movers and shakers who change careers often, always on the hunt for their perfect niche. But you can't follow your bliss unless you know what your bliss is. Enter The Everything[Registered] Career Tests Book-your key to determining the career path you were destined for! This engaging, accessible guide boasts ten different tests that reveal work habits, affinities, and interests you may not even realize are yours!
The complete idiot's guide to discovering your perfect career
by Rene Carew with the American Writers and Artists Institute.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Alpha Books, c2005.
You're no idiot, of course. You've finally figured out that you're heading down a dead-end career path-and you're dying to turn things around. Problem is, you just can't afford to take any more detours...