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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2020 by
Call Number: VOC 650.14 B
Publication Date: 2019-08-13
With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2020, tailoring Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. NAMED ONE OF THE ALL-TIME 100 BEST NONFICTION BOOKS BY TIME 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 newly streamlined edition features the latest resources, case studies, and perspectives on today's job market, revealing surprising advice on what works--and what doesn't--so you can focus your efforts on tactics that yield results. At its core is Richard N. Bolles's famed Flower Exercise, a unique self-inventory that helps you design your career--and your life--around your key passions, transferable skills, traits, and more. This practical manual also provides essential tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, networking effectively, interviewing with confidence, and negotiating the best salary possible. 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 a fulfilling and prosperous life's work.
NCLEX-RN Prep 2019 by
Call Number: VOC 610.7307 K
Publication Date: 2019-03-05
The NCLEX-RN exam is not just about what you know--it's about how you think. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Prep 2019 uses expert critical thinking strategies and targeted sample questions to help you put your expertise into practice and ace the exam! The NCLEX-RN exam tests how you'll apply the medical knowledge you've gained in real-life situations. In NCLEX-RN Prep 2019, Kaplan's all-star nursing faculty teaches you 10 critical thinking pathways to help you think like a nurse. Eight chapters end with practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action. Proven Strategies. Realistic Practice. 10 critical thinking pathways to break down what exam questions are asking 8 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action Full-length practice test Detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect Techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test format Expert Guidance In-depth content review, organized along the exam's "Client Needs" framework Kaplan's Learning Engineers and expert psychometricians ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test We invented test prep--Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years, and our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams
College Admissions Cracked by
Call Number: VOC 378 S
Publication Date: 2019-08-06
How to help your kid navigate the college admissions process -- from scheduling standardized tests to writing essays -- month by month, girlfriend's-guide style. So, your child is a high school junior. You've heard other parents with kids older than yours whisper the word "college" like it was a terminal disease. You've seen their taut, maniacal grins as they try to hold it together. The process of weathering and conquering the college admissions process with a teenager is a daunting affair for many. Advice will pour in through friends, your child's guidance counselor, and your mother's neighbor's cousin. Thankfully, Jill Margaret Shulman, a college admissions coach, application evaluator, college writing instructor, essayist, author, and empathetic parent, is here to be your fiercest ally. She'll guide you through the entire crazy ritual that college admissions has become, month by month, breath by deep, cleansing breath, until you drop your kid off at college where she will ignore your phone calls and texts. Come as you are -- whether chill or roiling with anxiety -- and Shulman, along with a platoon of experts and fellow parents, will help you maintain your strength and sense of self-worth, so easily lost somewhere between your teenager's screaming, "I hate you! You're ruining my life!" and typing your credit card number into the College Board's website for the twentieth time. You've got college admissions cracked, and now, this book has got your back.
MAT Exam Study Guide 2019-2020 by
Call Number: VOC 378.1662 M
Publication Date: 2018-09-01
You're probably thinking this is just another typical study guide. Because we know your time is limited, we've created a resource that isn't like most study guides. With Trivium Test Prep's unofficial MAT Exam Study Guide 2019-2020: MAT Exam Prep Review and Practice Test Questions for the Miller Analogies Test you'll benefit from a quick-but-comprehensive review of everything tested on the exam via real-life examples, graphics, and information. Our materials give you that extra edge you need to pass the first time. Pearson was not involved in the creation or production of this product, is not in any way affiliated with Trivium Test Prep, and does not sponsor or endorse this product. Trivium Test Prep's MAT Exam Study Guide 2019-2020 offers: A detailed overview of what you need to know for the MAT exam Coverage of all the subjects over which you will be tested Practice questions for you to practice and improve Test tips and strategies to help you score higher Trivium Test Prep's MAT Exam Study Guide 2019-2020 covers analogies and includes a FULL practice test About Trivium Test Prep Trivium Test Prep is an independent test prep study guide company that produces and prints all of our books right here in the USA. Our dedicated professionals know how people think and learn, and have created our test prep products based on what research has shown to be the fastest, easiest, and most effective way to prepare for the exam. Unlike other study guides that are stamped out in a generic fashion, our study materials are specifically tailored for your exact needs. We offer a comprehensive set of guides guaranteed to raise your score for exams from every step of your education; from high school, to college or the military, to graduate school. Let our study guides guide you along the path to the professional career of your dreams
Medical Assistant Exam Prep by
Call Number: VOC 378 M
Publication Date: 2019-11-05
Kaplan's Medical Assistant Exam Prep provides the in-depth content, comprehensive review, and targeted practice you need to pass the Certified Medical Assistant and Registered Medical Assistant exams. Whether you're a first-time test taker or you're studying for recertification, Kaplan's up-to-date content and proven test-taking strategies will help you face the exam with confidence. Kaplan is so certain that Medical Assistant Exam Prep offers all the knowledge you need to pass the exam that we guarantee it: After studying with the book, you'll score higher on your medical assistant exam--or you'll get your money back. Comprehensive Review Review of all tested subjects for the CMA and RMA exams Diagnostic test to help you target areas for score improvement and make the most of your study time Full-length practice test with 300 questions End-of-chapter quizzes with detailed answer explanations Case study-based practice questions to develop your critical thinking skills New discussions including: the medical assistant's role in emergency preparedness and the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care Updated discussions including: electronic health records (EHRs), personal health records (PHRs), and patient rights; guidelines for reporting healthcare data breaches; billing procedures; and day-to-day electronic communications in the medical office Expert Guidance Expert advice on building and maintaining professional credentials Updated career resources and a guide to the certification process We invented test prep--Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.
Ignore Your Customers (and They'll Go Away) by
Call Number: VOC 658.8 S
Publication Date: 2020-01-14
Discover how to create exceptional customer service and a superior customer experience, learning from the greatest companies of our time. When it comes to delivering great customer service and customer experience, many companies miss the mark. But there's no reason this should include you and your company. Ignore Your Customers (and They'll Go Away) spells out, step by step, how to craft a customer service culture and customer experience so powerful that they'll transform your organization and boost your company's bottom line. You'll enjoy inspirational, often hilarious, tales from the trenches as author Micah Solomon, one of the world's best-known customer service consultants, relates hands-on adventures about assessing and improving customer service in various industries. You'll spend time behind the scenes with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and discover how the company delivers "wow" customer service. From Richard Branson, you'll learn how Virgin brands deliver authentic customer service (avoiding what Branson calls "Stepford Customer Service") and Branson's secrets for turning social media attackers into brand promoters. Drawing on a wealth of stories personally assembled from today's most innovative and successful companies, including Amazon, Cleveland Clinic, Drybar, USAA Insurance, and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Solomon reveals what it takes to turn a ho-hum customer interaction into one that drives customer engagement and lifelong loyalty.
Cracking the OAT (Optometry Admission Test) by
Call Number: VOC 617.7 C
Publication Date: 2018-10-16
Getting into optometry school is tough, and Cracking the OATgives future optometrists a leg up on that difficult process. All prospective students must take the Optometry Admission Test, a standardized exam that tests biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, reading comprehension, and quantitative reasoning. The Princeton Review's Cracking the OATprovides content review, practice, test-taking techniques, and study suggestions to help students score higher on this critical exam. This 2nd edition reflects changes made to the OAT in 2016 and 2017, with greatly-expanded content review & practice sections based on consumer feedback from the 1st edition.
The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need by
Call Number: VOC 658.1522 K
Publication Date: 2019-11-05
From top experts in the field, the definitive guide to grant-writing Written by two expert authors who have won secured millions of dollars in government and foundation grants, The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need is the classic book on grant seeking, providing a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for government, nonprofit, and individual grant seekers. Drawing on decades of experience in grant writing and professional development, Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox demystify the process of securing grants while offering indispensable advice from funders and recipients. This updated fifth edition includes: Vital information about grantsmanship in today's ever-changing economic and social climate In-depth interviews with funders, nonprofit leaders, and policy makers about the grants process A new chapter on how to diversify funding and think "outside the box" when grants are scarce Concrete suggestions for developing each section of a proposal Hands-on exercises that let you practice what you learn A detailed description of important websites for grant seekers Strategies for developing and presenting programs that are likely to receive grants