Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology

Author: Conrad Phillip Kottak

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259818431

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to general anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. New to this edition, Connect Anthropology offers a variety of learning tools and activities to make learning more engaging for students and teaching more efficient for instructors. Window on Humanity is a perfect match for general anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.

Window on Humanity

A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology

Author: Kottak

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077594940

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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On Being Different: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the North American Mainstream

Author: Kathryn Kozaitis,Conrad Kottak

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078117015

Category: Education

Page: 384

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Understanding of cultural diversity is essential to a healthy multicultural society. Fundamental to this book’s approach is the belief that a comparative, cross-cultural view of human differences and similarities enhances understanding of diversity and multiculturalism within contemporary North America. On Being Different provides an up-to-date, comprehensive, and interdisciplinary account of diversity and multiculturalism in the United States and Canada. Conrad Kottak and Kathryn Kozaitis clarify essential issues, themes, and topics in the study of diversity, including ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. The book also presents an original theory of multiculturalism, showing how human agency and culture work to organize and change society.

$uccess Without College - Roadmap to Software Developer

Author: Christine Axsmith

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1365780554

Category: Computers

Page: 48

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$uccess Without College - Roadmap to Software Developer tells you everything you need to know to get a software development career - without college. Two years of research and dozens of interviews are condensed into this book. $uccess Without College - Roadmap to Software Developer is the first in a series of books about alternatives to college-based careers. You don't have to choke on student loan debt to be an American success. Learn how others have created a prosperous and successful life - without a college degree. This is the first book in the Successwithoutcollege Roadmap series, and the only one written in the last year.

Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter

How to Create an Extraordinary Resume and Hook Your Dream job

Author: Tracy Brisson

Publisher: SEAM Publishing

ISBN: 1301721174

Category: Education

Page: 99

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No more myths and platitudes. It’s time teachers get the career advice they deserve. Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter: How to Create an Extraordinary Resume and Hook Your Dream Job details exactly what today’s teacher needs to construct an exceptional resume and manage a job search that attracts the attention of recruiters and principals. Confessions of a teacher Recruiter was written by Tracy Brisson, Founder of The Opportunities Project. Tracy is an experienced teacher recruiter and career expert. Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter features step-by-step advice, detailed templates, interviews with teachers, funny stories from ten years of recruiting teachers, and confessions on what hiring professionals really think about when reviewing resumes and making decisions about who to bring onto their team. Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter has eight chapters of insight specifically targeted toward teachers to so they can: Avoid the mediocre resume trap Conquer the mysterious application submission and hiring process Demonstrate your excellence in every section of your resume Format your resume so it’s not thrown away when it’s opened Pass the cover letter test Master your online presence and have offers come to you Maintain a great attitude throughout a stressful job search Praise for Confessions of a Teacher Recruiter "Thanks so much for the helpful and engaging read! I was able to really improve my resume in ways I never would’ve thought to. I especially appreciated your honesty!" - Anna D., NYC Teacher and Teachers College (Columbia University) Student What an amazing book! I can’t believe how much I missed! I’ve made several changes recommended by the book, and I’m hoping to see results soon!" - Mike R., Pennsylvania Social Studies Teacher “This is an awesome book if you are job hunting.” -Tasha G., Seattle Teacher "Best advice so far: Set certain times to job search and tips on how not become obsessive! Great text!" - Jessie S., Michigan Second Grade Teacher via Twitter "I just read the book and LOVED it! I immediately recommended it to a colleague who I know is also on the hunt for a new position. The tips were so incredibly helpful, and I was thrilled with the format of the book. Personally, I had a few small things on my old resume that I honestly just didn’t realize were frowned upon until reading the advice you gave, so hopefully my fabulous new resume and cover letter will help me get my foot in the door somewhere new!" - Ashley H., San Diego Science Teacher via LinkedIn

Real-resumes for Construction Jobs

Including Real Resumes Used to Change Careers and Transfer Skills to Other Industries

Author: Anne McKinney

Publisher: PREP Publishing

ISBN: 9781885288271

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 181

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Presents examples of resumes and cover letters for those seeking a job in the construction industry.

Expert Resumes for Teachers and Educators

Author: Wendy S. Enelow,Louise Kursmark

Publisher: Jist Works

ISBN: 9781593571269

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 290

View: 1975

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This new second edition includes 180 pages of completely new sample resumes aimed at teachers at all levels, educational administrators, and other educators and trainers. Plus, there are step-by-step instructions for writing great resumes, situation-specific employment trends and career strategies, and an appendix of helpful online resources.

Real-resumes for Teachers

Author: Anne McKinney

Publisher: PREP Publishing

ISBN: 9781885288196

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 183

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Applying for teaching and administrative positions in schools requires a specialized kind of resume. This guide offers advice along with actual examples of resumes and covering letters, to help educators find the best opportunities available to them.

Ace Your Teacher Resume and Cover Letter

Insider Secrets That Get You Noticed

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781681570204

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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In this captivating and highly practical book, award-winning author and teacher, Anthony D. Fredericks offers real-world guidelines on how to build the perfect teacher resume (and cover letter). Fredericks has compiled fresh advice and insightful tips from numerous principals and superintendents around the country. He provides insider knowledge about what types of vocabulary and key words/phrases administrators look for on resumes and cover letters and explains how teacher resumes differ from other business resumes. Ace Your Teacher Resume (& Cover Letter) gives you proven strategies, winning guidelines, along with scores of sample resumes and cover letters. Also included are step-by-step writing instructions that help you rise to the top of the applicant pool. With this guide, you can create a dynamic resume, with a catching objective, and an incredible cover letter, all rooted in your own unique experiences and philosophy sure to impress any potential interviewer.

Competitive Job Search

Author: Russel Hadick

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449786383

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

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Like it or not, you are now in sales, and you are the product, and we teach you how to sell your product! Here are a few highlights that will separate you from everyone else seeking the job you are seeking: • Get up to 90 percent feedback on every résumé you send out. • Have a résumé that stands out from all other candidates. • Never get screened out by a human resource department again. • Stay a week to ten days ahead of everyone else going after the same position you are going after. • Uncover the so-called “hidden job market.” • Be better prepared for the interview than those who are going to interview you. (The majority of managers who will be interviewing you have never had any training in how to interview. You will!) • Discover recruiters know about how to find job openings. • Learn how to network like no one else can teach you. • Find out how to target companies. • Understand how not to answer ads online or in the newspaper. These are a few things that can help get you employed in the fastest professional manner. We are a search and recruiting firm that also owns an outplacement firm, and we have combined the knowledge of both firms to come up with the best proven methods of job searching. We have taught these methods for over twenty years by our outplacement firm, and this book is based on our proven training manual. Countless control forms that will keep you on track during your job search are also included in the book.

Real-resumes for Sports Industry Jobs

Author: Anne McKinney

Publisher: PREP Publishing

ISBN: 9781885288417

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 181

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When an individual wants to find employment in the sports world, he or she finds that job hunting can be highly specialized. This book shows resumes and cover letters used by people such as a high school coach, tennis professional, golf professional, teaching pros in all sports, and many others. College graduates with degrees in Physical Education also are included, and many of them found their way into teaching positions. If you want to work in sports marketing but have no experience, you will find helpful examples of resumes and cover letters which were used by real people to launch their careers with major sports teams. Those who have worked in the sports industry and want to transition out of the field will also find helpful examples of resumes and cover letters. Whether you are a teaching professional, player, marketing professional, or other sports industry professional, you will find useful examples of resumes and cover letters in this book.

Take Charge of Your Nursing Career

Open the Door to Your Dreams

Author: Lois Marshall

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1930538855

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 142

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Whether you are in the middle of your nursing career or just getting started, Take Charge of Your Nursing Career is a book for nurses at all stages. If you're considering a move to management, a higher degree, or entrepreneurship, this book provides practical information that takes you step-by-step along the path to success -- from cover.

How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae

Author: Acy Jackson,Kathleen Geckeis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071426268

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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The curriculum vitae, a resume of educational and work background, is essential for undergraduates applying to graduate and professional schools. Now revised and updated, How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae helps readers to analyze their academic career and create the best "academic resume" possible. Features: A new chapter on crafting international CVs Sample CVs, including scannable and international Extensive appendix material with a comprehensive list of action verbs and a bibliography of style books and manuals

Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Author: Andrea M. Kline,Catherine Haut

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496308581

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is the ideal companion while preparing for the Acute Care CPNP® exam administered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Review Board, or for anyone who seeks to perform at a higher level of practice for children who are acutely, chronically, and critically ill. Organized in a simple, bulleted format, this invaluable resource includes multiple choice self-assessment questions with rationales at the end of every chapter, plus two self-assessment exams with rationales – totaling more than 750 questions. Content focuses on the diagnosis and management of pediatric acute care problems typically treated in the emergency department or an inpatient setting.

Nurses, Jobs and Resumes

Resume Revisions ForRNs from the New Grad RN to the Experienced RN

Author: Carmen Kosicek,Carmen Kosicek Rn Msn

Publisher: Visionary, LLC

ISBN: 9780985755201

Category: Nurses

Page: 186

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'Best Book Award of 2014' by Amazon Editors' for authors first book, 'Nurses, Jobs and Money'. Healthcare is changing, and therefore, your resume for a career in healthcare needs to change too. Welcome to the guide that will show you how to fuse your knowledge of nursing and healthcare insight together with business for a big bucks healthcare resume." -Innovative Insights by Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN If you are looking for a resume book that will give cookie-cutter templates, this book is not for you. Why? Because a big bucks resume is not cookie-cutter. So what you'll find here is more than just "before and after" resumes. This book will address the key mix-and-match ingredients of healthcare resume secrets, so that you will learn how to tailor them to your own situation. Filled with examples of real RN resumes from across the nation-from new grad RNs to experienced RNs alike-Nurses, Jobs and Resumes specifically shows you why the resume you're using is not getting you noticed, not making your phone ring for interviews, and not advancing your career. This book gives you the tools you need to build a big bucks resume to showcases your skills and land you the job you've been dreaming about. If you are yearning to learn how to write a resume that will get you to be noticed and remembered by highlighting the skillset you truly offer an employer, then this book is for you! Whether you're a new grad RN or an experienced RN, it's time to get strategic with your job hunt. Don't just settle for anything. The job you really want is waiting. Land it-right now-with your big bucks resume! Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN, is a nationally known nursing career coach who showcases real RN resumes from around the nation. She explains, in her unique, bold, and direct style-without sugarcoating it-why many RNs' resumes are not working in today's current economic environment, and what they can do about it. Carmen teaches RNs how to transfer their skillsets with the degree they already have to traditional and nontraditional nursing employment venues alike.

Realizing the Future of Nursing

VA Nurses Tell Their Story

Author: Cathy Rick,Phyllis Beck Kritek

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780160928864

Category: Medical policy

Page: 906

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The stories told in this book reflect the hard work and dedication of the Veterans Affairs nurses who provide care to our nation’s heroes. Four key messsages outlined in the book help explain the important role of VA nurses. Key Message 1: Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training; Key Message 2: Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression; Key Message 3: Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States; Key Message 4: Effective workforce planning and policy making require better data collection and an improved information structure. This book addresses the staffing issues in military healthcare with policy and workforce planning towards an improved information structure between the nurses, healthcare professionals, and physicians.

101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times

Author: Jay A. Block

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071713514

Category: Education

Page: 208

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THE PROVEN FIVE-STEP STRATEGY FOR FINDING THE JOB OF YOUR DREAMS! “If you are serious about landing a quality job quickly in today’s job market, this book will practically guarantee your success.” –Bob Burg, bestselling author of Endless Referrals and The Go-Giver “Jay Block has taken his place as one of the career coaching industry’s most innovative thinkers and contributors.” —Frank X. Fox, Executive Director, Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches “A must-read for all job seekers in today’s highly competitive job market.” —Sherry Zylka, Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Schoolcraft College (Michigan) “Jay has written a unique and highly effective book combining motivational techniques with job search innovation.” —Susan Leventhal, Manager, Professional Placement Network, Workforce One, Florida About the Book: In 101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times, Jay Block helps you approach your job transition strategically—not as a one-time search, but as a campaign of discovery through which you’ll achieve your career objectives. Follow his easy five-step process to: Manage fear and negative emotions that impede success Carefully define clear job and career goals Create effective and high-impact self- marketing tools that make job seekers STAND OUT professionally Develop strategic, structured action plans that will become the job seeker’s GPS to their next job Take action and “enjoy the process” of landing a job in troubled times quickly and effectively Block’s proven method is the only way to truly seize control of your future, land the job you want, and earn the pay you deserve.