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Get That Job!

Get That Job!

The Complete, Thorough, Hands-on Guide to the Whole Recruitment and Selection Process - For Graduates and Ambitious Executives in Early Career...

  • Author: Andy Gibb
  • Publisher: How To Books
  • ISBN: 1848034318
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 208
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Choosing your career, changing your job, and getting selected by the organization that's right for you are amongst the most important decisions of your life. You need detailed practical advice - on career choice; on what organizations look for in the people they recruit; and on tips and techniques to get you through the stages of their selection process. These include presenting a cv, undergoing interviews, taking assessment tests, negotiating salaries and working with head hunters. All are covered in this book. Organizations are increasingly using sophisticated selection techniques, so this book is important if you are not to lose out to someone less talented but better prepared.

301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions

301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions

  • Author: Vicky Oliver
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781402226359
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
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In today's job market, how you perform in an interview can make or break your hiring possibilities. If you want to stand a head above the rest of the pack, 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions is the definitive guide you need to the real, and sometimes quirky, questions employers are using to weed out candidates. Do you know the best answers to: --It looks like you were fired twice. How did that make you feel? --Do you know who painted this work of art? --What is the best-managed company in America? --If you could be any product in the world, what would you choose? --How many cigars are smoked in a year? --Are you a better visionary or implementer? Why? Leaning on her own years of experience and the experiences of more than 5,000 recent candidates, Vicky Oliver shows you how to finesse your way onto a company's payroll.

Work Rules!

Work Rules!

Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

  • Author: Laszlo Bock
  • Publisher: Twelve
  • ISBN: 1455554804
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 352
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER The Globe and Mail Top Leadership and Management BookForbes Top Creative Leadership Book From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work-and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed. "We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, former head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto that offers lessons including: Take away managers' power over employees Learn from your best employees-and your worst Hire only people who are smarter than you are, no matter how long it takes to find them Pay unfairly (it's more fair!) Don't trust your gut: Use data to predict and shape the future Default to open-be transparent and welcome feedback If you're comfortable with the amount of freedom you've given your employees, you haven't gone far enough. Drawing on the latest research in behavioral economics and a profound grasp of human psychology, WORK RULES! also provides teaching examples from a range of industries-including lauded companies that happen to be hideous places to work and little-known companies that achieve spectacular results by valuing and listening to their employees. Bock takes us inside one of history's most explosively successful businesses to reveal why Google is consistently rated one of the best places to work in the world, distilling 15 years of intensive worker R&D into principles that are easy to put into action, whether you're a team of one or a team of thousands. WORK RULES! shows how to strike a balance between creativity and structure, leading to success you can measure in quality of life as well as market share. Read it to build a better company from within rather than from above; read it to reawaken your joy in what you do.

The Northwestern Miller

The Northwestern Miller

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  • Category: Flour mills
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Designing Your Life

Designing Your Life

How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

  • Author: Bill Burnett,Dave Evans
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • ISBN: 110187533X
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 272
  • View: 1293
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#1 New York Times Bestseller At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise. "Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will." —Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive “This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love.” —David Kelley, Founder of IDEO “An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book’s most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics.” —Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.

It's Not the how Or the what But the who

It's Not the how Or the what But the who

Succeed by Surrounding Yourself with the Best

  • Author: Claudio Fernandez Araoz
  • Publisher: Harvard Business Press
  • ISBN: 1625271522
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 244
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A global expert on hiring and leadership development explains how the choices a person makes in their life about friends, partners, a spouse and elected officials impacts their performance at every task in life. 25,000 first printing.

Switch

Switch

How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

  • Author: Chip Heath,Dan Heath
  • Publisher: Crown Business
  • ISBN: 9780307590169
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 320
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Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives? The primary obstacle is a conflict that’s built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick. Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems—the rational mind and the emotional mind—that compete for control. The rational mind wants a great beach body; the emotional mind wants that Oreo cookie. The rational mind wants to change something at work; the emotional mind loves the comfort of the existing routine. This tension can doom a change effort—but if it is overcome, change can come quickly. In Switch, the Heaths show how everyday people—employees and managers, parents and nurses—have united both minds and, as a result, achieved dramatic results: ● The lowly medical interns who managed to defeat an entrenched, decades-old medical practice that was endangering patients. ● The home-organizing guru who developed a simple technique for overcoming the dread of housekeeping. ● The manager who transformed a lackadaisical customer-support team into service zealots by removing a standard tool of customer service. In a compelling, story-driven narrative, the Heaths bring together decades of counterintuitive research in psychology, sociology, and other fields to shed new light on how we can effect transformative change. Switch shows that successful changes follow a pattern, a pattern you can use to make the changes that matter to you, whether your interest is in changing the world or changing your waistline.

Employer Branding For Dummies

Employer Branding For Dummies

  • Author: Richard Mosley,Lars Schmidt
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111907178X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 360
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Attract the very best talent with a compelling employer brand! Employer Branding For Dummies is the clear, no-nonsense guide to attracting and retaining top talent. Written by two of the most recognized leaders in employer brand, Richard Mosley and Lars Schmidt, this book gives you actionable advice and expert insight you need to build, scale, and measure a compelling brand. You'll learn how to research what makes your company stand out, the best ways to reach the people you need, and how to convince those people that your company is the ideal place to exercise and develop their skills. The book includes ways to identify the specific traits of your company that aligns with specific talent, and how to translate those traits into employer brand tactic that help you draw the right talent, while repelling the wrong ones. You'll learn how to build and maintain your own distinctive, credible employer brand; and develop a set of relevant, informative success metrics to help you measure ROI. This book shows you how to discover and develop your employer brand to draw the quality talent you need. Perfect your recruitment marketing Develop a compelling employer value proposition (EVP) Demonstrate your employer brand ROI Face it: the very best employees are the ones with the most options. Why should they choose your company? A strong employer brand makes the decision a no-brainer. It's good for engagement, good for retention, and good for the bottom line. Employer Branding For Dummies helps you hone in on your unique, compelling brand, and get the people you need today.

The Talent Delusion

The Talent Delusion

Why Data, Not Intuition, Is the Key to Unlocking Human Potential

  • Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
  • Publisher: Piatkus
  • ISBN: 0349412499
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 304
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All organisations have problems, and they nearly always concern people: how to manage them; whom to hire, fire or promote; and how to motivate, develop and retain high performers. Psychology, the main science for understanding people, should be a pivotal tool for solving these problems - yet most companies play it by ear, and billions of dollars are wasted on futile interventions to attract and retain the right people for key roles. Bridging the gap between the psychological science of talent and common real-world talent practices, The Talent Delusion aims to educate HR and talent practitioners and leaders on critical talent issues. It will help readers understand the current problems pertaining employee selection, development and engagement; how to define and evaluate talent; how to detect and inhibit toxic employee behaviours; and how to motivate employees to perform to their best.

Army, Navy, Air Force Journal & Register

Army, Navy, Air Force Journal & Register

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Encore

Encore

Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life

  • Author: Marc Freedman
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs
  • ISBN: 1586485881
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 272
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In one of the most significant social trends of the new century, and the biggest transformation of the American workforce since the women's movement, members of the baby boom generation are inventing a new phase of work. Encore tells the stories of encore career pioneers who are not content, or affluent enough, to spend their next thirty years on a golf course. These men and women are moving beyond midlife careers yet refusing to phase out or fade away. As they search for a calling in the second half of life and focus on what matters most, these individuals stand to transform the nature of work in America. They also hold the potential to create a society that balances the joys and responsibilities of contribution across the generations—in other words, one that works better for all of us.

Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant

Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant

How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job

  • Author: Lynn Taylor
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470498606
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 256
  • View: 1981
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An indispensable guide to dealing with challenging, childish boss behavior and building a great career, with laugh- out-loud humor built in. Based on extensive interviews among workers, managers and psychologists, Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant™ draws hilarious but true parallels between toddlers and managers. When under stress, both often have trouble moderating their power, or lose the ability to think rationally. Traits in common include tantrum-throwing, demanding, stubborn, moody, fickle, self-centered, needy and whiny behavior. BADD (Boss Attention Deficit Disorder) is discussed as part of “Short Attention Spans.” There are 20 chapter traits in all, divided into “Bratty” and “Little Lost Lamb” categories, for easy reference, including real anecdotes and many useful tips. When bad bosses run amok in companies, nobody wins. This book shows readers how to build positive relationships with even the most out-of-control boss, and still thrive in your job. The key to success lies in dealing with a Terrible Office Tyrant (or TOT™) much like a parent deals with a troublesome toddler. With true stories and time-tested solutions, this is the perfect guide managing a boss stuck in his Terrible Twos. Taylor takes you behind all the bossy blustering, so that you can focus on getting ahead – and achieve career excellence. Savvy top management will also gain insight on what not to do with their team. They know that Terrible Office Tyrant (TOT) managers may not be in plain sight (they don’t leave juice stains on the hallway carpet!) But they do wreak havoc on the bottom line. A special section helps senior management and Human Resource departments mitigate TOT behavior for a more productive workplace.

Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A Handbook for Development Practitioners

  • Author: Jody Zall Kusek,Ray C. Rist
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications
  • ISBN: 0821389076
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 264
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.

Managing (right) for the First Time

Managing (right) for the First Time

A Field Guide for Doing it Well

  • Author: David C. Baker
  • Publisher: RockBench Publishing Corp
  • ISBN: 1605440027
  • Category: Executive ability
  • Page: 212
  • View: 3832
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Managing (Right) for the First Time is intended as a field guide for first time managers, or for managers who want to begin doing a better job. The author worked closely with 600+ companies and interviewed more than 10,000 employees, then summarized the findings in an interesting and eminently readable form. Read this book and you're likely to understand management and leadership like you never have before, but also learn very practical steps toward becoming a better manager and leader.

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

Ethics and Employment

  • Author: Ashly Pinnington,Rob Macklin,Tom Campbell
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199203784
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 347
  • View: 8947
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The book examines ethics and employment issues in contemporary Human Resource Management (HRM). Written by an international team of academics from universities in the UK, the US, Australia and New Zealand, it examines the problems and opportunities facing employers and employees. The book subdivides into three sections: Part I assesses the context of HRM; Part II analyses contemporary debates, continuity and change in HRM, and Part III proposes likely developments for the future seeking to identify a more proactive HRM approach towards ethical issues arising in employment. Distinctive features include: � Comprehensive analysis of continuity and change in employment and HRM, � In-depth assessment of the ethical contribution and potential of HRM, � Timely evaluation of the ethical achievements to-date of HRM in: individualized employment relations, HRM partnerships, HRM and employee performance, and strategic HRM, � Detailed recommendations for HR managers and general managers encouraging more ethically aware practice, � Guidance on ethical approaches to leadership, knowledge management and collective employment relations, � Analysis of alternative futures for HRM as a profession and advice on how to create more rigorous and independent professional practice, � A vision of a more innovative, cooperative and ethically sensitive set of HRM practices, � Clear proposals for HRM on how to attain more ethical conduct.

Money 911

Money 911

Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved

  • Author: Jean Chatzky
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0061962090
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 480
  • View: 9784
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Jean Chatzky, the popular Today Show financial editor and Oprah contributor, shows readers how to navigate the critical challenges and universal conundrums of personal finance in Money 911. A lifesaver in difficult economic times, Money 911 answers the tough financial questions about how to manage your money in the face of life-altering events. Like popular personal finance guru Suze Orman, Chatzky offers clear, optimistic, timely, and intelligent advice for any recession victim who might be suffering the slings and arrows of unanticipated economic misfortune.

Pakistan and Gulf Economist

Pakistan and Gulf Economist

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Middle East
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Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles, Insanely Difficult Puzzles, and Other Devious Interviewing Techniques You Need to Know to Get a Job Anywhere in the New Economy

  • Author: William Poundstone
  • Publisher: Little, Brown
  • ISBN: 031619297X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 304
  • View: 3834
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You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of America's best companies, you need to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions. ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? guides readers through the surprising solutions to dozens of the most challenging interview questions. The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more. ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? is a must read for anyone who wants to succeed in today's job market.

So Good They Can't Ignore You

So Good They Can't Ignore You

Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

  • Author: Cal Newport
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • ISBN: 1455509108
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 288
  • View: 9876
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In an unorthodox approach, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that "follow your passion" is good advice, and sets out on a quest to discover the reality of how people end up loving what they do. Not only are pre-existing passions rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work, but a focus on passion over skill can be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping. Spending time with organic farmers, venture capitalists, screenwriters, freelance computer programmers, and others who admitted to deriving great satisfaction from their work, Newport uncovers the strategies they used and the pitfalls they avoided in developing their compelling careers. Matching your job to a pre-existing passion does not matter, he reveals. Passion comes after you put in the hard work to become excellent at something valuable, not before. In other words, what you do for a living is much less important than how you do it. With a title taken from the comedian Steve Martin, who once said his advice for aspiring entertainers was to "be so good they can't ignore you," Cal Newport's clearly written manifesto is mandatory reading for anyone fretting about what to do with their life, or frustrated by their current job situation and eager to find a fresh new way to take control of their livelihood. He provides an evidence-based blueprint for creating work you love, and will change the way you think about careers, happiness, and the crafting of a remarkable life.