Understanding what to expect from the first day on the job and how to successfully navigate the workplace environment can help ease a challenging transition. This title helps students overcome the 'first-day jitters' and prepares them for some of the realities of work life, including dress codes, and coworker conflicts and resolutions.
n advanced degree in psychology offers an extremely wide range of rewarding and well-compensated career opportunities. This volume sets the standard for students seeking an exciting career in psychology. Its comprehensive coverage spans more careers than ever, with the vast majority of chapters new to this third edition. The chapters describe 30 different graduate-level careers for those holding a PhD, EdD, or PsyD in three distinct areas of endeavor: academia, clinical and counseling psychology specialized settings such as for-profit businesses, nonprofits, the military, and schools. Each chapter explores a different career, including typical daily activities, the approximate range of compensation, advantages and disadvantages of the career, opportunities for employment and advancement, and how to plan one's educational and professional experiences to prepare for this specialty.
Do you succeed under pressure? Are you the type to take charge of a project? Is coming in second not an option? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you thrive on competition--now all you need is an occupation that satisfies your desire to compete. "Careers for Competitive Spirits & Other Peak Performers" provides all the information you need to get started on landing the job of your dreams, including inside information on everyday routines of selected jobs, working conditions within the field, and alternate sources to enhance your job search. Use the advice provided here and you'll: Decide which specific profession is best for you Make the right choices the first time around Begin your job search focused and confident Present yourself as a knowledgeable, serious job candidate
This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered - how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job. There is advice on how to avoid the pitfalls that can undermine crucial first impressions; how to set up a studio; and how to maintain a flow of work and manage one's time and cash. Success in self-promotion, creating websites, self-publishing, and the pros and cons of agents are all explored.International illustrators are interviewed, discussing how they got their break in the industry, their experiences with clients, their methods of promoting work, and more. In addition, leading art directors describe their approach to commissioning illustration, how they spot new talent, their thoughts on promotional material, and their advice to up-and-coming illustrators.Packed with useful tips gleaned from the author's own career as an illustrator, and his work as an agent handling some of the best new talent, the book is an essential read for anyone looking to succeed in illustration.
The Art of Voice Acting covers all aspects of the craft and business of performing voiceover. Chapters include how to get started in voiceover, performing techniques, setting up a personal recording space, voiceover demos, the basics of running a voiceover business, unions, and much more. Throughout the book are numerous contributions from some of the voiceover world’s top professionals and website URL ’s for additional resources and reference. Additional content can be found on the Voice Acting Academy website at AOVA.VoiceActing.com.
This book provides a basic rundown of industry sectors, roles, and places to search for job opportunities within the US cybersecurity industry. Within this book is vital information for anyone trying to get into the industry -- basic knowledge for those looking to start training for a career, tips on networking and resume-building in a fast-evolving and nontraditional sector, and advice on how to get your foot in the door and become recognized in your field. This book is designed to help those who are just starting out in cybersecurity and those who have training and knowledge and want to get into the industry. "Introduction to US Cybersecurity Careers" is your first-stop reference for everything you need to know to start your journey.
301 Careers in Nursing by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick; Emerson E. Ea; Laura Stark Bai
Written for nurses of all education and experience levels, "301 Careers in Nursing" highlights the exceptional array of diverse opportunities available to those interested in a career in nursing. Each of the carefully selected and researched careers described in this book embraces the core dimensions of nursing: caring, competence, and commitment to excellence in caring for others at all stages of life. If you are considering a career in nursing, if you know something who is considering a career in nursing, if you are a guidance counselor, or if you are already a nursing but considering a change, you will benefit from this resource. This edition features 100 additional career options, with an emphasis on those available to the growing number of advanced practice nurses. Also new to this edition are 25 interviews from nurses practicing in a multitude of areas.
Education is a rewarding area of work that provides some of the most diverse career opportunities of any field. Written by educators with real-world knowledge of the profession, this information-packed guide provides the career explorer with concise information on the necessary skills, training, certification/licensure, compensation, and employment outlook for over 100 careers in a wide range of education settings. This book describes careers that range from working with very young children to positions in traditional K-12 schools to educating adults in organizational settings. Careers outside of traditional settings include work in adult education, independent education, business or government settings, community-based educational services, and part-time opportunities, to name a few. Special attention is paid to positions in STEM and educational technology. The authors also provide a guide to self-assessment that helps readers to learn about those careers that best match their interests and temperament