Offers information and advice on how to survive and thrive in the workplace, including interview dos and don'ts and tips on communicating with coworkers.
"This book was written to help preprofessional students make healthly choices about entering the field of physical therapy, to assist physical therapy students to establish sound habits and realistic expectiations, and to facilitate success for new graduates in the transition from the the academic setting to clinical practice. Clinical and academic faculty may also find these ideas useful in advising students at various stages in the professional education process." (Preface).
The purpose of Career Development in Higher Education is to provide a broad and indepth look at the field of career development as it applies to individuals involved in higher education activities, in a variety of educational and vocational training settings. The book will examine some of the field’s major themes, approaches and assumptions using the writings of a variety of regional and international experts/authors. Specific emphasis is spent examining issues reflective of today’s challenges in developing and maintaining a workforce that is diverse, flexible and efficient. Readers will be provided with an action based framework built on the best available research information.
Michael Watkins gibt Managern aller Ebenen einen überzeugenden Zehn-Punkte-Plan an die Hand, der die strategische Grundlage für langfristigen Erfolg in einer neuen Position legt. Er zeigt unter anderem, wie man die Situation des Unternehmens umfassend analysiert, die eigenen Stärken und Schwächen erkennt und ein schlagkräftiges Team zusammenstellt. In der Neuauflage geht Watkins auf die neuesten Entwicklungen des Executive Onboarding ein, wie zum Beispiel die verbesserte Kommunikation und Führung des Teams oder die strategische Ausrichtung von Organisationen. Wer in den ersten 90 Tagen die richtigen Entscheidungen trifft, wird seine neue Aufgabe erfolgreich meistern.
Features advice for first-time job seekers on finding employment and building a professional career, addressing such topics as râesumâe writing, interviewing, negotiating, advancing within a company, and changing jobs.
Thirteen chapters address issues concerning college student employment including the impact of student employment, research on student employment, and making student employment more productive. Chapters include: (1) "Encouraging Student Development Through Student Employment" (Arthur W. Chickering and others); (2) "Career Decision-Making Benefits of College Student Employment" (Darrell Anthony Luzzo); (3) "The Student Employment Professional--An Emerging Partner in Student Success" (Lee Noel); (4) "Financing a College Education: Are Students Too Dependent on Borrowing?" (Sheri S. Williams and Frank Newman); (5) "National Student Employment Survey: Why Students Choose to Work and their Perceptions of the Academic Year Work Experience" (Yuko Mulugetta and Dennis Chavez); (6) "The Effect of Part-Time Work on Academic Performance and Progress: An Examination of the Washington State Work-Study Program" (Gordon Van de Water); (7) "A Proven Approach to Reducing Employee Turnover" (Sal D. Rinella and Robert J. Kopecky); (8) "Academic Benefits of On-Campus Employment to First-Year Developmental Education Students" (Carolyn Wilkie and Marquita Jones); (9) "UPS Study Relates Student Employment to Job Hunting Success After Graduation" (Robert Foreman); (10) "The New Entry Level for Career Jobs: Student Working Pays Off" (Donald A. Casella and Catherine E. Brougham); (11) "The Context of Student Employment" (Tom Little and Nancy Chinn); (12) "What Campus Employers Teach Students About Office Politics" (Marilyn Moats Kennedy); and (13) "Using Your Student Employment Experience in the Job Search" (Rick Kincaid). (Individual chapters contain references.) (JLS)
The Handbook for Early Career Success prepares you to manage your transition to the workplace with confidence, and flourish in the real world of personalities and organizational politics. This unique resource puts you in control of your future by teaching you: 1. Who you are as others see you using powerful personality style surveys and tools immediately applicable to workplace challenges. 2. How to effectively communicate, build relationships and maximize your impact all in a way that fits who you are. 3. The rules for achieving a successful, satisfying and self-directed career from day one. Acclaim for Handbook for Early Career Success ..". an excellent resource for young men and women entering the professional workforce. Lurie's approach is straight forward and easy to integrate into a workable strategy that will help mitigate mistakes that can derail a new professional career." Susan Greenbaum, Dean of Students, Stern School of Business Undergraduate College, New York University ..".a much needed practical guide that can make the difference between successfully launching a career or running into problems from the start. Lurie has made a major contribution with this text and has helped solve the problem of what to give to all soontobe or recent graduates." Ed Betof, Ed.D., Senior Fellow/Academic Director, Executive Program in Workplace Learning Leadership, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania ..".a virtual career GPS devise, helping people entering the workforce to navigate a strange and unfamiliar neighborhood - real life." Bob Defillippo, Chief Communications Officer, Prudential Financial ..".it resonated tremendously with me. It was really valuable to understand my Connecting Style, and just as valuable to understand the styles of the people I work with." Jeffrey Eisenberg, Advertising Programs Manager, Google "I loved this. It's excellent for early career - But great refresher for all regardless of career and years in career." JoAnn Ryan, CEO, Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Steven Lurie, Ph.D. is a psychologist who provides workshops and coaching that help prepare people with the personal self-awareness and interpersonal tools essential for success in school, the workplace and life. Dr. Lurie started Lurie Executive Development (LEDonline.com) in 1986 to help people move out of their comfort zones and live, learn and contribute to their full potential.
Tells how to assess one's strengths and interests, describes careers related to chemistry, and tells how to plan a job search.
“Nursing school did not adequately prepare me for this role” and “Why didn’t anyone tell me about this when I was a student?” are commonly heard complaints from new nurses during their first two “rite of passage” years following graduation. But this transition to professional practice—fraught with challenges, anxiety, triumphs, and tears—does not have to be so difficult. The Nurse Professional helps novices prepare for their transition into a “real world” role from being a student through graduation, NCLEX success, job search, first job, and beyond. It is the only book to cover all of the steps that new nurses must take to ensure a smooth transition into the professional role. The author is a nurse educator and mentor with extensive experience in recruiting and orienting nurses. Dr. Hunt is also co-founder of the Nurse Advocacy Forum, providing advocacy, support, networking, professional development, leadership, and mentoring to students and new graduate nurses. She offers sound advice regarding the most current issues facing new nurses and practical strategies for obtaining a job of one’s choice, describes steps to take well before graduation to ensure a smooth transition to professional practice, and addresses the various indicators of academic achievement that are required for employment at some nursing facilities. She also discusses the benefits of externships, internships, professional development, and networking, how to develop a winning portfolio, and how to successfully transition into professional practice. This book provides information on workplace bullying and how to deal with it; the importance of self-care, self-advocacy, and networking; writing a résumé; interview skills; and much more. “Top 10 Tips” in each chapter concisely highlight important topics. Samples of useful forms and documents are available in chapter appendices. A PowerPoint presentation and templates for role play/simulation scenarios for faculty use are also available. Key Features: • “Top 10 Tips” in chapters concisely highlight important topics • Samples of useful forms and documents are available in chapter appendices • Delivers specific, practical strategies and exercises for a successful transition and entry into practice • Written by an experienced nurse/educator and nurse mentor who has extensive experience regarding how new nurses transition into practice
"Transitioning to rural practice can be daunting for both experienced nurses and new graduates who have an urban orientation and are accustomed to specialized practice with abundant health care resources. Since most nursing education programs and practicing nurses are located in urban settings, programs are needed to prepare nurses who choose rural practice. In their book, Dr. Molinari and Dr. Bushy provide excellent examples of practice models from North America, New Zealand, and Australia with curricula that address transition issues. The text makes a significant contribution to the discussion about how to best prepare nurses for rural practice and will be of interest to administrators, educators, and clinicians. From the Foreward by Charlene A. Winters, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC Associate Professor Montana State University College of Nursing This is the only volume to address the pressing need for practical information about transitioning from an urban-based nursing education or practice to a rural health care environment. It provides successful strategies that nurses in rural settings can use to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative programs that will meet the needs of individual rural communities. The book details current rural nursing transition-to-practice trends and issues, national standards, and evidence-based model programs worldwide. Rural practice culture is described along with professional education issues, competency, patient care, and safety. Chapters are presented in easy-to-access formats that offer ready solutions for problems commonly encountered in rural practice such as nurse recruitment and retention. In addition to health care delivery issues for specific rural populations, the book presents program descriptions from local to state levels, including locally developed education programs, urban hospital systems outreach to rural facilities, universities collaborating with rural businesses, city-based workshops, statewide competencies tracked by employers, and a distance education program customized by rural agencies. Case studies demonstrate how rural facilities-even the smallest and most isolated-are advancing health care through nurse support. The text will be of value to rural nursing staff developers, critical access hospitals and community clinic administrators, rural professional organizations, small urban health facilities, continuing education providers, nursing workforce centers, and graduate programs. Key Features: The first transition from academia-to-practice guide for rural nursing Charts evidence-based successes and offers model programs in different rural settings Provides rural-specific information to facilitate statewide health mandates Features residency program development processes, with tips and tools that work
A life skills guide for individuals with autism and Asperger's syndrome discusses social skills and strategies needed for success in the adult world, including discussion of perspective-taking, nonverbal communication skills, and stress management.
In Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career, authors and professors Paul I. Hettich and R. Eric Landrum provide innovative strategies and tools for succeeding after college with an undergraduate degree in psychology. Drawing on current research data, applied theory, and both academic and workplace experiences, they help stimulate self-reflection and improve decision making as students approach their careers. The text covers key topics in the college-to-career transition, including career planning and development, identifying and transferring marketable skills, building and sustaining strong networks, understanding what employers want and don’t want, coping with personal life changes, becoming a valued employee, and more.