Author: Christopher Gill
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Release Date: 2006-04-06
Genre: Literary Criticism
Christopher Gill offers a wide-ranging and original account of what is new and distinctive in Hellenistic and Roman ideas about selfhood and personality. He focuses upon Stoic and Epicurean philosophy and its relationship to earlier Greek thought (especially Plato) and comtemporary literature.
The construction of buildings and structures relies on having a thorough understanding of building materials. Without this knowledge it would not be possible to build safe, efficient and long-lasting buildings, structures and dwellings. Building materials in civil engineering provides an overview of the complete range of building materials available to civil engineers and all those involved in the building and construction industries. The book begins with an introductory chapter describing the basic properties of building materials. Further chapters cover the basic properties of building materials, air hardening cement materials, cement, concrete, building mortar, wall and roof materials, construction steel, wood, waterproof materials, building plastics, heat-insulating materials and sound-absorbing materials and finishing materials. Each chapter includes a series of questions, allowing readers to test the knowledge they have gained. A detailed appendix gives information on the testing of building materials. With its distinguished editor and eminent editorial committee, Building materials in civil engineering is a standard introductory reference book on the complete range of building materials. It is aimed at students of civil engineering, construction engineering and allied courses including water supply and drainage engineering. It also serves as a source of essential background information for engineers and professionals in the civil engineering and construction sector. Provides an overview of the complete range of building materials available to civil engineers and all those involved in the building and construction industries Explores the basic properties of building materials featuring air hardening cement materials, wall and roof materials and sound-absorbing materials Each chapter includes a series of questions, allowing readers to test the knowledge they have gained
Author: Paul Hichens
Publisher: Pearson UK
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Say less and stand out more. About six seconds – that’s how long your CV will be considered before it’s consigned to the bin forever. If you don’t grab attention quickly, you’ll be rejected without a second thought. Your CV must be high impact, concise and optimised if it’s to do its job, and The One Page CV shows you exactly how to do it. It’s proven to work. It’s tried and tested. It’s written by an expert. · Avoid the pitfalls that your competition will be making · Transform your CV into a targeted, high-impact, job-winning tool · Spotlight your professional skills, qualifications and experience · Write smartly and persuasively so recruiters want to read your CV Remember – you’ve got six seconds. That’s all. Why waste it?
Author: Karen Hansen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-03-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering
A well-written, hands-on, single-source guide to the professional practice of civil engineering There is a growing understanding that to be competitive at an international level, civil engineers not only must build on their traditional strengths in technology and science but also must acquire greater mastery of the business of civil engineering. Project management, teamwork, ethics, leadership, and communication have been defined as essential to the successful practice of civil engineering by the ASCE in the 2008 landmark publication, Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century (BOK2). This single-source guide is the first to take the practical skills defined by the ASCE BOK2 and provide illuminating techniques, quotes, case examples, problems, and information to assist the reader in addressing the many challenges facing civil engineers in the real world. Civil Engineer's Handbook of Professional Practice: Focuses on the business and management aspects of a civil engineer's job, providing students and practitioners with sound business management principles Addresses contemporary issues such as permitting, globalization, sustainability, and emerging technologies Offers proven methods for balancing speed, quality, and price with contracting and legal issues in a client-oriented profession Includes guidance on juggling career goals, life outside work, compensation, and growth From the challenge of sustainability to the rigors of problem recognition and solving, this book is an essential tool for those practicing civil engineering.
Author: Mark Alan Stewart
Release Date: 2012-03-26
Genre: Study Aids
The admissions process for law, business, medical, or graduate school is more competitive today than ever before. Peterson's How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement provides essential tips on how to create and write personal statements that respond to the questions that appear on the applications of many popular graduate schools. The guide also offers great insight on whom to approach for letters of recommendation and how to make the best impression at the interview. How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement features 30 actual samples of successful application essays as well as recommendations from admissions officers on winning strategies that have guaranteed students admission into business, law, medical, and graduate school. How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement offers step-by-step instructions on style, format, concept, and theme; preparation strategies for the personal interview; tactics on whom to ask to write letters of recommendation; top 10 DOs and DON'Ts for writing the essay; tips from admission officials from Columbia, Michigan, and other high-profile schools; and much more!
Author: Colleen Reding
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Genre: Study Aids
Grads' Guide to Graduate Admissions Essays provides more than 50 successful admission essays straight from the source--recent college graduates making the transition to earning advanced degrees at highly selective graduate programs. Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, and Northwestern are just a few of the universities to which these students were admitted. Each of the essays contains designated segments highlighting the particular characteristics that make them outstanding admissions essays. Additionally, the essays are interspersed with segments labeled "Writer's Words of Wisdom," which contain statements from the author of the particular essay with advice on the admissions process. By offering guidance from successful graduate school applicants, readers can glean advice from a variety of perspectives, while still obtaining the critical information as it relates to well-written essays for programs within a variety of fields including law, business, medicine, education, and humanities.
Author: Anne McKinney
Publisher: PREP Publishing
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics
A key to advancing professionally is to choose the right industry in which to work, and if your interests are in any way medically related, you are fortunate career-wise. The medical field is a fast-growing one, and this targeted resume and cover letter book will help you enter this "land of opportunity" or advance in it. A key is to make sure your resume "talks the lingo" of the medical field. Get the book that can show you how to best express and phrase the concepts you want to communicate. Here's a book in which you will find resumes with job titles such as these: director of nursing, medical therapist, nurse's aide, medical doctor (M.D.), nurse practitioner, dental hygienist, cytotechnologist, director of nursing, director of dental surgery, pharmaceutical sales representative, massage therapist, medical administrator, medical supplies coordinator, nursing home administrator, medical office manager, operating room nurse, patient care advocate, orthopedic technician, pharmacy manager, phlebotomist, registered nurse (R.N.), licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.), public health case worker, transcriptionist, veterinary technician, and many more!
Author: Lee Haroun
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Medical personnel
Master the skills you need to succeed in the classroom and as a health care professional! Filled with tips and strategies, Career Development for Health Professionals, 4th Edition provides the skills required to achieve four important goals: 1) complete your educational program, 2) think like a health care professional, 3) find the right jobs, and 4) attain long-term career success. This edition includes a new chapter on professionalism and online activities challenging you to apply what you've learned. Written by respected educator Lee Haroun, this practical resource helps you maximize your potential and grow into a competent, caring, well-rounded member of the health care team. Self-paced format with interactive exercises, stop-and-think review, and end-of-chapter quizzes allows you to work through the text independently. Conversational, easy-to-read style helps you understand concepts and skills by delivering information in small, easily absorbed chunks. Chapter objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter preview the material to be learned while reading the chapter. UPDATED on-the-job strategies and Success Tips focus on professional certification exams, the use of social media, general job requirements, online classroom learning, employment laws, and necessary skills and National Health Care Skill Standards. Prescriptions for Success and Resume Building Blocks emphasize the importance of a resume and how it is a 'work in progress' from the first day of a student's education.Prescription for Success exercises let you apply what you've learned to on-the-job situations. Useful Spanish Phrases appendix provides a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in today's workplace. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include activities providing a chance to use critical thinking skills and apply content to health care jobs. NEW Becoming a Professional chapter defines professionalism as it relates to health care occupations, emphasizes its importance, and presents examples of professionals in action. NEW! Full-color photos and illustrations bring concepts and health care skills to life. NEW case studies offer a real-life look into school, job-search, and on-the-job situations. NEW study and job-search strategies explain how to study for classes, job applications, resumes and resume trends, guidelines to preparing different types of resumes (print, scannable, plain text, and e-mail versions), protecting against job scams, online job searching, and preparing for the job interview. NEW reference chart on the inside front cover provides an outline to the book's content, making it easy to find the information you need.
The UK’s bestselling CV book has just been updated. Alongside valuable CV advice, templates and practical tips, You’re Hired! How to write a brilliant CV now includes a new extended chapter, revealing how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social channels to find jobs, research companies and maintain a professional web presence. Authored by Corinne Mills, founder of the UK’s leading career management and outplacement company, Personal Career Management, this book provides valuable insight into what recruiters and employers are looking for. Corinne is considered to be the UK’s leading authority on CVs and the job search process and regularly features as the career expert for the Guardian, Telegraph, FT, Monster as well as the BBC. You’re Hired! How to write a brilliant CV is essential reading for creating the best possible CV for the job you want, whether you’re just starting out or moving your career forward. This book guides you through the preparation process to identify your most relevant skills and experiences for the position you are applying for. Filled with real-life examples and practical advice on how to address tricky career challenges, and use your CV to stand out from the competition, this is an indispensable guide for job hunters. The You’re Hired! series from Trotman guides job hunters through the challenging process of finding and securing their perfect role. Each book is written by an expert in their field and is filled with tips, advice and useful exercises to help prepare for every stage of the job search.
Author: Noel Markham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-01-30
If you are a skilled Java programmer but are concerned about the Java coding interview process, this real-world guide can help you land your next position Java is a popular and powerful language that is a virtual requirement for businesses making use of IT in their daily operations. For Java programmers, this reality offers job security and a wealth of employment opportunities. But that perfect Java coding job won't be available if you can't ace the interview. If you are a Java programmer concerned about interviewing, Java Programming Interviews Exposed is a great resource to prepare for your next opportunity. Author Noel Markham is both an experienced Java developer and interviewer, and has loaded his book with real examples from interviews he has conducted. Review over 150 real-world Java interview questions you are likely to encounter Prepare for personality-based interviews as well as highly technical interviews Explore related topics, such as middleware frameworks and server technologies Make use of chapters individually for topic-specific help Use the appendix for tips on Scala and Groovy, two other languages that run on JVMs Veterans of the IT employment space know that interviewing for a Java programming position isn't as simple as sitting down and answering questions. The technical coding portion of the interview can be akin to a difficult puzzle or an interrogation. With Java Programming Interviews Exposed, skilled Java coders can prepare themselves for this daunting process and better arm themselves with the knowledge and interviewing skills necessary to succeed.