Author: James Innes
Publisher: Pearson UK
Release Date: 2012-12-14
In a competitive job market, first impressions are vital. To get an interview you’re going to have to stand out and a well-executed cover letter is vital to ensure that you do not fall at the first hurdle. This book takes you through all the essential rules and high impact strategies to ensure your cover letter makes you stand out from the crowd. It takes a detailed look at the fifteen most common cover letter mistakes to ensure you do not make the errors that the competition will be, and covers everysituation from email and fax to speculative letters, career-development letters and advert-response letters.
Author: Margaret Lazzari
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Primarily designed to help visual art students make the transition from art school to their own practice, THE PRACTICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE EMERGING ARTIST is also an excellent resource for practicing artists. This ENHANCED SECOND EDITION continues to focus on all aspects of the emerging artist’s career-studio practice, including developing ties in the art world, documenting work, making digital images, exhibiting art, writing about art, taking on curatorial responsibilities, addressing financial and legal concerns, and attending graduate school, with added emphasis on art in the digital age. The text demonstrates how students can make things happen for their careers, in addition to helping them find and approach already-existing outlets for their work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Perhaps the best-kept secret in the publishing industry is that many publishers--both periodical publishers and book publishers--make available writer's guidelines to assist would-be contributions. Written by the staff at each publishing house, these guidelines help writers target their submissions to the exact needs of the individual publisher. The American Directory of Writer's Guidelines is a compilation of the actual writer's guidelines for more than 1,600 publishers. A one-of-a-kind source to browse for article, short story, poetry and book ideas.
Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Social Science
The dead tell no tales. Or do they? This book shows that the dead can speak to us - about their lives, and ours - throught he remarkable insights of bioarchaeology, which reconstructs the lives and lifestyles of skeletal remains.
"[...]man, the son of a piromis. The first question is how far back these authentic historical records can be traced, and Egypt affords the first answer. The first step in the inquiry as to Egyptian antiquity is afforded by the history of Manetho. Ptolemy Philadelphus, whose reign began 284 b.c., was an enlightened king. He founded the great Alexandrian library, and was specially curious in collecting everything which bore on the early history of his own and[...]".
Author: Enid L. Zafran
Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
Release Date: 2005
Here is the premiere title in a new series presenting selected expert coverage in key indexing areas. Volume 1 includes top tips and advice on indexing philosophy (Carol Roberts), theology (Kate Mertes), biography (Martin L. White), horticulture (Thirhse Shere with Lina B. Burton), art (Susan DeRenne Coerr), encyclopedias (Marion Lerner-Levine), computer manuals (Beth Palmer), and Web sites (Fred Brown).
Introduction to Education, Second Edition is written for students beginning their study in education. As the school population increasingly reflects the diversity of America's population, many prospective teachers, typically from the middle classes, will be unprepared for the diverse classrooms they will inevitably encounter. This text helps students prepare to be teachers in a pluralistic society whose classrooms represent an increasingly varied set of cultural histories and values. Introduction to Education, Second Edition identifies and examines key educational topics and issues: A history of Education that goes beyond the standard Puritan background and begins instead with indigenous Americans and the influence of the Spanish., Surveys of a broad spectrum of children's backgrounds, including experiences with drugs, poverty, and lack of access to vital cultural currency like the Internet., And provides numerous pedagogical aides:, Reflective in-text questions that challenge students to think beyond their own cultural backgrounds and to develop an appreciation for a variety of different cultures, Student Web materials including supplemental readings involving issues in contemporary American education, in-text case studies, An issues-based guide to websites on hot topics like vouchers and the No Child Left Behind Act, Instructor's Manual with Test Bank (still under construction
Presents an easy-to-understand discussion of the United States government, including the Constitution, civil liberties and rights, the different governmental branches, and how the original democracy of the nation differs from that of today.
Author: Charles D. Vega
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics
No fad theories! Just rock solid advice on how to win business from the professional salesperson's perspective. Many good books are written from the CEO's perspective and not many from the salesperson's point of view. The executive view is fine if you are going to run a company, but not if you are the person on the front lines attempting to close a sale. This book will benefit both the salesperson and the executive in the company. The professional salesperson will acquire new skills and the executive will benefit from a better understanding of what is required from a sales team to win new business. The book 1001 Professional Sales Tips, Strategies, Tactics and Great Ideas for the Professional Salesperson is a comprehensive guide on how to excel in the sales profession. The book has been highly recognized by such companies as Morgan Stanley, Caribbean Business and State Farm. It contains a wealth of information to strategically win new business. If you are in sales, sales management or executive sales management, here is a wealth of information to assist you to strategically win new business: professional sales tips, tactical strategies, overcoming objections, price negotiation, the best sales presentations, the best sales management interviewing techniques, sales words of wisdom and how to conduct a successful trade show. Professional salespeople are well-trained, not born. Invest in yourself and advance your career today with 1001 Professional Sales Tips.
The Agency Listing Companion Book is a non-exhaustive contact list of United States and International Hair Makeup & Fashion Styling Agencies that freelance make-up artists, hair stylists, fashion stylists and manicurists can utilize as a research tool for gaining access to assisting opportunities and securing agency representation.
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
Release Date: 2015-08-24
Genre: Social Science
This volume reflects on how the study of gender has changed and how studying gender has affected our research methods and our knowledge of the world around us. The interdisciplinary nature of gender studies and the cross-pollination of theoretical perspectives are illustrated as is the globalization of gender theory, research and policies.