A Companion to Rock Art

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Author: Jo McDonald,Peter Veth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118253922

Category: Social Science

Page: 736

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This unique guide provides an artistic and archaeological journey deep into human history, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic forms of rock art produced by the earliest humans to contemporary peoples around the world. Summarizes the diversity of views on ancient rock art from leading international scholars Includes new discoveries and research, illustrated with over 160 images (including 30 color plates) from major rock art sites around the world Examines key work of noted authorities (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and outlines new directions for rock art research Is broadly international in scope, identifying rock art from North and South America, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe Represents new approaches in the archaeological study of rock art, exploring issues that include gender, shamanism, landscape, identity, indigeneity, heritage and tourism, as well as technological and methodological advances in rock art analyses

Meeting and Event Planning For Dummies

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Author: Susan Friedmann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118053249

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 388

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Expert advice on how to stage the perfect event every time "A terrific resource of information for anyone in the event-planning business." --James Spellos, CMP, President, Meeting U. Meeting & Event Planning For Dummies is a practical step-by-step guide to the strategies and techniques event-planning professionals use to bring people together. This comprehensive resource covers all the angles from the little details to the big picture to make sure your business meetings and special events come off without a hitch! Praise for Meeting & Event Planning For Dummies "Packed with valuable information in an easy-to-use format. [It] covers all the basics for the meeting planning novice." --Diane Silberstein, President, Diane Silberstein & Associates "A great resource book every event professional should have.... Checklist heaven! We all love our checklists, and this book is full of them!" --Cathy Breden, CAE, CMP

The Other Side of Pedagogy

Lacan's Four Discourses and the Development of the Student Writer

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Author: T. R. Johnson

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438453213

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go. University classrooms are increasingly in crisis—though popular demands for accountability grow more insistent, no one seems to know what our teaching should seek to achieve. This book traces how we arrived at our current impasse, and it uses Lacan’s theory of the four discourses to chart a path forward via an analysis of the freshman writing class. How did we forfeit a meaningful set of goals for our teaching? T. R. Johnson suggests that, by the 1960s, the work of Bergson and Piaget had led us to see student growth as a journey into more and more abstract thought, a journey that will happen naturally if the teacher knows how to stay out of the way. Since the 1960s, we’ve come to see development, in turn, only as a vague initiation into the academic community. This book, however, offers an alternative tradition, one rooted in Vygotsky and the feminist movement, that defines the developing student writer in terms of a complex, intersubjective ecology, and then, through these precedents, proposes a fully psychoanalytic model of student development. To illustrate his practical use of the four discourses, Johnson draws on a wide array of concepts and a colorful set of examples, including Franz Kafka, Keith Richards, David Foster Wallace, Hannah Arendt, and many others. “Graceful, provocative, thoughtful, and well researched, The Other Side of Pedagogy connects theory and teaching in compelling ways. This is a groundbreaking book that scholars of writing will want to read, reread, and teach.” — Joseph Harris, author of A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966

Best resumes for accountants and financial professionals

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Author: Kim Marino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

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Because in today's competitive job market, you need every edge you can find...; The founder of the Just Resumes о writing service and author of several popular resume books, Kim Marino now offers practicing and prospective accountants and financial professionals a practical, highly targeted guide to writing winning resumes. Whether you're an executive making a lateral move or returning to the work force, or a college graduate just entering the accounting industry, this surefire handbook provides you with step-by-step guidance and savvy advice on how to create a professionally designed resume that puts your education, experience, and accomplishments in the best possible light and helps you reach your job objective. Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals first offers quick tips on the basics of resume writing, proper resume appearance, and the do's and don'ts of resume prepartion. You'll learn what type of resume best suits your needs and how to create each-whether chronological, functional, or combination resumes. It then gets down to specifics, with tailor-made advice and 80 detailed sample resumes and cover letters for: Accountants and financial pros who are making a lateral move or career change-such as financial planners, securities analysts, portfolio managers, brokers, account execs, and human resource directors Accountants moving up-including public, private, financial, and government accountants Accounting students and recent graduates-from first-year students with no paid experience, to college graduates looking to set forth in the real world Complete with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the corporate headquarters of the Big 6 accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies, and an alphabetical listing of key accountant associations and publications, Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals demonstrates how you can make a lasting first impression, and then reinforce it through the job selection process.

Best Canadian Resumes

150+ Best Canadian-Format Resumes

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Author: Sharon Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780988070622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

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Best Canadian Resumes, Third Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource offering more Canadian resume examples than any other book. This bestseller is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! The book includes more than 150 samples for Canadian jobs and industries crafted by Canada's foremost resume strategists. For millions of Canadians, the resume plays a critical role in the success or failure of a job search. The competition is tough. Get step-by-step instructions on developing an outstanding resume targeted to the Candadian employment market. Uncover cutting-edge ideas for content, style, and formatting. Take advantage of strategic tips for difficult career situations and challenges. Review actual examples of resumes and adapt them for your needs. Let Best Canadian Resumes be your key to employment success in today's competitive market. Best Canadian Resumes is written by and for Canadians. It will enable you to: uncover your job search goals and qualifications; market yourself with a unique Value Proposition; Employ proven strategies used by professional resume writers; address critical Canadian components such as spelling and grammar; comply with Canadian legislative requirements related to resume writing; and create a superb resume that will outshine the competition.

Blue Collar Resumes-Third Edition

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Author: Steven Provenzano, CPRW/CEIP

Publisher: ECS: Executive Career Services & DeskTop Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 0963355864

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 257

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Blue Collar Resumes, Third Edition will help you discover, organize, and market your skills and abilities to employers with impact and clarity. Using real-life examples and the latest strategies used by expert resume writers, Steven Provenzano, CPRW/CEIP, clearly explains how to sift through your work history, extract and develop key points about your talents, and sell them to win interviews. You’ll learn to evaluate your work experience, education and skills, and translate them into powerful selling points. You will also learn new, effective methods to format and organize your achievements, design the finished resume, and leverage new techniques for making job contacts and acing the interview. The 100+ resume examples in Blue Collar Resumes, Third Edition, reflect a broad spectrum of industries, careers, and job descriptions. These include skilled trade and factory workers, assemblers and construction workers, supervisors, executive secretaries, sales and customer service representatives, data entry clerks, and clerical positions. There’s even resume samples for pilots, drivers and equipment operators, technical and medical workers, as well as entry-level business and administrative positions, and veterans returning to the workforce. No matter what your or type of work this guide will help you shorten your job search and increase your income!

Access with Attitude

An Advocate's Guide to Freedom of Information in Ohio

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Author: David Marburger,Karl Idsvoog

Publisher: Ohio University Press

ISBN: 0821419390

Category: Law

Page: 342

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For those who find themselves in a battle for public records, Access with Attitude: An Advocate's Guide to Freedom of Information in Ohio is an indispensable weapon. First Amendment lawyer David Marburger and investigative journalist Karl Idsvoog have written a simply worded, practical guide on how to take full advantage of Ohio's so-called Sunshine Laws. They offer field-tested tips on how to avoid “no,” and advise readers on legal strategies if their requests for information go unmet. Step by step, they show how to avoid delays and make the law work. Whether you're a citizen, a nonprofit organization, journalist, or attorney going after public records, Access with Attitude is an essential resource.

Career Smart

Five Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand

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Author: Sherri Thomas

Publisher: Booklocker.Com Incorporated

ISBN: 9781601453662

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 108

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An insider's guide to getting bigger promotions, better clients, and a richer career life, this reference may take readers' careers from ordinary to extraordinary.

The One Page CV

Create your own high impact CV. Clever, clear, and comprehensive. Get noticed and beat the competition.

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Author: Paul Hichens

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292001496

Category: Education

Page: 240

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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?

The 7 Keys to a Dream Job

A Career Nirvana Playbook!

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Author: Dilip Saraf

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595310176

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 504

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In a job market turned upside down, job seekers need fresh approaches to get noticed, regardless of their employment status. The old methods are now dead and those looking must learn new rules quickly, to stay in control of their careers. In The 7 Keys, author Dilip Saraf lays out easy-to-use strategies for approaching job search in an entirely new light. Discover how one frustrated job seeker, already resigned to fate, got an interview, within six hours, using these strategies. In this groundbreaking work, Saraf helps you learn how to: Tap into your genius and present yourself uniquely Conquer a job even when you do not meet all requirements Go after a dream job even when that job does not exist Stay in control of difficult interviews and recover from mistakes after the interview Differentiate yourself in every step and become a must-hire candidate Negotiate a salary and get even more than you thought possible Manage the transition process so that you are always in control Eliminate fear surrounding a transition by operating from your genius Get back into action when a position of interest is cancelled and then claim it

Resumes For Dummies

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Author: Joyce Lain Kennedy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118024362

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Social Networking for Career Success

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Author: Miriam Salpeter

Publisher: Learning Express Llc

ISBN: 9781576859322

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 356

View: 5345

Social media is a powerful, mandatory tool for the job world. Illustrating its fullest potential

Communication Skills for the Environmental Technician

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Author: Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471299813

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 244

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Communication Skills for the Environmental technician This book provides environmental technology students with an enjoyable way to quickly master the basic communication skills needed by the environmental technician. Like all the books in the critically acclaimed Preserving the Legacy series, it follows a rapid-learning modular format featuring learning objectives, summaries, chapter-end reviews, practice questions, and skill-building activities. The only book available that specifically addresses the communication responsibilities of the environmental technician, it offers a thorough review of corporate communication basics and covers the environmental documents commonly generated by technicians. Communication Skills for the Environmental Technician features: * Advice on foundation reading and technical writing skills, including mastery of outlining and grammar awareness * Chapters on writing skills for business letters and memos; technical documents such as contingency plans, logbooks, and field notes; and completion and filing procedures for numerous reporting forms * In-depth coverage of oral communication skills, both for formal presentations and informal conferencing * Specifics of the job search: creating portfolios, writing resumes and cover letters, and performing well in the interview setting With its comprehensive coverage and quick-reference format, Communication Skills for the Environmental Technician is also a handy resource for any environmental technician needing a helpful refresher or useful working reference. The HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRAINING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HMTRI), recognized by agencies including the EPA, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, was established in 1987 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with the intention of promoting worker protection and the maintenance of a clean and safe environment through education and training.

Path of the Hunter

Entering and Excelling in the Field of Criminal Investigation

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Author: Larry F. Jetmore

Publisher: Looseleaf Law Publications

ISBN: 1932777407

Category: Political Science

Page: 186

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A thorough guide to understanding how to get into the field of criminal investigations and what to do when you get there to be a world-class investigator Chapters include: The Legal Process: - Defining Criminal Investigation and positioning investigations in a democracy - issues related to arrest, detainment, search & seizure The Investigative Process: - Traits of a good investigator - securing & documenting a crime scene - processing fingerprints, blood, semen, & gunpowder residue - analyzing stab and incise wounds, strangulations and gunshot wounds Investigating Murder, Rape, Robbery, Burglary: - Locating, preserving and analyzing evidence of murder and rape - securing and evaluating robbery and burglary scenes - thoroughly documenting the crimes Understanding the Testing Process...on the road to becoming an Investigator: - Preparing for the written & oral tests - learning successful test-taking skills - appealing your test results.

101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times

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Author: Jay A. Block

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071713514

Category: Education

Page: 208

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THE PROVEN FIVE-STEP STRATEGY FOR FINDING THE JOB OF YOUR DREAMS! “If you are serious about landing a quality job quickly in today’s job market, this book will practically guarantee your success.” –Bob Burg, bestselling author of Endless Referrals and The Go-Giver “Jay Block has taken his place as one of the career coaching industry’s most innovative thinkers and contributors.” —Frank X. Fox, Executive Director, Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches “A must-read for all job seekers in today’s highly competitive job market.” —Sherry Zylka, Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Schoolcraft College (Michigan) “Jay has written a unique and highly effective book combining motivational techniques with job search innovation.” —Susan Leventhal, Manager, Professional Placement Network, Workforce One, Florida About the Book: In 101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times, Jay Block helps you approach your job transition strategically—not as a one-time search, but as a campaign of discovery through which you’ll achieve your career objectives. Follow his easy five-step process to: Manage fear and negative emotions that impede success Carefully define clear job and career goals Create effective and high-impact self- marketing tools that make job seekers STAND OUT professionally Develop strategic, structured action plans that will become the job seeker’s GPS to their next job Take action and “enjoy the process” of landing a job in troubled times quickly and effectively Block’s proven method is the only way to truly seize control of your future, land the job you want, and earn the pay you deserve.

Bouncers

Violence and Governance in the Night-time Economy

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Author: Dick Hobbs

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199252244

Category: Law

Page: 323

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In recent years, the expansion of night-time leisure has emerged as a key indicator of post-industrial urban prosperity, attracting investment, creating employment, and re-generating the built environment. These leisure economies are youth-dominated, focusing upon the sale and consumption of alcohol. Unprecedented numbers of young people now flock to town centres that are crammed with bars, pubs, and clubs, and the resulting violent disorder has over run police resources that remain geared to the drinking patterns and alcohol cultures of previous generations. Post-industrial re-structuring has spawned an increasingly complex mass of night-time leisure options through which numerous licit and illicit commercial opportunities flow. Yet, regardless of the fashionable and romantic notions of many contemporary urban theorists, it is alcohol, mass intoxication, and profit rather than 'cultural regeneration,' which lies at the heart of this rapidly expanding dimension of post-industrial urbanism. Private security in the bulky form of bouncers fills the void left by the public police. These men (only 7% are women), whose activities are barely regulated by the State, are dominated by a powerful subculture rooted in routine violence and intimidation. Using ethnography, participant observation, and extensive interviews with all the main players, this controversial book charts the emergence of the bouncer as one of the most graphic symbols in the iconography of post-industrial Britain.

The Birth of Classical Europe

A History from Troy to Augustine

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Author: Simon Price,Peter Thonemann

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101475799

Category: History

Page: 416

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An innovative and intriguing look at the foundations of Western civilization from two leading historians; the first volume in the Penguin History of Europe The influence of ancient Greece and Rome can be seen in every aspect of our lives. From calendars to democracy to the very languages we speak, Western civilization owes a debt to these classical societies. Yet the Greeks and Romans did not emerge fully formed; their culture grew from an active engagement with a deeper past, drawing on ancient myths and figures to shape vibrant civilizations. In The Birth of Classical Europe, the latest entry in the much-acclaimed Penguin History of Europe, historians Simon Price and Peter Thonemann present a fresh perspective on classical culture in a book full of revelations about civilizations we thought we knew. In this impeccably researched and immensely readable history we see the ancient world unfold before us, with its grand cast of characters stretching from the great Greeks of myth to the world-shaping Caesars. A landmark achievement, The Birth of Classical Europe provides insight into an epoch that is both incredibly foreign and surprisingly familiar. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Unbeatable Resumes

America's Top Recruiter Reveals What REALLY Gets You Hired

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Author: Tony Beshara

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814417639

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 9466

What does Tony Beshara do that most r'sum' "experts" don't? While the experts write r'sum's all day, Tony-the veteran placement specialist featured regularly on the Dr. Phil show-actually uses them to get people jobs. With Unbeatable R'sum's, Tony dissects and discusses real-life r'sum's for jobs in a wide range of industries from healthcare to banking, construction to technology, administration to sales and marketing, and more. The book shows readers how to build a powerful r'sum', utilize keywords effectively, use gaps and job changes to their advantage, and pair their r'sum's with concise, dynamic cover letters. He complements his expertise (he has personally placed more than 8,500 professionals) with the results of a survey of more than 3,000 managers, executives, HR specialists, and other hiring authorities about what gets r'sum's read, interviews granted, and jobs offered. Readers will learn: * The critical components of well-written r'sum' * How to ensure their r'sum' actually gets read... by the right people * What employers look for, and what turns them off * How to customize a r'sum' for a particular job * The truth about video r'sum's, job-search websites, and social networking sites like FaceBook, LinkedIn, andMySpace * And much more Unbeatable R'sum's shows job seekers of all types how to present themselves in the best possible light...for the best possible position.

Same-day Résumé

Write an Effective Résumé in an Hour

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Author: Michael Farr

Publisher: Jist Works

ISBN: 9781593573836

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

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While other huge tomes bog down the busy job seeker with too much information, this compact guide gives the reader the essential tools to apply for jobs on the fly. Also includes advice on cover letters, JIST Cards, thank-you notes, online resumes, and job search strategies. This book includes: step-by-step instructions to write a great resume, dozens of sample resumes from professional writers, worksheets to organize your work history, cover letter tips, cards and thank-you notes coverage on steps for putting together Internet and scannable resumes, and tips to use your resume in the job search.