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Opportunities in Event Planning Careers

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More than 100 opportunities for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in...covers a range of professions from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field and includes training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources.

Career Opportunities in Travel and Hospitality

Author : Jennifer Bobrow Burns
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Whether you want to spend your days outside leading tours or in the kitchen preparing delicious meals for customers, the travel and hospitality industries offer a diverse array of career opportunities.

Vault Guide to Event Planning Jobs

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The;Vault Guides to Jobs;series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career and getting your foot in the door.

A Career as an Event Coordinator

Author : Barbara Krasner
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Many careers are enjoyable, but few can boast being part of a party quite like an event coordinator. This book highlights many creative outlets inherent to the work, but it also offers a realistic appraisal of the long hours, demanding clients, and other hard work involved. Stories about real-life event planners offer readers a genuine description of a day in the life of an event coordinator. The book also includes information about how to get the training and experience needed to prepare for this demanding, but imaginative, field of work.

An Introduction to the Entertainment Industry

Author : Andi Stein
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Whether it's a favorite television show, an artist at the top of the music charts, a best-selling book, or a hometown sports team, we love entertainment. It's big business and in this accessible introduction, Andi Stein and Beth Bingham Evans give readers a glimpse inside the industry, to better understand how each segment operates and the challenges and trends it faces. Each chapter addresses a different segment of the entertainment industry including: - Film - Television - Radio - Theatre - Music - Travel/Tourism - Sports The book is designed as an introductory text for entertainment courses and as an overview of the industry for those looking to pursue careers in the field of entertainment. A list of resources is provided at the end of each chapter.

Fabjob Guide to Become an Event Planner

Author : Jan Riddell
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This fabulous book explains how to break into a career in event planning. It gives step-by-step advice on how to plan a party, conference, or other event. Job opportunities with corporations, convention centers, country clubs, and other employers are covered, with advice on finding job openings, preparing a portfolio and resume, and interview skills. It also explains how to start an event planning business, including finding clients, preparing proposals, and pricing. Includes CD-ROM.

The Best Book On Event Planning Careers

Author : Silvia Oppenheim
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The U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics predicts that event planning employment will grow faster than the average career -- 16% between 2008-2018. With 56,950 jobs held by event planners in 2010, it's an exciting time to get into the industry. Whether you are a student in college or an event planner's intern, you can learn the organizational and communication skills to make your own name as an event planner. Le Concierge SF founder, Silvia Oppenheim, shows you how she started a successful full-service hospitality service in the San Francisco Bay Area. She offers her top tips on building your resume, networking, and finding jobs as an event planner. In this eBook, you'll find a step-to-step guide to conceptualizing and building your own event planning business.

Event Planning

Author : Laurence Carter
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Event Planning is an exciting option for individuals looking for a new and different career. There is an increasing demand for trained Event Managers, to work in a wide variety of organizations, and as freelance entrepreneurs. Their task is to take on the responsibility for planning and organizing events. Yes it is hard work, but it can also be quite enjoyable, especially when you see the results of your efforts, cumulating in the successful staging of an event. Event Planning is a good option for an entrepreneur looking to earn extra money. The opportunities are there, for an Event Manager to undertake varying assignments, exposing themselves to different types of events that require a wide variety of skills. This text attempts to help readers to develop an understanding of how events should be researched, developed, planned and managed leading up to the day of the event. It also examines the process of evaluation that takes place after the event has occurred. Its aim is to help the reader build their practical skills in Event Management. Key areas that are addressed in this text include: Initial selection of an Event Feasibility Study and Business Planning for an event The key processes that are involved in the planning and staging of an event Promotional management for an event, and the production of promotional materials Methods of evaluation for an event After reading this text, readers should have a greater understanding of what it takes to successfully plan and manage an event and this should encourage them to put what they have learned into practice. Laurence Carter

Mastering the Job Search Process in Recreation and Leisure Services

Author : Craig M. Ross
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Mastering the Job Search Process in Recreation and Leisure Services is a practical guide for those who want to work in the recreation and leisure services field. This book simplifies the process of securing a job or internship by explaining every step from both an employers and applicants point of view. Based on years of experience in hiring, this text offers honest advice on the best job search practices.

Creating Career Success A Flexible Plan for the World of Work

Author : Francine Fabricant
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Today's workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Job security is a thing of the past, layoffs are common, and people change jobs and careers frequently. Students need to be prepared to adapt to the unexpected twists and turns they may face. CREATING CAREER SUCCESS helps students develop a self-directed, proactive, flexible plan to launch and manage their careers over the years to come, using the latest technological resources and job search strategies. Through a process of self-assessment, career exploration, and self-promotion students discover how to connect their skills, interests and values to a variety of possible careers, build relationships, and present themselves in the best possible light to potential employers. Most importantly, students are encouraged to keep their minds and options open, and to engage themselves fully in the career development process. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Organize Manage and Plan

Author : Robert Greenberger
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Profiles the characteristics of and qualifications needed for thirteen jobs involving organization, including wedding planner, event coordinator, auctioneer, and import/export specialist.

The Complete Guide to Successful Event Planning

Author : Shannon Kilkenny
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Book & CD-ROM. This is the most thorough, concise, and easy-to-follow event planning book available. From the initial concept of the event to ongoing management, this book provides techniques to increase your chances of success and systems to avoid many common mistakes. It shows you dozens of ways to save time and money and introduces you to every facet of the planning process. This ultimate guidebook equips readers with new ideas, support, and creative problem-solving skills. The chapters follow the dynamics of the actual event planning process and are supported by extensive checklists and timelines. As readers undertake the complexities of daily responsibilities and tasks, the guide inspires efficiency and confidence and makes it possible to stay on track. This revised 2nd edition includes information on timely practices such as planning environmentally friendly parties, using technology applications and gadgets to orchestrate a modern event, and generating enthusiasm for your events using social media and social networking. The companion CD-ROM included with the book contains helpful checklists, worksheets, and contracts and agreements to help you co-ordinate an organised event. On the CD-ROM, you will find sample speaker agreements, timelines for planning your event, status reports, budget sheets, site selection checklists, and much more.

Job Hunter s Sourcebook

Author : Bohdan Romaniuk
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Here is the essential, updated resource job seekers need to develop a complete strategy for their job searches. Alphabetically arranged by career, the Sourcebook lists sources of help wanted ads, employer directories, employment agencies, placement services, electronic resources, and other information sources for 216 specific careers. New profiles on careers such as event planner, forensic scientist and tissue engineer have been added as well. Also included are helpful e-mail and Web site addresses, along with new information on networking to further assist users in their searches.

Job Hunters Sourcebook

Author : Gale Group
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Job Hunter's Sourcebook pulls together all the research and resources needed for a successful job hunt into one central place. Included in this edition are 13,867 entries -- entries may appear in multiple sections. Part One profiles 216 high-interest professional and vocational occupations, from accountant and aircraft mechanic to sports official and stockbroker. A Master List of Profiled Professions lists alternate, popular, synonymous, and related job titles and links them to the jobs profiled, providing quick access to information sources on specific occupations by all their variant names. Entries contain complete contact information and are arranged by type of resource. Part Two serves as a clearinghouse in organizing the wide-ranging information available to today's job seeker. It features such topics as resume resources, alternative ways to work, and opportunities for a diverse work force. Sources of Essential Job-Hunting Information addresses 32 employment topics, such as resume writing, interviewing skills, employment issues for disabled workers, working from home, and electronic job search information. Each category features a multitude of sources, including reference works, online and database services, software programs, and more. Entries contain complete contact information.Also included is The Index to Information Sources which alphabetically lists all of the publications, organizations, electronic resources, and other sources of job-hunting information.

People and Work in Events and Conventions

Author : Thomas Baum
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The part of the tourism industry which covers events, conventions and meetings is a substantial part of the global economy and provides employment for a very large number of people worldwide. The breakdown of employees in this sector is complex - employees can be full-time, casual labor or part of a volunteer workforce, and events can be as diverse as the Olympic Games and a local meeting. This book examines the role of people who work in events, meetings and conventions by looking at the context in which they work, and presenting theories, perspectives underlying trends of employment in this sector. Leading authors present international examples to further understanding of the concepts involved in people management in tourism events. This book will be an important resource for students and researchers of leisure, tourism and events management.

Cordially Invited

Author : Lisa Thompson
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Discusses the duties and responsibilities of an event planner, the education and training needed, and the different types of careers available, and chronicles a day in the life of an event planner.

Careers in Focus

Author : Ferguson
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Career Directions

Author : Donna Yena
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With over 25 years of experience in career development and human resources, Donna Yena brings a practitioner’s perspective to Career Directions. Her experience as Vice President of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Johnson & Wales University, along with her background as a manager, instructor, and curriculum designer, contribute to the advice and techniques offered in this text. More than just a text on job searches and career planning, Career Directions covers lifetime career management, beginning with self-assessment and career planning, moving on to job search techniques, and finally focusing on career management and life on the job.

Careers in Focus

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Ferguson's Careers in Focus;books are a valuable career exploration tool for libraries and career centers.

Eventprofs A Comprehensive Guide in Hotel Wedding and Event Management

Author : Jason Allan Scott
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