Descriere: Based on in-depth interviews with 55 business people from a variety of settings, this title describes how this gnawing doubt goes far beyond questions of work/life balance to whether we feel we can keep our word, keep our promises, say what we really think, or be the kind of person we want to be and still function in our organizations.
"Sorry, we don't hire FELONS " Finding employment after being released from prison can be one of the most difficult tasks a felon faces. No one wants to hire you but parole terms require you to have a job or go back to jail. Even if you do not have parole requirements, you have to support yourself and that means you must face the question on every job applicatrion: "Have you ever been convicted of a felony?" Over 80% of all employers use some form of background check today which greatly limits the job paths available to convicted felons and even those convicted of misdemeanors. Just because someone has a felony conviction does not necessarily make him or her a bad person. Unfortunately, most employers do not understand this distinction. There are many reasons, many valid reasons, someone can be convicted of a crime which can even result from them standing up for their rights or being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Many felony convictions are for non-violent offenses like failure to pay taxes, or refusing to testify against a friend, and similar offenses that are hardly crimes against humanity. Yet these poor souls are treated no differently from mass murders when it comes to ...
"Interview Fitness Training" is a complete training and workout program for anyone who is about to enter into the world of job search and interviewing. It is guaranteed to give candidates an unfair advantage over the competition. The advice and techniques it contains will supercharge the job searcher's mind with confidence and the skills needed to have a successful interview. The reader will learn - How to answer difficult questions - How to overcome interview anxiety - How to negotiate a better offer - How to stand out from the rest of the candidates by demonstrating their unique skills and qualities - How to bond with your interviewers, even if they've already decided not to hire you (first impressions are deceiving, but you can easily turn the situation around ) - How to dress appropriately for an interview (overdressing or looking too casual may hurt your chances of getting the job) - What to do after the interview is complete to increase your chances of getting a call back. This is humorous self-help book written in a quick, easy read format - for instant results.
Katty Kay, Claire Shipman
"A personal, provocative, and challenging book for career women who want less guilt, more life." --Diane Sawyer Womenomics, the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, is an invaluable guide for this generation of professional women, provide knowledgeable advice on how to "Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better." Shipman and Kay, two TV journalists well acquainted with the stress of the workplace, describe the new economic trends that offer today's overworked working women more professional and personal choices than ever before. At last, you no longer have to do it all to have it all-- Womenomics shows you how.