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Job & Career Center - May/June 2011
Events

Library Events

WeCAN Works Job Search Seminar: Networking & Using the Internet
Thursday, June 2 | 10 am - 12 pm
Kendall Neighborhhood Library
609 N. Eldridge, 77079 | 832-393-1880

Work Skills: Creating a Resume / Resume Help
Wednesday, May 18 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Morris Frank Library, A HPL Express Location
10103 Fondren, Brays Oaks Towers Bldg, 77096 | 832-393-2410

Learn How to Interview Like a Pro from Tutor.com
Thursday, May 19 | 3 pm - 4 pm
Central Library
500 McKinney St, 77002 | 832-393-1313

WeCan Works Job Search Seminar: Creating a Resume, References, and Thank You Letters
Thursday, May 19 | 10 am - 12 pm
Kendall Neighborhood Library
609 N. Eldridge, 77079 | 832-393-1880

WeCan Works Job Search Seminar: Interviewing
Thursday, May 26 | 10 am - 12 pm
Kendall Neighborhood Library
609 N. Eldridge, 77079 | 832-393-1880

Open Job Search Lab
Mondays & Tuesdays | 2 pm - 4 pm
Wednesdays & Thursdays | 10 am - 12 pm
Central Library
500 McKinney St, 77002 | 832-393-1313

Resume Help
Get Hired in a Tough Market : Insider Secrets to Find and Land the Job You Need Now - Alan De Back
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/20/2009
Share Get Hired in a Tough Market %3a  Insider Secrets to Find and Land the Job You Need Now ISBN-13: 9780071637053
ISBN-10: 0071637052
Provides current job-seekers with information and tips on how to search for employment in a grim market, including how to use social networks, where to look for untapped contacts and why resume websites don't work. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Expert Resumes for Teachers and Educators - Wendy S. Enelow and Louise Kursmark
Publisher: JIST
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2011
Share Expert Resumes for Teachers and Educators ISBN-13: 9781593578121
ISBN-10: 1593578121
Another of the most popular and enduring titles in the Expert Resumes series will be revised for a third edition! This collection of resumes and cover letters is aimed at teachers at all levels, educational administrators, and other educators and trainers. This book gives strategies as well as 180 pages of sample resumes for teachers and educators. The authors present sound resume and cover letter writing advice, including an all new chapter on how to create and use an electronic resume. The appendix includes Internet resources for an effective online job search.
Expert Resumes for Computer and Web Jobs - Wendy S. Enelow and Louise Kursmark
Publisher: JIST
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2011
Share Expert Resumes for Computer and Web Jobs ISBN-13: 9781593578114
ISBN-10: 1593578113
One of the best-selling books in the successful Expert Resumes series is being revised for a third edition! This collection of resumes is aimed at computer professionals at all levels¿from entry-level to executive. This book gives strategies as well as 180 pages of sample resumes and cover letters for computer, Web, and IT professionals. The authors present sound resume and cover letter writing advice, including an all-new chapter on how to create and use an electronic resume. The appendix includes Internet job search resources.
The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book : Write and Use an Effective Resume in Only One Day - J. Michael Farr
Publisher: JIST Works
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/01/2011
Share The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book %3a  Write and Use an Effective Resume in Only One Day ISBN-13: 9781593578565
ISBN-10: 1593578563
A complete resume guide explains how to draft a basic resume and a specialized resume, includes a career-counseling section and provides more than 90 sample resumes written by professional resume writers for various kinds of jobs. Original.
Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities - Daniel J. Ryan
Publisher: JIST Works
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/01/2011
Share Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities ISBN-13: 9781593578138
ISBN-10: 159357813X
A complete career-planning and job-search guide for people with physical and mental disabilities explains how to identify strengths, explore options, find jobs, write resumes and perform well in interviews.
Step-by-Step Resumes : Build an Outstanding Resume in 10 Easy Steps! - Evelyn U. Salvador
Publisher: JIST Works
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 08/01/2010
Share Step-by-Step Resumes %3a  Build an Outstanding Resume in 10 Easy Steps! ISBN-13: 9781593577780
ISBN-10: 1593577788
A guide to easily building a resume includes a collection of thousands of powerful resume keywords to make one's resume stand out in electronic databases, a section on integrating a resume into one's social-networking strategy, tips on e-mailing resumes and a CD with templates and worksheets. Original.
The Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book : What to Write to Get the Job That's Right : Plus 50 Phrases You Should Never Use! - Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler
Publisher: Adams Media
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/18/2010
Share The Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book %3a What to Write to Get the Job That ISBN-13: 9781440509810
ISBN-10: 1440509816
Words matter when you're trying to get noticed, get the interview, and get the job. Staffing experts Schuman and Nadler know this. And from their experience and knowledge they show you which words and phrases open doors, impress managers, and point out your value to the company.
Planning for a Successful Business

How Business Planning Leads to Better Management , by Tim Berry, Entrepreneur.com, April 5, 2011.

Questions to Riddle Before You Start a Business , by Karen E. Klein, Blooberg.com, May 13, 2011.

10 Tips on How to Research Your Competition , by Darren Dahl, Inc.com, May 11, 2011.


 
Small Business Tax Planning : All You Need to Know from Start-up to Retirement - Russell Cockburn
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/20/2011
Share Small Business Tax Planning %3a  All You Need to Know from Start-up to Retirement ISBN-13: 9781906659394
ISBN-10: 1906659397
This guide takes small business owners through each of the separate states in the life-cycle of the business, from startup to sale and/or retirement and passing the business on down the generations.
The Everything Start Your Own Business Book : a Step-by-Step Guide to Starting, Managing, and Building a Profitable Business - Judith B. Harrington
Publisher: Adams Media
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 06/18/2010
Share The Everything Start Your Own Business Book %3a  a Step-by-Step Guide to Starting, Managing, and Building a Profitable Business ISBN-13: 9781440504075
ISBN-10: 1440504075
A revised and updated edition explains how to start a new business--from bright idea to big profits--in a book that tackles such unique topics as starting a green business, using online marketing tools, avoiding regulatory pitfalls and much more and includes a bonus CD with forms, checklists, sample business plans and new business templates. Original.
90 Days to Success Marketing and Advertising Your Small Business - Mark Hoxie
Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/01/2010
Share 90 Days to Success Marketing and Advertising Your Small Business ISBN-13: 9781435458284
ISBN-10: 1435458281
This book is designed to educate small business owners on the various forms of advertising that are available today, help them identify which forms are appropriate for their business and customer base, and how to develop marketing and advertising strategies with quantifiable (and highly profitable!) results.  It provides a blueprint for a successful, fiscally-sound marketing and advertising campaign that will yield profitable results for any small business within just 90 days.
Making Money from Home : How to Run a Successful Home-based Business - Donna Partow
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/01/2010
Share Making Money from Home %3a  How to Run a Successful Home-based Business ISBN-13: 9781589976085
ISBN-10: 1589976088
Making Money from Home compares the cost of working outside the home with the benefits of working from home. It provides readers with the tools they need to run a successful home business, such as time management advice, details on the foundations of a solid business, tips on marketing goods and services, legal issues to consider, and information on how to use the Internet effectively and how to create a business plan.
101 Internet Businesses You Can Start from Home : How to Choose and Build Your Own Successful E-business - Susan Sweeney and Kara Sweeney
Publisher: Maximum Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 08/31/2010
Share 101 Internet Businesses You Can Start from Home %3a  How to Choose and Build Your Own Successful E-business ISBN-13: 9781931644792
ISBN-10: 1931644799
Describes 101 popular home-based businesses, exploring the planning, set-up, management, and technical requirements of each and offering advice on designing effective Web sites and optimizing Web marketing opportunities.
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