The New Professionals

Author: Charles W. King
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780761519669
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The new face of network marketing is revealed in a guide to the world of multi-level marketing and direct selling that focuses on the stories of ordinary people who tripled and quadrupled their salaries after overcoming their initial skepticism and embracing the rewards of this career opportunity. Original.

Transnational Power Elites

Author: Niilo Kauppi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415665248
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This book argues that European Union institutional mechanics and the EU as a political unit cannot be properly understood without taking into account the elites that make the policy decisions. Spurred by globalisation, technological and economic development has provided the backbone for social and political transformations that have changed the social structures that unite and differentiate individuals and groups in Europe and their interface with extra-European actors. These developments are not only exemplified by the rise of the EU, but also by the rise of a set of transnational European power elites evolving in and around the European construction. This book maps out these EU and international interdependencies and provides a comprehensive picture of the European transnational power elites. Moving away from the majority of literature on European integration dominated by economics, law, IR and political science, the volume is written from a sociological perspective that takes into account the individuals that make the policy decisions, the formal and informal groups in which s/he is included, as well as the social conventions that regulate political and administrative activities in the EU. This book will be of much interest to students of EU studies, sociology, critical security studies, and IR in general.

The New Professional S Toolkit

Author: Bethan Ruddock
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 1856047687
Size: 12.63 MB
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This practical toolkit will be your guide towards career success and fulfilment as you make your way in the information sector. Each chapter captures the expert advice of rising stars in the profession and across sectors, interweaving case studies that illustrate how to thrive in the information sector, take control of your professional development and get to grips with every area of information work. A companion website provides further information, resources and links. Comprehensive coverage includes: • adapting to your new environment and assessing and developing your skills • getting involved in professional networks and promoting yourself • project planning and management • meeting your users needs and measuring success • using online and social media tools • marketing your service • developing technical skills • information ethics and IP • working with stakeholders • how to generate funding for your service • writing and speaking, conferences and professional organisations • further qualifications, mentoring and moving on. Readership: This is the ultimate resource for all new professionals across the information disciplines, and internationally, whether in archives, academic, public or special libraries. It’s also an ideal introduction to information work for LIS students who want to be prepared for the world of work.

The New Professionals

Author: Mary Ann Young Von Glinow
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Ballinger Publishing Company
ISBN:
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Becoming Socialized In Student Affairs Administration

Author: Ashley Tull
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1579222765
Size: 16.12 MB
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Effective socialization of new student affairs professionals is essentialboth for the individual success of these practitioners, and for the work of a college or university that promotes student learning. It enables new professionals to manage the important personal and professional transitions they experience throughout their careers, engage in continuous professional development, and achieve high levels of productivity. It also counteracts the high attrition rate among new hires, with all the attendant costs to the institution in terms of resources spent on recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and developing staff talent.

Supervising New Professionals In Student Affairs

Author: Steven M. Janosik
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135465452
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This handbook explains the rationale behind supervised practice, and addresses design, supervision, and ethical components that are relevant to both faculty teaching supervised practice courses and supervisors overseeing students on-site.

When Professionals Have To Lead

Author: Thomas J. DeLong
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422131068
Size: 51.75 MB
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For too long, professional services firms have relied on the “producer-manager” model, which works well in uncomplicated business environments. However, today’s managing directors must balance often conflicting roles, more demanding clients, tougher competitors, and associates with higher expectations of partners at all levels. When Professionals Have to Lead presents an overarching framework better suited to such complexity. It identifies the four critical activities for effective PSF leadership: setting strategic direction, securing commitment to this direction, facilitating execution, and setting a personal example. Through examples from consulting practices, accounting firms, investment banks, and other professional service organizations, industry veterans DeLong, Gabarro, and Lees show how this model works to: • Align your firm’s culture and key organizational components. • Satisfy your clients’ needs without sacrificing essential managerial responsibilities. • Address matters of size, scale, and complexity while maintaining the qualities that make professional services firms unique. A valuable new resource, this book redefines the role of leadership in professional services firms.

Job One

Author: Peter Mark Magolda
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761827849
Size: 14.61 MB
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"Places new professionals' stories center stage. The book focuses on nine narratives written by new professionals about their introduction and transitions into student affairs work. These stories document their joys and angst felt as they prepare to move from graduate school to work, search for their first student affairs position, assimilate campus norms, formulate a professional identity, satisfy supervisors' expectations, mediate cultural conflicts, and remain true to their personal and professional values. ... Also includes four chapters co-written by senior student affairs professionals and preparation program faculty who synthesize, integrate, and theoretically interpret the new professionals' narratives. Recommendations included in the final chapter focus on reconceptualizing graduate preparation program curricula and professional development opportunities."--Page 4 of cover.