The Insider's Guide to a Career in Book Publishing

The Insider's Guide to a Career in Book Publishing

So you want to work in publishing? Publishing is a hard industry to get into and the first few years involve a lot of work for no pay. Through this book you will gain the information you need to enter the world of books with your eyes wide open. The vast majority of people who want to go into publishing want to be editors, which is the path with the least pay and most work (at least in the bottom ranks). But do you know what the other jobs in publishing even are? You might be more ideally suited and enjoy working in a completely different department that you've never thought of before. This book takes you through all the major career paths in book publishing and explains the advantages and disadvantages of each, so you can match up your personality and skills to find the perfect job for you. After explaining the different jobs, the book explains about types of publishing houses, and gives you tips for how to get into publishing including: *how to break down a job description and see what it's really asking for *how to research the ideal jobs for you *what you can do to stand out from the crowd *how to approach the job hunt if you're not in New York City.

The Teen Vogue Handbook

An Insider's Guide to Careers in Fashion

The Teen Vogue Handbook

Amy Astley, Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief, says: "The Teen Vogue Handbook is a dream book, a truly creative book filled with tips on the stylish life from the top people in the industry." The key to this book is the mix of beautiful pictures, career advice and profiles of everyone and every aspect of the fashion industry. There are hugely famous people interviewed (Marc Jacobs, Bruce Weber, Patrick DeMarchelier) alongside assistants and others who are just getting started. The book includes 6 sections: Designers, Editors, Stylists, Beauty, Photographers and Models. And in every section, the people in the profile share simple tips on how to live the Teen Vogue lifestyle, now.

Paid to Play

An Insider's Guide to Video Game Careers

Paid to Play

Offers a review of employment opportunities in the computer games industry, describing the different types of jobs that are available, the qualifications that are needed, responsibilities, and salary potential.

The Insiders Guide to Large Quantity Book Sales

The Insiders Guide to Large Quantity Book Sales

An innovative and strategic e-book designed to help independent authors and publishers sell large quantities of books to non traditional buying markets.

Making It in Public Relations

An Insider's Guide To Career Opportunities

Making It in Public Relations

Making It in Public Relations is a comprehensive, realistic guide to everything one needs to know when pursuing a successful career in public relations. It is an introduction to public relations, written for students who want or need a definition of the profession to understand what they are moving into as a career. A thorough overview of the various roles and responsibilities involved in PR work, the different types of PR functions and activities, and its application in a variety of settings and scenarios are provided. In fulfilling the book's editorial role, author Leonard Mogel profiles the 10 largest public relations firms, life on the fast track at a small PR firm, how corporate communications is carried on at a large financial institution, and public relations for diverse organizations. It will be of interest to those studying public relations at the university level; recent mass communication, journalism, and public relations graduates; interns in public relations firms; and employees in other fields contemplating a move to this profession.

The Fast Track

The Insider's Guide to Winning Jobs in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, and Securities Trading

The Fast Track

Offers job-finding advice, including interviews with recruiters and profiles of the top forty firms

The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess 2nd Edition

Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous

The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess 2nd Edition

Welcome to the World of the Rich and Famous. . .Travel, Adventure, and Multi-Million-Dollar Yachts: Part how-to guide, part travelogue, The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous not only outlines the step-by-step process to getting a job on a luxury yacht, it also reveals what life is really like aboard these oceangoing toys of mankind’s most affluent. Packed with anecdotal stories from her time on the high seas, catering to some of the most demanding guests in the world, Julie Perry’s account of life “below deck” on a megaa-yacht is informative and humorous.

When Can You Start?

The Insider’s Guide to Job Search and Career Success

When Can You Start?

When Can You Start? is a step-by-step guide that teaches job seekers how to execute an effective job search. The vast majority of job seekers don’t know what they don’t know about the job search, and when they get a job they don’t know how to create and manage success. When Can You Start? shows job seekers: What they are really selling How to identify success using a skill set The best ways to conduct a proactive job search Effective evaluation and negotiation tactics to earn optimum compensation and benefits By combining Whitehouse’s week-to-week work strategies and proven career management secrets, job seekers of all types can work toward obtaining promotions and better job opportunities.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

The Insider’s Guide to Getting into Medical School in Canada

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Take the inside track to medical school with expert advice from a specialist. Getting into medical school in Canada isn’t easy—you need to stand out among a field of highly motivated and accomplished applicants. In fact, most applicants aren’t successful the first time they apply. Christine Fader was an application reviewer and interviewer at a Canadian medical school for eight years and has worked as a career counsellor at Queen’s University and in private practice for 20 years. After helping thousands of students through the medical-school application and interview process, she has a wealth of insight about what helps to elevate an applicant’s chances and what doesn’t. In Just What the Doctor Ordered, she shares her secrets, including: - Starting to prepare for future medical school applications while still in high school can set you up for success—and needn’t be stressful. - Good grades aren’t enough! Learn what experience you need—and how to describe it—to gain an edge. - Take a smart approach to the MCAT and CASPer by knowing the keys to preparation. - Make your application shine with examples and tips on the essay and short-answer sections. - Ace your interview with strategies to help you prepare for the types of questions interviewers ask. Learn from stories about other applicants, just like you! Whether you’re a high school student laying the groundwork for a career in medicine or a university student working on med school applications now, Christine shows you how to maximize your chances of getting accepted to a Canadian medical school. Includes help for parents, too!