This book provides current information on the top 100 careers. Each career is described in detail, including job duties, training and education requirements, salary, projected job availability, and related occupations. It includes a special section on how to find a job, write a resume and cover letter, and provides tips for effective job interviews.
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 206 specific careers. New profiles on high-profile careers such as computer and information systems manager, desktop publisher and industrial production manager have been added as well. Also included are helpful e-mail and Web site addresses, along with new information on governmental agencies and legal topics to further assist users in their searches.
Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.
The Best of Newspaper Design: 29th Edition, the latest edition in Rockport’s highly respected series, presents the winning entries from the Society for News Design’s 2007 competition. Featuring work selected by a panel of judges from more than 14,000 international publication entries, this inspirational volume sets the bar for excellence in journalistic design. Bold, full-color layouts feature the best-of-the-best in news, features, portfolios, visuals, and more, and each entry is accompanied by insightful commentary on the elements that made the piece a standout winner. Every industry professional aspires to one day see his or her work in this book.
Social Issues in Sport, Third Edition, explores common questions and issues about sport and its relation to society through various sociological and cultural lenses. The text is grounded in practical application and provides social theories through which students may examine real-world issues.
Perhaps the best-kept secret in the publishing industry is that many publishers--both periodical publishers and book publishers--make available writer's guidelines to assist would-be contributions. Written by the staff at each publishing house, these guidelines help writers target their submissions to the exact needs of the individual publisher. The American Directory of Writer's Guidelines is a compilation of the actual writer's guidelines for more than 1,600 publishers. A one-of-a-kind source to browse for article, short story, poetry and book ideas.