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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised - Hamilton Public Library - OverDrive
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Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today's job market. Going b...Show more Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today's job market. Going beyond test scores and GPAs, Coplin teaches students how to maximize their college experience by focusing on ten crucial skill groups: Work Ethic, Physical Performance, Speaking, Writing, Teamwork, Influencing People, Research, Number Crunching, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving. Borrow this book with OverDrive for Hamilton Public Library. Show less
101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions
eBook - 2018
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Building Resilience | Lynda.com
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In this course, Kelley School of Business professor and professional communications coach Tatiana Kolovou explains how to bounce back from difficult situa...Show more In this course, Kelley School of Business professor and professional communications coach Tatiana Kolovou explains how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold." She outlines five training techniques to prepare for difficult situations, and five strategies for reflecting on them afterward. Find out where you are on the resilience scale, identify where you want to be, and learn strategies to close the gap. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Comebacks at Work
Using Conversation to Master Confrontation
eBook - 2010
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Communication Foundations | Lynda.com
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Learn how to communicate more effectively. This course helps you communicate better in a variety of professional situations, including meetings, email mes...Show more Learn how to communicate more effectively. This course helps you communicate better in a variety of professional situations, including meetings, email messages, pitches, and presentations. Instructors Tatiana Kolovou and Brenda Bailey-Hughes introduce the four building blocks of communication—people, message, context, and listening—and show how they apply in different circumstances. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Effective Listening | Lynda.com
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Listening is a critical competency, whether you are interviewing for your first job or leading a Fortune 500 company. In this course, communications exper...Show more Listening is a critical competency, whether you are interviewing for your first job or leading a Fortune 500 company. In this course, communications experts Tatiana Kolovou and Brenda Bailey-Hughes show how to assess your current listening skills, understand the challenges to effective listening (such as distractions!), and develop behaviors that will allow you to become a better listener—and a better colleague, mentor, and friend. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Employment Services | YMCA
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Whether you're looking for entry-level work or for a more senior role, finding a job isn't always easy. The YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford off...Show more Whether you're looking for entry-level work or for a more senior role, finding a job isn't always easy. The YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford offers employment programs to support you through this process with experienced staff that will work with you — not just your resumé — to help you build skills, find work, and connect with your community. Show less
The Introvert's Complete Career Guide - Mississauga Library System - OverDrive
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In today's fast-paced, unstable workplace achieving success requires speaking up, promoting oneself and one's ideas, and taking initiative. Extroverts, fe...Show more In today's fast-paced, unstable workplace achieving success requires speaking up, promoting oneself and one's ideas, and taking initiative. Extroverts, fearless in tooting their own horns, naturally thrive in this environment, but introverts often stumble. If you question your ability to perform and succeed in this extroverted work culture, The Introvert's Complete Career Guide is custom fit for you. Borrow this book with OverDrive for Mississauga Library System. Show less
Job Search Strategies | Lynda.com
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In this course, author Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques to find jobs efficiently and effectively. This course teaches you how to develop your p...Show more In this course, author Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques to find jobs efficiently and effectively. This course teaches you how to develop your profile and brand, seek advertised and unadvertised positions, network successfully to broaden your circle, and work with recruiting professionals. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Leadership Foundations | Lynda.com
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In this 40-minute course, leadership consultant and global workforce expert Dr. Shirley Davis covers the basics of leading yourself and others. Along the ...Show more In this 40-minute course, leadership consultant and global workforce expert Dr. Shirley Davis covers the basics of leading yourself and others. Along the way, she identifies the critical competencies and best practices for effectively leading today and in the future. Learn how to lead across differences and cultivate a more inclusive workplace, establish trust, build relationships up, down, and across the organization, lead change through agility and resilience and have difficult conversations. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Mindful Meditations for Work and Life | Lynda.com
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This audio course led by Scott Shute, head of the Mindfulness and Compassion program at LinkedIn, offers a practical and easy approach to meditation, incl...Show more This audio course led by Scott Shute, head of the Mindfulness and Compassion program at LinkedIn, offers a practical and easy approach to meditation, including simple, short exercises that you can build into a regular practice—even in the minutes before a meeting. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Smarter, Faster, Better
eBook - 2016
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So Good They Can't Ignore You - Mississauga Library System - OverDrive
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Not only are pre-existing passions rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work, but a focus on passion over skill can be dang...Show more Not only are pre-existing passions rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work, but a focus on passion over skill can be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping. Passion comes after you put in the hard work to become excellent at something valuable, not before. Cal Newport's clearly written manifesto is mandatory reading for anyone fretting about what to do with their life, or frustrated by their current job situation and eager to find a fresh new way to take control of their livelihood. Borrow this book with OverDrive for Mississauga Library System. Show less
Speaking Up For Yourself On The Job | Hoopla
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Does it feel like sometimes others at work are not listening to you? Or if they are listening to you, they don't act on what you say? Is it hard for you t...Show more Does it feel like sometimes others at work are not listening to you? Or if they are listening to you, they don't act on what you say? Is it hard for you to get people's attention? Do you say "yes" when you would prefer to say "no"? If these and related issues have been tugging on your mind, perhaps you need to be more assertive. This program will focus on helping you develop positive assertiveness, actually enabling you to program - or reprogram - yourself for interpersonal and professional success. Borrow today with Hoopla and your BPL library card. Show less
Start With Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
eBook - 2009
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Teamwork Foundations | Lynda.com
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Whatever job you do, it’s likely you work in a team. Your performance will depend on your ability to work successfully with other people. Learn the qualit...Show more Whatever job you do, it’s likely you work in a team. Your performance will depend on your ability to work successfully with other people. Learn the qualities of effective teams and the role you, as a team member, play in creating a healthy, productive team in this course taught by management trainer Chris Croft. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Time Management Fundamentals | Lynda.com
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Learn how to get more done in the shortest time possible and avoid the obstacles and distractions that can get in the way of good time management. Best-se...Show more Learn how to get more done in the shortest time possible and avoid the obstacles and distractions that can get in the way of good time management. Best-selling author and business coach Dave Crenshaw gives practical strategies for increasing productivity in three main areas: developing habits to be more organized and reducing clutter in your workspace, staying mentally on task and eliminate the to-dos you have floating in your head and developing a time budget to get the most done during your workday. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
Writing in Plain Language | Lynda.com
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Plain language is a modern communication philosophy and a world-wide movement. It’s the reader-focused way to write, ensuring every sentence is easy to re...Show more Plain language is a modern communication philosophy and a world-wide movement. It’s the reader-focused way to write, ensuring every sentence is easy to read and understand. Online writing expert Leslie O’Flahavan explains how to focus your content, add structure with tables and lists, use active voice, and adopt a direct, personal style that communicates clarity and confidence to your audience. Access Lynda.com today with your BPL library card. Show less
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2020 - Hamilton Public Library - OverDrive
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What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually with more than ten million copies sold. At its c...Show more What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually with more than ten million copies sold. At its core is Richard N. Bolles's famed Flower Exercise, a unique self-inventory that helps you design your career—and your life—around your key passions, transferable skills, traits, and more.This practical manual also provides essential tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, networking effectively, interviewing with confidence, and negotiating the best salary possible. Borrow this book with OverDrive for Hamilton Public Library. Show less
Work 101
Learning the Ropes of the Workplace Without Hanging Yourself
eBook - 2007
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