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- 2006 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market
by Mary Cox (Editor), Lauren Mosko (Editor)
Backed by 31 years of editorial knowledge and expertise, the 2006 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market is the standard reference for amateurs and industry pros who want to establish and build a successful career selling, publishing, and licensing art and graphic design work.
This year's edition includes:
Bring your work to the attention of other art lovers and graphics professionals today.
- Contact information for over 2,000 art markets including greeting card publishers, magazine and book publishers, galleries, ad agencies, and more.
New interviews with successful artists and industry insiders including creativity coach and author, Eric Maisel.
Valuable business tips and practices and actual promotional samples to learn how you can effectively sell your work.
- 2006 Childrens Writers & Illustrators Market
by Alice Pope (Editor)
For 18 years, no other reference guide has provided as many listings specifically for children's authors and artists as the Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market! If you long to see your stories or artwork in the hands of young readers, this is the book you'll want to use. The 2006 edition includes more than 800 listings for book publishers, magazines, agents, art reps, and others who may be interested in seeing and reading your work.
- 2006 Photographers Market
by Donna Poehner (Editor)
For nearly 30 years, Photographer's Market has been the reference guide no photographer should be without-and this edition is no exception! This year's guide includes:
Read about the latest developments in the stock photography market and get detailed digital submission guidelines in the "Submitting Your Work" section. Every opportunity-from stock agencies, newspapers, and advertising firms to book publishers, greeting card and poster markets, galleries, businesses, and contests-is covered.
- Over 1,650 opportunities, featuring contact information including names and email addresses, submission guidelines, preferred formats, what photography buyers want, and how much they'll pay.
Articles covering key issues for amateur and professional freelance photographers.
Inspirational interviews with successful photographers like travel photographer, Nevada Wier.
- 2006 Poets Market
by Nancy Breen (Editor)
The 2006 edition of the popular Poet's Market is packed with useful information and publishing opportunities for poets looking to publish their work in magazines, books, in contests, and with small presses. This year's Insider Reports and interviews help you stay on top of your game whether you're writing poetry for the first time or you're a seasoned veteran. Includes perspectives on writing and submitting poetry for publication and valuable information from the poetry pros.
- 2006 Writers Market
by Kathryn S. Brogan (Editor), Robert Lee Brewer (Editor), Joanna Masterson (Editor)
To achieve your writing and publishing goals you'll need the 2006 Writer's Market which contains the industry's most up-to-date, accurate contact information and submission guidelines all in one easy-to-use format.
- 250 Best Jobs Through Apprenticeships
by J. Michael Farr, Laurence Shatkin
250 Best Jobs Through Apprenticeships explores the world of apprenticeships and provides information and statistics that cannot be found anywhere else. This comprehensive resource not only lists all 876 apprenticeships that are registered with the U.S. Department of Labor, but also explains how to become an apprentice, where the opportunities are, what the requirements are, what the pros and cons are and much more. It also includes 35 lists ranking the 250 best apprenticeable jobs as well as job descriptions.
- America's Top Military Careers: The Official Guide to Occupations in the Armed Forces
by United States Department of Defense
The Department of Defense recruits and trains approximately 200,000 enlisted members and officers each year, making it one of the largest employers in the U.S. This book was developed to help young people, students, educators, and others learn about the many career opportunities that the military has to offer. It is a compendium of military occupational, training, and career information designed for individuals who want to explore the military world of work. The new book contains descriptions of 140 enlisted and officer occupations, including information on work performed; physical demands; special requirements; training provided; work environment; helpful interests, experiences, and personal characteristics; civilian counterparts (helpful to those leaving the military and transitioning to a civilian career); military career scores from the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB); corresponding interest codes; profiles of real service people; and sample career paths. Includes many photos and tables with helpful information.
- Apprenticeship : The Ultimate Teen Guide
by Penny Hutchins Paquette
For young people who are interested in learning on the job, for those who are looking for an alternative to the traditional four-year college degree, who can't afford college, who want to be trained in a specific trade and enjoy learning in a hands-on environment, or who want to "earn while they learn," this book provides a solid basis to explore and research potential careers and to make informed decisions about whether an apprenticeship is the right career move.
- Arco Guide to Joining the Military
by Scott A. Ostrow
andid advice from a military insider provides all the information a potential recruit needs to have before enlisting. Questions addressed include “Should you enlist?” and “What branch of the military is right for me?”. Chapters cover military occupations, compensation and benefits, basic training, and preparing for the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery). New to this edition is specific information for women who want to join the military, a list of common military terms, and additional information about ROTC and service academies.
- Careers In Art: An Illustrated Guide
by Gerald Brommer (Author), Joseph Gatto (Author)
Describes various careers in art and how to prepare for those careers.
- Christian Writers' Market Guide 2004
by Sally Stuart
Do you want to get your work published–or keep your work published–but you don’t know where to start? With current information on over 1,200 markets for the written word, the Christian Writers’ Market Guide is an indispensable resource for Christian writers.
The nineteenth edition of this guide includes topical listings for magazine and book publishers, helpful market analysis, lists of literary agents, and contact information for special markets, editorial services, writers’ conferences and groups, photography markets, and more. The most complete and accurate publishing resource for Christian writers, the Christian Writers’ Market Guide provides what no other resource can.
- Crossroads: Navigating Your Calling and Career
by Colin Creel
Graduating college. Landing that first job. Considering a job change--or even a career change. When we find ourselves at such crossroads, it is important to stop and reflect before taking the next step. In Crossroads, author Colin Creel seeks to navigate the murky waters of career and calling by looking at the biblical view of calling, recognizing that each of us is here for a reason, and offering practical guidelines on seizing career opportunities.
In addition to the author's thoughts, readers will encounter advice from leaders in business, Christian ministry, the arts, and education. Each chapter's "Points to Ponder" encourage readers to go deeper in their thoughts and discussions on the subject of calling and career. Readers are reminded that none of us is here by accident, and there are no accidental occupations. Everyone must pursue the talents and gifts God has afforded them.
- Ferguson's Guide to Apprenticeship Programs (2nd Ed)
by Elizabeth H. Oakes
- Finding the Career That Fits You: The Companion Workbook to Your Career in Changing Times
by Lee Ellis, Larry Burkett
The concepts and tools introduced in this book to help you find the right career for you have been developed through research and from experience in working with thousands of individuals just like you.
- Household Careers: Nannies, Butlers, Maids & More : The Complete Guide for Finding Household Employment or "If the Dog Likes You, You're Hired!"
by Linda F. Radke
There are professional positions available in the child care and home help arenas if you know where and how to look. Learn how to earn up to $60,000 per year and cultivate a respected career.
- Job Search Strategies: Includes Resumes, and Interviews
by Lee Ellis, Larry Burkett
Landing the right job is a job in itself, so you can't afford anything less than excellence. In this booklet, career planning expert Lee Ellis gives you everything you need. Includes resumes, networking and interviewing ideas.
- StrengthsFinder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup's Now, Discover Your Strengths
by Tom Rath
To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment, StrengthsFinder, in the 2001 management book Now, Discover Your Strengths. The book spent more than five years on the bestseller lists and ignited a global conversation, while StrengthsFinder helped millions to discover their top five talents.
In its latest national bestseller, StrengthsFinder 2.0, Gallup unveils the new and improved version of its popular assessment, language of 34 themes, and much more (see below for details). While you can read this book in one sitting, you'll use it as a reference for decades.
Loaded with hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths, this new book and accompanying website will change the way you look at yourself -- and the world around you -- forever.
AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY IN THE NEW & UPGRADED EDITION OF STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0
(using the unique access code included with each book)
* A new and upgraded edition of the StrengthsFinder assessment
* A personalized Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide for applying your strengths in the next week, month, and year
* A more customized version of your top five theme report
* 50 Ideas for Action (10 strategies for building on each of your top five themes)
* The more user-friendly StrengthsFinder 2.0 companion website, with a strengths community area, library of downloadable discussion guides and activities, a strengths screensaver, and a program for creating display cards of your top five themes
- Where Do I Go from Here: Making the Right Decisions in Life
by Nicholas Comninellis
Life is full of decisions -- both major and minor. Should I take this job? Should I go to college? This book is especially aimed at young people and the decision-making processes of their lives. Its goal is to help young people become more effective by focusing on the right motives, looking ahead to potential outcomes, and ultimately turning to Jesus Christ for guidance.
- Where Ya Gonna Go?: Now That You're a Graduate
Now That You're a Graduate...
Feel ready to ditch high school but not so ready to dive into the real world?
Clueless about what’s coming next?
Then Where Ya Gonna Go? is for you!
With high school winding down, you’re maybe excited and terrified at the same time—happy to escape those tight walls but scared to leave what you know well. Where Ya Gonna Go? can help you answer the questions knocking around in the back of your brain about where your life is headed and what you’re supposed to do. Getting smart, after all, doesn’t stop after you’ve got your diploma in hand. You’re just getting going! Here are wise words to help you make your way.
- Women Leaving the Workplace: How to Make the Transition from Work to Home
by Larry Burkett
Financial adviser Larry Burkett has written a useful book, based on input from thousands of women (and men), to help mothers make the transition from the workplace to the home, considering both
psychological and financial adjustments.
- Writer's Market Companion
by Joe Feiertag (Author), Mary Carmen Cupito (Author)
As popular and indispensable a guide as Writer's Market (or the "writer's Bible," as it has come to be known) is, its intense focus on market listings leaves little room for the informative articles writers crave. With the revised edition of Writer's Market Companion, readers will find all the answers they need about the business of writing.
Seventeen chapters updated with all of the latest statistics, trends, and news will provide writers with a comprehensive overview of the publishing world. Insider advice from successful authors and editors gives readers a professional view of what it takes to get their work in the market, get it published, and get paid. Topics featured in the book include: *The Writer's World *Your Writing Plan *Selling Your Articles and Other Short Nonfiction *Selling Your Fiction *Promoting Your Business and Yourself *Making and Saving Money *Finding A Community
- Your Career in Changing Times
by Lee Ellis, Larry Burkett
Lee Ellis and Larry Burkett present career planning from a biblical perspective to help you become a good steward of your talents. They share insighnt into the workplace and discuss the four skills that every employee needs in the job market