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The Crowdsourced Guide To Freelancing by Daniel Hall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Office and Administrative Support(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Are you thinking about becoming a freelancer? Do you want to find out the positives and negatives of freelancing as a career? Do you want tips on how to successfully win work? And once you have won this work would you like to know how to accumulate perfect feedback and how to keep your clients happy? Then you must read this book.
Score My Dream Job: Official Insider's Guide by Vlad Novochek
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this competitive landscape, the ability to generate leads, knowing the key focus areas on LinkedIn, and understanding what will make your connections like you are the true secrets to attaining success. This insider's guide highlights some of the best and proven tactics I've taught my clients in helping them land the job of their dreams.
Bodyguards - How to protect others - Part 2.2 - Security Advance Planning (SAP) by Michael J. Franklin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
Security Advance Planning (SAP) is 90 percent of what bodyguards do. This book covers in comprehensive detail the advanced planning requirements that most bodyguards are regularly expected to do in the course of their duties. All you need to know in an easy to understand and systematic format.
Bodyguards - How to protect others - Part 2.3 - Manners, Protocol, Etiquette and Communication by Michael J. Franklin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
The world of professional bodyguards is different. This book goes into great detail and teaches the professional conduct, etiquette, manners, verbal and written communication skills that bodyguards will need to get to the higher levels and better paying contracts of the close protection world.
Say for me Kaddish, An Engineer's Life and Advice by Alan Wilcox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the life story of an electrical engineer who began his career before tiny personal computers and instant world-wide communications. It describes why he wanted to become an engineer, his interests, and how they interrelate as his career and hobbies develop. The underlying theme is finding out what an engineer is like, and what issues are important in finding meaning and purpose in life.
Hot Tips For Career Chicks: Unlocking the CODE to Success by Karen Adamedes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management(5.00 from 1 review)
A unique career guide for women. It explores the subtleties & nuances of workplace culture & the challenges that women face. It provides must-know insights into how work works and over 200 practical and easy-to-implements tips to make it work for women. Includes how to effectively communicate, negotiate to earn what your worth, plan your career, know when to move on & resolve conflicts.
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat by Sydney T. Cat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
So You Want To Be a Writer by Michael Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author by Tiffany Flowers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
This guide was written to assist budding indie children's writers with their decision to become writers. This book provides practical advice from an Indie children's author on how to select an illustrator, tips on how to market books, plan a book party, plan a book signings, and get others to support your work.
Ammo 49 Exam Answers by How2DoEverything
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
One of the basic training courses that the Navy requires for sailors, contractors, and civilian personnel who work with ammunition or explosives is called “Ammo 49,” or “Naval Explosives Safety, Managers/Supervisors Orientation.” This course is designed for supervisory personnel who work with ammunition regularly, although the test itself is extremely difficult! Study hard...and get this guide!
For Single Women Only: 7 Things You Should Know Before Joining The Military by Selena Brown
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
This very short (short enough to read on your lunch break) yet informative e-book briefly explains in 30 minutes or less the good, bad, and ugly of the military from a woman's point of view. The topics discussed range from media reports of sexual assaults, to advice for 30-year-old women about joining the military at age 30.
Freelance Writing Tips for New Writers by Danielle McGaw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media(5.00 from 1 review)
If you have been thinking about freelance writing online but aren't sure where to get started this book will point you in the direction. You'll find information on starting your first web site, using social media, promoting yourself, and of course, finding jobs!
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too by Katrina Ayres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Planning before Writing a Novel by Shruti Chandra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Nibiruki Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to(5.00 from 1 review)
Outlining a novel before writing is essential for first-time fiction writers, as they may find it difficult to complete a story without mileposts. This book includes ten questions after answering which you will have the entire skeleton of your novel in front of you. You will have built your protagonist, antagonist, major characters, setting, plot, theme, narrative POV and genre of your novel.
151 Excuses for Missing Work by Stephanie Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Stephanie Martin. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Office and Administrative Support(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s hard to come up with plausible excuses that the boss will buy. For $.99 here are 151 well researched and great excuses that won’t get you fired (we hope). Enjoy them for entertainment purposes only and use irresponsibly!! But please be smart and don’t get fired. From 151Answers.com, the best excuses for missing (or being late for) work.
How To Mess Up Your Life With Astrology by Sri Lakshmi Oppecini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
Astrology is a branch of the Vedas and still continues to be practiced in India with a great number of adherents. Unfortunately the qualifications for practicing have gradually been de-emphasized in the modern world. This gives rise to many irregularities and disturbances in astrologers and their clients. The present book describes some of the misuses and misinterpretations of astrology.
The Handbook of the Writer Secret Society by Carrie Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
What if there was a methodology to being an author that had been passed writer to writer since the first cuneiform wedge was pressed into clay tablets by the very first writers? There is... and its in the handbook for the most notable unnamed secret society for writers. Discover trade secrets, rituals, and the previously guarded information now available to the public.
How I Survived My First Year Of Full-Time Self-Employment ... Going it Alone At 40 by Liz Broomfield
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship(5.00 from 1 review)
In December 2011 I stopped being part-time employed / part-time self-employed and took the big, exciting (and scary) step into full-time self-employment. Except it wasn't scary, because I'd worked, planned, set goals and knew when it was time to do it. In this book I share exactly how I got to that stage. No tricks, no schemes to buy into, just solid and proven information and advice.
The Art of the Soundcheck by M. Erik Matlock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
Why I Won't Hire Black People by Asa Leveaux
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered why certain groups of people are rarely the first choice for employment? Would you rather have someone of a different race provide you with services such as fixing your car, caring for your child or preparing your taxes? Is the only reason there is diversity in your office a direct result of affirmative action?