Digital Career Library

Ambition : why it's good to want more and how to get it

"Be bold. Be brave. Embrace your ambition. Ever have that nagging feeling that you are better than the sum of your current achievements? Do you have a secret desire to be achieving much more, to change the world or to reach the top of your game? Then it is time to use your ambition to your advantage. It has been proven that ambitious people achieve greater levels of success, whether that be a higher level of education, a more prestigious job, a higher income or more satisfaction in life. Grounded in scientific research and with contributions from people at the height of their success in business, music, the arts and sport, Ambition will help you to harness your aspirations to achieve your lifetime goals.

Best job ever! : rethink your career, redefine rich, revolutionize your life

An action-based plan for building the career of your dreams Best Job Ever! is the ultimate guide to creating your dream career and increasing your financial success by providing you with valuable and insightful career information, personal stories and examples of others who have successfully created their Best Job Ever! Written by a nationally recognized expert in career development, this book provides you with a concrete, step-by-step blueprint for revolutionizing your career and revamping your life. You'll find the motivation you need to climb out of your daily ruts as you dig deep to discover your personal motivation, financial needs, and career and life goals.

Don't wear flip-flops to your interview

When it comes to getting a job, the smallest thing can trip you up. For 30 years, Dr. Paul Powers has asked thousands of successful job hunters a few basic but important questions:

  • What do you wish someone had told you when you started your job search?
  • What (obvious or not-so-obvious) job hunting mistake will you never make again?
  • What job hunting tip, secret, or technique would you stress to your very best friend?

Employability and Access to Training: A Contribution to the Implementation of Corporate Responsibility in the Labor Market

Silvia Castellazzi shows how companies can implement their corporate responsibility and support employability and access to training in an incentive-compatible manner. The study provides insights into unrealized cooperation and disincentives which prevent companies from investing in a shared pool of employable and skilled people. The research draws on the theoretical framework of the economic ethics and on in-depth interviews with key stakeholders in two European countries.

Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead

In "Lean In", Sheryl Sandberg -- Facebook COO and one of "Fortune" magazine's most powerful women in business -- looks at what women can do to help themselves, and make the small changes in their life that can effect change on a more universal scale. She draws on her own experiences working in some of the world's most successful businesses, as well as academic research, to find practical answers to the problems facing women in the workplace.

LinkedIn in 10 minutes

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

  • Create a LinkedIn profile, find jobs, consulting opportunities, partners, and clients
  • Enhance your visibility to an audience. Promote your business with a LinkedIn Company Page
  • Develop a streamlined approach for managing contacts.
  • Use LinkedIn Answers and Groups for research and marketing.
  • Give and receive professional recommendations. Recruit job candidates.
  • Access LinkedIn from mobile devices. Advertise on LinkedIn

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