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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018

by Richard N. Bolles

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.

Date Added: 09/21/2018


Category: Job Searching

The Motivated Job Search

by Brian E. Howard

The Motivated Job Search is a practical no-nonsense guide to getting the job offers you want in the shortest time possible! Brian Howard provides as proven and systematic approach for conducting a real-world job search based on years of front line recruiting experience helping thousands of job seekers find hidden job market openings, acing interviews, and winning job offers!

The Motivated Job Search gives you a distinctive competitive edge by teaching time-tested and proven techniques that will make you stand out from other job seekers. The Motivated Job Search covers meaningful topics like how to correctly prepare for a job search, profiling your next job, understanding the employer's mind, branding, elevator speech, success stories, LinkedIn, networking, social media, the hidden job market, interviewing along with a myriad of useful job search tools not otherwise written about in other job search books.

The Motivated Job Search promotes a self-motivated job search approach where you take charge by proactively engaging the job market in various ways to discover opportunities. The self-motivated approach teaches impactful ways to engage employers that leads to interviews resulting in job offers!

Date Added: 09/21/2018


Category: Job Searching

Rip the Resume

by Torin Ellis

Infused with real-life examples, self-analysis exercises, and advice from an industry professional, Rip the Resume is more than a "how to write a better resume" book; it's a proven system designed to challenge job seekers to take complete control and responsibility during a job search. Follow a ground-breaking roadmap on your journey to becoming the candidate that employers are seeking-whether you are a millennial looking to launch an exciting and fulfilling career or an experienced individual exploring greater career opportunities.

Rip the Resume provides the tools you need to transform yourself into the candidate that employers are searching for:

  • Cutting-edge guidance for job seekers in any field
  • Vital resume deconstruction techniques to highlight important areas and downplay others to render a stronger document
  • Winning conversation strategies to make a lasting impression during the interview
  • Practical advice for using social media wisely, both in the job search and in building your personal brand
  • Rip the Resume is based on best practices and concepts that strengthen ANY job search.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Job Searching

    The Job Search Checklist

    by Damian Birkel

    Losing your job can be a crushing setback, but the key is to remember the expression: "When one door closes, another one opens." With the proven tips and tactics featured in The Job Search Checklist, you'll learn how to turn your loss into opportunity and find another job fast. This indispensable guide covers everything from dealing with the emotional impact of being laid off to rebuilding your professional identity. You'll get solid advice on:

  • Developing a career plan by taking stock of your experience, abilities, and goals
  • Crafting an effective résumé and building Internet-friendly documents
  • Creating a "personal marketing plan" to promote yourself to potential employers
  • Finding the hidden job market through in-person and online networking
  • Downloadable templates, sample cover letters, a range of effective résumé formats, and even job search correspondence will help you customize your efforts. Helpful checklists throughout the book will get you on the right track and keep you there. You'll also discover valuable strategies for interviewing and negotiating effectively, plus tips on hitting the ground running once you start that new--and better--job.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Job Searching

    The Job Search Solution

    by Tony Beshara

    When Dr. Phil's viewers need help turning their job search woes into employment success, he calls in Tony Beshara. One of the most successful placement professionals in the United States, Beshara knows what works and what doesn't. In The Job Search Solution, he outlines the simple yet powerful system that has helped over 100,000 people land jobs they love. Now, in a completely updated second edition, Beshara addresses the major challenges that confront candidates seeking employment today, including advice for readers who have been out of work for a while, were fired from their last job, are looking to change careers, or may be facing discrimination due to age.

    Featuring interactive exercises, real-life examples, practical Do's and Don'ts, and other essential tools, the new edition reveals how candidates can create a personal "brand" online, communicate with potential employers via e-mail, and leverage personal stories throughout the interview process. Both practical and empowering, The Job Search Solution gives readers the tools they need to get hired in one of the toughest job markets ever.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Job Searching

    Ultimate Job Search

    by Lynn Williams

    Do you want to find your ideal job? Do you need to be able to prepare an excellent CV, answer tough interview questions and impress prospective employers? A 'one-stop shop' for all job hunters, this 5th edition of Ultimate Job Search takes the stress out of job hunting and provides advice on every stage of the job hunting process, from preparing a powerful CV that will get you noticed; sample cover letters and emails that come across as genuine; making a great impression at interviews; to dealing with offers and rejections in a positive manner.

    From the best-selling Ultimate series, the guidance in this book will help you shine and will demonstrate to future employers that you're the person for the job. With an exhaustive breadth of detail and real-life up-to-date comments from employers and recruitment professionals, Ultimate Job Search is invaluable to anyone looking to get their dream job at any stage of their career.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Job Searching

    Getting Interviews for Job Hunters, Career Changers, Consultants and Freelancers

    by Kate Wendleton

    Getting Interviews explains to the reader how to find out whom they should be talking to, and how to get those people to agree to meet with them. They will learn about informational meetings and networking interviews. This book also explains to the reader how to market themself- to plan a whole campaign that runs the gamut from personal contacts to phone, e-mail, and targeted direct mail efforts.

    Date Added: 05/25/2017


    Category: Job Searching

    The Harvard Business School Guide to Finding Your Next Job

    by Robert S. Gardella

    Offers a road map for planning and conducting your search for the job. This book covers the elements of the job search process - from creating a resume to dealing with emotional side of job loss, from choosing references to staying motivated, and from using various search strategies to negotiate job offers.

    Date Added: 05/25/2017


    Category: Job Searching

    At Your Best as a Carpenter

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as a Carpenter is your playbook for learning if a career as a carpenter is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master carpenter, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as a carpenter look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming a carpenter?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as a carpenter?
  • How much can you make as a carpenter?
  • What are your career options once you become a carpenter?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a carpenter’s career?
  • How and where do you find work as a carpenter?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    At Your Best as an Electrician

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as an Electrician is your playbook for learning if a career as an electrician is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master electrician, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as an electrician look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming an electrician?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as an electrician?
  • How much can you make as an electrician?
  • What are your career options once you become an electrician?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a electrician's career?
  • How and where do you find work as an electrician?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    At Your Best as a Plumber

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as a Plumber is your playbook for learning if a career as a plumber is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master plumber, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as a plumber look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming a plumber?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as a plumber?
  • How much can you make as a plumber?
  • What are your career options once you become a plumber?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a plumber's career?
  • How and where do you find work as a plumber?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech is your playbook for learning if a career as an electrician is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master technician, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as an HVAC/R tech look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming an HVAC/R tech?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as an HVAC/R tech?
  • How much can you make as an HVAC/R tech?
  • What are your career options once you become an HVAC/R tech?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a HVAC/R tech's career?
  • How and where do you find work as an HVAC/R tech?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    At Your Best as a Welder

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as a Welder is your playbook for learning if a career as a welder is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master welder, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as a welder look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming a welder?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as a welder?
  • How much can you make as a welder?
  • What are your career options once you become a welder?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a welder’s career?
  • How and where do you find work as a welder?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    At Your Best as a Painter

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as a Painter is your playbook for learning if a career as a painter is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master painter, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as a painter look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming a painter?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as a painter?
  • How much can you make as a painter?
  • What are your career options once you become a painter?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a painter's career?
  • How and where do you find work as a painter?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    At Your Best as a Mason

    by Juan Carosso

    The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream.

    At Your Best as a Mason is your playbook for learning if a career as a mason is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master mason, and launching your own small business. Learn:

  • What does a career as a mason look like?
  • Why should you consider becoming a mason?
  • How do you become a successful craftsman as a mason?
  • How much can you make as a mason?
  • What are your career options once you become a mason?
  • How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a mason's career?
  • How and where do you find work as a mason?
  • What does it take to strike out on your own?
  • What does it take to launch and build a successful small business?
  • At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook and its companion, www.AtYourBest.com, provide the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how.

    There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

    Date Added: 02/12/2019


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business

    by Elaine Pofeldt

    The indispensable guide to earning a six-figure take-home income on your own terms, from Forbes.com contributing writer Elaine Pofeldt.

    The rise of one-million-dollar, one-person businesses in the past five years is the biggest trend in employment today, offering the widest range of people the most ways to earn a living while having the lifestyles they want. In The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business, Elaine Pofeldt outlines the pathways to joining this entrepreneurial movement, synthesizing advice from hundreds of business owners who've done it. She explains how to identify, launch, grow, and reinvent the business, showing how a single individual can generate $1 million in revenue--something only larger small companies have done in the past. Both inspirational and practical, this book will appeal to all who seek a great worklife and a great lifestyle.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Introduction to Paralegalism

    by William P. Statsky

    Master the hands-on skills you'll need to succeed in a modern law office with Introduction to Paralegalism, 8e. Ten critical skills are covered in the book: identifying legal issues, breaking rules into elements, applying rules to facts interviewing clients, investigating facts, digesting discovery documents, providing litigation assistance, researching the law, drafting documents, and representing clients at administrative agencies where authorized by law. Packed with real-life insights and real-world examples, the text helps you understand the ethical guidelines that lawyers and paralegals must follow and covers the efforts underway to regulate the profession in legislatures, courts, bar associations, and paralegal associations.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Profitable Podcasting

    by Stephen Woessner

    The word is out: content marketing is king. But when nearly every business has a blog, it's tough to stand out. The real secret is that there's a much better tool for spreading influence and generating revenue—one with far less competition.

    Podcasting offers rich opportunities, especially if you get in early and do it right. Based on the author's experience building a $2 million venture from scratch, Profitable Podcasting lays out the precise formula for creating, launching, marketing and monetizing podcasts in any industry. Packed with priceless production help, software recommendations, web and social strategies, schedules, checklists, and examples, this indispensable guide explains exactly how to:

  • Plan your podcast strategy
  • Choose the ideal format for your show
  • Be a great host
  • Get the best guests
  • Mastermind interview questions
  • Record and edit interviews like a pro
  • Navigate Libsyn, iTunes, Stitcher, and Sound Cloud with ease
  • Maximize buzz for the launch
  • Secure generous sponsorship
  • Achieve top rankings fast
  • Win fans
  • And more
  • It's true podcasting may take more technical knowledge than other marketing and sales efforts, but lucrative rewards await once you conquer the learning curve. Profitable Podcasting gets you to the payoff quickly and painlessly.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Writer's Market 2018

    by Robert Lee Brewer

    Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2018 guide you with thousands of publishing opportunities--including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings feature contact and submission information so you can get started right away.

    Beyond the listings, you'll find all-new material devoted to the business and promotion of writing. Discover the secrets to writing better queries and selling more articles, tips to earn money from blogging, and how to develop a standout author brand. Plus, you'll learn how to create an effective e-mail newsletter, improve organization, and build a solid foundation for long-term writing success. This edition includes the ever-popular pay-rate chart and book publisher subject index.

    You'll also gain access to:

  • Lists of professional writing organizations
  • Sample query letters
  • Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Careers in Food Science

    by Richard W Hartel and Christina P. Klawitter

    Careers in Food Science provides detailed guidelines for students and new employees in the food industry to ensure a successful start to their career. Every step towards a rewarding career in this rapidly evolving industry is covered, from which classes to take in college and which degrees to earn, to internships, and finally how to land, and keep, the first job. This book also provides day-to-day examples of what to expect from the many jobs available to help students decide what to do and where to go.

    The food industry includes a wide array of fields and careers not only in food production and in academia, but also in government and research institutions. In fact, it is estimated that by 2010 there will be 52,000 annual job openings for college graduates in the Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources system in the U.S. alone. Written by people who have experience or are currently working in each sector, this book seeks to shed some light on starting, or furthering, a career in this exciting field.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer

    by Robert K. Hale and Thomas L. Williams

    Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer contains all the necessary tools and strategies to successfully launch and grow a professional design business in the competitive world of interior design. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience, this book includes case studies, and personal anecdotes that help teach you how to:

  • choose a design field
  • obtain and keep clients
  • garner referrals
  • market and position your business
  • bid competitively on projects
  • manage sales
  • organize a budget
  • manage start-up costs and cash flow
  • promote your business
  • branch out into product and architectural design
  • design within a retail environment
  • set pricing guidelines
  • sell to your target demographic
  • set up your office
  • Readers will find a history of the business side of interior design as well as various career tracks available to today’s budding entrepreneur. Any early career interior designer or student looking for practical advice on the ins and outs of running a design firm will need this one-stop guide.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Introduction to Health Care and Careers

    by Roxann Delaet

    Introduction to Health Care and Careers provides students beginning their health care education with the fundamentals they need to develop their personal and professional skills, understand their chosen profession, and succeed in the world of health care. It meets the growing market demand for a book that gives the best of both worlds—skill development and career choice information. The text begins with today’s health care system, health care economics, and law and ethics, providing important context for the personal, professional, and workplace skills that follow. From there, students move on to an overview of careers in health care and detailed profiles of the most in-demand professions. The book closes with brief chapters on anatomy and physiology to prepare students for the rest of their health care education.

    With its student friendly approach,Introduction to Health Care and Careers is the essential resource for introductory health care courses, striking the perfect balance between skill development and up-to-date career choice information–everything health care students need to succeed.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Libraries in the Information Age

    by Denise K. Fourie and Nancy E. Loe

    The book Library Media Connection cited as something "all librarians need to have on their shelves" is now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment. Covering both technology and library practices, the title has been a go-to text for librarians and library school students since 2002.

  • Thoroughly revises and updates a popular text for LIS or LTA programs that can also be used in MLIS curricula and for four-year programs in library studies and information studies
  • Provides a succinct introduction to the library industry and a practical overview of the field from seasoned practitioners
  • Brings together learnings from academic, public, special, and school libraries as well as archives and historical agencies, presenting material with both depth and breadth
  • Is applicable as an introduction for library funding agencies and public library trustees or boards
  • Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Introduction to Career Counselling and Coaching

    by Hazel Reid

    A practical introduction for those training in the field of career development, career counselling and career coaching, this book will take your students through established and emerging theory and the different contexts in which career work takes place introducing the key skills, techniques and models they'll need. Professional issues such as the use of digital technologies highlight the contemporary context of careers work and all of this is brought to life through engaging case studies and reflective questions, highlighting the practical applications of what is being learnt.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information

    Monetizing Entertainment

    by Larry Wacholtz

    Monetizing Entertainment: An Insider's Handbook for Careers in the Entertainment and Music Industry offers a thorough, guided exploration of the current state of the industry, with an emphasis on trends in copyright, digital streaming, and practical advice for developing a career as an artist, technician, or industry executive.

    This book investigates a variety of topics within the entertainment and music industry, ranging from traditional and emerging business models to intellectual property rights to the creative destruction happening currently. The book strategically outlines the existing gaps that make being successful as an artist a dynamic interaction between creativity and business.

    This book includes the following:

  • An overview of the creative destruction process that has destroyed some of the old business models and created a number of career options.
  • A look at innovative, entrepreneurial career options.
  • A step-by-step examination for both creative and business professionals of the administrative and financial structures of the industry.
  • Detailed analysis of trends and topics shaping the current entertainment and music industry drawn from insiders' perspectives and other contemporary resources.
  • An accompanying website (www.routledge.com/cw/wacholtz), hosting case studies, videos, data, infographics, and blog posts on business models, is the perfect companion to this authoritative resource.

    Date Added: 09/21/2018


    Category: Occupation Specific Information


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