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No matter how good you look, how much research you've done, or how perfectly your qualifications match the job description, if you're not prepared with great answers to the toughest interview questions, you won't get the job.101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions is a manual that will help you home in on exactly what the interviewer is trying to learn . . . with each and every question he or she asks. If you've never done well on interviews, never even been on a job interview, or just want to make sure a lousy interview doesn't cost you a job you really want, Ron Fry will help you get that job--as he has helped literally millions of people nationwide and throughout the world.This brand-new twenty-fifth anniversary edition of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions is thoroughly updated to reflect the realities of today's job market. Whatever your age and experience, whether you are seeking your very first job or finally breaking into the executive office, this is the one book you need to get that job.
In 101 Great Résumés, you will find the résumé format that will work wonders for you, one that can showcase your unique background, situation and career goals and help you land your dream job. It features résumés tailored to the individual situations, challenges, and aspirations of today's job seekers.
This title focuses on the behaviors necessary to succeed in the dog-eat-dog world of fiction writing by asking successful authors how they practice their craft. Readers will learn how to adopt those habits on their quest to become novelists. The book will inspire, nourish, and provide the needed kick in the pants to turn the wannabes into doers! The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Novelists is full of "aha" experiences as the reader uncovers the collected wisdom from the cream of today’s fiction writers.
The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood's Top Writersby Karl Iglesias
You can struggle for years to get a foot in the door with Hollywood producers--or you can take a page from the book that offers proven advice from twenty-one of the industry's best and brightest!In this tenth anniversary edition, The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 2nd Edition peers into the lives and workspaces of screenwriting greats--including Terry Rossio (the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Aline Brosh McKenna (Morning Glory), Bill Marsilii (Deja Vu), Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (Wanted), and Tony Gilroy (the Bourne franchise).You will learn best practices to fire up your writing process and your career, such as:Be Comfortable with SolitudeCommit to a Career, Not Just One ScreenplayBe Aware of Your Muse's Favorite ActivitiesWrite Terrible First DraftsDon't Work for FreeWrite No Matter What This indispensable handbook will help you hone your craft by living, breathing, and scripting the life you want!
Insider Secrets from Hollywood’s Top WritersThis book not only shows how to be a screenwriter, but what it's actually like to be one. An inspiration to all would-be screenwriters, this book is about living the screenwriter's life -- the habits, writing environments, creative processes, daily passions, and obsessions.In The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, author Karl Iglesias has interviewed 14 top contemporary Hollywood screenwriters who offer their experience, insight, and advice to aspiring screenwriters everywhere.
A friendly, first-ever guide to making the most of your Twelve Step meetings.Mel B's 101 Meeting Starters is a friendly, first-ever guide to making the most of Twelve Step meetings. Anyone who has participated in a Twelve Step meeting knows the benefit of these confidential forums for sharing the experience, strength, and hope that sustain recovery. Sometimes, however, meetings get sidetracked by irrelevant topics, dominant speakers, or other distractions, leaving attendees feeling frustrated or unfulfilled. This collection of dynamic Twelve Step "meeting starters" brings focus and meaning to group discussions with topics including "Dealing with Rejection," "Attracting Trouble," "Happy Coincidences," and "Live and Let Live.
101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objectsby Dawn D'Amico
Many children who have experienced serious trauma are withdrawn and closed off, making it difficult to engage with them in therapy effectively. This book offers a compendium of therapeutic activities that will help children who have endured painful abuse to open up, so that they can learn to express their feelings and therapy can be directed towards their individual needs. From useful techniques for bridging memory gaps to using masks for self-expression, the innovative activities use mindfulness, art and play to help children feel relaxed and responsive. The activities require very little preparation, and use only everyday items that are easy to access and can be used time and time again. Case studies throughout offer a helpful demonstration of how the activities work in practice. This is an ideal resource for use with children in therapeutic, home and school settings. It is appropriate to use with children aged 5-17 who have experienced trauma, physical abuse, sexual abuse, forced migration and severe neglect, as well as those with acute depression, anxiety and behavioural difficulties.
Tired of doing the same basic stitches over and over again? Noted designer Hope Hanley can help you bring new excitement and beauty to your needlepoint in more than a hundred different ways. In this practical, extremely well-organized guide she presents a treasury of 101 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual-size photograph for each one.Only stitches which adequately cover the canvas have been included in this versatile collection. In Tapestry no warp threads are allowed to show through, so why let canvas show in needlepoint? Enhance and individualize your needlepoint projects with expert advice on a host of exquisite stitches: rep stitch; fancy cross stitch; Renaissance stitch; cross stitch; Herringbone stitch; shaded stripe stitch; double stitch; mosaic stitch; French stitch; Greek stitch; velvet stitch; closed cat stitch; and scores more.The author explains precisely where and how to make best use of each stitch (as a filling stitch in small areas, as a background or a grounding pattern), and tells whether each is slow or quick to work up and whether it's best on mono or two-thread canvas. No stitch combinations have been included, just the fundamental stitch. Think up your own combinations -- there are hundreds of them!Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or advanced needleworker, give your needlepoint a vibrant new look with this modestly priced, indispensable reference work.
This book is for every job candidate who thinks "Do you have any questions for me?" marks the end of an interview. It doesn't. In fact, it marks the beginning of the last and perhaps most important interview phase - a phase so important that failing to prepare properly for it can undo all your hard work, including providing great answers to tough questions! Asking questions in your interview is your moment to shine - to show off the depth and breadth of your research, to remind the interviewer of how perfectly your credentials fit the job description, and to actually ask for the job! From what to ask, when to ask it, and the kind of answers to expect, this book gives every candidate, from first-timers to seasoned pros, the practical information and advice they need to ace the entire interview and get their dream job.
101 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Global Economy: The Guide to Understanding International Finance, World Markets, and How They Can Affect Your Financial Futureby Michael Taillard
The principles of global economics in easy-to-understand terms!The news is full of accounts of the rise and fall of economies around the world, but you may not know how these changes can affect your life. 101 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Global Economy takes the basics of global economics and breaks them into ten straightforward chapters. From the organizations involved and trade imbalances to global risk and foreign investment, Dr. Michael Taillard describes the world markets in terms that you can recognize. You'll also learn how these matters affect the United States and your own financial future.With 101 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Global Economy, you get the information you need to not only protect your finances, but also reap the benefits of other nations' wealth and resources.
The mysteries behind the world's most enigmatic faith-revealed!What is catechism?Why do Catholics turn to the saints for inspiration?What is purgatory?101 Things Everyone Should Know About Catholicism crystallizes these and other key components of this influential, enduring faith. Whether you're curious about the symbolic meanings of Mass or intrigued by the deeper significance of the seven Sacraments, this book answers all your questions. Inside this compact yet comprehensive volume, you'll also learn about:Major events that have shaped Church historyThe Catholic understanding of Heaven and HellThe structure of Church hierarchyThe Catholic interpretation of scriptureThe significance of major Catholic holidaysModern-day challenges and reform movementsEncompassing everything from the birth of Jesus to Vatican II and beyond, this thoughtful, engaging guide provides a wealth of indispensable information.
101 Things Everyone Should Know About Economics: From Securities and Derivatives to Interest Rates and Hedge Funds, the Basics of Economics and What They Mean for Youby Peter Sander
Economics, demystified!From the collapse of housing prices to the thousand-point drops in the stock market, the past five years have been full of economic crises. These changes not only affect the overall market--they can also drastically influence your personal finances and day-to-day life. In this easy-to-understand guide, Peter Sander explains how the financial system works, as well as the most important concepts, terms, and programs in economics. Using simple language, he details how the evolving climate will affect world economies--and what kind of shifts you are going to see in your finances as a result.In this updated edition, Sander also includes valuable information on:The housing market and what it may do in the futureThe impact of Obamacare on the economyThe scope of the Great Recession and how the U.S. is still struggling to recoverHow to take advantage of the economy as it begins to rise again An essential guide, 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Economics, 2nd Edition helps you fully understand today's economy and shows you how to secure your financial future even as the market changes.
What's the difference between Reform and Orthodox Judaism? What does it mean to keep kosher? And what are mizvot? Compact and comprehensive, 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Judaism touches on all these basics and more. You'll learn all you need to know about this ancient religion and culture - from the significance of the Torah and Talmud, to the importance of holidays and the meaning of religious objects and symbols. You'll also find out about:Major Biblical events that have shaped Jewish history and traditionJudaism's concept of God, the soul, and the afterlifeThe structure of Jewish liturgy and prayer servicesThe Ten Statements, and other Jewish lawsPractices associated with life milestonesLanguage, literature, food, and other cultural elementsThoughtful and engaging, this portable volume packs in a wealth of fascinating, detailed information that is sure to leave you with a deepened appreciation for this rich tradition.
The inside story of Teddy's life and presidency!You probably know that Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, but did you also know that he suffered great bouts of homesickness? Or that he carried a vial of morphine at all times in case he ever needed to take his own life?Though the image of President Theodore Roosevelt is one of fringed suede jackets and wire circles of glass framing a serious and scowling face, the man behind this image was a spectacularly intelligent and complex individual. 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Theodore Roosevelt explores the nuances of his famous life, giving little-known facts that complete the picture of Theodore Roosevelt. From his crippling childhood to his involvement with the Rough Riders, this book celebrates the American icon whose beliefs are still riveting almost 100 years after his death.
101 Things You Didn't Know About The Civil War: Places, Battles, Generals--Essential Facts About the War That Divided Americaby Thomas Turner
The Lowdown on America's Bloodiest War!Do you know:The name of the first state to secede from the Union?The individual who could be considered the Mata Hari of the Civil War?The Bible passage Southerners used most often to justify slavery?You'll find answers to these intriguing questions and more in 101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War. Packed with fascinating details about the people, places, and events that defined our nations most contentious conflict, this tell-all guide reveals the inside scoop on the:Issue of slavery and its impact on the warGreat-and not-so-great-leaders and generalsBattles fought and lost-and fought againParticular horrors of this warWomen, children, and African Americans in the warComplete with a helpful timeline, 101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War is your go-to guide for facts of the war that dramatically altered the course of American history.
101 Things You Didn't Know About The Freemasons: Rites, Rituals, and the Ripper-All You Need to Know About This Secret Society!by Barb Karg
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101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History: The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isleby Ryan Hackney
Discover the truth behind the myths of the Emerald IsleForget about shamrocks, leprechans, and all that blarney; 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true story of the Irish.Inside, you'll learn about:Lives of the ancient Celts before the British invasionsFamous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell-and Bono!The potato famine and emigration (were there really gangs of New York?)Irish music and danceComplete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History is an informative reference for anyone who loves the Irish.
101 Things You Didn't Know About Jane Austen: The Truth About the World's Most Intriguing Romantic Literary Heroineby Patrice Hannon
Discover the long-kept secrets of literature's leading ladyYou've read Emma. You own Pride and Prejudice. You love Sense and Sensibility. But do you know all there is to know about Jane Austen?Find answers to such questions as:Who was the Irishman who stole her heart?Why was their affair doomed?Which Austen heroine most resembled Jane?Who were the real Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy?Why did Jane never marry?These fascinating secrets and much more are revealed in 101 Things You Didn't Know about Jane Austen.Romantic. Tragic. Mysterious.And you thought Austen's heroines led intriguing lives.
101 Things You Didn't Know About Lincoln: Loves And Losses! Political Power Plays! White House Hauntings!by Brian Thornton
Discover the man behind the myth.One hundred fifty years after his death, Abraham Lincoln remains one of America's most fascinating, brilliant, and visionary leaders. He's idolized as a hero, a legend, and even a secular saint. But what about the real man behind the stone monument?In this engaging, intelligent book, you'll learn about more than just his savvy political skills and Civil War power plays. 101 Things You Didn't Know about Lincoln reveals other little known details of his personal and professional life, including:How Lincoln escaped death more than once as a childWhy he once used a chicken bone to argue a court caseWhy the Lincolns kept goats at the White HouseWhen and why he grew that beardHow John Wilkes Booth's brother saved Lincoln's sonWho tried to rob Lincoln's graveFilled with these and other offbeat facts, 101 Things You Didn't Know about Lincoln is sure to fascinate, whether you're a newcomer to Lincoln legend and lore, or a hardcore history buff!
On December 21, 2012, millions of people will watch the skies, holding their breaths. On that day, ancient Mayan prophecies foretell a profound change on Planet Earth. Some think it heralds the extinction of all life. Others believe humans will be lifted to a higher spiritual plane. Mayan expert Mark Heley covers such diverse topics as stellar convergences, crop circles, and the strange predictions by a mysterious civilization eleven centuries ago--prophecies that could determine our future! Among scores of contending theories, this easy-to-grasp guide cuts through the thicket of information and gives you a quick take on 2012.
"A proven investigator in her own right, Melissa offers the novice those needed insights and suggestions only hands-on experience can give you."--Andrew Laird, Founder, The Rhode Island Paranormal Research GroupGhost-hunting expert Melissa Martin Ellis has seen, felt, and sensed it all. And now, thanks to this guide, you too can part the veil between us and the mysterious world on the other side.Whether you want to track down and record spirits or you're just intrigued as to whether or not these phantasms really do exist, Ellis will guide your exploration of paranormal activity. It's easier than ever to detect and even communicate with ghosts...if you're prepared for what you may find.
101 Ways to Meet Your Angels: Affirmations and Exercises to Connect With and Learn From Your Angelic Guardiansby Karen Paolino
Angels are everywhere-watching over us and even guiding us without our knowledge. In this inspiring and reassuring guide, readers will learn to communicate with these heavenly messengers, and call upon them for counsel and consideration. Clairvoyant spiritual counselor Karen Paolino, trained by world-famous angel expert Doreen Virtue, teaches readers how to connect with their team of guardians by:Developing their divine intuitionDiscovering the power of prayer to invoke angel miraclesUsing angel-specific meditations and affirmationsPerforming Angel Card readings Featuring special sections on the history and hierarchy of angels, their individual roles as messengers and protectors, and real-life examples of angel miracles, 101 Ways to Meet Your Angels is all readers need to meet the angels that offer love, support, and guidance-each and every day!
Many professionals sabotage their careers and sacrifice job satisfaction because they don't know how to overcome obstacles to career success. This book gives them tips and techniques to beat these career barriers. It identifies the elements of a successful career and lays out steps that help workers become more engaged at work. Candid, practical advice shows the reader how to counter weaknesses, correct damaging behaviors, defuse political situations, communicate for better control, and more. This guide is for the professional who wants to earn a promotion or raise, and get those plum assignments!
He forgot your birthday.He always leaves his socks on the floor.He’s glued to the tube all weekend for every game.Let’s face it: Even the best of husbands are a real pain in the ass sometimes. And when all the “talks,” counseling sessions and self-help books fail, there’s only one viable recourse: torture. In this hilarious collection of clever tricks and tactics, you will learn how to put your husband in his place when you:Bury the remote in the backyardHave lunch with an exPick a fight during the gameBook a male masseuse for your next massageDelete his DVR recordingsAnd many more!Risk factors rank damage done as well as how long it’ll take him to get over it. With the creatively wicked methods outlined in this manual, he’ll never misbehave again!
A Novella in the Delectable SeriesThom Kennedy Leyton returns to San Francisco to take up the reins of Graze, one of the city's best restaurants, years after he lost his job when his innovative new set of recipes was stolen. Thom's loss of self-esteem eventually caused his boyfriend, Blake Warner, to end their relationship, sending Thom into a deep depression. Now, cured of fifty excess pounds and any attraction to Blake, Thom's back in town. Blake catches him off guard when he visits Graze several days in a row, and Thom lets himself get caught up in Blake's allure, despite knowing better. Thom juggles a renewed relationship with Blake, a Christmas visit from his parents, and an important holiday menu based on a Twelve Days of Christmas theme. When an old acquaintance reveals that Blake knows more about the theft of the recipes than he lets on, Thom doesn't know whom to trust. But the truth isn't quite that simple, and Thom won't be able to decide if Blake deserves a place in his life until he learns exactly what happened years ago.
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