Author: Stephanie Van Handel

New Book: You Majored in What? Mapping Your Career Path from Chaos to Career


You Majored in What? Mapping Your Career Path from Chaos to Career

In this indispensable guide, the author shows you a creative and intelligent way to figure out what you want to do and how to do it – no matter what you studied in college. You will learn to map your experiences for insights into strategies and passions, design possible life and craft goals destined to take wherever you want to go.

Catalog Code: CP-Ge.0013

Career Book: Ditch the Flip-Flops


Ditch the Flip-Flops: Ace Your Job Interview Fresh Out of College

Wondering what you should wear to your job interview? This book maps out interviewing strategies as a three-step process, includes insider tips from HR directors, real stories from recently hired college graudates and  action plans and tools for college graduates to utilize in the interview process.

Catalog Code: IV-Ge.0008

Career Book: A Student’s Guide to Moving Out


A Student’s Guide to Moving Out

This indispensable book provides practical, systematic instruction to guide you through the process. From planning your move to managing your finances and everything in between. Inside this book you will find: what lease agreements really say, how to budget, how credit card interest rates work, setting a table for a formal dinner party, and stain removal guide.

Catalog Code: TR-Ge.0002

Career Book: Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make a $1,000 a Minute


Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make a $1,000 a Minute

How much should you ask for? Whether your style is tough or gentle, blustery or quiet, nervous or calm, you can still negotiate more money. This book includes: how simple preparation can double your salary, who should mention the dollar amount first, what is your best first answer to an offer, where to search for average salaries, and much more.

Catalog Code: SA-Ge.0001

Career Book: Career Opportunities in the Music Industry


Career Opportunities in the Music Industry

Provides information on more than 80 careers in the music industry, including those within: recording and the record business, education, symphonies, orchestras, operas, radio and television, church music, on the road, publicity, arenas, facilities, halls, and clubs, talent and writing, music retail and wholesaling, the business end of the industry, and instrument repair, restoration and design.

Throughout the three major sections of the book – newspaper, magazine, and book publishing – the reader will find a detailed quick reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features (duties, alternate titles, salary range, employment prospects, advancement prospects, and prerequisites), a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. 

Catalog Code: OC-Ar5.0401s

Career Book: Careers Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry


Career Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry

This book provides information on more than 80 jobs, including careers related to: Attorneys; legal support professionals; litigation consultants and expert witnesses; judges; court support staff; criminal justice social services professionals; compliance officers; nonprofit administration; alternative dispute resolution practitioners; litigation support professionals; career services professionals; professions in politics; analysts and examiners; educators; publishing professionals; librarians.

Catalog Code: OC-Se3.0401s