Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

CDC Library: Teaching English Abroad

The CDC Library recently purchased the following book. Come check it out! Teaching English Abroad, by Susan Griffith Totally up to date, Teaching English Abroad is a comprehensive guide to finding work teaching English as a foreign language. It provides real life accounts, vital advice and an extensive directory of jobs and EFL training courses around the world allowing both qualified and first-time teachers to discover and take fantastic work opportunities. CDC Library resources can be checked out for 7 days at a time.

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Friday, April 13th, 2012

CDC Library: Graduate Study for the 21st Century: How to build an academic career in the humanities

The CDC Library recently purchased the following book. Come check it out! Graduate Study for the 21st Century: How to build an academic career in the humanities, by Gregory Colon Semenza An except from the author’s description: This is a book designed solely for graduate students who wish to become professors on the tenure track; it does not spend time on alternative career paths. Its unique focus on building a professorial career means that this book dedicates a significant amount of attention to professional development issues, including publishing, attending conferences, and job searching. It emphasizes how a smart and informed […]

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

FBI Careers – The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job as One of America’s Finest – CDC Library Resource highlight

It’s PUBLIC SERVICE WEEK here in the CDC so we are highlighting another great resource in our library with that theme: FBI Careers – The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job as One of America’s Finest This book covers the FBI hiring process completely for all bureau careers. With tips on how to stand out in a pool of competitive applicants and getting through the application process, this book is a great resource for anyone considering a career in the FBI. It also contains details on the FBI’s internship programs and outlines exactly what to expect in the testing and […]

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

I’m on LinkedIn. Now What? – CDC Library Resource highlight

I’m on LinkedIn…Now What? by Jason Alba This book is a helpful guide for anyone looking to get the most out of their LinkedIn account. It begins with a general overview of the social networking site, explaining such things as setting up your profile and how to connect with others. The second part of the book discusses how to take advantage of the site and make it work for you. It gives advice on searching, understanding degrees of separation, getting recommendations, and using the Jobs & Hiring section of the site. The book concludes with a section on “netiquette” and […]

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