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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

Richard N. Bolles · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 355
Format: Hardcover

The world's most popular job-search book, with over 10 million copies sold across all annual editions! New for 2017 with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide. In this...
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Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy

George Gilder · Gateway Editions
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Google's algorithms assume the world's future is nothing more than the next moment in a random process. George Gilder shows how deep this assumption goes, what motivates people to make it, and why it's wrong: the future depends on human action." - Peter Thiel, founder...
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Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall--and Those Fighting to Reverse It

Steven Brill · Knopf
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some...
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The Fundable Startup: How Disruptive Companies Attract Capital

Fred M Haney · SelectBooks
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

If you are the founder of a high-tech startup company, you know it's a daunting task, and the odds of success are slim. All founders dream of achieving a rewarding outcome like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, but few reach such a pinnacle. In The Fundable Startup: How Disruptive Companies...
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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Charles Wheelan · W. W. Norton & Company; 1st Ed. edition
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book about statistics that youll welcome and enjoy. Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called sexy. From batting averages...
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The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future

ANDREW YANG · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, an eye-opening look at how new technologies are erasing millions of jobs before our eyes-and a rallying cry for the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy. The shift toward...
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IRAs, 401(k)s & Other Retirement Plans: Strategies for Taking Your Money Out

Twila Slesnick PhD · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Take cash out of your retirement plan while avoiding taxes and penalties If you have a retirement plan, IRAs, 401(k) s & Other Retirement Plans is your comprehensive guide on taking money out of it. Make sense of the complex tax rules governing when you can take money out of your...
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Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity

Condoleezza Rice · Twelve
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Political risk -- the chance that political action could impact a company's business -- is changing fast. Here are the essential lessons, corrective measures, and counterintuitive insights for executives, entrepreneurs and investors to navigate an uncertain, volatile world.From New York...
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Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters

Louis Uchitelle · The New Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the longtime New York Times economics correspondent, a closely reported argument for the continuing importance of industry for American prosperity In the 1950s manufacturing generated nearly 30 percent of U.S. income. Over the past fifty-five years that share has gradually declined...
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New York Taxes, Guidebook to

MARK S KLEIN · CCH Inc.
Pages: 624
Format: Paperback

CCH's Guidebook to New York Taxes is the perfect resource for accurate and concise explanations of New York tax law for practitioners working with state taxation in New York. Designed as a quick reference work, this handbook presents succinct discussions of state and local tax law and regulations...
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Currency Trading For Dummies

Brian Dolan · For Dummies; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

Your plain-English guide to currency trading Forex markets can be one of the fastest and most volatile financial markets to trade. Money can be lost or made in a matter of seconds, and forex markets are always moving. So how do you keep up? This hands-on, friendly guide shows you how the forex...
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Knock 'em Dead Social Networking: For Job Search and Professional Success

Martin Yate · Adams Media
Format: Print book

Network your way to success!New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has helped millions of job seekers land the job they want. Now, he shows you how to use his proven social networking strategies to build your brand and market your skills across an ever-growing network. Today, most...
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Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America's Craft Chocolate Revolution: The Origins, the Makers, and the Mind-Blowing Flavors

Megan Giller · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Author Megan Giller invites fellow chocoholics on a fascinating journey through America's craft chocolate revolution. Learn what to look for in a chocolate bar and how to successfully pair chocolate with coffee, beer, spirits, cheese, and bread. This comprehensive celebration of chocolate...
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Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life

Lea Berman · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A guide to personal and professional empowerment through civility and social skills, written by two White House Social Secretaries who offer an important fundamental message - everyone is important and everyone deserves to be treated well.Former White House social secretaries Lea Berman,...
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Barons of the Sea: And their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship

Steven Ujifusa · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades.There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into...
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