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The Business Writer's Handbook

Gerald J. Alred · Bedford/St. Martin's; Eleventh Edition edition
Format: Print book

From formal reports to everyday e-mails, The Business Writer’s Handbook uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify the ways we write today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models,...
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The Best Keywords for Resumes, Letters, and Interviews: Powerful Words and Phrases for Landing Great Jobs!

Wendy S Enelow · Impact Publications
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback(2nd Edition)

Reveals how candidates can best speak the language of employers for getting hired. Organized by major industries and professions, this easy-to-use book provides quick access to the powerful language of keywords. Each chapter includes samples of keywords, keyword phrases, keyword answers...
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Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up

William Poundstone · Little
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

The real-world value of knowledge in the mobile-device age.More people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who René Descartes was. Most can't find Delaware on a map; don't know what Frank Lloyd Wright did for living; can't say how many calories are in a Big Mac or how many candles are on a menorah....
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Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead

Rosabeth Moss Kanter · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"America has been waiting for a call to think big and act big as we envision our transportation future. Kanter's important book is it." -- Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, 2007 -- 2015Americans are stuck. We live with travel delays on congested roads, shipping delays...
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Why Winners Win: What it Takes to be Successful in Business and Life

Gary Pittard · Wiley
Pages: 200
Format: eBook

Your journey to success starts here Why Winners Win identifies the crucial elements of business success and provides step-by-step guidance on getting there. Author Gary Pittard shows you why consistent results are the key contributing factor to lasting success, and helps you identify your...
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Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It

Larry Olmsted · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"Impressive . . . Readers will be inspired by Olmsted's intensity and clarity, and floored by how far some counterfeiters go to fool consumers and some historic food institutions go to protect their products and their names. Olmsted's sharp language will hopefully put fires under counterfeiters...
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Power Phone Scripts: 500 Word-for-Word Questions, Phrases, and Conversations to Open and Close More Sales

Mike Brooks · Wiley
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Start closing sales like top producers! Have you ever found yourself at a loss for what to say when the gatekeeper asks you what your call is about? Have your palms ever sweated when the decision maker shuts you down with: "I wouldn't be interested"? Has your heart taken a fast...
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The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life

Kimberly Palmer · AMACOM
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

The biggest trend in business is the microbusiness! Handcrafted jewelry, artisanal eats, life coaching, app development, you name it—entrepreneurial side ventures are everywhere. Weary of pink-slip anxiety and the endless money squeeze, millions of people are taking the leap. They’re...
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Writing Resumes and Cover Letters For Dummies - Australia / NZ

Amanda McCarthy · For Dummies; 2nd Australian & New Zealand Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Practical tricks for standing out from the crowd and getting the job you want in the Australian and New Zealand market Applying for jobs in today's tight job market can seem like an overwhelming process. Competition is fierce and employers expect more than ever before from job applicants....
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Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution

PRIYA SATIA · Penguin Press
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

By a prize-winning young historian, an authoritative work that reframes the Industrial Revolution, the expansion of British empire, and emergence of industrial capitalism by presenting them as inextricable from the gun tradeWe have long understood the Industrial Revolution as a triumphant...
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JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning

Stewart H. Welch III · John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

Current, relevant estate, retirement and tax planning strategies with expert insight and advice JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement and Tax Planning is the authoritative guide to estate, retirement and tax planning, fully updated to reflect new changes and legal updates. Written...
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The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner's Guide to Getting Good with Money

Chelsea Fagan · Holt Paperbacks
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A budget boot camp and guide to long-term transformation that will help you save, date, decorate and dream your way to your best financial life.The Financial Diet is the personal finance book for people who don't care about personal finance; it's your savvy older sister, your trusted...
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Start Your Own Restaurant and More

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media · Entrepreneur Press
Pages: 282
Format: Print book

Americans spend more than $600 billion a year eating out. Busy consumers don't have the time or inclination to cook - they want tasty, nutritious meals without dishes to wash. More and more singles, working parents and seniors are demanding greater convenience and are turning to restaurants...
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Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success

Richard Mintzer · Entrepreneur Press
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

Focusing on budgeting and estimating - the least understood but most important factors of a contracting business - this guide shows contractors how to price their services to recover expenses and still have money for capital expenses and profits. It goes into detail on accounting issues...
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