North Dakota State University
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Career -- Books
The Boxed Set: Volumes I-X and Reference Guide
J. Williams Pfeiffer and John E. Jones
1988, Volumes I-X and References Guides.
These sets of books are designed by practicing
professionals who are continually experimenting with new techniques. You can
benefit from the fresh thoughtful approach that underlies University Associates’
experientially based materials, resources, books, workbooks, instruments, and
tape-assisted learning programs.
The Employee Handbook of New Work Habits for a
Radically Changing World
1997, 51 Pages
This book gives you a new set of guidelines that will be crucial to your job
success in the years to come. Using hard facts and powerful logic, he shows why
you need to change you work habits in order to protect your future.
Investing in People: The Human Capital Needs of Rural
Lionel Beaulieu, David Mulkey
1995, 383 Pgs.
This book provides the skills necessary for both creating and keeping jobs as
well as creating a practical society with all the challenges that are facing the
people and the planners in the rural areas today with America’s growth of
industries in the future.
Maximizing Paraprofessional Potential
Joye Norris and Susan Baker
Human service paraprofessionals typically work for public or nonprofit agencies.
Administrators who work directly with these agencies will benefit from this
book. This book covers with Sequential Development Model. This book
is intended to fill the gap between the decision to employ human service
paraprofessionals and the skills and knowledge professionals need to train and
The Negotiating Style Profile
Rollin Glaser and Christine Glaser
1986 Book, 8 pages
This instrument is designed to help you gain a deeper understanding of your
negotiating style. There are no right or wrong answers. The data provided by
this instrument will only be valid if you respond candidly to each of the
statements. This data will help you determine whether changes in you style could
increase your negotiating effectiveness.
New Work Habits for a Radically Changing World: 13
Ground Rules for Job Success in the Information Age
1997 Book, 51 pages
Pritchett concisely shares why resisting change can ruin your career, the real
source of job security, why you should focus on outcomes rather than effort, the
power of recommitment, why you don't have time to take your time, the risks of
relying on your reputation, why you must contribute more than you cost and other
guidelines on how to take personal responsibility for your career and seize the
opportunities you will encounter in the Information Age.
1987 Book 295 pages
The first book on a new strategy for getting ahead that is receiving wide media
coverage--asking the right questions at the right times.
Surviving Corporate Downsizing: How to Keep Your Job
Jeffrey G. Allen
1988 Book 160 pages
Can you do anything to protect your job during downsizing? This author believes yes you
can. He tells you how to take control of your career future and keep your job -- even
improve your position -- during downsizing. You'll learn why downsizing presents
opportunities to improve your position, why you need a mentor and how to get one, who in
your company really wields power and how to reach them, how to recognize the classic
signals that a downsize is coming, and how employment law works to protect you and promote
Termination Trap: Best Strategies for a Job Going Sour
1984 Book 222 pages
Here's how to recognize, analyze, and cope with more than 100 common termination traps --
those work events and job interactions which signal danger of being fired. Learn which
doors are opportunity and which are merely exits, how to maneuver artfully around traps,
how to cooperate yet not be used, and how to understand who sets the trap. Learn broad
concepts about in-groups and scapegoats, body language, how organizations work,
personality types. And if the termination is inevitable, learn how to cope with the pain,
shame and anger; how to handle your now ex-boss, co-workers, family; all about
"out-placement experts" and how to negotiate what is best for you as you move on
with your life.
Voyage: A Chartbook for Career/Life Planning
Margaret G. Anstin
1980 Book 173 pages
This workbook was developed to be used in conjunction with a television course. The
workbook involves the reader in an intensely personal process of looking at oneself. This
course encourages the participants and helps them become more able to plan a fully
Welcome to Our Company: Your Office Manual
1988 Book 96 pages
The book is written and illustrated in cartoon style. The caricature which appears
throughout portrays an employee and the everyday situations he encounters on the job. The
comical illustrations include such topics as orientation, company policies, the company
and you, your job, and benefits.
Books can be checked out for one month, audio and video tapes for
two weeks. Contact the Distribution Center at NDSU.firstname.lastname@example.org or 701 231-7882 to check out Staff Resource Library materials, or stop by Morrill 10 to
browse the shelves.