Good WORK! Get a GREAT JOB or be your OWN BOSS: a young person’s guide by Nancy Schaefer
NEED A JOB BUT HAVE ALMOST NO WORK EXPERIENCE? WORRIED THAT YOU WON’T GET A JOB BECAUSE YOU’RE YOUNG?
Good Work! covers everything you need to get a job, including how to…
► Build an impressive résumé
► Write winning cover letters
► Make a great impression at interviews
► Find the jobs that interest you.
NOT INTO WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE? HAVE AN IDEA, A DREAM, OR A PRODUCT YOU THINK YOU CAN SELL?
THINK YOU’RE READY FOR YOUR OWN BUSINESS?
If you’re thinking of starting a business, start here for the help you need to…
► Create a strong business plan
► Market your business
► Manage your time and finances
►Make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality.
Developed with advice from employment and business experts and young people like you, Good Work! is full of tips, dos and don’ts, checklists, and questions and answers. So start here and prove that being young is an advantage.
“Good Work! is a must-have for any career practitioner looking for a concise, comprehensive and cut-to-the-chase resource targeted at young people stepping into the world of work. Not only has Nancy Schaefer created an impressive compendium of essential work search/entrepreneurial information and processes, but she has done so using refreshingly plain and direct language that young people, or anyone for that matter, can connect with easily. For youth struggling to find their place in an ever-changing and increasingly complex labour market Good Work! simply makes sense.”
– Paula Pothier, Applied Career Transitions Project Coordinator
University of Victoria Career Services
“Nancy’s book is a testament to the importance of planning and preparation for young people to gain employment. A wonderful addition to any career centre library!”
– Rob Shea, Director, Career Development & Experiential Learning
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NF.
“Great resource for young people looking for work or to start their own business.”
– Marliyn Van Norman, Director, Student Services
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.
“I have given this book as a gift to every young person in my family and the results have been amazing. It has taken the mystery and fear out of how to get a job by giving simple steps to follow. Nancy Schaefer speaks to young people in a way that they understand, and motivates them to action.”
– Lynda Bell, mother, teacher, and business woman