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The complete guide to getting a job for people with Asperger Syndrome : find the right career and get hired / Barbara Bissonnette.

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Haywood County Library System.

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Haywood County Main Library 650.1408 Bissonnette (Text) 33115007270025 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781849059213
  • ISBN: 1849059217
  • Physical Description: 199 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-193) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1 Why is it So Much Work to Get a Job? 11 -- Roadmap to Employment, Chapter by Chapter 13 -- Common Barriers to Employment 15 -- How to Use This Book 19 -- 2 Finding the Right Job or Career 21 -- Matching Interests to Occupations 22 -- Identify Your Talents and Skills 24 -- Ideal Work Environment and Important Job Criteria 26 -- Understanding Personal Limitations Helps You Make Better Career Decisions 28 -- Performing a SWOT Analysis 29 -- Self-employment 31 -- 3 Researching Occupations 45 -- Getting Started with Preliminary Research 46 -- More Sources of Preliminary Research 52 -- Steps for Conducting Preliminary Research 53 -- Advanced Career Research 54 -- 4 Personal Presentation 80 -- You are Communicating Nonverbally throughout the Job Search 82 -- Resume and Cover Letter 82 -- Personal Appearance 83 -- Speech 84 -- Facial Expression 85 -- Body Language 85 -- Actions and Behaviors 86 -- 5 Marketing Yourself to Employers 87 -- Understanding the Employer's Perspective 87 -- Is it Lying or Marketing? 89 -- Your Resume is a Marketing Tool 90 -- How to Write an Effective Resume 92 -- Demonstrate Your Qualifications 93 -- Basic Resume Format 95 -- Big Resume Mistakes to Avoid 97 -- Decoding the Language of Job Openings 99 -- How to Write a Convincing Cover Letter 106 -- Quick Tips for Resume Writing 108 -- 6 Developing an Effective Job Search Plan 111 -- A Review of Job Search Strategies 112 -- What Networking Is and Why You Shouldn't Fear It 116 -- Three Job Networking Strategies for the Not So Socially Savvy 117 -- How to Create a Job Search Plan 126 -- 7 Interviewing 130 -- Knowing What to Say 130 -- Navigating the Interview 132 -- Preparing Answers to Interview Questions 135 -- Common Interview Questions and What They Mean 139 -- Answering Behavioral Interview Questions 146 -- Questions to Ask the Interviewer 148 -- How to Research a Company 149 -- Concluding the Interview 150 -- Salary Negotiation 152 -- Finding and Managing References 155 -- If You Don't Get the Job 157 -- 8 Disclosure and Accommodations 163 -- Anti-discrimination Laws 163 -- How to Disclose in a Solution-focused Way 166 -- Dos and Don'ts of Disclosing 170 -- 9 Creating and Sustaining Momentum 173 -- Getting and Staying Motivated 173 -- A Body in Motion 174 -- Build Your Confidence 175 -- Setting and Attaining Goals 176 -- From SMART Goal to Action Plan 178 -- Managing Anxiety 180 -- More Anxiety Management Strategies 183 -- 10 Concluding Thoughts 188.
Subject: Asperger's syndrome > Patients > Employment.
People with disabilities > Vocational guidance.

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