To check out a book or other publication (“book”) from the College of Media Career Services, you will need to visit MCS in 18 Greg Hall to select the book and complete the Book Loan Agreement. Once the Book Loan Agreement has been signed, your book loan will be logged in the MCS Book Loan Checkout/in spreadsheet. From checkout, you will have 7 days to enjoy the book before it is due to be returned, as noted on the Book Loan Agreement.

 

4 Weeks to Your American Dream Job: The Simple Path to Getting a U.S. Visa, Learning Cultures and Leading the Life You Want
 by Michael Patrick Miller


This informational book contains first-hand accounts from billion dollar CEO’s, dozens of serial entrepreneurs, hundreds of international students, and thousands of hours of shocking personal development, and it focuses on how international individuals pursue work in the United States while being faced with innumerable obstacles.

 

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions
 by Ron Fry


This no-nonsense guide will prepare you to leverage the trickiest questions to your advantage. Learn how to deal gracefully with complicated case interviews, various personality types, and even potentially illegal questions - all while avoiding common mistakes.

 

Advertising and Public Relations (Career Launcher)
 by Stan Tymorek


By reading Advertising and Public Relations (Career Launcher), readers will learn the ins and outs of the Advertising and Public Relations industries in order to launch a successful career in these fields.

 

Agricultural Communications: A Hands-On Approach
 by Ricky Telg and Tracy Anne Irani


Packed with insight from real-life professionals and practical applications, this book focuses specifically on skills-building and communication concepts and methods – whether it is in journalism, through social media, or in other outlets – in order to succeed in many areas of the agricultural industry.

 

Breaking In
 by William Burks Spencer


Breaking In™ helps you build the portfolio you need to get the job you want. With advice from over 100 creative leaders, Breaking In™ gives you an advantage over the rest. It will offer you specific advice from the exact people you want to work for. By reading Breaking In™, you'll learn what creative directors are looking for in your portfolio and how to avoid the common traps that most portfolios fall into.

 

Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Brand
 by William Arruda and Kirsten Dixson


Praised highly by many career service experts and authors, Career Distinction gives readers insight to branding for your career and how to position yourself for success.

 

Careers in Communications
 by Shonan Noronha


Ideal for anyone interested in the Communications field, this book offers tips and suggestions to aid in narrowing down the field to select a job that best suits their interests. Highlighted throughout the series are the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for several rewarding careers in the field.

 

Careers in Focus, Film: Second Edition
 by Ferguson


This Second Edition book profiles 20 careers, ranging from Actors and Animators to PR Specialists and Talent Agents, in this glamorous, yet highly competitive, industry.

 

Cover Letter Magic, 4th Ed: Trade Secrets of Professional Resume Writers
 by Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark


Professional resume and cover letter writers reveal their inside secrets for creating phenomenal cover letters that get attention and land interviews. Features more than 130 sample cover letters written for all types of job seekers, including the Before-and-After transformations that can make boring letters fabulous.

 

How to Put Your Book Together and Get a Job in Advertising
 by Maxine Paetro


Praised as the essential, award-winning advertising career classic, here is the industry standard that all aspiring creatives turn to for brutally honest and often droll career advice, now fully updated to reflect what most impresses today s top firms. This is the unequivocal go-to source for anyone looking to break into the business.

 

Idea Industry: How to Crack the Advertising Career Code
 by Brett Robbs and Deborah Morrison


This book breaks the advertising field down into six areas of focus: creative, production, account management, account planning, media and digital media. Interviews with professionals in the field provide you information about what to expect before you even start the job search.

 

Job Interviews for Dummies
 by Kennedy


Does the thought of interviewing for a new job send shivers down your spine? It doesn't have to! Whether you're searching for your first job, changing careers, or looking for advancement in your current line of work, Job Interviews For Dummies shows you how to use your skills and experiences to your advantage and land that job.

 

Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies
 by Joshua Waldman


Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies enables you to harness the power of the Internet to research and identify job opportunities, and then create a strategy for securing a position.

 

Journalism, Second Edition (Ferguson's Careers in Focus)
 by Ferguson


Do you have a passion for journalism? Ferguson’s Careers in Focus: Journalism outlines 21 different careers, including Columnists, Editors, News Anchors, and Photojournalists, for those who are interested in this fast-paced career field.

 

LinkedIn for Dummies
 by Joel Elad


With more than 70 million members, LinkedIn presents an invaluable opportunity to make connections, find a job, get a better salary, market a business, attract investors, and much more. This second edition offers new advice to help you market yourself, grow your business, and take your professional network to all new levels.

 

Make Your Contacts Count: Networking Know-how for Business And Career Success
 by Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon


Packed with valuable tools, "Make Your Contacts Count" is a practical, step-by-step guide for creating, cultivating, and capitalizing on networking relationships and opportunities. Readers will discover how to cultivate current contacts, draft a networking plan, avoid the top ten networking turn-offs, and much more.

 

Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing: An Unofficial, Practical Guide to Selling & Developing B2B Business on LinkedIn
 by Neal Schaffer


This practical guide, supplemented by more than 15 case studies, will teach you everything you need to know on how to successfully develop leads and business on LinkedIn.

 

Media Career Guide: Preparing for Jobs in the 21st Century 4th edition
 by James Sequin


Targeted to today's media-savvy students, the Media Career Guide includes the latest information on using social media during a job search, as well as tips for navigating a rapidly changing digital media landscape. This essential manual includes an overview of today’s employment opportunities and provides a comprehensive directory of media jobs.

 

Media Career Guide: Preparing for Jobs in the 21st Century 9th edition
 by James Sequin and Sherri Hope Culver


Targeted to today's media-savvy students, the Media Career Guide includes the latest information on using social media during a job search, as well as tips for navigating a rapidly changing digital media landscape.

 

Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected
 by Devora Zack


Devora Zack, an avowed introvert and a successful consultant who speaks to thousands of people every year, found that most networking advice books assume that to succeed you have to become an extrovert. Or at least learn how to fake it. Not at all. There is another way. She shows how the very traits that ordinarily make people networking-averse can be harnessed to forge an approach that is just as effective as more traditional approaches, if not better.

 

Next-Day Job Interview: Prepare Tonight and Get the Job Tomorrow (Help in a Hurry)
 by Michael Farr and Dick Gaither


This book distills JIST's revolutionary and proven interview advice into seven quick chapters covering self-assessment, computer research, key questions, a system for answering any question that might come up, unusual situations, follow up after the interview, salary negotiation, and more.

 

Private Notes of a Headhunter--Proven Job Search and Interviewing Techniques for College Students and Recent Grads
 by Kenneth A. Heinzel


College students and recent grads: Want to nail the interview and get the job of your dreams? What you will learn in Private Notes of a Headhunter includes important topics such as insider tips, tools, and techniques tailored expressly to your needs.

 

Resume Magic, 4th Ed: Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer
 by Susan Britton Whitcomb


Resume Magic is a giant compendium of advice and before-and-after resume transformations that explains resume creation and illustrates professional techniques with actual examples that show why the techniques work.

 

The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
 by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha


LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate your career in today's competitive world. The key is to manage your career as if it were a start-up business: a living, breathing, growing start-up of you.

 

The Social Media Job Search Workbook: Your step-by-step guide to finding work in the age of social media
 by Joshua Waldman


The Social Media Job Search Workbook clearly describes how to use LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to your career advantage by offering easy-to-follow instructions so you always have clear next steps. When you follow the exercises in the workbook, you'll go through a proven process for developing a job-attracting message and will be able to translate it for an online audience.

 

The Work Book- How to Build Your Personal Brand and GET HIRED!
 by Bill Hobbs


Written by a Fortune 500 sales manager with extensive field experience, this book offers sage advice for seasoned professionals and first-time job seekers alike. The WORK Book: How to Build Your Personal Brand and Get Hired! shows readers how to plan for and choose the right career, teaches readers how to create a strong personal brand, and offers keen insights on creating an effective resume, preparing for interviews, and negotiating with companies.