Careers in Journalism

Author: Simon Kent

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749423896

Category: Journalism

Page: 92

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This edition seeks to clarify the different areas and jobs available within journalism and to make more accessible a profession that is competitive.

Careers Using Geography

Author: Patrick Talbot

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749430696

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 122

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In the KOGAN PAGE CAREERS series, a book which offers advice, to those studying geography, on possible careers using the subject. It includes information on areas such as cartography, teaching, planning, the environment, travel and tourism.

Photography

Author: Trotman

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 9780856607141

Category: Photography

Page: 41

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Each title in this series answers the most frequently asked questions on any particular career area and includes information on qualifications, training, pay and career prospects. This book focuses on photography.

Careers Using English

Author: David Roberts,Margaret Clewett

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749424077

Category: English language

Page: 92

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For those seeking a career using English, this title describes a number of employment areas and how to get into them. In addition, there are useful addresses for each employment field and a further reading section.

Careers Using Languages

Author: Edda Ostarhild

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749437312

Category: Language and languages

Page: 122

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In today's world, multilingual communication and technology are vital for international business as more and more organizations regard Europe and beyond as their home ground. Anyone with language skills can play a vital role, as these skills are increasingly important, indeed essential, in many workplaces. Not only can languages help to secure some of the most interesting and well-paid job opportunities, they can also be your passport to working and travelling abroad.

Careers and Jobs in the Media

Author: Simon Kent

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749442477

Category: Mass media

Page: 124

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The media attracts a large number of school leavers and graduates each year - 24,000 people work in broadcast television and 23,000 in radio alone. Careers and Jobs in the Media covers a wide range of job opportunities and looks at the different sectors within this wide ranging industry. It includes crucial information on how to get a job in journalism, publishing, broadcast media (TV and Radio), film and new media. Each sector is described in detail with information on the structure of the industry, occupational areas, allied professions and how to get started. Packed with case studies, top tips, details of training courses, and a useful directory of contacts, it is a vital introduction to this increasingly popular industry.

Out of Print

Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age

Author: George Brock

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749466529

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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News and journalism are in the midst of upheaval: shifts such as declining print subscriptions and rising website visitor numbers are forcing assumptions and practices to be rethought from first principles. The internet is not simply allowing faster, wider distribution of material: digital technology is demanding transformative change. Out of Print analyzes the role and influence of newspapers in the digital age and explains how current theory and practice have to change to fully exploit developing opportunities. In Out of Print George Brock guides readers through the history, present state and future of journalism, highlighting how and why journalism needs to be rethought on a global scale and remade to meet the demands and opportunities of new conditions. He provides a unique examination of every key issue, from the phone-hacking scandal and Leveson Inquiry to the impact of social media on news and expectations. He presents an incisive, authoritative analysis of the role and influence of journalism in the digital age.

The A-Z of Careers and Jobs

Author: Susan Hodgson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749473630

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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From accountant to zoologist, this new edition of The A-Z of Careers & Jobs offers detailed insights into more than 300 career areas. For those looking for their first job after school or university, or for anyone considering a change of career, the book provides reliable and up-to-date careers advice on a wide range of professions, covering practical issues such as job opportunities in each market, personal skills and qualities, entry qualifications and training, useful contact details and realistic salary expectations. The A-Z of Careers and Jobs is also a valuable reference for careers advisors working in schools, colleges and universities who need to keep track of new developments - new roles and routes of entry, professional associations and exams - to offer the very best guidance to today's jobhunters.

Confident Digital Content

Master the Fundamentals of Online Video, Design, Writing and Social Media to Supercharge Your Career

Author: Adam Waters

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749480955

Category: Computers

Page: 200

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Confident Digital Content gives you the opportunity to become digitally multi-skilled and learn the fundamentals of the most important types of digital creativity. Whatever your career path, being able to produce exciting and creative content online, whether through video, design, digital journalism or social media, can supercharge your professional career and empower your entrepreneurial pursuits. Confident Digital Content teaches you valuable hard skills, including how to create and upload great video content, graphic design, photography for social media, community management, digital strategy and metrics, and helps you learn them through practical exercises in every chapter. It also provides insightful guidance on how to boost your career and employability by honing your leadership, creativity and entrepreneurial skills in the world of digital. Case studies from inspiring individuals at organizations including CNN International, Mumsnet, Bunster's Hot Sauce, HuffPost UK, and Crocstar Media show you real world examples of excellent digital content in practice. This book is your ultimate guide to achieving the technical proficiency and confidence to start an inspiring digital career path, whether your ambition is to rise to the top of your chosen industry, be a successful freelancer or become an entrepreneur.

Careers in Art and Design

Author: Noel Chapman

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749424220

Category: Art

Page: 97

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A revised edition detailing the myriad of different jobs available within art and design - from teaching art history to product design - and explaining the qualifications needed and the best ways of getting them. Several case studies are also included within the text.

Careers in Television and Radio

Author: Michael Selby

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749424213

Category: Broadcasting

Page: 87

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The seventh revised edition has been updated to reflect recent changes in the field of television and radio, including new qualifications and new employment openings. Case studies and top tips for getting in to the industry are included.

Careers in the Theatre

Author: Jean Richardson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749424206

Category: Theater

Page: 108

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Stressing that being involved in the theatre is not just about acting (directing, desiging, publicity), and that drama training can lead to a variety of jobs outside the theatre (from arts administration to teaching), this text takes the reader through the various employment possibilities within drama and the theatre. Following that, the book provides advice for those wishing to begin a career in the theatre - the best ways of getting qualified and then getting in. There are also Useful Addresses and Further Reading sections.

British Book News

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.

British Qualifications

Author: Kogan Page

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749444846

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1002

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The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.

Digital Wars

Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet

Author: Charles Arthur

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749472049

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 344

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The first time that Apple, Google and Microsoft found themselves sharing the same digital space was 1998. They were radically different companies and they would subsequently fight a series of pitched battles for control of different parts of the digital landscape. They could not know of the battles to come. But they would be world-changing. This new edition of Digital Wars looks at each of these battles in turn. Accessible and comprehensive, it analyses the very different cultures of the three companies and assesses exactly who are the victors on each front. Thoroughly updated to include information on the latest developments and rising competitors Samsung, it also include a completely new chapter on how China moved from being the assembly plant for music players and smartphones, to becoming the world's biggest smartphone business.

Careers in Fashion

Author: Noel Chapman

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749427634

Category: Fashion

Page: 107

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Fully updated to take account of all the recent changes in the industry, Careers in Fashion covers the job opportunities available in this dynamic field - from fashion photography to marketing, from illustrating to modelling. Backed by real-life case studies, the author describes the true nature of each job, the skills and qualifications needed, and how best to get started. This restyled edition, featuring top tips for getting in and a look at the future of the fashion industry, is essential reading for anyone considering a career in fashion. CONTENTS Introduction; Is This the Job for You?; Deciding on Fashion; More About Fashion; Getting a Job; Career Areas; Top Tips for Getting into Fashion; The Future of Fashion; Qualifications Available; Where to Study; Useful Addresses; Further Reading; Index.

Superconductors

Revolutionize Your Career and Make Big Things Happen

Author: Derek Loudermilk

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749482370

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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The steady career path is a thing of the past: disruption is here to stay. You need to be able to keep learning, growing and reinventing yourself to stay valuable in the midst of this change. Those who succeed in this new world will be the ones who have skills that are always in demand and cannot be replaced. Creativity, charisma, confidence, constant learning, storytelling, adaptability and tribe building are the keys to having a thriving professional life and turning ideas into reality. Superconductors is your treasure trove of exclusive interviews and hands-on self-development exercises to inspire you and push you into action. Derek Loudermilk brings together some of the best minds to coach you on every skill, including entrepreneurs, podcasters, venture capitalist experts, human behaviour hackers, journalists and digital storytellers. Michael Margolis, Vanessa Van Edwards, Derek Muller, Jason Zook, Linda Rottenburg are just some of the people giving you original insights and advice to help you form your own path. If you're ambitious and you want to carve your place in this chaotic, but exciting, new world of work then you need to be a superconductor: you need to have the creative energy, the ability to build great networks and the charisma to make big things happen. Whether you want to live as a digital nomad, an entrepreneur or be a formidable force in your chosen industry, Superconductors gives you the unique insight and hands-on tools to be the best you can be.

Cyber Wars

Hacks that Shocked the Business World

Author: Charles Arthur

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749481994

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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Cyber Wars gives you the dramatic inside stories of some of the world's biggest cyber attacks. These are the game changing hacks that make organizations around the world tremble and leaders stop and consider just how safe they really are. Charles Arthur provides a gripping account of why each hack happened, what techniques were used, what the consequences were and how they could have been prevented. Cyber attacks are some of the most frightening threats currently facing business leaders and this book provides a deep insight into understanding how they work, how hackers think as well as giving invaluable advice on staying vigilant and avoiding the security mistakes and oversights that can lead to downfall. No organization is safe but by understanding the context within which we now live and what the hacks of the future might look like, you can minimize the threat. In Cyber Wars, you will learn how hackers in a TK Maxx parking lot managed to steal 94m credit card details costing the organization $1bn; how a 17 year old leaked the data of 157,000 TalkTalk customers causing a reputational disaster; how Mirai can infect companies' Internet of Things devices and let hackers control them; how a sophisticated malware attack on Sony caused corporate embarrassment and company-wide shut down; and how a phishing attack on Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta's email affected the outcome of the 2016 US election.