The Job Developer's Handbook

Practical Tactics for Customized Employment
Author: Cary Griffin,David Hammis,Tammara Geary
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557668639
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 243
View: 9519
One of the most practical employment books available, this forward-thinking guide walks employment specialists step by step through customized job development for people with disabilities, revealing the best ways to build a satisfying, meaningful job around a person's preferences, skills, and goals. Internationally known for their innovative, proactive job development strategies, the authors motivate readers to expand the way they think about employment opportunities and develop creative solutions. Readers will get fresh, proven tips and ideas for every aspect of job development for youth and adults with significant support needs: discovering who the person is and what he or she really wants ensuring goodness of fit between employer and employee finding--or creating--"hidden jobs" in smaller companies empowering people through resource ownership (investing in resources that employers need) skillfully negotiating job duties while managing conflicts that might arise creatively maximizing benefits using social security work incentives encouraging family support while respecting the individual as an adult To make each part of job development easier, the book arms readers with practical content they can really use: easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidelines; checklists of critical questions to answer; success stories in both urban and rural settings; and sample scenarios, dialogues, and interview questions. Equally useful to veteran professionals and those just starting out, this compelling guidebook breathes new life into the job development process and helps readers imagine a wider world of employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Making Self-employment Work for People with Disabilities

Author: Cary Griffin,David Hammis
Publisher: Brookes Pub
Category: Education
Page: 242
View: 6209
This guidebook provides counselors, employment specialists, and transition professionals with the guidance they need to help individuals with disabilities start and maintain their own small businesses.

Being Geek

The Software Developer's Career Handbook
Author: Michael Lopp
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449395865
Page: 338
View: 8697
As a software engineer, you recognize at some point that there's much more to your career than dealing with code. Is it time to become a manager? Tell your boss he’s a jerk? Join that startup? Author Michael Lopp recalls his own make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants such as Apple, Netscape, and Symantec in Being Geek -- an insightful and entertaining book that will help you make better career decisions. With more than 40 standalone stories, Lopp walks through a complete job life cycle, starting with the job interview and ending with the realization that it might be time to find another gig. Many books teach you how to interview for a job or how to manage a project successfully, but only this book helps you handle the baffling circumstances you may encounter throughout your career. Decide what you're worth with the chapter on "The Business" Determine the nature of the miracle your CEO wants with "The Impossible" Give effective presentations with "How Not to Throw Up" Handle liars and people with devious agendas with "Managing Werewolves" Realize when you should be looking for a new gig with "The Itch"

A Supported Employment Workbook

Using Individual Profiling and Job Matching
Author: Steve Leach
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846427091
Category: Social Science
Page: 224
View: 6493
A practical tool for all job developers, this workbook presents strategies based on real situations and includes example exercises throughout. It draws on Steve Leach's thirteen years' practical experience in supported employment and is based on the principle of developing a client-centred approach to job development. It emphasizes the central importance of self-determination - ensuring that the individual makes their own choices to determine their future career. This flexible guide shows ways in which a support strategy can be developed in partnership with both employee and employer. Chapters are included on approaching and researching employers, establishing and improving the relationship between employee and employer, and on current debates in supported employment. The workbook also includes practical materials such as vocational profile forms, job analysis forms and support review charts. A comprehensive guide to delivering a supported employment service, it will enable professionals to support people with disabilities in finding and sustaining real jobs in real communities.

The Indie Game Developer Handbook

Author: Richard Hill-Whittall
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317573641
Category: Computers
Page: 278
View: 5811
The indie game developer’s complete guide to running a studio. The climate for the games industry has never been hotter, and this is only set to continue as the marketplace for tablets, consoles and phones grow. Seemingly every day there is a story of how a successful app or game has earned thousands of downloads and revenue. As the market size increases, so does the number of people developing and looking to develop their own app or game to publish. The Indie Game Developer Handbook covers every aspect of running a game development studio—from the initial creation of the game through to completion, release and beyond. Accessible and complete guide to many aspects of running a game development studio from funding and development through QA, publishing, marketing, and more. Provides a useful knowledge base and help to support the learning process of running an indie development studio in an honest, approachable and easy to understand way. Case studies, interviews from other studies and industry professionals grant an first-hand look into the world of indie game development

Job Search Handbook for People With Disabilities

Author: Daniel J. Ryan
Publisher: Jist Works
ISBN: 9781593578138
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 292
View: 6659
A complete career planning and job search guide for people with physical and mental disabilities. This book shows how to identify strengths, explore options, find jobs, write resumes, and perform well in interviews.1877807346\\The New "2010-2011 Black Authors & Published Writers Directory: A Writers Guide for Students & Teachers" -- A "Must Have" for Your Organization The New '2010-2011 Black Authors & Published Writers Directory: A Writers Guide for Students & Teachers' is ready for distribution. It features publishers, agents, librarians, entertainment attorneys, composers, artists, song, film and play producers, reporters, booksellers and companies with services. 'A Writers Guide for Student & Teachers 2010-2011' is the most reliable and up-to-date guide available. It makes an excellent resource for libraries, schools, churches and organizations by including services, suppliers and speakers provided by the individuals and firms listed. Also includes contact information, addresses and telephone number as well as email and website addresses. Information about acquiring the Directory is available by visiting the "Black Authors & Published Writers Directory" website at

Oracle Siebel CRM 8 Developer's Handbook

Author: Alexander Hansal
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1849681872
Category: Computers
Page: 576
View: 2802
A practical book and eBook for configuring, automating, and extending Siebel CRM applications.

Career Development, Employment, and Disability in Rehabilitation

From Theory to Practice
Author: David R. Strauser
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826195636
Category: Psychology
Page: 481
View: 4147

IMS Application Developer's Handbook

Creating and Deploying Innovative IMS Applications
Author: Rogier Noldus,Ulf Olsson,Catherine Mulligan,Ioannis Fikouras,Anders Ryde,Mats Stille
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123821932
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 504
View: 2021
• Clear, concise and comprehensive view of IMS and Rich Communication Suite (RCS) for developers • Shows how to use RCS to create innovative applications for rapid uptake by end-users • Covers service and operator scenarios for the IMS architecture • Explains IMS architecture and protocols, from an application developer’s perspective IMS Application Developer’s Handbook gives a hands-on view of exactly what needs to be done by IMS application developers to develop an application and take it "live" on an operator’s network. It offers practical guidance on building innovative applications using the features and capabilities of the IMS network, and shows how the rapidly changing development environment is impacting on the business models employed in the industry and how existing network solutions can be moved towards IMS. Elaborating on how IMS applies basic VoIP principles and techniques to realize a true multi-access, and multimedia network, this book ensures that developers know how to use IMS most effectively for applications. Written by established experts in the IMS core network and IMS service layer, with roots in ISDN and GSM, with experience from working at Ericsson, who have been active in standardisation and technology development and who have been involved in many customer projects for the implementation of fixed mobile converged IMS network and service. The authors of this book bring their in-depth and extensive knowledge in the organizations involved in the IMS standardization and its architecture. Clear, concise and comprehensive view of the IMS and Rich Communication Suite (RCS) for developers Written by established experts in the IMS services layer, who have been involved in many customer projects for the implementation of fixed mobile converged IMS network and service Covers potential service and operator scenarios for the IMS architecture; it is significantly more than merely a description of the IMS standards

Keys to the Workplace

Skills and Supports for People with Disabilities
Author: Michael J. Callahan,J. Bradley Garner
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 275
View: 8153
With this hands-on manual, you'll get specific, step-by-step instructions for helping people with developmental disabilities find appropriate and fulfilling employment. Breaking away from artificial support models, the authors introduce you to the Seven-Phase Sequence, which fosters the natural supports that are vital to long-term job satisfaction and success. Including detailed descriptions of the roles of each person involved in the vocational support process, this no-nonsense guide gives you a wealth of practical strategies and techniques for teaching employees, analyzing tasks, motivating workers, and collecting data on jobs and employee performance.

XSL Formatting Objects

Developer's Handbook
Author: Douglas Lovell
Publisher: Sams Publishing
Category: Computers
Page: 426
View: 7000
Presenting the best practices for using the XSL-Formatting Objects specificiation to present XML data, this is a syntactical reference and a guide for developing practical solutions using the complete XSL toolkit. In exploring the available tools and architectures, the book allows programmers to understand and apply XSL as practitioners.

Working Relationships

Creating Career Opportunities for Job Seekers with Disabilites Through Employer Partnerships
Author: Richard G. Luecking,Ellen S. Fabian,George Tilson
Publisher: Brookes Pub
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 275
View: 4939
All businesses have needs. People with disabilities have the skills and desire to work. As employment specialists work to match employers with job seekers, they need to do more than understand the job seeker's personal and professional goals--they also need to know exactly what the employers are looking for. That's what Working Relationships is about: securing satisfying jobs for people with disabilities by fostering partnerships between employment specialists and businesses. A must-read for all employment service providers and for anyone interested in employment of people with disabilities, this book helps readers understand the theoretical framework for improving career development practices through relationship building understand what employers want and expect from employment service providers learn about the building blocks of strong partnerships with employers: beliefs and values, communication skills, multicultural competence, ethics, and self-efficacy find practical guidelines for getting to know both job seekers and employers, marketing proactively to businesses, matching job seeker characteristics with employer needs, and using the tenets of quality customer service when working with employers consider the possibility of non-traditional employment through customized job consultation discover strategies for improving job retention and promoting career advancement for people with disabilities explore specific ways to make employment service programs more customer-oriented, convenient, and understandable to employers Filled with helpful case studies and examples, this valuable resource will help employment specialists develop strong, respectful partnerships with businesses--partnerships that will lead to rewarding careers for people with disabilities.

Delphi developer's handbook

Author: Marco Cantù,Tim Gooch,John F. Lam
Publisher: Sybex Inc
Category: Computers
Page: 1134
View: 2719
"Delphi Developer's Handbook" lets programmers master the Delphi 95 language, making professional client/server programming and Rapid Application Development accessible to every reader who needs to master these skills. The CD includes the full source code and compiled executables of all of the examples in the book.

The Real Estate Developer's Handbook

How to Set Up, Operate, and Manage a Financially Successful Real Estate Development Revised 2nd Edition
Author: Tanya Davis
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601389485
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 4283
This entirely new and updated second edition covers the entire process of establishing a small real estate development firm and the ongoing management necessary, pointing out methods to increase success, and how to avoid common mistakes. It focuses on small developments that you can start by yourself with residential and commercial applications.

Real Work for Real Pay

Inclusive Employment for People with Disabilities
Author: Paul Wehman
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557667533
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 350
View: 4235
'Inclusive Employment' serves to empower those with disabilities by providing an overview of the philosophies, practices, tools, and policies for developing and implementing community-based employment programs.

Python Developer's Handbook

Author: André dos Santos Lessa
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780672319945
Category: Computers
Page: 929
View: 9131
"Python Developer's Handbook" offers experienced developers the knowledge to fully develop their skills as a Python programmer. The material focuses exclusively on the specific topic at hand and avoids general programming topics, except where unique concerns are encountered.

Discriminate Or Diversify

Author: Enrique Ruiz
Publisher: PositivePsyche.Biz Corp
ISBN: 0578017342
Category: Self-Help
Page: 626
View: 696
Diversity and Inclusion, done right:• Increases employee engagement and retention,• Encourages creativity,• Inspires and drives innovation from everyone in your organization,• Enhances productivity and• Builds solid relationships.Transform problems effectively into receptive team challenges!• Increase speed of delivery.• Offer better quality and utility.• Add value to your existing operations.• Increase the convenience of your product, or service.• Improve customer service.• Change lifestyles.• Sell more with lower prices.Save Time, Gain Insight.This comprehensive and authoritative 600 page, one-of-a-kind book, answers the questions you were afraid to ask and provides insights into the spectrum of human potential. It is an indispensable resource for building diverse teams and enhancing the collective powers of the many minds within your reach to discover new business, markets and relationships where Diversity and Inclusion is your greatest asset!

Oracle Siebel Open Ui Developer's Handbook [2016 Edition]

Author: Duncan Ford,Alexander Hansal,Kirk Leibert
Publisher: P8tech
ISBN: 9780995656512
Page: N.A
View: 3137
Written by distinguished Siebel CRM experts from Oracle, this Open UI book is filled with practical information and exclusive insights. All the example code is available, in a download, from the publisher's website.

Python Essential Reference

Author: David Beazley
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0768687020
Category: Computers
Page: 744
View: 5430
Python Essential Reference is the definitive reference guide to the Python programming language — the one authoritative handbook that reliably untangles and explains both the core Python language and the most essential parts of the Python library. Designed for the professional programmer, the book is concise, to the point, and highly accessible. It also includes detailed information on the Python library and many advanced subjects that is not available in either the official Python documentation or any other single reference source. Thoroughly updated to reflect the significant new programming language features and library modules that have been introduced in Python 2.6 and Python 3, the fourth edition of Python Essential Reference is the definitive guide for programmers who need to modernize existing Python code or who are planning an eventual migration to Python 3. Programmers starting a new Python project will find detailed coverage of contemporary Python programming idioms. This fourth edition of Python Essential Reference features numerous improvements, additions, and updates: Coverage of new language features, libraries, and modules Practical coverage of Python's more advanced features including generators, coroutines, closures, metaclasses, and decorators Expanded coverage of library modules related to concurrent programming including threads, subprocesses, and the new multiprocessing module Up-to-the-minute coverage of how to use Python 2.6’s forward compatibility mode to evaluate code for Python 3 compatibility Improved organization for even faster answers and better usability Updates to reflect modern Python programming style and idioms Updated and improved example code Deep coverage of low-level system and networking library modules — including options not covered in the standard documentation