The Complete Guide to Careers in Special Events / Edition 1

The Complete Guide to Careers in Special Events / Edition 1

by Gene Columbus, Joe Goldblatt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470463252

ISBN-13: 9780470463253

Pub. Date: 10/05/2010

Publisher: Wiley

The step-by-step process in Careers in Special Events will help event planners showcase their skills. It shows them how to create a unique and creative approach with a proven plan. Industry professionals provide insight and advice on gaining the appropriate skills, making contacts, networking, and using knowledge to ace job interviews. Various Action

Overview

The step-by-step process in Careers in Special Events will help event planners showcase their skills. It shows them how to create a unique and creative approach with a proven plan. Industry professionals provide insight and advice on gaining the appropriate skills, making contacts, networking, and using knowledge to ace job interviews. Various Action Steps are featured throughout the pages, as well as exercises to reinforce concepts. The Practice Activity at the end of each chapter helps measure progress and identify areas of individual focus. Samples of cover letters and thank you notes in addition to dining etiquette when interviewing over a meal are also presented to give event planners all the tools they’ll need to succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470463253
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/05/2010
Series:
Wiley Event Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Confirming Special Events as Your Career.

Chapter 2: So Many Opportunities in the Special Events Industry.

Chapter 3: What's So Special About the Special Events Industry?

Chapter 4: Learning: In School and/or On the Job.

Chapter 5: Skills That Make You Marketable.

Chapter 6: Target Companies: Where to Find Opportunities.

Chapter 7: Creating a Résumé and Writing the Cover Letter.

Chapter 8: Effective Interviewing.

Chapter 9: The Follow-Up.

Chapter 10: Learning from the Best.

Chapter 11: Life-Long Learning.

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