The Complete Guide to Careers in Special Events / Edition 1

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The step-by-step process in Careers in Special Eventswill help event planners showcase their skills. It shows them howto create a unique and creative approach with a proven plan.Industry professionals provide insight and advice on gaining theappropriate skills, making contacts, networking, and usingknowledge to ace job interviews. Various Action Steps are featuredthroughout the pages, as well as exercises to reinforce concepts.The Practice Activity at the end of each chapter helps measureprogress and identify areas of individual focus. Samples of coverletters and thank you notes in addition to dining etiquette wheninterviewing over a meal are also presented to give event plannersall the tools they’ll need to succeed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470463253
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/5/2010
  • Series: Wiley Event Management Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • 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 EventsIndustry.

Chapter 3: What's So Special About the Special EventsIndustry?

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 CoverLetter.

Chapter 8: Effective Interviewing.

Chapter 9: The Follow-Up.

Chapter 10: Learning from the Best.

Chapter 11: Life-Long Learning.

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