The Immigrants Guide to the American Workplace: Making It In America / Edition 1

The Immigrants Guide to the American Workplace: Making It In America / Edition 1

by Anna Graf Williams, Karen Hall, Mary Jo Dolasinski, Daljinder Kooner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130619434

ISBN-13: 9780130619433

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Pearson Education

This easy-to-read book helps people who want to be successful in the U.S. job market—targeting the needed life and professional skills and providing the "how to" for integrating into the American workforce. It gives concrete, prescriptive techniques for workplace success to immigrant populations and the people who mento them. Coverage includes hygiene and dress,

Overview

This easy-to-read book helps people who want to be successful in the U.S. job market—targeting the needed life and professional skills and providing the "how to" for integrating into the American workforce. It gives concrete, prescriptive techniques for workplace success to immigrant populations and the people who mento them. Coverage includes hygiene and dress, finding and working with a mentor, dealing with culture shock, learning to understand and communicate with others, getting around, government services, housing, handling money, getting and keeping a job, on-the-job benefits, being professional, and becoming independent. For human resource managers, construction mangers, and managers and supervisors in the fields of business, technology, hotel restaurant management, hospital and home health care, career placement, childcare—and basically everything else.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130619433
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Intro to the USA.
2. Getting Here—All about Immigration.
3. Learning the Language—How to Communicate.
4. Hygiene, Grooming, and Dress.
5. Government Services.
6. Cash and Credit.
7. Housing.
8. Transportation.
9. Shopping.
10. Dining In and Dining Out.
11. Out on Your Own.
12. Managing the Family.
13. Education.
14. Getting a Job and Keeping a Job.
15. On-the-Job Benefits.
16. Communication at Work.
17. Technology.
18. Media.
19. Mentoring.

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