Ace the Thinking Skills Assessment

Author: Neel Burton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992912710

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Written by an Oxford tutor, this book covers all aspects of the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA), the admission test for an increasing number of courses at many universities including Oxford and Cambridge.
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Ace the IT Job Interview!

Author: Paula Moreira

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0072228458

Category: Computers

Page: 371

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Land the IT job of your dreams with help from this insider guide. You’ll discover valuable interview strategies for standing in the crowd as an applicant and learn best practices for representing your experience, education, previous employment, and re-entry into the workforce. Containing critical dos and don’ts from thousands of IT professionals and off-the-record interviews with hiring managers from key technology companies, this book will increase your chances of getting hired.
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Ace the IT Interview

Author: Paula Moreira

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071595554

Category: Computers

Page: 296

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Proven strategies for getting hired as an IT professional This practical guide for developing winning interviewing skills has been fully updated and revised to focus on today's most sought-after IT jobs. Go behind the scenes of the IT interview process and get inside the mind of potential employers. You'll find out how to make a great first impression and stand out from the competition. Ace the IT Interview features hundreds of questions that are likely to come up on your next technical interview along with key points to include in your answers so you can practice your responses based on your strengths and experience. Present yourself as a truly valuable IT professional and get a great job with help from this real-world guide. Understand the hiring manager's perspective Create a first-rate resume that highlights your skills Get past gatekeepers and get the interviews you want Make a great first impression and stand out in the crowd Master sticky questions about your work history Prepare for different types of interview settings, including telephone and video-conference interviews Ask intelligent, relevant questions Ace the interview follow-up Evaluate your offers, negotiate salary, and close the deal
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Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Research, Policy, and Practice

Author: Jonathan Tarbox,Dennis R. Dixon,Peter Sturmey,Johnny L. Matson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1493904019

Category: Psychology

Page: 653

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Current rates of autism diagnoses have been cause for concern and research as well as rumor and misinformation. Important questions surround the condition: how early can an accurate diagnosis be made? At what age should intervention start? How can parents recognize warning signs? And what causes autism in the first place? There are no easy answers, but the Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders gives researchers, practitioners, and academics the science and guidance to better understand and intervene. Background chapters survey the history of professional understanding of the disorders and the ongoing debate over autism as a single entity or a continuum. Chapters on best methods in screening, assessment, and diagnosis reflect the transition between the DSM-V and older diagnostic criteria. And at the heart of the book, the intervention section ranges from evidence-based strategies for developing core skills to ethical concerns, cultural considerations, and controversial treatments. Included in the Handbook's broad-based coverage: Designing curriculum programs for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Mainstream education for children with ASD. Teaching independent living skills to children with ASD. Social skills and play. Behavioral and mental health disorders in children with ASD. Training and supporting caregivers in evidence-based practices. Teaching cognitive skills to children with ASD. The Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders is a comprehensive reference for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians and other scientist-practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation, special education, and pediatric medicine.
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What Works in Probation and Youth Justice

Author: Ros Burnett,Colin Roberts

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134035985

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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Both probation and youth justice have undergone massive changes in recent years, and continue to face important new challenges. A key emphasis of new developments has been on developing effective evidence-based practice and disseminating this throughout the Probation and Youth Justice services - reviewed in this book.
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