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'Dropping out', drifting off, being excluded : becoming somebody without school. /

by Smyth, John Hattam, Robert Cannon, Jenny.

Publisher: New York, NY Peter Lang 2004Description: xiii, 224 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-212) and indexes. Contents: Ch. 1. Capturing the Voices of Early School Leavers --Ch. 2. Contextualizing Early School Leaving: Globalization, the State and Schools -- Ch. 3. Becoming Somebody with or without School -- Ch. 4. Doing Identity Work: Class, Race and Gender -- Ch. 5. The Making of Young Lives with/against the School Credential -- Ch. 6. School Culture and Student Voices in Early School Leaving -- Ch. 7. Grappling with the Mis-matches: Themes, Questions, Action. School to work SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Creating wealth : the new rules for individuals, companies and countries in a knowledge-based economy. /

by Thurow, Lester C.

Publisher: London, U.K. Nicholas Brealey 1999Description: xvi, 301 p.Notes: Includes index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How to get ahead without murdering your boss : six simple steps to actively manage your career /

by Burton, Helen | Webster, Vicki | Lees, Alison.

Publisher: Leichhardt, N.S.W. A&A Book Publishing 2010Description: 220 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and indexSummary: Chosen the wrong career path? Feel like you have more to offer? Resent how your work controls your life? Hate your boss? More than ninety percent of people indicate a lack of control over their careers, yet only five percent feel able to do something about it. How to Get Ahead Without Murdering Your Boss shows you how to take responsibility for your career, whether that means keeping the job that you love, making a career change or simply learning new skills to increase your employability.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Immigrant satisfaction : what is it? : does it matter? /

by Lester, Laurence H.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Institute of Labour Studies. Flinders University of South Australia 2005Description: PDF.Summary: This paper examines the relationship between immigrant s self-reported satisfaction and other variables available in the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia (LSIA) using cross-tabulation tables.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Outliers: the story of success /

by Malcolm Gladwell.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Allen Lane 2008Description: 309 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The 7 habits of highly effective people : restoring the character ethic. /

by Covey, Stephen M. R.

Edition: Rev. ed.Publisher: New York, NY Free Press 1994 and 2004Description: 372 p. : ill.Notes: Includes index. Alternative title:The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change -- cover. 3 copies PEOPLE, WORK & CULTUREAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The element : how finding your passion changes everything /

by Robinson, Ken.

Publisher: New York, NY Viking / Penguin Books 2009Description: xiv, 274 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The seven habits of highly effective people : restoring the character ethic. /

by Covey, Stephen M. R.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Business Library 1990Description: 340 p.Notes: First published: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1989 2 copies copy 2 missing (August 2005)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Well-being : the five essential elements /

by Rath, Tom | Harter, Jim.

Publisher: New York Gallup Press 2010Description: 229 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-226) Contents: Your wellbeing - 1. Career wellbeing - 2. Social wellbeing - 3. Financial wellbeing - 4. Physical wellbeing - 5. Community wellbeing - Concluding thoughts: measuring what makes life worthwhile - Additional tools and resources.Summary: The groundbreaking research reveals how organisations can help employees boost their overall wellbeing - from their satisfaction with their careers to their financial security and level of community involvement. As it turns out, changing an organisation's culture to help employees better manage and improve their wellbeing over time can result in substantial financial returns for the organisation. Based on a Gallup study of more than 150 countries representing 98% of the world's population, Rath and Harter identified five essential elements of life that transcend countries, faiths, and cultures: Career Wellbeing: How you occupy your time/liking what you do each day ; Social Wellbeing: Relationships and love in your life ; Financial Wellbeing: Managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security ; Physical Wellbeing: Good health and enough energy to get things done on a daily basis ; Community Wellbeing: Engagement and involvement in the area where you live.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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