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Life Literacy

by Matt Young; Nelson Soh & Stan Peake
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, personal success

It has become almost cliché to say that the world has changed.

The pace of technology change, the increasing number of new businesses, and growing global workforce has made the world a more competitive place. Global economic events have delayed retirement for millions around the world and thinning margins are making employers more risk adverse to p …

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Career Rookie

A Get-It-Together Guide for Grads, Students and Career Newbies

by Sarah Vermunt
edition: Paperback
tagged: vocational guidance, careers, success

 

A shot of encouragement, a kick in the ass, and a loving push for young people who have no idea what they want or how to get it

Career Rookie is a book for every grad, student, and 20-something who feels lost, overwhelmed, and anxious. It tackles the emotional and logistical WTF-ness of starting your career, answering questions like, What if I donâ …

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True Stories of Rescue and Survival

Canada's Unknown Heroes

by Carolyn Matthews
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: careers, canada, adventure & adventurers

A crab boat off Newfoundland catches fire, and a rescue is undertaken by helicopter. A child goes missing in a New Brunswick forest, and a desperate hunt is mounted. A climber falls on a British Columbia mountain, and a helicopter rescue is attempted. A civilian chopper crashes in Nunavut, and a search-and-rescue team braves a savage snowstorm to f …

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