Our Catalog: Career Guide Books

1) Success Without College: Careers in Sports, Fitness, and Recreation
2) Your Career in Healthcare
3) The Dot-Com Decision
4) Success Without College: Careers in Healthcare
5) Conducting Better Job Interviews

All Job-Bridge products are 100% guaranteed.



Careers in Sports, Fitness, and Recreation1) Careers in Sports, Fitness, and Recreation
by Robert F. Wilson
(Barron's Success Without College Series ©2001)

Paperback: $10.95
168 pages, with index
ISBN: 0-7641-1562-6

(Part of the Barron's Success Without College series; other titles: Careers in Healthcare; Careers in the Food Service Industry; Careers in Computers; others in work.)

How to Order

Earning a living doing what you like to do . . . what a concept!

If you're a high school student or recent graduate not sure what to do with your life because no career options interest you, listen up: Anyone with an interest in one or more sports and willing to work hard can get started in a sports-, fitness-, or recreation-related career.

You don't need a college degree, just the desire to succeed. Learn how and where to get the training that will get you started in a career as:

  • Aerobics instructor
  • Bicycle mechanic
  • Camp director
  • Canoe or kayak instructor
  • Fishing guide
  • Fitness instructor
  • Greenskeeper
  • Hunting guide
  • Martial arts instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Massage therapist
  • Pool supervisor
  • Rock climbing instructor
  • Recreational guide
  • SCUBA instructor
  • Soccer official
  • Sports public relations
  • . . . and more!

Also includes source materials for receiving low-cost loan sources, scholarships, and grants.

Order Now · Return to Top




2) Your Career in Healthcare
by Robert F. Wilson
(Barron's Educational Series ©1996)

Paperback: $12.95
309 pages, with index
ISBN: 0-8120-9599-5

How to Order

UP-TO-DATE information and practical strategies for success, both for job seekers already in the healthcare field or those who want to begin a healthcare career, including:

  • Startup career opportunities available now to high school grads
  • More than 40 sample healthcare résumés, CVs, and cover letters
  • How to market yourself on the internet... developing an online network
  • Vital information for finding grants and low-cost loans
  • Hundreds of information sources for schools, curricula, licensure, certification

More than 100 occupations analyzed in 14 specialty areas (e.g., family doctor, dentist, nurse, lab technologist, home healthcare aide, physical therapist, pharmacist, medical assistant, speech-language pathologist, and mental health caseworker.)

What professionals are saying about Your Career in Healthcare:

"I found this book most beneficial to both high school students researching entry-level health careers and older individuals attempting to enter or change professions. This book is an asset to counseling professionals and those they serve."

- Judith E. Morgan, Counselor, Tri-Valley High School, Dresden, Ohio

"I look forward to having this book as a valuable contribution to our efforts in advising."

- Marilyn S. Kerr, Ph.D., Director, Health Professions Advisory Program, Syracuse University

"This well-researched book is a must for those trying to explore differences among various healthcare career choices and the future outlook for career growth... I would definitely recommend it to anyone thinking of entering the dynamic and interesting healthcare field."

- Ann Jacobson, Director of Professional Services, American Organization of Nurse Executives


Order Now · Return to Top




The Dot-Com Decision3) The Dot-Com Decision: How to Evaluate the Company, the Compensation, and the Culture
by Robert F. Wilson
(McGraw-Hill, ©2002)

Paperback: $18.95
For volume pricing - contact us.

224 pages, with glossary, bibliography, and index
ISBN: 0-07-137587-2

How to Order

This book is for you if you can answer "Yes" to one of the following four questions:

Are you . . .

  • A college student thinking about an Internet career?
  • recent college graduate unsure about a specific Internet career?
  • A successful professional considering an Internet opportunity?
  • A dissatisfied professional at a career crossroads?

If so, in this book you'll learn. . .

• The basics about working in either in a dot-com start-up or a more established Internet company. This book will tell you what to expect about the corporate culture, the compensation, and the career path. Three chapters are devoted to a "Dot-Com Diary: Analysis of a Start-up." Find out how fledgling companies isolate a market niche, frame a mission, secure funding, and build a killer management team. Get the inside story from the founders of a scrappy Florida dot-com company that has grown to the point of forming a strategic alliance with giant Microsoft.

• The basic differences between a traditional brick-and-mortar company and an Internet company. How to distinguish between a flourishing Internet company and a relatively new dot-com company, and between traditional media and new media.

• How to determine whether working in dot-com companies of various kinds is right for you. This book will tell you what temperament, skill sets, and risk-taking comfort level will offer the best prospects for a smooth transition.

• What strategies and methods are best to get on the Net career path of your choice. This book will tell you which job-search marketing strategies, interviewing styles, and résumé writing tips will be most relevant.


Order Now · Return to Top




Book Cover-Success Without College: Careers in Healthcare4) Success Without College: Careers in Healthcare
by Robert F. Wilson
(Barron's Educational Series ©1999)

Paperback: $9.95
184 pages, with illustrations and index
0-7641-0803-4
(Part of the Barron's Success Without College series; other titles: Careers in the Food Industry; others in work.)

How to Order

What you should know to gain access to healthcare careers with just a high school diploma. Advice on narrowing your choices, where to get the right training, setting your healthcare career path, sample résumés and job-search tips.

Detailed information on careers as a

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dispensing Optician
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Health Information Manager
  • Home Health Aide
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Aide
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • and Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist

Also includes glossary of healthcare terms and abbreviations; source materials for receiving low-cost loan sources, scholarships, and grants.


Order Now · Return to Top




Book Cover5) Conducting Better Job Interviews 2nd Edition
by Robert F. Wilson
(Barron's Educational Series ©1997)

Paperback: $6.95
122 pages, with illustrations and index
ISBN: 0-8120-4580-7
(part of Barron's Business Success Guide series; other titles: How to Negotiate a Bigger Raise, Making Presentations With Confidence, Motivating People, Running a Meeting that Works, Using the Telephone More Effectively, Winning with Difficult People, Writing Effective Letters and Memos.)

How to Order

SOUND advice from "the other side of the desk," for newly promoted managers and human resource professionals in need of decision-making smarts now.

Tips on how to:

  • Hire the right person for the right position
  • Recognize aptitude among job applicants
  • Prepare and evaluate the interview
  • Present the offer and negotiate salary

Also includes sample application forms, and sample acceptance and rejection letters.


Order Now · Return to Top