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Description: Looking to start your career? Pivot to a new one? Get out of a work funk? Check out these books to jump start your next move in your career.


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Finding A Career That Works For You

by Wilma R. Fellman

Finding a Career That Works for You will become a treasured guide for people who are in the process of choosing a career and finding a job. Wilma Fellman helps readers better understand their...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Overnight Career Choice: Discover Your Ideal Job in Just a Few Hours

by Michael Farr

Eager to find a career you'll love? Don't fret and sweat. Overnight Career Choice comes to the rescue. Discover your best career fit quickly and enjoy career success and satisfaction for years to come.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People

by Carol Eikleberry

You don't have to stifle your creative impulses to pay the bills. For anyone who's ever been told, "Don't quit your day job," career counselor Carol Eikleberry is here to say, "Pursue your dreams!

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Career Quest: A Practical And Spiritual Guide To Finding Your Life's Passion

by Mary Rose Remington

Career Quest is packed with practical tips, emotional support and spiritual techniques for readers employed or unemployed--seeking meaningful, energizing work. This book shows you how to:

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

The Authentic Career: Following the Path of Self-Discovery to Professional Fulfillment

by Maggie Craddock

Our inner emotional lives — who we really are — deeply influence the choices we make at work. Unfortunately, most of us never realize the profound effect exploring our inner selves can have on our

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Targeting the Job You Want

by Kate Wendleton

The best book on the market to help you figure out who you are, what you enjoy doing, and what you want to do with your life.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Do What You Are: Discover The Perfect Career For You Through The Secrets Of Personality Type (3rd Edition)

by Barbara Barron-Tieger and Paul D. Tieger

Do What You Are has already helped more than half a million people find truly satisfying work. After helping you discover your Personality Type, it provides real-life case studies of people who...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Career, Aptitude And Selection Tests: Match Your IQ, Personality & Abilities To Your Ideal Career

by Jim Barrett

If you enjoy a particular sport or activity, it's most likely that you are good at it. The same applies to work. If you enjoy your job you will be better motivated and, as a result, perform better.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Investigating Your Career

by Ann K. Jordan and Lynne T. Whaley

By emphasizing why lifelong learning is an essential skill for career planning, Investigating Your Career helps students in grades 7 and 8 make the most of their future high school years.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

The Play of Your Life: Your Program for Finding the Career of Your Dreams--And a Step-by-Step Guide to Making It a Reality

by Colleen A. Sabatino

...In The Play of Your Life, Colleen Sabatino provides a unique two-step program to help readers both identify their ideal career and make that career a reality. Framed within the apt and engaging...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Choices and Challenges: Foundations for Career Planning (Third Edition)

by Julia Reed and David Ortiz and Sally Gerrish

Career planning advice, includes discussion of the right job for different personalities and resumes

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Cool Careers for Dummies (2nd edition)

by Marty Nemko and Paul Edwards and Sarah Edwards

Is your career path unclear? Are you stuck in a job you hate? Don't worry! Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you think outside the box and find a job you'll actually like.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Career Assessment and Choosing a Job

Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities

by Daniel J. Ryan

Features helpful information on employment laws and the rights they provide. It teaches readers when and how to disclose disabilities to a potential employer and lends additional guidance for success on the job.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Disabilities and Employment

Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped (2nd edition)

by Richard Nelson Bolles and Dale S. Brown

Richard Bolles's creative approach to job-hunting is brought to bear on the specific challenges faced by job hunters with disabilities.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Disabilities and Employment

Jobs to be Proud of: Profiles of Workers Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

by Deborah Kendrick

12 case studies of blind people and their occupations.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Disabilities and Employment

Take Charge: A Strategic Guide for Blind Job Seekers

by Diane Croft and Rami Rabby

Here is guidance for blind job seekers.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Disabilities and Employment

Career Perspectives: Interviews with Blind and Visually Impaired Professionals

by Marie Attmore

Interviews and advice from blind and visually impaired professionals about education and breaking into the job market.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Disabilities and Employment

The Five Patterns Of Extraordinary Careers

by James M. Citrin and Richard A. Smith

Citrin and Smith found from their research and extensive experience is that people with extraordinary careers are guided by five straightforward patterns that can be harnessed and used by everyone.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Get Hired Now! A 28-Day Program for Landing the Job You Want

by Frank Traditi and C. J. Hayden

1. Identify the best job search strategies for your personal goals, 2. Knowing exactly what to do and when to do it, 3. Staying motivated in the face of frustration & rejection

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Nice Girls Don't Get The Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

by Lois P. Frankel

The things today's women learned as girls may be preventing them from becoming financially independent.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Talk Your Way To The Top: How to Address Any Audience Like Your Career Depends On It

by Laura Daley-Caravella and Kevin Daley

This book is about people—people like you who have to speak in front of critical listeners as part of their business lives. Since you can't avoid these situations if you want to advance your career,

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Getting Your Foot in the Door When You Don't Have a Leg to Stand On

by Robert C. Sullivan

The author, a successful headhunter and job-hunting coach, shares insights and techniques that he learned from working with job hunters at all levels.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Managing Up!: 59 Ways To Build A Career-advancing Relationship With Your Boss

by Michael S. Dobson and Deborah Singer Dobson

The key to moving up? Managing up! Whether you're seeking a surefire career-booster or simply looking to improve your relationship with your boss, this welcome guide gives you all the skills you need

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Monster Careers: How To Land The Job Of Your Life

by Jeff Taylor and Doug Hardy

Packed with real-world advice from recruiters, career counselors, human resource professionals, and dozens of Monster members who have found rewarding employment through the world's leading...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice

Speaking Your Way to the Top: Making Powerful Business Presentations

by William D. Thompson and Marjorie Brody

"[This] is a comprehensive, well-written guide for anyone who needs to know how to present themselves effectively in today's marketplace." From back cover.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Career Advice


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