Career Resources

Below are book recommendations and resources to help you achieve success in finding your career path and learning more about yourself. When you have a better understanding of your strengths, weaknesses, and the value you can deliver, this will help align you with work opportunities that is rewarding and fulfilling. After you start to explore the self discovery process, you’ll have a boost in confidence job hunting and interviewing. Good luck!

Career search

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard Nelson Bolles

Career Comeback: Eight steps to getting back on your feet when you’re fired, laid off, or your business ventures has failed–and finding more job satisfaction than ever before by Bradley Richardson

The Everything Practice Interview Book: Be prepared for any question (Everything: School and Careers) by Dawn Rosenberg McKay

Next-Day Salary Negotiation: Prepare Tonight to Get Your Best Pay Tomorrow (Help in a Hurry) by Maryanne Wegerbauer

Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind, 20th Anniversary Edition by Al Ries, Jack Trout (Read Chapter 1, 20, 21, 22 only)

Masters of Networking: Building Relationships for Your Pocketbook and Soul by Ivan Misner

Career management

Bulletproof Your Job: 4 Simple Strategies to Ride Out the Rough Times and Come Out On Top at Work by Stephen Viscusi

Personal branding

You, Inc.: The Art of Selling Yourself by Harry Beckwith and Christine Clifford Beckwith

101 Ways to Promote Yourself: Tricks Of The Trade For Taking Charge Of Your Own Success by Raleigh Pinskey

Personal development

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living by Russ Harris

The Real You: Becoming the Person You Want to Be by Dr. Kevin Leman

Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton

StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution by Marcus Buckingham

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality assessment

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