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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Richard N. Bolles. The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017, tailoring its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. - In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than...

The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback))
The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback))
Nicholas Lore. This classic bestseller is THE career-design bible for college graduates and midlife career-changers alike. Now fully revised and updated for the twenty-first century! Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has...

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
Paul D. Tieger. The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated. - DO WHAT YOU ARE--the time-honored classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work--is now updated to include jobs in today's...

Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life
Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life
Roadtrip Nation. This New York Times Bestseller welcome antidote to the conventional career guide answers the old question—"So, what are you going to do with your life?"—in a groundbreaking way. From the team behind the campus and online resource and the inspirational TV series in its eleventh season, ROADMAP helps...

Career Change: How To Conquer The Fear Of Failing
Career Change: How To Conquer The Fear Of Failing
John Allen. What's the first obstacle in changing career? Your own fear of change. This book uses practical exercises to help conquer this fear and get you started. - Nearly 90% of us work in a job that we don’t enjoy...

Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve
Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve
Liz Ryan. Break the rules and take charge of your career! - The traditional job-search approaches just don’t work anymore, and the days of trusting your career to your employer are long over. The new-millennium workplace requires all of us to rewrite the rules and start treating our careers like we’re running...

Simplify Your Life: Tips For Developing A Purpose Driven Life And Unlocking Your Potential
Simplify Your Life: Tips For Developing A Purpose Driven Life And Unlocking Your Potential
Sarah O'Flaherty. Do you wish life was a little easier? Discover the secrets to a simpler, more satisfying life. - Is your life lacking purpose? Are you often stressed and overwhelmed? If so, then it's time for a crash course in the skills that will lead to a more meaningful life...

Mid-Life Career Rescue: How to confidently leave a job you hate, and start living a life you love, before it's too late (The Call For Change) (Volume 1)
Mid-Life Career Rescue: How to confidently leave a job you hate, and start living a life you love, before it's too late (The Call For Change) (Volume 1)
Cassandra Gaisford. Practical, inspiring and empowering tips and strategies every job hunter and career changer needs to know   Are you showing signs of job dissatisfaction? Did you wake up this morning excited to face the day ahead? Or did the thought of getting up and going to work make you wish you could stay in bed?...

Now What?: The Young Person's Guide to Choosing the Perfect Career
Now What?: The Young Person's Guide to Choosing the Perfect Career
Nicholas Lore. The impolite truth nobody mentions in college commencement speeches: "Many of you have just spent four years and a small fortune studying something you will never use, and, if you do, you won't like all that much...

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2016: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2016: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Richard N. Bolles. What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually, with more than ten million copies sold. This 2016 edition features the latest studies and perspectives on today’s job-market, including proven strategies for finding jobs even when everyone...

Career Match: Connecting Who You Are with What You'll Love to Do
Career Match: Connecting Who You Are with What You'll Love to Do
Shoya Zichy. For some, a job is just a way to pay the bills. For others -- those whose careers fit their passions and personalities -- it is a source of great satisfaction and success. Career Match is designed to help people discover their ideal work...

Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot--and Relaunch Their Careers
Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot--and Relaunch Their Careers
Wendy Sachs. . . ". pithy, invaluable guidance to women stymied in the workplace" -- O, The Oprah Magazine We are in the midst of a wild job market. Technology has disrupted nearly every industry, blowing up many careers, but creating millions more...

The Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far
The Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far
Brian Fetherstonhaugh. The Chairman & CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide and career advisor extraordinaire, Brian Fetherstonhaugh, outlines the three stages of a long, successful work life and offers guidance to plan ahead and get the most out of each phase...

Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life
Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life
Adam Markel. The successful CEO of the internationally renowned Peak Potentials—who has trained thousands of people to find new jobs, careers, and directions—shares his practical and inspirational program for reinventing yourself, whether you are out of work or want to change your professional trajectory...

Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career
Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career
Herminia Ibarra. How Successful Career Changers Turn Fantasy into Reality - Whether as a daydream or a spoken desire, nearly all of us have entertained the notion of reinventing ourselves. Feeling unfulfilled, burned out, or just plain unhappy with what we’re doing, we long to make that leap into the unknown...

Career Warfare: 10 Rules for Building a Successful Personal Brand on the Business Battlefield David D'Alessandro. “A refreshing message . . . from someone who has fought many corporate wars. ” ―The New York Times With the latest stories from D’Alessandro’s neverending collection of corporate derring-do and new insight on the global battlefield, the nationally bestselling Career Warfare is more essential...

Paid To Be You: A Guide To Getting Unstuck, Finding Your Passion, and Launching A New Career Adam Rico. Do you go to work every day wishing you were somewhere else? Imagine looking forward to going to work knowing there is passion and purpose behind what you do. How might that change things for you? - Paid To Be You can help you identify the necessary components to discover work you find meaningful and...

New Directions: Successful Strategies for Career, the Workplace, and Personal Growth James G. Ward. #1 New Release in Job Markets & Advice and Amazon Best Seller - Careers don't just happen. Our definition of career and how we approach the workplace have undergone a profound paradigm shift. In the modern economy, career transitions are common: Layoffs, changes in management, corporate downsizing,...

Career Rescue: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life Cassandra Gaisford. Make Happiness Your Priority. Rescue Yourself From a Job You Hate. Practical, inspiring and empowering career change tips and strategies every job hunter and career changer needs to know Career expert Cassandra Gaisford and the successful CEO of the internationally renowned Worklife Solutions—who...

Never Tell People What You Do: How to Advance Your Career Bruce Kasanoff. Do you want to do well in your career, by doing good? You'll learn how to describe, pursue, and get the career you want. This book is a quick read, but it's jam-packed with useful ideas.

Always Know What To Say - Easy Ways To Approach And Talk To Anyone Peter W. Murphy. Who is this book for? - "Always Know What To Say" is for anyone who wants a straight to the point explanation of conversation skills fundamentals. I point out key distinctions you can apply right away to go from being tongue tied and unsure of what to say to having fun meeting people and getting to...

Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A NICE GIRLS Book) Lois P. Frankel. If you work nonstop without a break. . . worry about offending others and back down too easily. . . explain too much when asked for information. . . . or "poll" your friends and colleagues before making a decision, chances are you have been bypassed for promotions and ignored when you expressed your...

Career 180s: Inspiring Stories of Bold Career Changes Mike Harris. Jumping all in to a new career. - It’s a dream likely far removed from where you’re at today. We’re talking about a bold move―a move other people may think you aren’t qualified for or capable of...

A Career Girl's Guide to Becoming a Stepmom: Expert Advice from Other Stepmoms on How to Juggle Your Job, Your Marriage, and Your New Stepkids Jacquelyn B. Fletcher. You have an exciting, fulfilling job. You've fallen in love with the man of your dreams—and met his three kids! Now what? Jacquelyn B. Fletcher shows how any professional woman turned wife and instant stepmother can build on the skills she employs at work—organization, team-building, goal-setting,...

The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People, Fourth Edition Carol Eikleberry Ph.D.. A practical career guide for creatively inclined job seekers of all ages, with tips and counsel on how to use your independent and innovative talents and passions to make money, express yourself, and find a job you love...

Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Brand William Arruda. Praise for Career Distinction "Hands down, this book is the bible on branding for your career!" -- Susan Britton Whitcomb, author of Job Search Magic "As a professional resume writer and career coach, I have extolled the concept of personal branding for my clients for years...

Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work Ginny Clarke.

The Career Within You: How to Find the Perfect Job for Your Personality Elizabeth Wagele. “Wagele and Stabb are great detectives who will help you understand your perfect habitat for all you can bring to the workplace. —Chip Conley, Founder/CEO, Joie de Vivre Hospitality, and author of Peak Employing the Enneagram Personality Assessment System, Elizabeth Wagele, author of The Enneagram...

Career Renegade: How to Make a Great Living Doing What You Love Jonathan Fields. There’s a revolution brewing across the nation--a movement that’s changing lives and revealing little known paths to passion and prosperity. - It’s about building a great living around what you love to do most...

Thrive: The Highly Sensitive Person and Career Dr. Tracy M. Cooper. Are you a highly sensitive person who has always felt frustrated in finding a career that works for you? In this groundbreaking book researcher and fellow HSP, Dr. Tracy Cooper, presents important new research findings that can empower you to better understand how HSPs experience the modern workplace,...

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