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The Career Manifesto: Discover Your Calling and Create an Extraordinary Life
The Career Manifesto: Discover Your Calling and Create an Extraordinary Life
Mike Steib. An action-oriented guide to help anyone find their calling and achieve their goals, inspired by the author's popular blog post with the same title - The Career Manifesto presents an inspiring and refreshingly simple approach to finding your passion and purpose and then jumpstarting a dream career to...

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...

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...

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...

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 Warfare: 10 Rules for Building a Successful Personal Brand on the Business Battlefield
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...

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Richard N. Bolles. With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers...

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. The simple quiz that can change your life. . . Is your job just a way to pay the bills? It doesn't have to be that way. You'll find that when your career fits your personality, it becomes a source of tremendous satisfaction and success...

Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Semi-Retirement
Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Semi-Retirement
Nancy Collamer. A career guide that rethinks the golden years, this handbook offers 50+ income models for creating flexible, fulfilling, and profitable work during the encore stage of one’s career. - RETHINK YOUR RETIREMENT   For many people, retirement is no longer a trifecta of golf, grandkids, and gardening—it’s...

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
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,...

Great Work, Great Career
Great Work, Great Career
Stephen R. Covey. In one economic earthquake after another, it s hard to keep your footing. Still, there s a positive side to these risky times. You can secure a great future for yourself if you welcome this wild, demanding new world with passion for the opportunities it presents...

Your Creative Career: Turn Your Passion into a Fulfilling and Financially Rewarding Lifestyle
Your Creative Career: Turn Your Passion into a Fulfilling and Financially Rewarding Lifestyle
Anna Sabino. Anna Sabino is an artist, but certainly not a starving one. She wasn't born into a wealthy family, didn't inherit money from a distant relative, and doesn't have a rich husband. But she made it as an entrepreneur, as a single woman, and most importantly, as an artist...

Career 180s: Inspiring Stories of Bold Career Changes
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...

Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design
Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design
Laurence G. Boldt. The most innovative, unconventional, and profoundly practical career guide available?newly revised and updated - With today?s economic uncertainties, millions of Americans realize they must seize control over their own career paths...

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...

Networking to Internships and Careers: Handbook Jack K Baumeister. This handbook is a compilation of the author’s personal lessons in his journey to build a network, to create opportunities, and to find internships which will lead him to gainful employment. The author recommends to the young adult reader many actionable steps to help overcome some awkward situations,...

The 10 Day Career Cleanse: Find Your Zen at Work Lynn Chang Ph.D.. As stressful and challenging as your job is, you can begin today to cultivate more peace and happiness at work. The 10 Day Career Cleanse is an invitation to try 21 simple wellness techniques to foster workplace zen...

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...

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...

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...

What's Your Type of Career?: Find Your Perfect Career by Using Your Personality Type Donna Dunning. Match Your Personality Type to Your Perfect Career-and Find Success! - The simple truth is that to be happy and successful in your work, you need a career that not only matches your interests but fits your personality type as well...

A Guide to Finding Career Treasure: An 8-step workbook for discovering opportunities Michael A. Kaplan 'MAK'.         -- Available from Amazon beginning February 2018 -- - A Guide to Finding Career Treasure is not another book providing the appealing but vague career advice to 'just follow your passion. '  It is also not a book about resumes and cover letters, or encouragement to do stereotypical 'job...

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?...

Career, Content, Community: Using IBM Connections for Career Development Alex Ivanov. In a short span of less than 5 years I've relocated my family from Massachusetts to California, while working for the same company and have gained a reputation as the go to expert in within my workplace...

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...

Coach Yourself to a New Career: 7 Steps to Reinventing Your Professional Life Talane Miedaner. Bestselling author offers a step-by-step program to making the right choices about a new career move Don't fear taking the leap into a new career with this seven step program from bestselling author and life coach Talane Miedaner...

FOCUS on College and Career Success (Cengage Learning’s FOCUS Series) Constance Staley. With increased attention to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, productivity, financial literacy, alternative presentation e-tools, and new career planning strategies, the third edition of Staley and Staley's FOCUS ON COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences you bring to the...

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...

Creating Career Success: A Flexible Plan for the World of Work (Explore Our New Career Success 1st Editions) Francine Fabricant. Today's workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Job security is a thing of the past, layoffs are common, and people change jobs and careers frequently. Students need to be prepared to adapt to the unexpected twists and turns they may face...

The Legal Career: Knowing the Business, Thriving in Practice (Coursebook) Katrina Lee. A book about the business of law, The Legal Career: Knowing the Business, Thriving in Practice is indispensable reading for any lawyer, law student, and prelaw student. Written by a former litigator and law firm equity partner, this first-of-its-kind course book addresses key topics in the evolving...

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