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Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate Collection

There are countless Career Advice courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do (2015)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionJeff Goins, a brilliant new voice counting Seth Godin and Jon Acuff among his fans, explains how to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters with true passion and purpose. The path to your life's work is difficult and risky, even scary, which is why few finish the journey. This is a book about discovering your life's work, that treasure of immeasurable worth we all long for. It's about the task you were born to do.
Author(s): Jeff Goins

Lose the Resume, Land the Job (2018)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate Collection“‘Lose the Résumé’ breaks down every aspect of job hunting, explaining what matters and what doesn’t.” – The New York Times Book Review Gone are the days of polishing up your resume and sending it out at random. At every level today, you need to “lose the resume” in order to land the right job.
Author(s): Gary Burnison

Breaking Into the Game Industry: Advice for a Successful Career from Those Who Have Done It (2011)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionAspiring and professional game developers have a lot of questions: What should be in their portfolios? How do they make contacts? How do they negotiate salaries? How much do game designers make? What should they wear to interviews? In this fast-paced and humorous guide, the authors answer these questions and many more, including the ones you didn’t know to ask.
Author(s): Brenda Brathwaite, Ian Schreiber

The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) (2012)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis 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!
Author(s): Nicholas Lore

Career Development All-in-One For Dummies (2017)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionWant to get ahead in the workplace? Learn new skills and increase your visibility as a leader in your company with the help of this practical, hands-on guide to professional development. You’ll find new techniques for being a better leader, tips for writing better emails, rules for running more effective meetings, and much more.
Author(s): Consumer Dummies

¿De que color es tu paracaidas? (Un manual practico para personas que buscan emp leo o un cambio de profesion) Edicion del 40 aniversario) (Spanish Edition) (2012)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionEl libro de búsqueda de empleo más vendido en el mundo. Diez millones de ejemplares vendidos. Éste no es el Paracaídas que leyó su padre, ni tampoco el que leyó su madre. Ambos se sorprenderían con los cambios.
Author(s): Richard N. Bolles

Great Jobs for Chemistry Majors, Second ed. (Great Jobs For… Series) (2005)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionIt isn’t always obvious what a chemistry major can offer to the workplace. But it does offer you valuable skills and training that can be applied to a wide range of careers. Great Jobs for Chemistry Majors helps you explore these possibilities.
Author(s): Mark Rowh

Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist: A Comprehensive Guide to Photo Shoots, Marketing, Business, Fashion, Wardrobe, Off Figure, Product, Prop, Room Sets, and Food Styling (Starting Your Career) (2012)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionHow to manage your business as an aspiring and working stylist, no matter your area of expertise.This invaluable career manual explores the numerous directions a career in photo styling can take. Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist prepares new and working stylists with in-depth information on food styling, fashion styling, and six other areas of specialization.
Author(s): Susan Linnet Cox

Paralegal Career Guide (3rd Edition) (2001)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionFor paralegals.
Author(s): Chere B. Estrin

Winning Habits: 4 Secrets That Will Change the Rest of Your Life (2004)

 Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate CollectionWinning Habits is a powerful parable that identifies the four fundamental habits at the heart of success in business and in life–and shows exactly how readers can apply those habits in their own lives. The 4 secrets that will change the rest of readers' lives are: 1) Be first on, last off, and add extra value; 2) Never trade results for excuses; 3) Solve problems in advance; 4) Always make those around you look good.
Author(s): Dick Lyles

Best Career Advice Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some career advice books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Scientific publishing and presentation: A practical guide with advice on doctoral studies and career planning

Author(s): Claus Ascheron
ID: 3667555, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2023, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

How to Do Hard Things: Actual Real Life Advice on Friends, Love, Career, Wellbeing, Mindset, and More.

Author(s): Veronica Dearly
ID: 3314364, Publisher: DK, Year: 2022, Size: 44 Mb, Format: epub

Practical Career Advice for Engineers: Personal Letters from an Experienced Engineer to Students and New Engineers

Author(s): Radovan Zdero
ID: 3382773, Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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