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 Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today’s Aspiring Young Professional (2015)
- The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do (2015)
- Lose the Resume, Land the Job (2018)
- Breaking Into the Game Industry: Advice for a Successful Career from Those Who Have Done It (2011)
- The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) (2012)
- Career Development All-in-One For Dummies (2017)
- ¿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)
- Great Jobs for Chemistry Majors, Second ed. (Great Jobs For… Series) (2005)
- 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)
- Paralegal Career Guide (3rd Edition) (2001)
- Winning Habits: 4 Secrets That Will Change the Rest of Your Life (2004)
Figuring out a career and getting a great job has never been more difficult. On top of that, today’s graduates are looking for not only good jobs but positions that will help them launch careers in which they can grow and prosper.
Jeff 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.
“‘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.
Aspiring 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.
The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) (2012)
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!
Want 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.
¿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)
El 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.
It 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.
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)
How 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.
Paralegal Career Guide (3rd Edition) (2001)
Winning 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.
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.
Sound Advice: The Ultimate Guide to a Healthy and Successful Career in Music
Author(s): Rhian Jones; Lucy Heyman
ID: 2938328, Publisher: Shoreditch Press, Year: 2021, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
The Photo Student Handbook: Essential Advice on Learning Photography and Launching Your Career Path
Author(s): Garin Horner
ID: 3022651, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2021, Size: 11 Mb, Format: pdf
Practical Career Advice for Engineers: Personal Letters from an Experienced Engineer to Students and New Engineers
Author(s): Radovan Zdero
ID: 3030912, Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2021, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf
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.