The latest and greatest top-selling career books.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
In today’s complex job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a changing economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work—and which don’t. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
The Career Manifesto: Discover Your Calling and Create an Extraordinary Life
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 achieve those, by asking three essential questions:
– What do you want your impact to be?
– What are the potential pathways that move you towards your purpose?
– How can you hold yourself accountable for your goals?
Award-winning CEO of XO Group and sought-after speaker, Michael Steib, draws on his own diverse work experience and career highlights as well as powerful anecdotes from other successful business leaders to offer expert guidance, field-tested advice, and interactive exercises that will help you answer these three key questions, envision a goal and then craft and execute a plan to achieve it. For young professionals, entrepreneurs, and creatives seeking more purpose and meaning in their work and lives, The Career Manifesto is the essential way to build–and follow through on–an effective plan to excel at whatever job, project or career goal you put your mind to.