Guidebooks: Finding your Career
Bound-for-career guidebook by
Call Number: HF 5382.5 .U5 B874 2010 (Western Wake)
Publication Date: 2010-08-16
This book posits career identification, selection, entry, and progression as part of a larger developmental process the career development process. Its information and exercises will point students in the direction of opportunities and options that are realistic, desirable, and achievable.
Dig this Gig by
Call Number: HF 5381 .D497 2011 (Main Campus)
Publication Date: 2011-04-01
Generation Y, also known as the Millennial Generation, are storming the workplace, but finding themselves paralysed. Instead of choosing a career and starting the climb up the proverbial ladder, they spend their 20s jumping from job to job, moving back home, travelling abroad and going back to university. These decisions don't stem from not wanting a career but rather from simply not knowing what it entails.
Do What You Are by
Call Number: BF 698.9 .O3 T54 2007 (Western Wake)
Publication Date: 2007-03-21
Already a classic in the genre, Do What You Are has helped hundreds of thousands of people find truly satisfying work. Do What You Are introduces Personality Type - how you process information, make decisions and interact with the world around you - and shows you which of the 16 types describes you best. It lists dozens of occupations that are popular with people of your type.
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013-2014 by
Call Number: HF 5382.5 .U5 O33 2013 (Western Wake)
Publication Date: 2013
Includes: green jobs information; personality-career quiz; best jobs list; descriptions for more than 340 jobs; information on labor market trends.
The Start-Up of You by
Call Number: HF 5384 .H63 2012 (Western Wake)
Publication Date: 2012-02-14
A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley's most innovative entrepreneurs. The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012 by
Publication Date: 2011-08-16
The 40th Edition. This is not your father's Parachute; and not your mother's, either. They'd be astounded at the changes. This book keeps building--in insight, helpfulness, relevance, and urgency--through new invention and information each year. And this year it's the critical resource to help Americans (and others) get back to work.