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Multcolib Research Picks - Great Books for Job Seekers

Start Something That Matters
Start Something That Matters By Mycoskie, Blake (Book - 2011 ) 658.408 M9959s 2011 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Blake presents the six simple keys for creating or transforming your own life and business, from discovering your core story to being resourceful without resources; from overcoming fear and doubt to incorporating giving into every aspect of your life.

Me 2.0
Me 2.0 4 Steps to Building your Future By Schawbel, Dan (Book - 2010 ) 650.1 S313m 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:This is a basic guide for college students and young professionals to use in facing the job market and climbing the corporate ladder. Generation Y has come of age using online social media, and personal branding is fully integrated into the use of these tools, as well as blogs and video resumes. This update of the 2009 edition includes a complete guide to making use of Twitter and Google Buzz, as well as a new chapter on job searching through personal networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. A personal branding glossary is included.

Boundless Potential
Boundless Potential Transform your Brain, Unleash your Talents, and Reinvent your Work in Midlife and Beyond By Walton, Mark S. (Book - 2012 ) 155.669 W2411b 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:There's no better time than now to remake your career and life. Neuroscience research reveals that creativity spikes in our later years--making midlife an ideal time to change professions. This breakthrough career-reinvention guide shows workers in their forties and over how to leverage this new found potential.Boundless Potential empowers you with the knowledge, inspiration, and tools to kick-start anything from a new entrepreneurial venture to a new career.

The Big Shift
The Big Shift Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife By Freedman, Marc (Book - 2011 ) 646.79 F8536b 2011 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Most of the nation's 78 million boomers are not getting old … at least not yet.The Big Shift is animated by a simple premise: that the challenge of transitioning to and making the most of this new stage--while deeply personal--is much more than an individual problem; it's an urgent social imperative, one affecting all generations. By embracing this time as a unique period of life -- and providing guidance, training, education and support to the millions who are in it -- Freedman says that we can make a monument out of what so many think of as the leftover years.

The Pathfinder
The Pathfinder How to Choose or Change your Career for A Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success By Lore, Nicholas (Book - 2012 ) 650.14 L868p 2012 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 6 copies

Annotation:This completely revised and updated new edition offers more than fifty self-tests, diagnostic tools, and the acclaimed Rockport Career Design Method to help you choose an entirely new career, an entrepreneurial path, or the ideal job in your present field.

Do What You Are
Do What You Are Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type By Tieger, Paul D. (Book - 2007 ) 155.264 T561d 2007 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 6 copies

Annotation:Already a classic in the genre, Do What You Are has helped hundreds of thousands of people find truly satisfying work.

Find A Job Through Social Networking
Find A Job Through Social Networking Use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, and More to Advance your Career By Crompton, Diane (Book - 2011 ) 650.1402854678 C945f 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Helps individuals maximize online networking for job search and career success by showing them where, how, and why they can benefit from making professional connections online.

Expert Resumes for Career Changers
Expert Resumes for Career Changers By Enelow, Wendy S. (Book - 2010 ) 650.142 E56ec 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:The down economy has prompted millions of people to consider changing jobs or industries to stay employed. A major obstacle these people face is to write a resume that effectively connects their skills and experience to new opportunities. Expert Resumes for Career Changers shows people who are transitioning from one career to another how to do just that.

How to Find A Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
How to Find A Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ By Schepp, Brad (Book - 2012 ) 650.1402856754 S325h 2012 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:Finding your dream job the old way just doesn't happen anymore. If you want to move up in today's ultracompetitive job market, you have to master the most useful tools out there - social networks.

201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions
201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Comptency-based Interview Style By Matias, Linda (Book - 2010 ) 650.144 M4331t 2010 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Featuring a plethora of sample questions - and winning answers - this book is organized by the five core competencies most interviewers are looking for: * Individual responsibility (decisiveness, independence, flexibility, career goals) * Managerial skills (leadership, delegation, strategic planning) * Motivational factors (ambition, initiative) * Analytical skills (problem solving, attention to detail) * People skills (teamwork, communication, customer service) This indispensable guide features fill-in-the-blank exercises readers can use to prepare themselves to demonstrate sought-after competencies and wow potential employers.

Interview Magic
Interview Magic Job Interview Secrets From America's Career and Life Coach By Whitcomb, Susan Britton (Book - 2008 ) 650.14 W581i 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:More than an interview how-to, this “career dictionary” holds A-to-Z secrets from America’s most trusted career coach. Future-proof your career as you learn to provide value to employers, create a memorable career brand, quadruple your interview opportunities, tap into the most overlooked interview “must,” demonstrate your ability to do the job, and bottom-line the return-on-investment employers will receive for hiring you.

Résumé Magic
Résumé Magic Trade Secrets of A Professional Résumé Writer By Whitcomb, Susan Britton (Book - 2010 ) 650.14 W581r 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Resume Magic is a giant compendium of advice and before-and-after resume transformations explains resume creation and illustrates professional techniques with actual examples that show why the techniques work. All the tricks professional resume writers use to create eye-catching, result-driven resumes are revealed in this book.

The Job-hunter's Survival Guide
The Job-hunter's Survival Guide How to Find Hope and Rewarding Work Even When "there Are No Jobs" By Bolles, Richard Nelson (Book - 2009 ) 650.14 B691j 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:An emergency, essentials-only guide to finding a job--even your dream job--in a challenging economic climate, from the author of classic career guide What Color Is Your Parachute?

Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success
Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success One Relationship at A Time By Ferrazzi, Keith (Book - 2005 ) 658.409 F381n 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:In the course of the book, Ferrazzi outlines the timeless strategies shared by the world's most connected individuals, from Katherine Graham to Bill Clinton, Vernon Jordan to the Dalai Lama. Chock full of specific advice on handling rejection, getting past gatekeepers, becoming a "conference commando," and more, Never Eat Alone is destined to take its place alongside How to Win Friends and Influence People as an inspirational classic.

Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0
Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0 How to Stand Out From the Crowd and Tap Into the Hidden Job Market Using Social Media and 999 Other Tactics Today By Levinson, Jay Conrad (Book - 2011 ) 650.14 L665gth 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:This guide will teach readers how to present their skills in creative new ways that stand out in today's hyper competitive job market, and employ little known search engine optimization tricks used by top headhunters.

60 Seconds & You're Hired!
60 Seconds & You're Hired! By Ryan, Robin (Audiobook CD - 2009 ) CD- 650.14 R989s Available in some locations

Annotation:Robin Ryan lays out the essentials for making a great impression on potential employers. Designed for all job seekers--whether they're just starting out or moving onwards and up.

Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters
Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters Cover Letter Samples and Strategies You Need to Get the Job You Want By Yate, Martin John (Book - 2012 ) 650.142 Y31kc 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Write a cover letter that will get you the interview In this newest edition of the bestselling cover letters guide, Martin Yate shows you how to dramatically increase your chances of landing an interview with a dynamic cover letter.

Knock 'em Dead Resumes
Knock 'em Dead Resumes How to Write A Killer Resume That Gets You Job Interviews By Yate, Martin John (Book - 2012 ) 650.142 Y31k 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Using his twenty-five years of experience, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has built a set of rules for creating the most effective document to get you noticed. He'll guide you through every step of the writing process as well as provide you with all-new examples of industry-specific resumes and those that cover every stage of your career. Yate also offers valuable advice on how to submit a resume electronically, what to include on social marketing profiles, and how to make the most of keywords so that search engines find your resume quickly.

Knock 'em Dead
Knock 'em Dead The Ultimate Job Search Guide, 2013 By Yate, Martin John (Book - 2012 ) 650.14 Y31k 2013 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Updated for 2013, Yate delivers a blueprint for success in a time when hundreds of candidates are competing for the same position. He tells you exactly where today's employment opportunities are and what skills you'll need to impress employers. He also shows you how to stand out from the crowd.

300 Best Jobs Without A Four-year Degree
300 Best Jobs Without A Four-year Degree By Shatkin, Laurence (Book - 2013 ) 331.70233 S5331t 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:With this extensive reference, readers will discover 300 jobs with the best pay, fastest growth, and most openings, no bachelor's degree required.

50 Best Jobs for your Personality
50 Best Jobs for your Personality By Shatkin, Laurence (Book - 2012 ) 331.702 S533f 2012 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation: With this best-selling book's help, readers will identify their personality type and learn about the 50 best jobs that relate to it.

150 Best Jobs for your Skills
150 Best Jobs for your Skills By Shatkin, Laurence (Book - 2012 ) 331.702 S533o 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:This information-packed reference helps readers identify their skills and connect them to a wealth of promising jobs. After completing a self-assessment, readers will discover their top three career skills. Then they'll be able to browse lists that feature the best jobs for each skill.

150 Best Jobs for A Secure Future
150 Best Jobs for A Secure Future By Shatkin, Laurence (Book - 2012 ) 331.7020973 S5331o 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Jobs with stability are in demand. More than ever, people want assurance that another recession, technological advances, or offshoring won't derail their career. This book reveals which occupations are most likely to sustain such situations. In just two steps, this book helps readers identify jobs that are secure in good and bad economies and learn more about them. Approximately 175 "best jobs" lists rank secure occupations according to earnings, growth, openings, education level, age, personality type, and more.

What Color Is your Parachute?
What Color Is your Parachute? Guide to Job-hunting Online By Bolles, Mark Emery (Book - 2011 ) 650.140285 B691w 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:As the economy continues to challenge employers and confound job seekers, the Internet continues to expand, providing more opportunities--and pitfalls--than can be reasonably explored. Understanding how to use online resources has become an essential skill and What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Job-Hunting Online will help overwhelmed job hunters get the most out of search engines, databases, career/job sites, social networking, personal websites, blogging, and more. It also covers controversial issues such as maintaining privacy, keeping up with new technology, and where and how not to look for a job online.

The AARP Crash Course in Finding the Work You Love
The AARP Crash Course in Finding the Work You Love The Essential Guide to Reinventing your Life By Greengard, Samuel (Book - 2008 ) 650.14 G812a 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Greengard shows readers how to sort out their feelings about their existing career; successfully transition to a new job and work toward a greater sense of balance in their daily lives. Profiles of recareering veterans show how others have attained their own goals. These are rounded out by tips, quizzes, worksheets, how-to sidebars, and other practical resources. With this handbook to guide them, readers of any age can finally make the leap to finding the life's work they will truly love.

Best Jobs for the 21st Century
Best Jobs for the 21st Century By Shatkin, Laurence (Book - 2012 ) 331.702 F239b 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D. , is one of America's leading occupational experts and appears regularly on national news programs and in major print publications to share his expertise about trends in the world of work. He is a Senior Product Developer at JIST Publishing, has 30 years of experience in the career information field, and is an award-winning career information systems developer.

What Color Is your Parachute?
What Color Is your Parachute? By Bolles, Richard Nelson (Book - 1971- ) 650.14 W555 Available in some locations

Annotation:This category-defining career self-help book has been extensively rewritten to include modern job-hunting strategies, including how to use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter in a job search. What Color is My Parachute? still covers familiar territory, though, sharing basics on resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation and starting a business, as well as pointers on finding your passion and identifying transferable skills.

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