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Selected Books

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Career Exploration

Bolles, R. N. (2009). The 2009 What color is your parachute?: A practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers. Berkeley, Calif: Ten Speed Press.

Farr, J. M., & Shatkin, L. (2009). Best jobs for the 21st century. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works.

Farr, M., & Shatkin, L. (2009). 300 best jobs without a four-year degree. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works.

Fields, J. (2009). Career renegade: How to make a great living doing what you love. New York: Broadway Books.

Greengard, S. (2008). The AARP crash course in finding the work you love: The essential guide to reinventing your life. New York: Sterling.

Tieger, P. D., & Barron-Tieger, B. (2007). Do what you are: Discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

United States, & JIST Works, Inc. (2008). ** Top 300 careers: Your complete guidebook to major jobs in every field. Jist's top careers series. Indianapolis: Jist Works.

Zichy, S., & Bidou, A. (2007). ** Career match: Connecting who you are with what you'll love to do. New York: AMACOM, American Management Association.


Job Searching

Beshara, T. (2006). The job search solution: The ultimate system for finding a great job now! New York: AMACOM, American Management Association.

Bolles, M. E., Bolles, R. N., & Bolles, R. N. (2008). Job-hunting online: A guide to job listings, message boards, research sites, the UnderWeb, counseling, networking, self-assessment tools, niche sites. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press.

Dikel, M. F., & Roehm, F. E. (2008). ** Guide to Internet job searching. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Shapiro, C. (2008). What does somebody have to do to get a job around here!: 44 insider secrets and tips that will get you hired. New York: St. Martin's Griffin.

Shatkin, L. (2009). 150 best recession-proof jobs. JIST's best jobs series. Indianapolis, Ind: JIST Works.

Shatkin, L. (2008). 150 best low-stress jobs. JIST's best jobs series. Indianapolis, Ind: JIST Works.

Yate, M. J. (2008). Knock 'em dead 2009: The ultimate job search guide. Avon, Mass: Adams Media.


Resumes and Cover Letters

Criscito, P. (2008). How to write better résumés and cover letters. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Barron's Educational Series.

Farr, J. M. (2008). ** The quick résumé & cover letter book: Write and use an effective résumé in only one day. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works.

Karsh, B., & Pike, C. (2009). How to say it on your résumé: A top recruiting director's guide to writing the perfect résumé for every job. New York: Prentice Hall Press.

Kennedy, J. L. (2007). Resumes for dummies. --For dummies. New York: Wiley Pub.

Kursmark, L. (2008). 30-minute résumé makeover: Rev up your résumé in half an hour. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works.

Rosenberg, A. D. (2007). The resume handbook. Avon, Mass: Adams Media.

Schuman, N., & Nadler, B. J. (2008). The everything resume book: Create a winning resume that stands out from the crowd. Avon, Mass: Adams Media.

Troutman, K. K. (2007). Federal resume guidebook: Strategies for writing a winning federal electronic resume, KSAs, and essays. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works.

Walsh, R. (2007). The only resume and cover letter book you'll ever need. Avon, Mass: Adams Media.

Whitcomb, S. B. (2007). ** Résumé magic: Trade secrets of a professional résumé writer. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Pub.

Yate, M. J., & Yate, M. J. (2008). Knock 'em dead résumés: Smart advice to make your online and paper résumés more productive. Avon, Mass: Adams Media.

Yate, M. J. (2008). Knock 'em dead cover letters: Great letter techniques and samples for every step of your search. Avon, Mass: Adams Media.



Beshara, T. (2008). ** Acing the interview: How to ask and answer the questions that will get you the job. New York: American Management Association.

Corfield, R. (2006). Successful interview skills. London: Kogan Page.

Farr, J. M., & Gaither, R. (2009). Next-day job interview: Prepare tonight and get the job tomorrow. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works.

Fry, R. W. (2007). 101 great answers to the toughest interview questions. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning.

Greene, B. (2008). Get the interview every time: Proven strategies from Fortune 500 hiring professionals. New York: Kaplan Pub.

Kennedy, J. L. (2008). Job interviews for dummies. --For dummies. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Oliver, V. (2005). 301 smart answers to tough interview questions. Naperville, Ill: Sourcebooks.

Ryan, R. (2008). 60 seconds & you're hired! New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books.

Whitcomb, S. B. (2008). Interview magic: Job interview secrets from America's career and life coach. Indianapolis: JIST.



Career information center. (2007). Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.

Ferguson Publishing. (2008). Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance. New York, NY: Ferguson.




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