Career Development Books
Collaborative Board for Career Development Practitioners to share books that all Career Development Practitioners should have.
Is “follow your passion” the right advice for a teenager preparing their career? In his book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport argues that not only is it bad advice, but for most people, it’s counterproductive. Read more at www.mysparkpath.c...
Recommended by career expert Kenneth Elliott: Life's a Bitch and Then You Change Careers: 9 Steps to Get You Out of Your Funk & on to Your Future
Recommended by Career Expert Elda Schwartz: Amazon.com: Career Transitions in Turbulent Times: Exploring Work, Learning and Careers (9781561090662): Garry Walz, Rich Feller: Books
Recommended by Career Expert Elda Schwartz: Amazon.com: Knowledge Nomads and the Nervously Employed: Workplace Change & Courageous Career Choices (9781416400622): Rich Feller: Books
Recommended for new students by Career Expert Annie Himmelsbach: Now What?: The Young Person's Guide to Choosing the Perfect Career
Recommended for new students by career experts Kenneth Elliott & Annie Himmelsbach: Amazon.com: The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (9780684823997): Nicholas Lore: Books
Recommended by "Inside Jobs": 100 Conversations for Career Success: Learn to Network, Cold Call, and Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job
STRENGTHS FINDER:To help people uncover their talents. While you can read this book in one sitting, you'll use it as a reference for decades. By Tom Rath
Recommended by Career Expert Jane Kipke: Amazon.com: Crystal-Barkley Guide to Taking Charge of Your Career (0019628034953): Nella Barkley, Eric Sandburg: Books
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: Step Into the Spotlight!- 'Cause ALL Business is Show Business! (9780978191306): TSUFIT: Books
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: Rework (9780307463746): Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson: Books
Not yet accepted in present-day 'norm'/normal business models... Hopefully in our 'near future'... "The only people who have a hope of becoming linchpins in any organization, who have any hope of changing anything for the better in real terms, are those who have the capacity to do “emotional work” at a high level—to be true artists at whatever they set their minds on doing...
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: Marcus Buckingham: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: Refuse to Choose!: Use All of Your Interests, Passions, and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career of Your Dreams (9781594866265): Barbara Sher: Books
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: The Four Elements of Success: A Simple Personality Profile that will Transform Your Team (9780785288107): Laurie Jones: Books
"Ask me whether what I have done is my life", from William Stafford's poem "Ask Me" -- these words remind the author of this book "of moments when it is clear -- if I have eyes to see, that the life I am living is not the same as the life that wants to live in me....And in the spirit of the poet, I wonder: What am I meant to do? Who am I meant to be?"
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: You Were Born for This: Seven Keys to a Life of Predictable Miracles (9781601421838): Bruce Wilkinson, David Kopp: Books
Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It: Barbara Sher,Barbara Smith: 9780440505006: Amazon.com: Books