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Career Development Books

Collaborative Board for Career Development Practitioners to share books that all Career Development Practitioners should have.


Career Development Books

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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: 48 DAYS TO THE WORK YOU LOVE: Preparing for the New Normal

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 Karol Taylor: Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

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

  • Private Practice From the Inside Out
    Private Practice From the Inside Out

    Sarah - I so appreciate you sharing this pin. My clients will love it!

  • Sarah Nelson
    Sarah Nelson

    Thanks for the note! You may want to check out the entire pinboard, as there are notes as to who recommended them (career professionals) from a LinkedIn chat. Good luck with your client work and private practice.

  • Private Practice From the Inside Out
    Private Practice From the Inside Out

    Thanks, Sarah! I'm already following you. Great resources for sure!

Social Networking for Career Success by Miriam Salpeter. Learn how to use social networks to strengthen you career!

  • Brenda Vargas
    Brenda Vargas

    I highly recommend this book.

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

Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

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

Amazon.com: Marcus Buckingham: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle

Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: Amazon.com: Marcus Buckingham: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle

  • Maureen McCann
    Maureen McCann

    A really great book for careerists, and those who are re-assessing the value they have to offer in the world of work. Definitely worth a read; then follow it with "Go put your strengths to work"

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

Recommended by Career Expert Michael McClure: The Path: Creating Your Mission Statement for Work and for Life

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