3 Must-Read Job Search and Career Resources

Job search and career resources are amazing ways to make sure you don’t have to go through your search alone. We could all use a helping hand and assurance that we’re doing the right thing. This is where these must-reads come in handy.

As a career coach, I’m constantly updating my collection of resources so that I can stay up to date in my industry. The same goes for any job seeker: searching for a job is like a job in itself with extra hours of overtime. The more effort you put into honing your skills, the easier (and quicker) it will be in the long run.

To help you out, here are three classic job search and career resources I recommend checking out right now:

1. What Colour Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers

This amazing resource is one of the most popular job-hunting guides in the business. It differentiates itself by emphasizing the importance of finding your passion and identifying opportunities that align with both your interests and strengths. In this competitive market, it can sometimes be said that looking for meaningful work is a waste of time. With this book, you’ll find that it’s absolutely possible!

2. Knock ’em Dead 2014: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

This resource takes a more practical approach by teaching you proven methods to accelerate your job search and get your career back on track. It’s author, Martin Yate, has been a bestseller for over twenty-five years on job search and career resources. With this updated version, you’ll get step-by-step guidance to ensure yo succeed in the modern job search.

3. The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter

So, you’ve been hired. Congratulations! Now what? This is an awesome resource that gives you a comprehensive sense of what you need to do to get up to speed and start succeeding in your new role. Career changes can be tough, and integrating yourself in a new environment is even tougher. Make your transition a smooth one with these practical strategies.

Do you have any job search and career resources you’d like to share? I’d love to hear about them! Let me know in the comments section.

 

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