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Career Errors: Straight Talk About The Steps and Missteps of Career Development by Frank BurtnettCareer Errors examines the career development encounters that people experience across their life-span. Throughout the book, the author sets life-work balance as a paramount goal and outlines strategies about how this illusive objective can be achieved. While written for the individual experiencing the various life and work activities, this book is also of significant value to counselors, educators, and others playing important roles in these transitions.
Call Number: Career Resources, HF5381 .B7923 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Modern Manners: Tools to Take You to the Top by Dorothea Johnson; Liv TylerFrom the world-renowned etiquette expert, Dorothea Johnson, and her granddaughter, Liv Tyler, an elegant guide to 21st-century manners for professionals who want to be confident and successful in the business and social arenas. Developing good manners is an important investment in your future. They allow you to feel at ease in any situation--and give you the polish and confidence to become a leader. Modern Manners, is the must-have guide to ensure your success.
Call Number: Available in the Career Center
Publication Date: 2013
Managing Your Professional Life
HBR Guide to Your Professional Growth by Harvard Business Review StaffThe HBR Guide to Your Professional Growth will be your coach, transforming your abstract hopes and ideas into a concrete action plan. No matter where you are in your career, this guide will help you: Assess your current skills—and acquire new ones; Elicit feedback you can use; Set meaningful— and achievable— goals; Make time for learning; Play to your strengths; and Identify your next challenge.
Call Number: Career Resources, HF5549 .C35 H37 2019
Publication Date: 2019
The Challenge to Be and Not to Do: How To Manage Your Career and Maximize Your Potential by Carrie FosterEver wished you could be more than you are now? Then this book is for you. You have a unique talent, and if you don't know what it is yet, it is time you found out. If you fail to play your strengths, to be the best that you are capable are being, it is not just you that misses out — it is all of us. The Challenge To Be and Not To Do will challenge you to seek out your talent, release your full potential and be defined by who you are, not what you do.
Call Number: Career Resources, HF5381 .F685 2018
Publication Date: 2017
The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today's Aspiring Young Professional by James M. CitrinThis book offers recent graduates and aspiring young professionals actionable advice for excelling. From his practical tips on generating valuable introductions, nailing interviews, and negotiating compensation to strategic advice on the arc of a career, the importance of relationships, how to cultivate a mentor, and knowing when to change jobs or industries, Citrin provides an invaluable guide to the most urgent questions that are at the heart of every person's career deliberations.
Call Number: Career Resources, HF5381 .C6568 2015
Publication Date: 2015
The Etiquette Edge: Modern Manners for Business Success by Beverly LangfordRudeness may be routine, but courtesy remains a competitive advantage. Intelligence, ambition, and skill will start you on the road to success, but without strong communications skills, social savvy, and a sense of appropriate behavior... you won't get far. The Etiquette Edge gives you a crash course on modern business manners. New advice explains how to navigate sticky situations at work, including digital interactions that are easy to misinterpret-and hard to mend.
Call Number: Career Resources, HF5389 .L36 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Negotiating at Work: Turn Small Wins Into Big Gains by Deborah M. Kolb; Jessica L. PorterNegotiating at Work offers practical advice for managing your own workplace negotiations: how to get opportunities, promotions, flexibility, buy-in, support, and credit for your work. It does so within the context of organizational dynamics, recognizing that to negotiate with someone who has more power adds a level of complexity. Seen in this way, negotiation becomes a tool for addressing ineffective practices and outdated assumptions, and for creating change.