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Book review: ‘Promote! It’s Who Knows What You Know that Makes a Career,’ by Rick Gillis


Rick Gillis’ "Promote!" is a must for furthering your career. It makes the case for adopting an accomplishment-oriented mindset that doesn't shy away from stating your value to employers and colleagues. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Work Rules!’ by Laszlo Bock

Work Rules! Cover

Laszlo Bock celebrates Google in his new book. Prospective Googlers, it could also be your ticket to a job there. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Maneuvering Your Career: 20 Strategies to Prepare You for Voluntary or Involuntary Career Transition’ by James K. Lehman

Maneuvering Your Career

Using a river metaphor throughout, Lehman teaches us how to maneuver the river of our careers, avoiding obstacles along the way and learning when to go with the flow. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Critical First Years of Your Professional Life’ by Robert L. Dilenschneider

New book for new careers

The Wall Street Journal newspaper recently ran an article, “Degrees of Value, Making College Pay Off”, on January 4, 2014, by Glen Harlan Reynolds stating that “four in 10 college graduates, according to a recent Gallup study, wind up in jobs that don’t require a college degree.” That is a pretty staggering statistic when you consider that the reporter for ... Read More »

BLS Reports 3.7 Million Open Jobs; Finding Yours

If you are among those struggling to find a job, here are a few services to help you in your search. Read More »