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Career Development Reading List

While these books can serve as a starting point for your career development, there are numerous other career development books available at bookstores and libraries that might also be useful to you.

Many of these books are available through the Vanderbilt Libraries and the Nashville Public Library System.

Year of Publication
Nashville Public Library
Career Change Everything You Need to Know to Meet New Challenges and Take Control of Your Career David Helfand 1999  
The Career Chase Taking Creative Control in a Chaotic Age Helen Harkness 1997  
Career Compass Navigating Your Career Strategically in the New Century Peggy Simonsen 2000    
Career Power! 12 Winning Habits to Get You from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be Richard Koonce 1994
Change Your Job, Change Your Life High Impact Strategies for Finding Great Jobs in the Decade Ahead Ronald Krannich 2002
Charisma Seven Keys to Developing the Magnetism that Leads to Success Tony Alessandra 1998  
Choosing the Right Thing to Do In Life, at Work, in Relationships, and for the Planet David Shapiro 1999
Dare to Change Your Job and Your Life Carole Kanchier 2000
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The Power of Purpose Creating Meaning in Your Life and Work Richard Leider 1997
Targeting the Job You Want Kate Wendleton 2000
What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers Richard Nelson Bolles 2007 (various editions)
Where Do I Go From Here? An Inspirational Guide to Making Authentic Career and Life Choices   Kenneth Ruge 1998  
Winning at Work Breaking Free of Personal Traps to Find Success in the New Workplace Mel Sandler, Muriel Gray 1999    
Your Signature Path Gaining New Perspectives on Life and Work Geoffrey Bellman 1996

If you have a recommended book to include on this list, please contact Tammy Key at 322-8321.