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What Color Is Your Parachute?

What Color Is Your Parachute?

The Parachute series has been a staple of business strategy and career change for many, many years. We were very proud to call Richard Bolles of friend of Job Talk. Published in 22 languages and 26 countries, and with over 10 million copies sold, What Color is Your Parachute? has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests and land a job–even in hard times.

Knock’Em Dead

Knock’Em Dead

This is one of the most thorough job search resources available, top to bottom. This is an updated version of the 2011 edition in which Martin reached out to a select group of career search experts, myself included, and featured our best job search strategies collaboratively. I feel that was an especially smart approach, and gave his Ultimate Job Search Guide series of Knock’em Dead books an edge over all the others.

The 2-Hour Job Search

The 2-Hour Job Search

2-Hour Job Search, Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster by Steve Dalton A job-search manual that gives career seekers a systematic, tech-savvy formula to efficiently and effectively target potential employers and secure the essential first interview. A job-search manual that…

Drive

Drive

Drive, The Surprising Truth About Motivating Ourselves by Daniel H. Pink Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach, but that’s a mistake. The secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at…

Smarter Faster Better

Smarter Faster Better

Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key productivity concepts—from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making—that explain why some people and companies get so much done. Drawing on the latest findings…

The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit

In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.

Scrum

Scrum

If you’ve ever been startled by how fast the world is changing, Scrum is one of the reasons why. Productivity gains of as much as 1200% have been recorded, and there’s no more lucid – or compelling – explainer of Scrum and its bright promise than Jeff Sutherland, the man who put together the first Scrum team more than twenty years ago.