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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.

Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door

Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door

Harvey Mackay is known mostly for his strategic books on how to be successful in business. However, in this book he takes his strategic approach to success and applies it to the job search. He is one of the ultimate success stories, and has done some incredible things on a huge scale. To give you an idea of the level this guy is on, check out the list of his friends who endorse the book: Larry King, Shaquille O’Neal, and Lou Holtz. He shows you how to present your product (you) well enough to land that big account (a job).

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…

When

When

When, The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don’t know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of “when” decisions: when to start a business, schedule…

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.

Soup

Soup

Soup A Recipe to Create a Culture of Greatness by Jon Gordon It matters who is stirring the pot! Soup offers an inspirational business fable that explains the “recipe” you can use to create a winning culture and boost employee…

Winning the Job Race

Winning the Job Race

Jack and Scott are executives with over 60 years of combined experience who, in early 2000, were out of work, did not know each other and were forced to reinvent themselves to survive in the 21st Century workforce. Scott created Gray Hair Management as a networking tool for his job search, and eventually grew it to a network of over 4,500 senior managers and executives worldwide, all with a common interests and goal: finding a new opportunity in a very difficult job marketplace. In 2002, Jack joined Scott as a partner in Gray Hair Management.