6 Career Books You Should Read This Year to Get Ahead

Recommended Books

BragBrag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Hort Without Blowing It

By Peggy Klause
Learn how identify your strengths and then sell them without coming across the wrong way. Perfect if you're anticipating an interview this year or think it's time to let your superiors know you're ready for a promotion. Read more here.

What color is your parachuteWhat Color is Your Parachute?

By Richard Bolles
This is the world's most popular job search book, and if you haven't read it before, it's about time you did! Read more here.

The recruiting snitchThe Recruiting Snitch

By Alysse Metzler

If you ever intend to apply for a job in a private (non-government) organisation or apply for a job through a recruitment agency, you should read this book. The recruitment industry isn't as straight forward or fair as you think. Learn how to bypass their tricks. Read more here.

Guerrilla marketing for job huntersGuerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters

By Jay Conrad Levinson

Detailing job hunting strategies for the information age, this book gets 5 stars on Amazon and is one of their best selling job hunting books. Read more here.

Lean inLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

By Sheryl Sandburg

While an inspiring read for anyone, if you're a woman and want to rise up the career ladder, this is the read for you. Sheryl Sandburg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, digs deep into the issues of women and work and how they unintentionally hold themselves back in the workforce. Can women have it all? Read more here.

linchpinLinchpin: Are You Indispensable?

By Seth Godin

Are you management, labour or a linchpin? You want to be a linchpin! Linchpins get the best jobs and have the most freedom. Read more here.

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