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Explore resources from the Job Information Center at Mid-Manhattan Library.
The New York Public Library's public access catalog, can be searched under these headings:
Career changers, Career changes, Career development, Middle-aged persons-employment
The Job search
Arnoldussen, B. (2007). Change your career: Nursing as your new profession. New York: Kaplan. (610.7306 A)
Canter, R.J. (2007). Make the right career move: 28 critical insights and strategies to land your dream job. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley & Sons. (650.14 C)
Enelow, W. S. & Kursmark, L. M. (2007). Expert resumes for baby boomers. Indianapolis, IN: Jist Works. (650.142 E)
Everett, M. (2007). Making a living while making a difference: Conscious careers for an era of interdependence. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers. (331.702 E)
McMillan, T. (2007). Change your career: Computer network security as your new profession. New York: Kaplan. (005.8 M)
Otting, L. G. (2007). Change your career: Transitioning to the nonprofit sector: Shifting your focus from bottom line to a better world. New York: Kaplan. (650.1 O)
Starkey, L. B. (2007) Change your career: Teaching as your new profession. New York: Kaplan Pub. (371.1002 S)
Career Development: General Resources
Anderson, M. (2009). The career clinic: Eight simple rules for finding work you love. New York: American Management Association. (650.14 A)
Belknap, B. & Seiler, B. (2007). For executives only: Applying business techniques to your job search. New York: Five O'Clock Books. (650.1408 B)
Black, C. (2007). Basic black: The essential guide for getting ahead at work (and in life).
New York: Crown Business. (650.1 B)
Cohen, C. F. & Rabin, V. S. (2007). Back on the Career track: A guide for stay-at-home moms who want to return to work. New York: Warner Business Books. (650.1408 C)
Friedman, C. & Yorio, K. (2008). The girl’s guide to kicking your career into gear: Valuable lessons, true stories, and tips for using what you’ve got (a brain) to make your worklife work for you. New York: Broadway Books. (331.702 F)
Hustand, M. (2008). How to be useful: A beginner’s guide to not hating work.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin. (650.1 H)
Keller, E. G. (2008). The comeback: Seven stories of women who went from career to family and back again. New York: Bloomsbury USA. (331.44 K)
Morem, S. (2007). How to get a job and keep it: Career and life skills you need to succeed. 2nd ed. New York: Checkmark Books. (650.14 M)
Pek, A. & McGlade, J. (2008). Stimulated: Habits to spark your creative genius at work. Austin, TX: Greenleaf Book Group Llc. (650.1 P)
Sanborn, M. (2008). The encore effect: How to achieve remarkable performance in anything you do. New York: Doubleday. (650.1 S)
Skillings, P. (2008). Escape from corporate America: A practical guide to creating the career of your dreams. New York: Ballantine Books. (650.14 S)
Strayer, S. D. (2007). The right job, right now: The complete toolkit for finding your perfect career. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin. (650.14 S)
Widener, C. (2007). The angel inside: Michelangelo’s secrets for following your passion and finding the work you love. New York: Currency Doubleday. (650.14 W)
Zichy, S. & Bidou, A. (2007). Career match: Connecting who you are with what you’ll love to do. New York: Amacom, American Management Association. (650.14 Z)
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