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Three books on careers to curl up with this winter
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3 books on careers to curl up with this winter

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your knowledge of career counselling, make a career pivot or help a client do the same, consider cracking open one of these recently published books.

Career Theories and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice

This edited international collection of contemporary and emerging career development theories and models – edited by Dr Nancy Arthur, Dr Roberta Neault, and Dr Mary McMahon, and funded by CERIC – aims to inform the practice of career development professionals around the globe. In addition to serving both new and seasoned practitioners, the book is intended to be used as a text for undergraduate and graduate career counselling courses.

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

Career guru Richard N. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, guiding job-hunters toward their dream job. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics.

Take the Leap: Change Your Career, Change Your Life 

Take the Leap features inspiration and advice from more than 65 people who transformed their lives. They went from production assistant to million-dollar screenplay writer, attorney to surf instructor, mom to DJ, hairdresser to firefighter and real estate agent to award-winning chef. This is a career guide for today’s ever-changing job market.

Did we miss something? Leave a comment below or send Editor Lindsay Purchase a note at careerwise@ceric.ca if you have information that can help make our article even better.

Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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