The renewal that comes with springtime brings opportunities for fresh reflection. Here are new titles to help new and seasoned career professionals support clients looking to pivot careers, better understand the impact of the pandemic on women, and guide students on building successful career trajectories.
Readers will find an overview of the practice of career coaching, a brief history of the field and a comparison to career counseling. Techniques, ethics, theories and models, and assessments are shared to increase knowledge and proficiency in delivering career coaching services to diverse clients.
Career Enlighten: Ultimate Insider Strategies to Get and Enjoy Your Perfect Job, Income, and Fulfillment – Yardena Krongold
Yardena Krongold relies on her decades of experience as a career coach and head of HR for Fortune 500 companies to offer advice on identifying and implementing small changes to find a more fulfilling career, life balance and personal happiness.
Career Roadmap: Setting Yourself Up to Reach Your Career Aspirations (Roadmap Series) – Greta Oliver
This resource is for individuals looking to pivot their careers. It offers an easy-to-follow roadmap for finding interests, discovering self and successfully navigating career journeys with clarity, confidence and control.
In Next!, author and journalist Joanne Lipman distills hundreds of personal interviews along with scientific research to give people inspiration and a toolkit when making meaningful transitions like pursuing a new career or inspiring innovation in an organization.
This book provides theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the fields of diversity, equity and inclusion impacting women’s empowerment after the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers topics like human resource management, media’s effect on women and women’s empowerment, which could help human resource managers, government officials, students, educators, business leaders and researchers.
A concise look at strategies and exercises for adapting during times of industry disruptions. It explores career types and ways to avoid disengagement and burnout.
Geared for a British audience, this book offers practical advice and ideas for planning, developing and maintaining an excellent careers program. This is relevant for careers leaders and other professionals involved in the training of future careers leaders.
The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want – Diane Mulachy
While written for American readers, this guide aims to help readers create job security in a constantly changing job market. It includes research, exercises and anecdotes on leveraging skills, knowledge and networks to create career trajectories.
The Great Career Paradox: When pursuing career success may not lead to career happiness – Adrian Choo and Sze-Yen Chee
Career strategist Adrian Choo and career coach Sze-Yen Chee combined their decades of experience to unlock the ways individuals can achieve career happiness and what employers can do to engage their teams to improve retention. They present a career framework to help people navigate their life journey and achieve career success.
Geared towards educators, this book offers a path for pursuing bold goals and actions to prepare high school students for post-secondary success, or high-demand and well-paying jobs. The book encourages replacing the traditional model of secondary education with one that engages students in a rigorous curriculum that combines a solid academic core with intellectually demanding career pathway courses.