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Blake, Jenny

Summary: "Jenny Blake, bestselling author of Life After College and former career development program manager at Google, shows how to move into your next career phase by leveraging what you already do well. Now, more than ever, we need to navigate career changes deftly and frequently. The average employee tenure in America is just four or five years, and even those job roles often change dramatically...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 BLA

Tsuge, Yoshiharu

Summary: "Yoshiharu Tsuge is one of the most celebrated and influential comics artists, but his work has been almost entirely unavailable to English-speaking audiences. The Man Without Talent, his first book to be translated into English, is an unforgiving self-portrait of frustration. Swearing off cartooning as a profession, Tsuge takes on a series of unconventional jobs--used-camera salesman,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Comics 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TSU

Bradman, Tony.

Summary: Now that the big bad wolf has three cubs of his own, being the neighborhood bully doesn't seem right. He needs a new job. Find out if he can find a job that's right for a strong, fast, scary wolf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE BRA

Summary: When a medical resident loses a patient, he moves back home with his father to rethink his career. His visit is a bittersweet one, overshadowed by memories of the mother he lost 18 years earlier on Christmas Eve. Nathan accepts a coaching position at a local elementary school where he meets Megan, a teacher, and becomes close with a young boy named Charlie. His world is turned upside down when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Families 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHR

Bolles, Richard Nelson

Summary: With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2020, tailoring Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually with more than ten million copies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.12 BOL

Sachs, Wendy

Summary: Offers guidance for women looking to succeed in the rapidly changing job market intended to help them overcome cautiousness and embrace opportunities with confidence by taking cues from the agile business culture of Silicon Valley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM, American Management Association 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650 SAC

Hoffman, Reid.

Summary: The founder of LinkedIn demonstrates how to apply effective entrepreneurial strategies to an individual career, explaining how to navigate modern challenges by becoming more innovative, self-reliant, and networked.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 HOF

Gale, Mary Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Careerscape 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.14 GAL

Germer, Fawn

Summary: "A street smart, inspiring, practical and utterly honest book for renewing or resuming your career. Millions of mid- and late-career professionals are wondering why our careers are dying. We've been fired, downsized, job-eliminated, or we've left work voluntarily to raise children, care for loved ones, or go to school. Our unemployment rate is more than three times the national average. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Summary: Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science. This film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Fuse Films 2009

Bolles, Richard Nelson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.14 Bolles

Enelow, Wendy S.

Summary: Annotation This collection of resumes is aimed at people who are transitioning from one career to another. The changing economy has forced millions of people to change jobs or industries in order to stay employed. This book gives strategies as well as 180 pages of sample resumes for successful career changes. The authors present sound resume-writing advice, including how to create and use an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIST Works 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: 650.14 Ene

Albion, Mark S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.409 ALB

Heaton, Patricia

Summary: "Patricia Heaton knows what it's like to stage a second act and navigate pivotal transitions in life. When Heaton's children left the nest, she found herself in a new and unfamiliar stage of life, compelling her to evaluate which direction to take next. She discovered she had the time to pursue passions that were previously placed on hold, both personally and professionally. She made her move...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon &Schuster 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.244 HEA

Rubin, Harriet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 RUB

Bolles, Richard Nelson

Summary: In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 650 BOL
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650 BOL

Cantor, Dorothy W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 646.7 Can

Kotb, Hoda

Summary: The "Today" co-anchor shares the inspiring stories of people who found their life's purpose in unexpected ways, from a Wall Street investment banker-turned-minister to a blue-collar woman who attended Harvard Medical School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 KOT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 170 KOT

McCorkindale, Susan.

Summary: A laugh-out-loud memoir about a city slicker who discovers that Manolos and manure just don't mix.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCORKINDALE MCC

Roach, Margaret.

Summary: "Follows the journey of a woman who leaves her big city corporate life to find solitude and authenticity in nature"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROACH, MARGARET ROA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roach 2011

Pauley, Jane

Summary: "In this inspirational book, beloved broadcast journalist Jane Pauley helps people over fifty successfully navigate the "reinvention" phase of their lives and build a positive, powerful future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 PAU

Acuff, Jon.

Summary: Many people think that dreaming big means you quit your day job, and sell everything you own. What if there were a different way. This book is based on Acuff's experience in cultivating a dream job that changed his life-- and the world in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lampo Press, The Lampo Group 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.14 ACU

Bolles, Richard Nelson

Summary: In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.12 BOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650 BOL

White, Jennifer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 WHI

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