5 Career Books You Should Read This Summer

Summer has officially started, and what better time to sit outside in the evening with a cup of tea and a good book? Summer is the best time for getting into a new book, be it fiction or non-fiction, so why not make it a book that can help you become more fulfilled? We have compiled a short list of five useful books that will help those starting a new career, those thinking of changing one, and those who are unsure what career to choose.

 

Designing Your Life: Build the Perfect Career, Step by Step

A perfect book for those who are unsure of which direction to take their life. This book will help you figure out what you want, and what you need to do to get it.

“Using lots of real-life stories and proven techniques like reframing, prototyping and mind-mapping you will learn how to build your way forwards, step-by-positive-step, to a life that’s better by a design of your own making. Because a well-designed life means a life well-lived.”

 

The Interview Question & Answer Book: How to be ready to answer the 155 toughest interview questions

A must-have for anyone preparing for interviews. Improve your interview answers by working through this helpful guide and increase your chances of getting that dream job! Everyone who is not quite sure how to approach interview questions should get a copy and start improving!

 

The Careers Handbook: The ultimate guide to planning your future

This book is a wonderful guide to most careers you can think of. This particular updated version contains over 400 careers you can read about, with comprehensive descriptions of what each career entails.

“This indispensable guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy companion for helping students with their future career planning.”

 

Love It Or Leave It: How to Be Happy at Work

 A wonderful self-help book that will help you get the most out of your current job or leave it and find employment that will be truly fulfilling. This resource will be useful if you’re stuck in a job you don’t enjoy, trying to improve your work-life balance, are looking for something more fulfilling, or struggling with a toxic work environment.

 

The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career

This one is for people who need help in navigating their work in a way that suits them. For people in all stages of their career, and ones who are still deciding, The Squiggly Career will help you discover your values and confidence, without having to follow a linear career path. A great book for individuals who are curious about approaching work in a creative way.

 

 

 

 

 

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