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This guide will help you find job market information, including current labour market conditions, economic forecasts for occupational groups, descriptions of industries and occupations, and earnings.


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The Start-Up of You - Reid Hoffman; Ben Casnocha
Call Number: 650.1 H71s
The co-founder of LinkedIn gives practical advice on how to navigate a career transition by acting like an entrepreneur: be innovative, self-reliant, invest in yourself, and use a network to promote your strengths.

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Business Model You - Timothy Clark; Alexander Osterwalder; Yves Pigneur
Call Number: 650.1 C59b
Publication Date: 2012-03-27
Helps you to map out your career through brainstorming and using a one-page tool. Understand the value of your skills, and create a new personal "business model" to start working toward the career you want.

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It's Your Move: A Guide to Career Transition and Job Search for Canadian Managers, Professionals and Executives - Watters, Marge
Call Number: 650.14 W34i4
The advice on how to do research before starting a job search, establishing an online presence with social media, and networking techniques in a new career is relevant to anyone looking to make a career transition.

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The Pathfinder - Nicholas Lore
Call Number: 331.702 L86p1
For new graduates or anyone thinking about changing careers, this includes over 50 self-assessment tests and diagnostic tools to help you figure out which career fits you best.

What Colour is Your Parachute? - Bolles, Richard Nelson
Call Number: 650.14205 B69w
Best selling job hunting book. In addition to the tried and true advice for job seekers Dick Bolles has provided for close to 40 years, he has added new information on job search productivity, job clubs, and how to organize and manage your job search. Also available as an eBook.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Call Number: Business Ref. Career 331.7015
Recognized source of career information designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.


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