Career Resources

 

Self Knowledge

YouScience assessment https://www.youscience.com/ ($29)

MBTI – A free version of the test can be found at https://www.16personalities.com/

What Color is Your Parachute by Richard N Bolles

So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport

Unrepeatable by Luke Burgis and Joshua Miller https://unrepeatablelife.com/

The Temperament God Gave You by Art & Laraine Bennett

 

Big Picture Questions

The Hundred Year Work Life by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott

The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly

 

Interpersonal Skills

Managing Up by Mary Abbajay

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

 

Start your own business

Side Hustle School podcast https://sidehustleschool.com/

The $100 StartUp by Chris Guillebeau https://100startup.com/

Small Business Development Center https://americassbdc.org/

US Small Business Association https://www.sba.gov/

 

Interviewing

8 Smart Questions to Ask https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=Y95eI-ek_E8

How to Explain that you were fired https://lifehacker.com/how-to-explain-that-you-were-fired-during-a-job-intervi-1833295789

https://www.forbes.com/sites/georgebradt/2019/03/12/the-one-single-most-important-thing-to-improve-your-job-interview-results/

 

Resources in Your Area

Women’s centers

Government organizations

Community college career centers

 

Self Improvement

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Micromastery by Robert Twigger

Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker

Start Finishing by Charlie Gilkey

Indistractable by Nir Eyal

 

Other

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

www.Onetonline.org  This is a great resource when you’re stuck on how to describe your past job tasks on your resume.

www.bls.gov This website has all of the data around job outlooks, average salaries, and other interesting labor stats. Interested in what jobs are in demand? What jobs are dying out?  This is the best website to go to.

www.glassdoor.com You can search companies for common interview questions, salary ranges for current employees, benefit and company reviews, and job postings.

www.linkedin.com Not only is this a great networking site, but can also be used to look for jobs.

www.catholicjobs.com Search for catholic jobs available in the United States. 

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