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Self Knowledge

YouScience assessment ($29)

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (free test)

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

The Temperament God Gave You by Art & Laraine Bennett (this link gives a PDF preview)

Big Picture Questions

The Hundred Year Work Life by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott

The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly

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Interpersonal Skills

Managing Up by Mary Abbajay

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

Start your own business

Side Hustle School podcast

The $100 StartUp by Chris Guillebeau

Small Business Development Center

US Small Business Association 

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8 Smart Questions to Ask (YouTube video)

How to Explain that you were fired 

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

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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


The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron  This is a great resource when you’re stuck on how to describe your past job tasks on your resume. 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. You can search companies for common interview questions, salary ranges for current employees, benefit and company reviews, and job postings. Not only is this a great networking site, but can also be used to look for jobs. Search for Catholic jobs available in the United States.

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