Essential Career and Personal Development Resources
Asher, Donald. Cracking the Hidden Job Market in Any Economy. Crown, 2010.
Bolles, Richard N. What Color is Your Parachute? Ten Speed Press, 2011.
Casio, Jim and Alice Rush. Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future. New Society, 2009.
National Career Development Association, comprehensive online link library:
Parker, Yana. The Damn Good Resume Guide: www.damngood.com
Wall Street Journal's Career Journal Online: www.careerjournal.com
American Psychological Association, Public Interest Directorate. Career Guidebook for Students of Color. Order from firstname.lastname@example.org
Employee rights law portal: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/employee-rights/
Repa, Barbara, Your Rights in the Workplace. Nolo Press, 2010.
Croston, Glenn. 75 Green Businesses You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Difference. Entrepreneur Press, 2008.
Edwards, Paul and Sarah, Working from Home, Jeremy Tarcher/ Putnam 1999.
Edwards, Paul and Sarah, Best Home Businesses for the Twenty-First Century, Jeremy Tarcher/ Putnam, 1999.
Edwards, Paul and Sarah, Make Money with Your Computer from Home, Jeremy Tarcher/ Putnam, 2005.
Growth, Creativity, Prosperity
Cameron, Julia. The Artist's Way. Tarcher/ Putnam, 2002.
Covey, Steven R. The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness. Simon & Schuster, 2004.
Jarow, Rick. The Alchemy of Abundance: The Art and Science of Manifestation. Sounds True, 2005, meditation CD included, $19.95.
Kidder, Rushworth. How Good People Make Tough Choices.
Sanders, Tim. Love is the Killer App, Three Rivers Press, 2002.
Sanders, Tim. Saving the World at Work. Doubleday, 2008.
Selected Industry and Interest Portals
- Animal care and rights: Fitzsimmons, Paula. 105 Careers for Animal Lovers: For People Who Want to Express Their Passion for Animals Through Meaningful Careers: www.pjpublications.com
Clean Edge - cleantech industry analysis and jobs boards, www.cleanedge.com
Environmental careers: www.ecojobs.com; www.environmentalcareer.com
- Environmental health: Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs: www.aehap.org
- Environmental Restoration, Society for: www.ser.org
Environmental non-profits, small. See Orion Grassroots Network:
- Federal government jobs: www.usajobs.opm.gov and www.studentjobs.gov
Foundations and philanthropy: www.fdncenter.org
Geographic information systems/mapping: www.gis.com
- Hake, Katherine. Very broad, quirky, informative career portal website: www.khake.com
Hoovers company reports: www.hoovers.com
Human resources/training: American Society for Training and Development: www.astd.org
- Land protection: Land Trust Alliance: www.lta.org
Library science: www.ala.org/ala/education
- Ministry: www.exploreministry.org
Non-profit careers: www.idealist.org; www.nptimes.com
Nutrition Society: www.nutritionsociety.org
- Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco/
- Planning, American Planning Association: www.planning.org
- Social Workers, National Association of: www.socialworkers.org
Sustainable business: www.sustainablebusiness.com (Green Dream Jobs)
Vault industry guides and job boards, www.vault.com
- Water management: Water Infrastructure Network www.win-water.org