It’s almost Thanksgiving break! It would feel un-American if I didn’t fully endorse Thanksgiving. You have to love it because it’s a time for reflection on all the good in our life, as well as food, football and family. That being said, since college, I am still waiting for that miraculous Thanksgiving holiday that is truly a break and not a time of uncomfortable and rushed travel and a list of work that needs to get done before I return to New York on Sunday!
Because I can’t seem to break the habit, I am planning on spending time this holiday weekend working on some writing projects. Listed in my 2010 goals are (1) creating a free eCourse on the importance of self-efficacy in the workplace, and (2) finishing at least two short eBooks on specific parts of the job search process. One eBook will be free and the other for sale on my website in early 2011- sign up for my newsletter to get notified when these materials are ready. (Participants in The Opportunities Project’s Career Coaching Program will get copies of all our eBooks for free.)
I visited the “Careers” section at my local Barnes and Noble to get inspiration. One would think that with all of these colorful books with catchy titles, everyone would be an expert at the job search and career development, no? Have you used books to help with your career goals? What type of books helped the most? What do you think is missing from this book category?
Please reply in the comments… and have a wonderful Thanksgiving, rushed travel and all!