What are you reading to improve your career resiliency? The world of work changes very quickly so you can’t rely on what you currently know to allow you to stay marketable in the future.
It’s a good thing there is no shortage of great books out there. I always have at least one book going. What about you?
Here’s what I’ve read and got great value out of.
Right now, I’m in the early chapters of Reid Hoffman’s “The Start-up of You” and totally loving it! As Reid says in his book, we should be in “permanent beta!” What are you doing to exist in a state of permanent beta?
Read and Grow and Learn
Some of us are readers and others…well, not so much. For those of you who are looking for a reading list, here are just some of the books that have left an impression on me!
These book were selected because they help develop skills you’ll need for life and will help with your career resiliency.
You’ll learn about emotional intelligence, what makes companies great, how to pivot and change and a little self assessment.
(To see all the books, click here to go to Books Worth Reading on Pinterest!) And if you have read any of them, feel free to “like” them on Pinterest. This way we can see which are more popular.
21st Century Skills to Groom
In case you are wondering what qualities and skills employers are seeking…here you go!
And don’t dismiss this information.
Employers report they cannot find candidates who demonstrate these skills- perhaps due to communication breakdown or perhaps job seekers need skill development.
You be the judge!
My post on today’s US News & World Report’s On Careers matches up my favorite books with in-demand skills so you can how to develop new ways of thinking in order to stay in-demand in our highly volatile economy!
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.