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Note: You can read reviews of some of these books in our Quintessential Reading: Career and Job Book Reviews section of Quintessential Careers. Before beginning your search, you might want to check out this article, published as part of the 15th anniversary of Quintessential Careers: 15 Indispensable Career and Job-Search Books. b>Industry-Specific Resources: Find some great industry-specific “niche” job sites in our Career and Job Resources — by Industry. Scroll down to view all the professions, or follow one of these links to go directly to books about one of these professions:
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See also our collection of Green Job, Green-Collar Workforce, Green Economy Books.
About Administrative/Secretarial Jobs/Careers:
Administrative and Executive Assistant Career Starter, by Shirley Tarbell (Learning Express). Be a Kickass Assistant: How to Get from a Grunt Job to a Great Career, by Heather Beckel (Warner Business). The New Executive Assistant: Advice for Succeeding in Your Career, by Melba J. Duncan (McGraw-Hill). Opportunities in Administrative Assistant Careers, by Blanche Ettinger (McGraw-Hill).
About Arts/Writing/Performing Arts Jobs/Careers:
100 Careers in the Music Business , by Tanja Crouch (Barrons). The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voice-Over, by James R. Alburger (Focal Press). Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music, by Angela Myles Beeching (Oxford University Press). The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People, by Carol Eikleberry (Ten Speed Press). A Career Handbook for TV, Radio, Film, Video & Interactive Media, by Shiona Liewellyn (A&C Black). Career Opportunities for Writers, by Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Janet Frick (Facts on File). Career Opportunities in Journalism, by Jan Goldberg (VGM). Career Opportunities in Television and Cable, by T. Allan Taylor and James Robert Parish (Checkmark). Career Opportunities in Television, Cable, Video, and Multimedia, by Maxine K. Reed and Robert M. Reed (Facts on File). Career Opportunities in Theater and Performing Arts, by Shelly Field (Facts on File). Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, by Shelly Field (Checkmark). Careers in Writing, by Blythe Camenson (VGM). Creative Careers: Paths for Aspiring Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians, and Writers, by Elaina Loveland (SuperCollege). Creative Careers in Music, by Josquin Des Pres and Mark Landsman (Allworth). Great Jobs for Music Majors, by Jan Goldberg, Stephen E. Lambert and Julie Degalan (NTC). Great Jobs for Theater Majors, by Robert A. Carter, S. by Jan Goldberg (McGraw-Hill).