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FEATURED DIVERSITY CAREER BOOK:
Become the CEO of You, Inc: A Pioneering Executive Shares Her Secrets for Career Success, by Susan Bulkeley Butler (Paribus Press). An uplifting and inspiring book for women — and all job-seekers — who are looking to take charge of your careers and move those careers forward. Great advice and direction, with a four-step approach that sets a clear course for achieving your life’s dreams.
TOP DIVERSITY CAREER BOOKS:
The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Lead but Won’t Learn in Business School, by Selena Rezvani (Praeger). (Read our review.
OTHER DIVERSITY CAREER BOOK:
The African-American Job Seeker’s Guide to Successful Employment: Employment Skills for the 21st Century, by Rebecca Enyia (Amber Books).
Best Careers for Bilingual Latinos: Market Your Fluency in Spanish to Get Ahead on the Job, by Graciela Kenig (VGM).
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America’s Largest Corporations?, by Ann M. Morrison, Randall P. White, and Ellen Van Velsor (Perseus).
The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership, by Sally Helgesen (Doubleday).
For Sister: The Guide for Professional Black Women, by Paula McCann Harris (MadisonHouse).
The Male Mind at Work: A Woman’s Guide to Working with Men, by Deborah J. Swiss (Perseus Books Group).
Ms. Mentor’s Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia, by Emily Toth (University of Pennsylvania Press).
The Promotable Woman: 10 Essential Skills for the New Millennium, Dr. Norma Carr-Ruffino (Career Press).
Seven Secrets of Successful Women: Success Strategies of the Women Who Have Made It — And How You Can Follow Their Lead, by Donna L. Brooks and Lynn Brooks (McGraw-Hill).
Swim With the Dolphins: How Women Can Succeed in Corporate America on Their Own Terms , by Connie Brown Glaser with Barbara Steinberg Smalley (Warner).
Success on Our Terms: Tales of Extraordinary, Ordinary Business Women, by Virginia O’Brien and Lynn Martin (Wiley).
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