For a complete list of college, career, and job books, check out the Quintessential Careers Bookstore.
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.
Franchising Resources: Find a collection of the best franchising, franchise business opportunities resources, including franchising directories, in our Franchising, Franchise Business Tools and Resources.
FEATURED FRANCHISING BOOK:
Franchising Pathway to Wealth Creation, by Stephen Spinelli, Sue Birley, and Robert Rosenberg (Financial Times/Prentice Hall Books). This book is an excellent guide to everything franchising and with franchise operations, and includes such aspects as:
Why franchising offers immense wealth creation potential Exploiting the franchising opportunity The real nuts and bolts: offerings, markets, real estate, control, marketing, and more Building better franchisor/franchisee relationships The dynamics of the franchise relationship Franchising and the law Exploit franchising for maximum wealth creation! Demystifies franchising with detailed case studies and examples
TOP FRANCHISING BOOKS:
The Franchise Kit: A Nuts-And-Bolts Guide to Owning and Running a Franchise Business, by Kirk Shivell and Kent Banning (McGraw-Hill).
Franchising 101, from The Association of Small Business Development Centers (Dearborn Trade).
OTHER FRANCHISING BOOKS:
Franchise Bible, by Erwin J. Keup (Entrepreneur Press).
Franchise and Business Opportunities, by Andrew A. Caffey (Entrepreneur Press).
Franchising & Licensing: Two Ways to Build Your Business, by Andrew J. Sherman (American Management Association).
Franchising From The Inside Out, by Ed Teixeira (Xlibris Corporation).
Fundamentals of Franchising, by Rupert M. Barkoff (American Bar Association).
Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise, by Mary E. Tomzack (Source Book Publications).
Ultimate Book of Franchises, by Rieva Levonsky and Maria Anton Conley (Entrepreneur Press).
Ultimate Book of Home Based Franchises, by Rieva Levonsky (Entrepreneur Press).
Ultimate Book of Low-Cost Franchises, by Rieva Levonsky (Entrepreneur Press).
What No One Ever Tells You About Franchising: Real-Life Franchising Advice from 101 Successful Franchisors and Franchisees, by Jan Norman (Dearborn Trade).
Maximize your career and job-search knowledge and skills! Take advantage of The Quintessential Careers Content Index, which enables site visitors to locate articles, tutorials, quizzes, and worksheets in 35 career, college, job-search topic areas.