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.
Workplace Resources: Find the tools you need related to your job and workplace in our Workplace Resources for Dealing With Your Current Job/Employer.
FEATURED WORKPLACE ISSUE BOOK:
Downshifting: How to Work Less and Enjoy Life More by John D. Drake (Berrett-Koehler). This guide is an excellent resource for anyone who is searching for alternatives to too much work and not enough happiness. Practical inspiring and life-changing. Read our review (coming soon).
OTHER WORKPLACE ISSUE BOOKS:
The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back: Overcoming the Behavior Patterns That Keep You From Getting Ahead by James Phd Waldroop (Author) Timothy Phd Butler (Currency).
Banishing Burnout: Six Strategies for Improving Your Relationship with Work by Michael P. Leiter and Christina Maslach (Jossey-Bass).
Blitz the Ladder: A Team-Based Approach to Getting Ahead in Business by J. Todd Rhoad (HappyAbout).
Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics Their Partners and Children and the Clinicians Who Treat Them by Bryan E. Robinson Ph.d. (New York University Press).
Coping with Toxic Managers Subordinates …And Other Difficult People: Using Emotional Intelligence to Survive and Prosper by Roy H. Lubit M.D. Ph.d. (FT Press).
Getting Promoted: Real Strategies for Advancing Your Career by Harry E. Chambers (Perseus Books).
How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive … Without Killing Your Boss by John Hoover (Career Press).
My Office is a 3-Ring Circus: Must I Take Orders from Clowns? by Judith M. Weigle (iUniverse Inc.).
Overcoming Job Burnout: How to Renew Enthusiasm for Work by Beverly A. Potter (Ronin Publishing).
Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure by Juliet B. Schor (Basic Books).
Reclaiming the Fire: How Successful People Overcome Burnout by Steven Berglas (Random House).
The Rules of Work: The Unspoken Truth About Getting Ahead in Business by Richard Templar (Prentice Hall).
So… You Want to be Promoted…And Make a Few Bucks Too! by J.R. Oram (Trafford Publishing).
A Survival Guide for Working With Bad Bosses: Dealing With Bullies Idiots Back-stabbers And Other Managers from Hell by Gini Graham Scott (AMACOM).
Take Back Your Time: Fighting Overwork and Time Poverty in America by John De Graaf (Berrett-Koehler).
Take Back Your Time: How to Regain Control of Work Information and Technology by Jan Jasper (St. Martin’s Press).
Workaholics: The Respectable Addicts by Barbara Killinger Ph.D. (Firefly).
Working Ourselves to Death: The High Cost of Workaholism and the Rewards of Recovery by Diane Fassel (Backinprint.com).
If you are interested in job flexibility options you might want to check out these other books from our bookstore: Work-at-Home/Job Flexibility/Telecommuting Books.