Career Development Books to Boost Your Career

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Career Development Books to Boost Your Career

Career Development Books to Boost Your Career

Career development books are more useful than you’d expect. Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or you’re a seasoned professional, it is important to take time out of your busy schedule to work on career development. One easy way to do this is through good old-fashioned reading.

With the summer right around the corner, we thought now is the perfect time to recommend a few career development books to add to your summer reading list.

1.   Career Compass

career compass

Starting the list out is a brand-new book from Ignite Your Potential Founder, Dr. Colleen Campbell.  Written for everyone looking to make career changes from new grads who are about to embark on their career and twentysomethings who are early in their career and still figuring it out, as well as people mid-career looking for a pivot, this practical guide will help you discover a well-suited and fulfilling career path.

2.   I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This

I don't know what I want but I know it's not this

On the hunt for a gratifying career? This next book by author Julie Jansen provides readers a step-by-step guide for finding, and landing, a more gratifying career. This is a fantastic read for anyone who feels like there’s got to be something better out there!

3.   The New Rules Of Work

the new rules of work

From the founders of, The New Rules Of Work shares quick exercises and structured tips for navigating the ever-changing world of work. This book has something for everyone. Whether just starting or a seasoned professional, this book will help you better navigate through your career.

4.   You are a Badass

you are a badass

With a title like this one, how could we not add it to our list! To be successful in any career, you need to believe in yourself and your capabilities. Author Jen Sincero reminds her readers that the power to succeed within yourself, you just have to find it. If you struggle with self-doubt, this is an absolute must-read.

5.   Designing Your Life

designing your life

We are the architects of our lives. And, Designing Your Life provides the blue-print for building a more meaningful, fulfilling and satisfying life both personally and professionally. If you want to start living a life you love, be sure to add this book to your reading list.

Do you have any books to add to this list? Tell us in the comments below and we will be sure to add it to our next book recommendation article.

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