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Discovering Your Career in BusinessBy T. Butler and J. Waldroop.

Fast Track: The Insiders Guide to Winning Jobs in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, and Securities Tradingby M. Naficy

College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College MajorsBy Neeta Fogg.

Best Jobs for the 21st CenturyBy M. Farr and L. Shatkin.

Harvard Business Review on Managing Your Career

100 Best Careers for the 21st CenturyBy Shelly Field

The Standard Deviants: Get that Job!A fun and very useful DVD.

Knock Em Dead 2009: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

Best Careers 2009: Management Consulting. An informative article from US News and World Report.

How to Get Into the Top Consulting Firms: A Surefire Case Interview Method. by T. Darling

Management Consulting: A Complete Guide to the Industry. By S. Biswas and D. Twitchell.

The Boston Consulting Group on Strategy: Classic Concepts and New Perspectives. By Carl Stern.

Careers Opportunities in Banking, Finance and Insurance, By Thomas Fitch.

Careers in Financeby Trudy Ring, VGM Career Horizons.

Opportunities in Financial Careers, By Michael Sumachrast.

Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungleby John Rolfe and Peter Troob.

How to Become a Successful Financial Consultantby Jim Ainsworth

Your Successful Real Estate Careerby K. Edwards

The Harvard Business School Guide to Careers in the Nonprofit Sector, Harvard Business School Publishing

From Making a Profit to Making a Difference: How to Launch Your New Career in Nonprofits, Planning Communications

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2009: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changersby Richard Nelson Bolles

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type–Revised and Updated Edition Featuring E-careers for the 21st CenturyBy by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger

The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and SuccessBy N. Lore

The Hidden Job Market. Most jobs never appear on a job board. Knowing how to tap into the hidden job market is key for your career search.Changing Career Plans due to the RecessionFind Jobson thousands of job sites with one search. Provided by Indeed.com, a one stop shop for job seekers (Wall Street Journal).Use LinkedIn To Optimize Your Career SearchBest CareersU.S. News and World ReportBlogheron women and careers.Business and Career ResourcesCareer VoyagesSalary.comWall Street Journal Careers Section

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A career is a sequence of jobs, each providing skills and experience needed for the next. In effect, an employer uses part of the extra revenue a worker generates to train him and pay the rest in wages. As the worker accumulates human capital his pay rises… A worker invests in his career in light of conditions he expects in the future. He tries to gain valuable skills and knowledge at each stage of his career, but things are bound to turn out better than he expects in some ways and worse in others. Overall, if it turns out that he has made good choices, he advances quickly; otherwise, he advances slowly or loses his job. …Most job changes are promotions, and occur within a single firm. Even those that involve moving to a new employer usually represent progress along a career path…