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Summer Reading List: Improve Yourself With These 5 Business Essentials

Naomi Brown
One way you can stand out as a student or recent graduate? Be well read. Check out these 5 business books this summer.
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Calling All Grads! eBook Offers Insight For Young Job Seekers

Elias Da Silva-Powell
Calling All Grads! focuses on using personal stories to illustrate useful strategies job-seekers can apply to their own search.
Summer Reading List: 4 Books That Taught Me Important Transferable Skills

Summer Reading List: 4 Books That Taught Me Important Transferable Skills

Leah Ruehlicke
My diploma should be shared with Katniss Everdeen, Bilbo Baggins, Aslan the lion, Boo Radley, Huck Finn - the list goes on and on.
Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps To Work Less And Do More

Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps To Work Less And Do More

Jillian Wood
In "Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More," Stever Robbins advises readers to make sure everything you do is helping you reach your goals. We asked him some productivity questions to help students and recent grads do more too!
Book review: The Grammar Devotional

Book review: The Grammar Devotional

Danielle Lorenz
Mignon Fogarty's The Grammar Devotional: Daily Tips for Successful Writing from Grammar Girl includes pop culture references and humour in her book, which make an otherwise boring subject come alive.
Book Review: Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision To Go To Grad School

Book Review: Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision To Go To Grad School

Danielle Lorenz
After finishing his PhD in molecular biology, Adam Ruben wrote a book titled, Surviving Your Stupid Stupid Decision to go to Grad School. If you are thinking about going to grad school, this book is an excellent, informative read. And it’s hilarious, too.
Win a copy of “Stop Peeing on Your Shoes” by Julie Bauke!

Win a copy of “Stop Peeing on Your Shoes” by Julie Bauke!

Cassandra Jowett
Julie Bauke’s new book, Stop Peeing on Your Shoes: Avoiding the 7 Mistakes that Screw Up Your Job Search, is full of no-nonsense career advice dispensed through client stories that will give you the tools and the strategies to put your search on the right track.
5 must-read career books for students and recent grads

5 must-read career books for students and recent grads

Allison McNeely
You've probably felt overwhelmed if you've ever glanced at the career section of a bookstore. Fortunately, there many titles out there directly targeted at university students and new graduates. Here are five titles you should pick up next time you wonder, “What am I doing my with my life?”
Book review: Get the Job You want Even When No One’s Hiring

Book review: Get the Job You want Even When No One’s Hiring

Cassandra Jowett
This book forces job hunters to think seriously about their careers (both past and future) in ways you've never thought of before. Perhaps more importantly, it helps develop tools you didn't know you needed. You should already have a resumé, but what about a whole job-hunting portfolio?
Book review: Who’s your city? by Richard Florida

Book review: Who’s your city? by Richard Florida

Michelle C. Chan
I recently read a book entitled Who’s Your City? by Richard Florida, which I am recommending to any new grad who is seriously considering relocation for whatever reason. What would you move for: family, partner, career, weather? These are tough decisions to make.
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