CDC Job Search Library Book List

The following books are listed according to the section of the Career Resource Library in which they are located.

To search for other related publications use COAST, the University Library online catalog.

Resumes and Cover Letters

Includes books on writing resumes, cover letters, vitas, and portfolios.

COVER LETTERS
Title
175 HIGH-IMPACT COVER LETTERS
COVER LETTER MAGIC
COVER LETTERS FOR DUMMIES
COVER LETTERS THAT KNOCK'EM DEAD
PORTFOLIOS
Title
GUIDE TO PORTFOLIO:CREATING AND USING PORTFOLIOS FOR ACADEMIC,CAREER AND PERSONAL SUCCESS
THE CAREER PORTFOLIO WORKBOOK
RESUME WRITING
Title
1010 GREAT RESUMES
175 HIGH-IMPACT RESUMES
30 MINUTE RESUME MAKEOVER
BIG RED BOOK OF RESUMES
E-RESUMES: A GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL ONLINE JOB HUNTING
EXPERT RESUMES FOR MILITARY-TO-CIVILIAN TRANSITIONS
EXPERT RESUMES FOR TEACHERS AND EDUCATORS
HIGH IMPACT RESUMES AND LETTERS, 9TH EDITION
MILITARY TO CIVILIAN RESUMES AND LETTERS
MILITARY-TO-CIVILIAN RESUME WORKBOOK
REAL RESUMES FOR CAREER CHANGERS
REAL RESUMES FOR COMPUTER JOBS
REAL RESUMES FOR SALES
REAL-RESUMES FOR RETAILING, MODELING, FASHION & BEAUTY
RESUME BUZZ WORDS
RESUME MAGIC
RESUMES FOR ADVERTISING CAREERS
RESUMES FOR ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED CAREERS
RESUMES FOR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CAREERS
RESUMES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES
RESUMES FOR COMMUNICATIONS CAREERS
RESUMES FOR COMPUTER CAREERS
RESUMES FOR DUMMIES
RESUMES FOR ENGINEERING CAREERS
RESUMES FOR FORMER MILITARY PERSONNEL THIRD EDITION
RESUMES FOR HEALTH AND MEDICAL CAREERS FOURTH EDITION
RESUMES FOR HIGH-TECH CAREERS
RESUMES FOR LAW CAREERS
RESUMES FOR MID-CAREER JOB CHANGES
RESUMES FOR NURSING CAREERS
RESUMES FOR PERFORMING ARTS CAREERS
RESUMES FOR RE-ENTERING THE JOB MARKET
RESUMES FOR SALES & MARKETING CAREERS
RESUMES FOR SCIENCE CAREERS
RESUMES FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CAREERS
RESUMES FOR SOCIAL SERVICE CAREERS
RESUMES FOR THE 50+ JOB HUNTER
RESUMES THAT KNOCK 'EM DEAD
THE EVERYTHING RESUME BOOK
THE JOB HUNTER'S WORD FINDER
THE ONLY RESUME AND COVER LETTER BOOK YOU'LL EVER NEED
VITAS
Title
HOW TO PREPARE YOUR CURRICULUM VITAE

Job Search

Includes books on preparing for an interview, planning a job search, international job opportunities, internship opportunities and programs, career planning for special populations, networking, employment resources by region, and professional associations.

INTERNATIONAL
Title
BEST RESUMES AND CVS FOR INTERNATIONAL JOBS
DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN FIRMS OPERATING IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES (18TH ED.), VOLUMES 1, 2 & 3
DIRECTORY OF FOREIGN FIRMS OPERATING IN THE UNITED STATES
DIRECTORY OF JAPANESE-AFFILIATED COMPANIES IN THE U.S.A. & CANADA
HOW TO GET A JOB IN EUROPE
HOW TO LIVE YOUR DREAM OF VOLUNTEERING OVERSEAS
INSIDE A U.S. EMBASSY
INTERNATIONAL JOB FINDER
INTERNATIONAL JOBS
JOB SURFING: WORKING ABROAD
JOBS AND CAREERS ABROAD
OPPORTUNITIES IN OVERSEAS CAREERS
SUMMER JOBS ABROAD
TEACHING ENGLISH ABROAD
THE BIG GUIDE TO LIVING AND WORKING OVERSEAS FOURTH EDITION
THE IMMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE AMERICAN WORKPLACE
WORK ABROAD
WORK OVERSEAS
WORKING WORLD
INTERNSHIPS
Title
FOR THE COMMON GOOD - INTERNSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES
INTERNSHIPS
INTERNSHIPS IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
INTERNSHIPS WITH AMERICA'S TOP COMPANIES
MAKE A DIFFERENCE;  AMERICA'S GUIDE TO VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
NATIONAL INTERNSHIPS GUIDE
THE BACK DOOR GUIDE TO SHORT TERM JOB ADVENTURES
THE BEST 109 INTERNSHIPS
THE HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNSHIP BOOK
THE INTERNSHIP BIBLE
THE MEDIA INTERNSHIP BOOK
VAULT GUIDE TO TOP INTERNSHIPS
VAULT/INROADS GUIDE TO DIVERSITY INTERNSHIP CO-OP AND ENTRY LEVEL PROGRAMS
WASHINGTON INTERNSHIPS IN LAW AND POLICY
INTERVIEWING
Title
101 GREAT ANSWERS TO THE TOUGHEST INTERVIEW QUESTIONS FIFTH EDITION
101 SMART QUESTIONS TO ASK ON YOUR INTERVIEW
301 SMART ANSWERS TO TOUGH INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
60 SECONDS & YOU'RE HIRED
ACE THE TECHNICAL INTERVIEW
ACING THE INTERVIEW: HOW TO ASK AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT WILL GET YOU THE JOB!
HIGH-IMPACT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
JOB INTERVIEW ALMANAC
KNOCK 'EM DEAD 2003
MORE BEST ANSWERS TO THE 201 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
NEGOTIATING YOUR SALARY: HOW TO MAKE $1000 A MINUTE SIXTH EDITION
PERFECR PHRASES FOR NEGOTIONATING SALARY & JOB OFFERS
PERFECT PHRASES FOR NEGOTIATING SALARY AND JOB OFFERS
SWEATY PALMS: THE NEGLECTED ART OF BEING INTERVIEW
WIN 'EM OVER! GET HIRED! JOB INTERVIEWS THAT PRODUCE JOB OFFERS
JOB SEARCH
Title
10 INSIDER SECRETS TO A WINNING JOB SEARCH
BE HUNTED! 12 SECRETS TO GETTING ON THE HEADHUNTER'S RADAR SCREEN
BEYOND BUSINESS CASUAL: WHAT TO WEAR TO WORK IF YOU WANT TO GET AHEAD
CALIFORNIA ONE-STOP CAREER CENTERS
DRESSING SMART FOR MEN
DRESSING SMART FOR WOMEN
GETTING THE JOB YOU REALLY WANT
GETTING YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR
GUIDE TO INTERNET JOB SEARCHING
INTERNET YOUR WAY TO A NEW JOB
JOB HUNTER'S SOURCEBOOK
KNOCK 'EM DEAD 2008
NO ONE WILL HIRE ME!
OVER 40 & YOU'RE HIRED!
SUPER JOB SEARCH:  THE COMPLETE MANUAL FOR JOB-SEEKERS & CAREER-CHANGERS
The COLLEGE GRAD JOB HUNTER
THE EVERYTHING GET-A-JOB BOOK
THE EVERYTHING ONLINE JOB SEARCH BOOK
THE JOB HUNTING GUIDE
THE JOB HUNTING HANDBOOK
THE JOB SEARCH SOLUTION
THE JOB-HUNTERS'S SURVIVAL GUIDE
THE JOBSEEKER'S GUIDE TO DIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
THE UNEMPLOYMENT SURVIVAL GUIDE
THE VERY QUICK JOB SEARCH
WHAT HUE IS YOUR BUNGEE CORD?
THE VAULT COLLEGE CAREER BIBLE
NETWORKING & ASSOCIATIONS
Title
A FOOT IN THE DOOR
DIRECTORY OF ORANGE COUNTY NETWORKING ORGANIZATIONS
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASSOCIATIONS VOL.1-PART 1
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASSOCIATIONS VOL.1-PART 2
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASSOCIATIONS VOL.1-PART 3
TEN COMMITMENTS OF NETWORKING
THE ART OF MINGLING: PROVEN TECHNIQUES FOR MASTERING ANY ROOM
THE NETWORKING SURVIVAL GUIDE
VAULT GUIDE TO SCHMOOZING
REGIONAL JOB BANKS
Title
AMERICA'S TOP RATED CITIES: A STATISTICAL HANDBOOK VOLUME 1: SOUTHERN
AMERICA'S TOP RATED CITIES: A STATISTICAL HANDBOOK VOLUME 2: WESTERN
AMERICA'S TOP RATED CITIES: A STATISTICAL HANDBOOK VOLUME 3: CENTRAL
AMERICA'S TOP RATED CITIES: A STATISTICAL HANDBOOK VOLUME 4: EASTERN
HOOVER'S MASTERLIST CALIFORNIA EDITION
THE ATLANTA JOB BANK
THE BOSTON JOB BANK, 19TH EDITION
THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH JOBBANK
THE DENVER JOBBANK
THE FLORIDA JOB BANK 16TH EDITION
THE HOUSTON JOBBANK
THE LOS ANGELES JOB BANK
THE METROPOLITAN NEW YORK JOB BANK
THE METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON DC JOB BANK
THE PHOENIX JOB BANK
THE PORTLAND JOBBANK
THE SAN FRANCISCO JOB BANK 18TH EDITION
THE SEATTLE JOBBANK
SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Title
BEING "JOB READY"
BREAKING THE BAMBOO CEILING
CAREER SUCCESS IS COLOR-BLIND
COMPUTER AND WEB RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
DEVELOPING TALENTS CAREERS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ASPERGER SYNDROME AND HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM Q
DISABILITIES/DIFFERENT ABILITIES
EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH  ASPERGER SYNDROME OR NON-VERBAL LEARNING DISABILITY: STORIES AND STRATEGIES
HISPANIC YEARBOOK 2006/2007
I'D RATHER BE WORKING
JOB SEARCH HANDBOOK FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
JOB SEARCH TOOLS: RESUMES, APPLICATIONS, AND COVER LETTERS
JOB SEARCH: MARKETING YOUR MILITARY EXPERIENCE
JOB-HUNTING FOR THE SO-CALLED HANDICAPPED OR PEOPLE WHO HAVE DISABILITIES
KEEPING YOUR JOB
LAVENDER ROAD TO SUCCESS
LEARNING A LIVING
MILITARY TRANSITION TO CIVILIAN SUCCESS
MINORITY RULES: TURN YOUR ETHNICITY INTO A COMPETITIVE EDGE
NETWORKING AND INTERVIEWING FOR JOBS
NEW WORK OPPORTUNITIES FOR OLDER AMERICANS
NO MORE JOB INTERVIEWS! SELF-EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
PATHWAYS TO CAREER SUCCESS FOR MINORITIES
PATHWAYS TO CAREER SUCCESS FOR WOMEN
SIX STEPS TO EMPLOYMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
THE "DOUBLE YOU" THE PERSON YOU ARE AND THE PERSON YOU WANT TO BE
THE MILITARY ADVANTAGE
WOMEN IN CAREER & LIFE TRANSITIONS

Employer Directories

Includes directories of employers in the industries of Art and Communication, Business, Education, Engineering and Technology, Entertainment, Environment, Government, Health and Human Services, and Social Services.

ART & COMMUNICATION
Title
2010 WRITER'S MARKET
O'DWYER'S DIRECTORY OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
O'DWYER'S DIRECTORY OF PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRMS
PLUNKETT'S ADVERTISING & BRANDING INDUSTRY ALMANAC
VAULT GUIDE TO THE TOP PUBLISHING & JOURNALISM EMPLOYERS
BUSINESS
Title
2008 SPORTS MARKETPLACE DIRECTORY
PLUNKETT'S AIRLINE, HOTEL & TRAVEL INDUSTRY ALMANAC
PLUNKETT'S APPAREL & TEXTILES INDUSTRY ALMANAC
PLUNKETT'S E-COMMERCE & INTERNET BUSINESS ALMANAC
PLUNKETT'S FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2004
PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC
PLUNKETT'S SPORTS INDUSTRY ALMANAC
THE DIRECTORY OF BUSINESS INFORMATION RESOURCES FIFTEENTH EDITION
EDUCATION
Title
CALIFORNIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DIRECTORY 2010
DIRECTORY OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)
EDUCATORS RESOURCE DIRECTORY
JOB SEARCH HANDBOOK FOR EDUCATORS 2007
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
Title
PLUNKETT'S ENGINEERING & RESEARCH INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2007
PLUNKETT'S INFO TECH INDUSTRY ALMANAC
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  2002 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HIGH-TECH JOBS GUIDE
TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY 2003 LOS ANGELES COUNTY EDITION
ENTERTAINMENT
Title
BLU-BOOK PRODUCTION DIRECTORY
HOLLYWOOD CREATIVE DIRECTORY
HOLLYWOOD MUSIC INDUSTRY DIRECTORY
HOLLYWOOD REPRESENTATION DIRECTORY
PLUNKETT'S ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA INDUSTRY ALMANAC
U.S. DIRECTORY OF ENTERTAINMENT EMPLOYERS
ENVIRONMENT
Title
PLUNKETT'S ENERGY INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2004
THE DIRECTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL WEB SITES
WORLD DIRECTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
GENERAL
Title
2004 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND BUYERS GUIDE
2004 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND BUYERS GUIDE
BUSINESS ALMANAC 2006
LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL THE LISTS 2009
ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL BOOK OF LISTS 2009
SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL THE LISTS 2009
SAN DIEGO'S FASTEST GROWING PRIVATELY HELD COMPANIES
THE ADAMS JOBS ALMANAC 9TH EDITION
THE ALMANAC OF AMERICAN EMPLOYERS 2007
THE BEST PLACES TO LAUNCH A CAREER
THE DIRECTORY OF EXECUTIVE RECRUITERS 2003
THE NATIONAL JOB BANK 2007
GOVERNMENT
Title
FEDERAL JOBS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: FEDERAL STATE COUNTY CITY
GUIDE TO AMERICA'S FEDERAL JOBS
HOW TO LAND A TOP-PAYING FEDERAL JOB
RED WHITE & BLUE JOBS
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Title
CALIFORNIA 2005 BIOSCIENCE DIRECTORY
PLUNKETT'S HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2004
THE JOBBANK GUIDE TO HEALTH CARE COMPANIES SECOND EDITION
VAULT GUIDE TO THE TOP PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECH EMPLOYERS
SOCIAL SERVICES
Title
100 BEST NONPROFITS TO WORK FOR
CITIZENS GUIDE TO COUNTY SERVICES 2004
GOOD WORKS: A GUIDE TO CAREERS IN SOCIAL CHANGE
SOCIAL SERVICE RAINBOW RESOURCE DIRECTORY - LOS ANGELES  & VENTURA COUNTIES 2006
SOCIAL SERVICE RAINBOW RESOURCE DIRECTORY -RIVERSIDE & SAN BERNADINO COUNTIES