“Building a great network is essential to the success of any entrepreneur. It’s crucial when looking to provide a service to an eventual pool of loyal users, but also for those seeking to woo investors to their budding companies. The importance of networking for entrepreneurs is evidenced by the never-ending flood of events that bombard us … Read more

What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers (2016 edition) (book)


Author: Richard N. Bolles What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually…This 2016 edition features the latest studies and perspectives on today’s job-market, including proven strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. Career expert Richard N. Bolles reveals surprising advice on what … Read more

Great answers to tough interview questions (book)


Author: Martin John Yate The essential companion for all jobseekers. It takes you through the whole process, from composing your CV and preparing for interviews to interview techniques, answering tough questions and even negotiating your new salary. It includes valuable advice on highlighting your transferable skills and tips for using the internet and social networking … Read more

The business writing coach (book)


Author: Patrick Forsyth This book is for anyone who wants to make their written communication work more effectively. You’ll learn new skills and develop writing techniques that you can use immediately in specific writing projects. You’ll fine tune your business writing skills through a combination of practical, tried-and-tested advice and unique interactive exercises. The book … Read more

Learn to love networking

“I hate networking.” We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel uncomfortable and phony—even dirty. Although some people have a natural passion for it—namely, the extroverts who love and thrive on social interaction—many understandably see it as brown-nosing, exploitative, and inauthentic. But … Read more

Steal the show : from speeches to job interviews to deal-closing pitches, how to guarantee a standing ovation for all the performances in your life (book)


Author: Michael Port An inspiring program full of essential advice for spotlight lovers and wallflowers alike that will teach readers how to bring any crowd to its feet. Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively. Each of those moments requires you, in some way, to play a role, … Read more