Career Resources

Career Resources

Many of the following titles are issued every year. The most recent edition owned by the library will be in the Reference Collection. All books listed are in the Reference Collection unless stated otherwise. Older editions, which can be checked out, may be found in the Main Collection.


Occupational Descriptions

Book Title Call Number
American Salaries and Wages Survey. HD4973.A67
College Majors and Careers: A Resource Guide for Effective Life Planning. HF 5382.5.U5 P445 2000
College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors HF5382.5.U5 F644 2004
Dictionary of Occupational Titles. HB2595 .U543 1991
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance. HF5381 .E52
Occupational Outlook Handbook. U.S. Department of Labor
OOH kept up to date with Occupational Outlook Quarterly which is shelved with current periodicals.
HD8051 .A62
Career Information Center. HF5382.5 .U5 C32 2007
Career Guide to Industries. HD8051.A64
Professional Careers Sourcebook. HF5382.5 .U5 P76


Job Opportunities

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Job Opportunities - General

Book Title Call Number
200 Best Jobs for College Graduates. 3rd ed. e-book*
America's Top 101 Jobs for College Graduates. HD6278 .U5 A64 2005
e-book*
100 Fastest Growing Careers. HD5724.O53 2006
Best Jobs for the 21st Century. HF5381.15 .F37 2006
150 Best Jobs for a Better World. HF5382.5 .U5 A59 2008
America's Top White-Collar Jobs HF5382.75 .U6 F3683 2001

Job Opportunities - International

Book Title Call Number
Jobs and Careers Abroad. HF5382.55 .J637 2006
International Jobs: Where They Are, How to Get Them. HF5549.5 .E45 S44 2003
The Global Resume and CV Guide. HF5383 .T53 2000
Summer Jobs Abroad. HD 6271.S86 2007

Job Opportunities - Specialized

Book Title Call Number
100 Best Nonprofits to Work For. HD2769.2.U6 H36 2000
America's Top Medical, Educational, and Human Services Jobs. R690 .A5
Becoming A Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design. NC1001 .H45 2002
Harvard Business School Guide to Careers in Finance. HG65 .F56
Harvard Business School Guide to Careers in Management Consulting. HD69 .C6 M357
Internet Jobs for the Rest of Us: They're Not Just for Geeks Anymore. TK5102.6 .G35 2001
150 Best Jobs Through Military Training. HF 5384 .A15 2008
Majoring in Psych?: Career Options for Psychology Undergraduates. BF76 .M67 2001
101 Careers in Mathematics. QA10.5.A15 2002
101 Careers in Nursing. RT82.A15 2003
Your Criminal Justice Career: A Guidebook. HV9950.Y69 2002

Searching for Books in Your Specialized Area

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  • Careers for (your area)
  • Career Opportunities For (your area)
  • Career Opportunities in (your area)
  • Great Jobs for (your area)
  • Guide to Careers in (your area)
  • Opportunities in (your area)
  • Vault Careers Guide to (your area)


Job Search

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Book Title Call Number
24 hours to the perfect interview: quick steps for planning, organizing & preparing for the interview that gets the job e-book*
What Color is Your Parachute? HF5382.7 .B64
College Grad Job Hunter: Insider Techniques and Tactics for Finding a Top-Paying Entry Level Job. HF5382.7 .K78 2003
Guide to Internet Job Searching. HF 5382.7 .G85
Job Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped or People Who Have Disabilities. HV1568.5 .B65 2001
Military-to-civilian Career Transition Guide: the essential job search handbook for service members. HF5384 .F37 2005
e-book*
Nursing Job Search Handbook. RT86.7.D86 2002


Resume Writing

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Book Title Call Number
Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads. HF5383 .K87 2003
Cover Letters That Knock 'Em Dead. HF5383 .Y378 2003
Expert Resumes for Career Changers. HF5383 .E47875 2005
(Main Collection)
Expert Resumes for Health Care Careers. R690.E52 2004
Expert Resumes for Managers and Executives. HF5383 .E54 2007
Federal Resume Guidebook. e-book*
Gallery of Best Cover Letters. HF5383 .N618 2004
(Main Collection)
Gallery of Best Resumes: a Collection of Quality Resumes by Professional Resume Writers. HF5383 .N62 2000
How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae e-book*
High Impact Resumes and Letters : How to Communicate Your Qualifications to Employers. HF5383.K7 2006
Resumes That Knock 'Em Dead. HF5383.Y38 2003

Searching for Books on Resumes in Your Field

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  • Best Resumes (your area)
  • Resumes for (your area)


Networking

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Book Title Call Number
Networking for Everyone! Connecting with people for career and job success. HD69 .S8 1998
A Foot in the Door: networking your way into the hidden job market. HF5382.7 .H357 2000
Information Interviewing. HF5382.7 .S763 1997
The Networking Survival Guide. e-book*
Networking Works! e-book*
Networking for Job Search and Career Success. e-book*


Company Information

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Book Title Call Number
Almanac of American Employers. HF5382.75 .U6 A45
Colorado Business Directory. HF5065.C6 C63
Colorado Front Range Business Directory. HF5065.C6 C66
Colorado Job Bank. HF5382.75 .U62 C65
Colorado Springs Basic Employers and Key Suppliers Directory. HF5068 .C64 C65
Hoover's Handbook of American Business. HG4057.A28617
Hoover's Handbook of Emerging Companies. HG4057 .A28618
Rocky Mountain High Technology Directory. HD9696 .A3 R62
The Almanac of American Employers: Mid-Size Firms, 2002-2003. e-book*
Plunkett's Companion to The Almanac of American Employers: Mid-Size Firms, 2002-2003. e-book*
Wards Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies. HG4057.W3
Annual Reports.
The library carries a number of hardcopy annual reports. Annual reports, 10K reports, and proxy statements, are also found on microfiche in the SEC File and at the Library's Annual Reports webpage.
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City Information

Book Title Call Number
America's Top-Rated Cities: a Statistical Handbook. HT123 .A669
America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities: A Statistical Handbook. HT123 .A6692
Cities of the World. G153.4 .C56
City Profiles USA. E158 .C58 2003
New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities. HT123 .H49 1997
Places Rated Almanac. 5th ed. HN60 .S284 2000


Subjects in the Kraemer Family Library Catalog

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Career Resources

Resume Writing