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October 31, 2012

As the unemployment crisis sadly continues, it's clear that both job seekers and those currently working must become proactive in attaining the skills employers need and take charge of their careers. Wiley presents the following career titles for Job Action Day (11/5) that will help anyone develop and plan their next career steps.

Rebooting Work by Maynard Webb, Carlye Adler (Jossey-Bass Hardcover; January 2013)

Rebooting Work tackles outdated models of work, created a century ago, which no longer sync up with either individual or employers' needs. Author Maynard Webb how to harness technology to embrace our own personal happiness, allowing people to become more productive at work and also spend more time with their families.

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ by Kerry Hannon (Paperback; September 2012)

Aimed at workers aged 50+ looking for a new job—whether they have been laid off or taken early retirement, need supplemental income, or want to pursue an encore career, this is the definitive guide to finding lasting financial security and personal and professional fulfillment.

Freelancing for Dummies by Susan M. Drake (Paperback; June 2001)

For anyone thinking about striking out on their own, those who have already decided to move into self-employment, and established freelancers looking for ways to jumpstart their businesses.

Green Careers for Dummies by Carol L. McClelland (Paperback; January 2010)

This book explores the green frontier of careers and shows you how to find a field that is best suited to your primary interests, skills, and goals, and then translating that into the sustainable job sphere.

Personal Branding for Dummies by Susan Chritton (Paperback; June 2012)

Everything you need to create your personal branding, including: increasing visibility and exposure to both clients and competitors; networking; utilizing social networks; among others.

The Community College Career Track by Thomas Snyder (Paperback; September 2012)

A must have guide for high-schoolers, career changers, parents and advisors – this book shares why pursuing a community college can open new doors through certification programs without a mountain of debt.  

Programming Interviews Exposed by John Mongan, Noah Kindler, Eric Gigučre (Paperback; November 2012)

This 3rd ed. includes new code examples, information on the latest languages, new chapters on sorting and design patterns, tips on using LinkedIn, and a downloadable app to help prepare applicants for their programming interview.

ProBlogger by Darren Rowse, Chris Garrett (Paperback; March 2012)

ProBlogger helps readers choose a blog topic, analyze the market, set up a blog, promote it and earn revenue.