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Are you thinking of a career change in 2019?




Are you thinking of a career change in 2019 and fancy catching up on some reading during December?

We have our current top 3 favourites as recommended by our Cork Career Advisors for you to get stuck into! 

The first step to take when thinking of a new change in work or a new position is to plan and prepare and these books will give you invaluable insight and tips for planning that all important change whether, you are starting out in your career, returning from a career break or just searching for an inspiring work-life change.

  • What Colour is Your Parachute 2019? A practical manual for job-hunters and career changers. By Richard N. Bolles.

This is one of the world’s most popular job search books and every year the author publishes a new edition with new nuggets of wisdom on how to come up with job-hunting solutions in the face of the ever-changing workplace.

We recommend taking the time to complete the exercises he has included and you will uncover some dreams that you thought lay dormant! A great read for some really great insight and advice on CVs, interviews and how to prioritise your own wants and needs and especially his invaluable insight to employers’ thoughts and needs.

  • The New Rules of Work. The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career. By Cavoulacos and Minshew

From the founders of the The Muse this book sets out to uncover how best can we navigate the new working world. The authors certainly know what they are talking about having set-up career and working website back in 2011 and seeing first-hand the fast pace of change that is occurring in the workplace through technology and work-life balance.

The topics they cover detail how to figure out your best assets, land the best job on the right path and create a buzz of excitement while doing so. It is a modern and relevant read that we would thoroughly recommend to anyone changing careers, looking for promotion or starting off from scratch.


  • How to Get a Job you Love. By John Lees

This guide is again excellent at helping people understand themselves first and foremost and topics covered include the changing nature of jobs and careers and how to reinvent yourself as the market demands.

So if you are embarking on a 2019 career change and Cork jobs search mission be sure to check in with our course advisors in Pitman Training Cork who are on hand to help you with advice on Cork Jobs, Careers Advice, CV & Interview or skills and training course advice.

For more information on the training courses offered at our Cork centre from a wide range of disciplines from accounting courses, bookkeeping training, management courses and marketing courses, secretarial training, medical secretarial courses, legal admin courses to IT and programming courses, technical training, project management courses, web design and graphic design courses to name a few.



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