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New Grad Job Hacks New Grad Job Hacks: The Complete Guide to Getting a Job After You Finish College
by Matt Tran

Just graduated college? Still waiting for the perfect job that was supposed to be dropped in your lap after the graduation ceremony? Wondering when you get to start that marvelous and rewarding career you’ve always dreamed about? New Grad Job Hacks is here to help. Career-expert YouTuber and blogger Matt Tran takes you step-by-step through how to make the most of your degree. Tran’s blog has helped thousands of new grads figure out their best paths to fulfilling careers. In New Grad Job Hacks, Tran guides you from job fairs to social media, from internships to job shadowing, and teaches you how to research companies, interview, negotiate, and get that job offer you really want.


The Career CodeThe Career Code: Must-Know Rules for A Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career
by Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power

The co-founders of the hugely successful Who What Wear empire share their best career advice for smart, stylish, self-starting women of all professional levels. The book is filled with insightful and pragmatic “career codes” to follow, as well as the practical how-to advice they’ve learned while building their company from zero employees in 2006, to the thriving, multi-brand, multiplatform company it is today. Chapters include advice on résumé building, dressing for the job you want, and how to effectively communicate at work–even with the most difficult colleagues. The Career Code provides insight into how to excel at work, whether you’re working your first job, switching fields, or finally a boss who’s building her own team.


The Mindfulness EdgeThe Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule
Matt Tenney and Tim Gard

There is a simple practice that can improve nearly every component of leadership excellence and it doesn’t require adding anything to your busy schedule. In The Mindfulness Edge, you’ll discover how a subtle inner shift, called mindfulness, can transform what you already do every day into opportunities to become a better leader. Author Matt Tenney, who has trained leaders around the world, partners with neuroscientist Tim Gard to offer step-by-step, practical guidance for quickly and seamlessly integrating mindfulness into your daily life.



Evelyn Fok is the Community Librarian–Business & Employment at the Markham Public Library. You can email her at, or see the library’s website,


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