CaPS Acquisitions Update (September 2011)


CaPS Acquisitions Update - September 2011

Check out our new career books and resources to help you to plan and get your dream career.

You may borrow the following books or resources at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200)

Job Search, Networking and Career Descriptions

  • Career Coward's Guide to Job Searching, (The): Sensible Strategies for Overcoming Job Search Fears
  • Fast Track Networking: Turning Conversations into Contacts
  • Job Search in Academe: How to Get the Position You Deserve (2nd ed.)
  • Your Career in Nursing: Managing Your Future in the Changing World of Healthcare (6th ed.)

Québec Directories

  • Éducation et formation au Québec 2011-2012
  • Énergie et ressources au Québec 2011-2012
  • Science et technologie au Québec 2011-2012

Résumés & Interviews

  • Art of Phone Interviewing, (The): Tips and Strategies for a Successful Job Interview
  • Career Coward's Guide to Interviewing, (The): Sensible Strategies for Overcoming Job Search Fears
  • Knock 'Em Dead Résumés (8th ed.)
  • Resumes for Dummies (6th ed.)
  • Resumes for Science Careers (2nd ed.)
  • Sweaty Palms: The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed

Standardized Tests and Self-Assessment

  • Career, Aptitude and Selection Tests: Match Your IQ, Personality and Abilities to Your Ideal Career (3rd ed.)
  • College Essays that Made a Difference (4th ed.)
  • Kaplan PCAT (Pharmacy College Admission Test): 2012-2013 Edition
  • Making a Difference by Being Yourself: Using Your Personality Type to Find Your Life's True Purpose
  • What's Your Type of Career!: Unlock the secrets of your personality to find your perfect career path (2nd ed.)

Working Abroad

  • Living & Working in South Korea: An Anecdotal Guide for TEFL Teachers
  • Living and Working in Italy (4th ed.)
  • Living and Working in London (5th ed.)
  • Living and Working in Switzerland (13th ed.)

Online Job Listings

Accessible via myFuture (Documents/Career Resources -> Career Resources -> Type: CaPS -> Subscription. Click "Apply Search"):

  • Artsboard: Canada's employment and training e-bulletin for the Arts.
  • Canada Employment Weekly: Weekly job opportunities from across Canada.
  • Current Jobs in Liberal Arts: An entry-level employment.
  • International Career Employment Weekly: Source of information on international career positions.
  • TIE - The International Educator: News and international teaching jobs.

Free Online Magazines

  • Career Options: Tips from experts for student job seekers.
  • CareerRookie: Articles in employment outlook, information about virtual career fairs.
  • Verge Magazine: For students seeking opportunities to work or study abroad.
  • Careers in Health: For graduates and professionals in health.
  • and more...

Free Print Magazines

  • Job Choices - Diversity / Business & Liberal Arts: Student-directed recruitment publication on campus.
  • Job Postings: A magazine that gives students more than practical advice on education and job hunting.

Online Career Resources

  • Labour Market Information: Labour Market Report (September 2011).
  • Going Global (require VPN): Worldwide job and internship listings, employer profiles, and country-specific career information.
  • Big Guide (require VPN): A comprehensive interactive web site that helps students and young professionals build global career skills.
  • Vault Guide (Career Insider) (require VPN): Downloadable career guidebooks, insider company surveys, industry profile, career advice.
  • Bridge - Worldwide Music Connection: Music-related postings. Contact McGill CaPS for username and password.
  • Devex (require VPN): International development premium job. board.
  • Career Cruising: An industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. Contact McGill CaPS for username and password.

Search our book catalogue and website directory for more career resources, covering graduate school, networking, occupational descriptions, employer directories, self-improvement, and everything in between.

Contact Information

Lisa Lin
Career Planning Service (CaPS)
caps.library [at]
Office Phone: 
514-398-3304 ext. 00950