Strengths Finder 2.0 Tom Rath

This is a succinct insightful book that helps you to identify the strengths of your personality. It is a quick read. Most people will have the text and the Strengths Finder test completed within 2 hours. Although I wasn’t blown away by the results, it validated what I already knew about myself.

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Cracking the College Code – Catherine O’Connor

‘A practical guide to making the most of the first year college experience.’ Written by a college lecturer this book fills a gap in the market. I don’t know of another really practical book that gives a student (and parent) the information they need to know to make the transition from Second to Third Level […]

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Motivational Career Counselling and Coaching: Cognitive and Behavourial Approaches – Steve Sheward and Rhena Branch

  Sheward and Branch have produced a very comprehensive guide for Career Counsellors. Chapter one introduces the reader to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and how it can be used to enhance career counselling sessions. There are many CBT exercises that the authors explain step-by-step to careers advisors to assist them in coaching their clients. I […]

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Start Your Career Journey Here – Brian Mooney

‘Start your Career Journey Here’ is a comprehensive manual for every Leaving Cert student. Written by a Guidance Counsellor with over 30 years’ experience in the field, Brian Mooney provides all the necessary information a Leaving Cert student requires to navigate their way from Post Primary education to embarking on a Career Journey. This is […]

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‘Do What You Are’ Paul D.Tieger,Barbara Barron and Kelly Tieger

Reading ‘Do What You Are’ was like swimming in an ocean of self indulgence. I loved reading and exploring my thoughts, motivations, feelings and ideas. It was an excuse for a bit of ‘me time’ in the commotion of life.  It provided escapism from the constant noise and activities that take us away from ourselves […]

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‘Career Coach’ Dearbhla Kelly

A step-by-step guide to help your teen find their life’s purpose. ‘Career Coach’ is an insightful read for any parent who wants to support their teen as they go through the Leaving Cert. year. It encourages parents to take a ‘hands off’ approach and allow their child the autonomy that they deserve to make their […]

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