Photo of man at computer, with woman looking over his shoulder.The Career Resource Center (CRC) in E334 Student Union features:

  • A non-circulating library of directories, books, recruiter business cards, and other hard copy job search and career development materials
  • A small computer lab for current Wright State students and alumni to fulfill job search and career exploration activities

The Career Resource Center is open during Career Services business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Career Services is closed during university holidays.

Career Resource Center Book List

Education Directories

Wright State University Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010

Wright State University (Dayton, OH), 2008, 412 pages

General Business Directories

100 Best Companies for Gay Men and Lesbians
Ed Mickens, Simon & Schuster (Pocket Books)
(New York, NY), 1994, 276 pages

100 Best Nonprofits to Work For (2 copies)
Leslie Hamilton and Robert Tragert, Simon & Schuster Macmillan Company
(New York, NY), 1998, 282 pages

Better Business Bureau
2011, 112 pages

Book of U.S. Government Jobs, 10th Edition, The
Dennis V. Damp, Bookhaven Press (Mckees Rocks, PA), 2008, 282 pages

Cracking the Corporate Closet
Daniel B. Baker, Sean O’Brien Strub & Bill Henning, Harper Business, 1995, 242 pages

Directory of Japanese-Affiliated Companies in the USA and Canada: 2002
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), Atlanta, 2002, 822 pages

Guide to America’s Federal Jobs, 3rd Edition
JIST Publishing (Indianapolis, IN), 2005, 440 pages

HelpLink, Directory of Community Services, Montgomery
United Way

HelpLink, Directory of Community Services, Greene, Preble Counties Ohio
United Way

International Jobs Directory: 1001 Employers and Great Tips for Success
Ronald L. Krannich and Carey Krannich Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA), 1999, 324 pages

JobBank Guide to Computer Companies
Steven Graber, Adams Media Corporation (Holbrook, MA), 1999, 694 pages

Jobs Almanac, 9th Edition
Adams Media Corporation, (Avon, MA) 2006, 908 pages

Jobs and Careers Abroad
Deborah Penrith, Vacation Work Publications, (Oxford) 2005, 446 pages

Ohio Job Bank Book, 11th Edition
Adams Media Corporation, 2004, 320 pages

OUTforWORK Hot List 2010-2011
Riley B. Folds, 2010, 14 pages

OUTforWORK Hot Shots 2012
Riley B. Folds, 2012, 21 pages

The Directory of Executive & Professional Recruiters, 36th Edition
Kennedy Information, 2008, 976 pages

Vault College Career Bible 2007
Vault Editors, Vault (New York, NY), 2006, 416 pages, 2 copies

Vault Guide to the Top Government and Nonprofit Employers
Laurie Pasiuk, Vault (New York, NY), 2005, 230 pages

Vault Guide to the Top Retail Employers
Laurie Pasiuk, Vault (New York, NY), 2005, 258 pages

Work in Britain 2006
Bunac, 108 pages

Salary Surveys

Salary Survey
National Association of Colleges and Employers

Labor Statistics


101 Grade A Résumés for Teachers, 2nd Edition
Rebecca Anthony and Gerald Roe, Barron’s Educational Series (Hauppauge, New York)
1998, 177 pages

101 Grade A Resumes for Teachers, 3rd Edition
Rebecca Anthony and Gerald Roe, Barron’s Educational Series (Hauppauge, New York),
2003, 175 pages

202 Great Resumes
Jay A. Block and Michael Betrus, McGraw Hill, New York, NY, 2004, 408 pages

Adams Resume Almanac
Adams Media, (Avon Massachusetts), 2005, 750 pages

Barron’s Better Resumes: For Executives and Professionals
Robert Wilson and Adele Lewis, Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. (Hauppauge, NY),
2000, 322 pages

Best Resumes & Letters for Ex-Offenders
Wendy S. Enelow & Ronald L. Krannich, Impact Publications (Manassas, VA), 2006, 265 pages

Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads, 2nd Edition
Louise M. Kursmark, Jist Works (Indianapolis, IN), 2006,

Complete Book of Resumes, The: Simple Steps for Writing a Successful Resume
Karen Schaffer, Sourcebooks, Inc (Naperville, IL), 2005, 583 pages

Designing the Perfect Résumé
Pat Criscito, CPRW ProType, Ltd.(Colorado Springs, CO), 2000,314 pages

Expert Résumés for Teachers and Educators, 2nd Edition, 2 copies
Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark, JIST Works, 2005, 290 pages

Expert Résumés for Military-To-Civilian Transitions, 2nd Edition
Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark, JIST Works, 2010, 272 pages

Federal Résumé Guidebook
Kathryn Kraemer Troutman, JIST Works (Indianapolis, IN), 2007,368 pages

Gallery of BEST Résumés, 4th Edition
David F. Noble, JIST Works (Indianapolis, IN), 2007, 424 pages

Haldane’s Best Résumés for Professionals
Bernard Haldane Associates, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA), 1999, 229 pages

High Impact Résumés and Letters, 9th Edition
Dr. Ronald L. Krannich & Dr. William J. Banis, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA),
2006, 323 pages

How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae
Acy L. Jackson and C.Kathleen Geckeis, McGraw-Hill Companies, 2003, 182 pages

Information about CV Development
Wendy Perry (compiled reference), 2007, 159 pages

Military Résumés and Cover Letters
Carl S. Savino, Major, USAR (Ret.) and Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D.,
Impact Publications, 2001, 259 pages

No-Nonsense Resumes, The Essential Guide To Creating To Creating Attention-Grabbing
Resumes That Get Interviews & Job Offers, Wendy S. Enelow & Arnold G. Boldt,
Career Press, (Franklin Lakes, NJ), 2006, 227 pages

Preparing the Perfect CV: How to Make a Great Impression and Get the Job You Want, 5th Edition
Rebecca Corfield, 2009

Résumés & Job Search Letters for Transitioning Military Personnel (2 copies)
Carl Savino & Ronald Krannich, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA),1998, 261 pages

Résumés for First Time Job Hunters
VGM Career Books (Chicago, IL), 150 pages

Résumés for Scientific and Technical Careers
VGM Career Horizons (Lincolnwood, IL), 2000, 151 pages

Résumé Magic
Susan Britton Whitcomb, JIST Works, 2010, 583 pages

Cover Letters

Cover Letter Magic, 4th Edition
Wendy S. Enlow and Louise M.Kursmark, JIST Works, 2010, 443 pages

Gallery of Best Cover Letters, 3rd Edition
David F. Noble, Ph.D., JIST Works, (Indianapolis, IN), 2007, 307 pages

No-Nonsense Cover Letters
Wendy S. Enelow, Arnold G. Boldt, Career Press (Franklin Lakes, NJ), 2007, 240 pages

Perfect Phrases for Cover Letters
Michael Betrus, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 2006, 137 pages


101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview
Ron Fry, THOMPSON Delmar Learning (Canada) 2007, 186 pages

Ace Your Interview!
WetFeet Inc. (San Francisco, CA) 2004, 145 pages

Adams Job Interview Almanac, 2nd Edition
Adams Media (Avon, MA), 2005, 756 pages

Boost Your Interview IQ
Carole Martin, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY) 2004, 165 pages

Competency-Based Interviews
Robin Kessler, Career Press (Franklin Lakes, NY), 2006, 255 pages

Dress to Impress, How a Navy Blazer Change My Life
Joyce Nelson Shellhart, Book Peddlers, 2005, 90 pages

Interview for Success
Ronald Krannich and Caryl Krannich, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA), 2003, 211 pages

Interview Magic
Susan Britton Whitcomb, JIST,(Indianapolis, IN), 2008, 500 pages

Next Day Job Interview
Michael Farr, JIST, 2005,163 pages

Savvy Interviewing: The Nonverbal Advantage
Krannich and Caryl Krannich, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA), 1999, 132 pages

You Should Hire Me
Ron and Caryl Krannich, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA), 2008, 179 pages

Salary Negotiation

Dynamite Salary Negotiations
Ronald Krannich and Caryl Krannich, Impact Publications (Manassas Park, VA), 1998, 198 pages

Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a Minute
Jack Chapman, Ten Speed Press (Berkeley, CA), 1996, 130 pages

Next Day Salary Negotiation
Maryanne Wegerbauer, JIST Works (Indianapolis, IN) 2007, 216 pages

Perfect Phrases for Negotiating Salary & Job Offers, Hundreds of Ready-To-Use Phrases
To Help You Get the Best Possible Salary, Perks, or Promotion
Matthew J. DeLuca and Nanette F. DeLuca, McGraw-Hill, (New York, NY), 2007, 168 pages

Secrets of Power Salary Negotiating, Inside Secrets from a Master Negotiator
Roger Dawson, Career Press (Franklin Lakes, NJ), 2006, 240 pages


Backpack to Briefcase, Steps to a Successful Career, 3rd Ed.
Terry Arndt & Kirrin Coleman, Life After Graduation, LLC,
(Bainbridge Island, WA), 2012, 121 pages

Beyond Business Casual
Anne Marie Sabath, Career Press, 2000, 206 pages

Business Etiquette: 101 Ways to Conduct Business with Charm and Savvy
Ann Marie Sabath, Career Press (Franklin Lakes, NJ), 1998, 191 pages

Career Building: Your Total Handbook For Finding A Job and Making It Work
The Editors of, Collins Business, (New York, NY), 2009, 257 pages

Connect College to Career: A Student’s Guide to Work and Life Transitions
Paul I. Hettich & Camille Helkowski, Thompson Wadsworth (Canada), 2005, 173 pages

Don’t Take The Last Donut, New Rules of Business Etiquette
Judith Bowman, Career Press, (Franklin Lakes, NJ), 2009, 213 pages

If My Career’s on the Fast Track, Where do I Get a Road Map
Anne Fisher, Quill, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, (New York, NY), 2001, 272 pages

International Business Etiquette-Europe
Anne Marie Sabath, 1999, 317 Pages

International Business Etiquette- Latin America
Anne Marie Sabath, 2000, 220 pages

Matt Ivester, Serra Knight Publishing, (Reno, NV), 2011, 136 pages

Ramen Noodles, Rent and Resumes
Kristen Fischer, Super College 2008, 190 pages

They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, A Twenty-Something’s Guide To The Business World
Alexandra Levit, Career Press, (Franklin Lakes, NJ), 2009, 282 pages

Career Exploration

Career Planning and Decision Making

Adventures of Johnny Bunko, The
Daniel H Pink, Riverhead Books, (New York, NY), 2008

Career Development Strategies that Work
Ted Janusz, Insight Publishing (Sevierville, TN), 2003, 179 pages

Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People, The, 3rd Edition
Carol Eikleberry, Ten Speed Press (Berkeley, CA), 2007, 229 pages

Decision Time, A Guide to Career Enhancement, 3rd.,
Michael Shahnasarian, NCDA (Broken Arrow, OK), 2006, 214 pages

Dictionary of Holland Occupational Codes, 2nd Edition
Gary D. Gottfredson and John L. Holland, Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.
(Odessa, FL), 1989, 634 pages

How to Find Your Mission in Life
Richard Nelson Bolles, 10 Speed Press, 2005, 67 pages
Luck is No Accident, Making the most of Happenstance in Your Life and Career
John D. Krumboltz and Al S. Levin, Impact Publishers, 2004, 177 pages

New Guide for Occupational Exploration, 4th Edition
Michael Farr, Laurence Shatkin, JIST Works (Indianapolis, IN), 2006, 552 pages

Careers and College Majors

150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs
The Editors at JIST & Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., JIST Works, (Indianapolis, IN),
2009, 401 pages

College Majors and Careers: A Resource Guide for Effective Life Planning, 5th edition
Paul Phifer, J.G. Ferguson Publishing Company (New York, NY), 2003, 280 pages

Guide to College Majors, 2008 Edition
Princeton Review (New York, NY), 2008, 837 pages

What Can I Do With This Major?
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003

General Career and Outlook Information

Best Jobs for the 21st Century, 4th Edition
Michael Farr with Database Work by Laurence Shatkin, JIST Works (Indianapolis, IN), 2006, 890

Free & Inexpensive Career Materials
Ferguson Publishing Company (Chicago, Illinois), 2001

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition
Compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor/ Bureau of Labor Statistics,
BLS 2006, 878 pages

Occupational Outlook Quarterly
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly PublicationE

Experiential Education

Become a student of the world. Begin your life Trip, U.S. Dept. of State Internship Program,
(3 copies) U. S. Department of State, 43 pages

Gaining the Co-op Edge, 2000 Annual Guide
National Commission for Cooperative Education, 2000

Intern Files, The
Jamie Fedorko, Simon Spotlight (New York, NY), 2006, 190 pages

Internship Advantage, The
Dario Bravo and Carol Whiteley, Prentice Hall Press (New York, NY), 2005, 168 pages

Internship Series, Big Green Internship Book Internships and Summer Jobs for the Environment
2009, Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2009, 236 pages

Internship Series, For the Common Good: Internships with Community and Social Service Agencies,
2009, Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2010, 163 pages

Internship Series, History Internship Book 2007
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2007, 171 pages

Internship Series, Human Rights Internship Book
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2011, 148 pages

Internship Series, Internships in International Affairs
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2011, 171 pages

Internship Series, Internships with America’s Advertising Agencies
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2007, 94 pages

Internship Series, Internships with America’s Top Companies
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2010, 133 pages

Internship Series, Media Internship Book
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2008, 251 pages

Internship Series, Mid-West Regional Edition, Volume 1
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2009, 159 pages

Internship Series, Mid-West Regional Edition, Volume 2
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2009, 184 pages

Sports Internship Book, The
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2009, 228 pages

Vault Guide to Top Internships
Vault (New York, NY), 2005, 535 pages

Vault/Inroads Guide to Diversity Internship, Co-op and Entry Level Programs, 2007
Laurie Pasiuk, Vault (New York, NY), 2006, 756 pages

Women’s Rights Internship Book
Career Education Institutes (Winston-Salem, NC), 2009, 131 pagesW

Graduate School

2012 US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools, (2 copies)
US News & World Report, Washington, DC, 2011, 94 = D105 pages

Business School Buzz Book, 3rd Edition (2 copies)
Vault (New York, NY), 2007, 675 pages

Get Into Graduate School: A Strategic Approach for Master’s and Doctoral Candidates
3rd Edition, Kaplan Publishing, (New York, NY), 2008, 295 pages

Graduate Admissions Essays: What Works, What Doesn’t and Why
Donald Asher, Ten Speed Press (Berkeley, CA), 1991, 131 pages

Winning Personal Statement
Richard J. Stelzer, Thompson Peterson’s, 2002, 142 pages


Career Counseling of College Students
Darrell Anthony Luzzo, American Psychological Association (Washington, DC), 2000, 332 pages

Career Counselor’s Handbook, The
Howard Figler and Richard Bolles, Ten Speed Press, 1999, 300 pages

New Directions in Career Planning and the Workplace, 2nd Edition
Jean M.Kummerow, Davies–Black Publishing (Palo Alto, CA), 2000, 361 pages

What’s Your Type of Career, Unlock the Secrets of Your Personality to Find Your
Perfect Career Path, Donna Dunning, Davies–Black Publishing (Palo Alto, CA), 2001, 353 pages