5 Books That Recruiters Say You Must Read — Even if You Don’t Need a Job

5 Books That Recruiters Say You Must Read — Even if You Don’t Need a Job

By Dave Carvajal on September 6, 2017 in Press

By Martha C. White / Mar 17, 2017

Whether you’re actively looking to climb the corporate ladder or you’re happy in your current job, professional headhunters explain that these are the books that will advance your career — and why.

The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness

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It might seem strange to have a high-tech recruiter to recommend a book by a Greek philosopher who lived nearly 2,000 years ago, but Dave Carvajal, CEO of technology recruiting firm Dave Partners, says it contains some surprisingly modern insights for today’s professional.

“Some of the virtues from the Greek stoics are perhaps more relevant today with the increased pace of innovation and the need to manage the velocity and depth of external relationships,” Carvajal says. Even in an age when social media dominates much of our interaction, this advice proves timeless. “A sense of affiliation with like-minded people leads to high satisfaction rates at work,” he says. “Managing the internal world and self are the only things we can control.”

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