The recommended readings are resources to help employees learn how to take advantage of professional development opportunities within Duke University and Duke Health System.


  • Britton Whitcomb, Susan. Resume Magic: Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer
  • Cain, Susan. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
  • Clark, Dorie. Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future
  • Clark, Dorie. Stand Out: How to Fine Your Breakthrough Idea & Build A Following Around It
  • Finney, Martha I. Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss
  • Matias, Linda. 201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Competency-Based Interview Style
  • Scarborough Civitelli, Janet. Help Me Find A Career: Strategies to Choose Work You Will Love
  • Shea, Gordon F. How To Develop Successful Mentor Behaviors
  • Watkins, Michael D. The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter

Digital Resources

  • Visit LinkedIn Learning for Duke. View presentations on resume writing, interviewing, informational interviews, and using LinkedIn for job search.

Where to Find Books

Employees may use their DukeCard to check out books from the Duke University Libraries.

Employees may also use their DukeCard for a 10% discount at the The Gothic Bookshop:
Located at the Duke Bryan Center
Tel: (919) 684-3986
Fax: (919) 681-8435

Hours: Mon-Wed: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thur-Sat: 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday: Closed