Job Resources

Welcome to Ground Level Star’s Resource page. With practicality in mind, this section will help you find fun tools and interesting resources you need to accomplish a job well done.

Books

Bang! by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval w/ Delia Marshall  2003
Cool Careers For Dummies by Marty Nemko, PhD  Rev 2007
Me 2.0 by Dan Schawbel  2009
Success Is Not An Accident by Tommy Newberry  1999
The Entry-Level Life by Dan Zevin  1994

Magazines

The Economist   www.economist.com
TIME Magazine   www.time.com/time/magazine
Business Week   www.businesweek.com
Wired.com   http://www.wired.com/

Websites

oDesk.com  www.odesk.com
Microsoft Templates  http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/default.aspx
FedEx  www.fedex.com
Flight Aware  www.flightaware.com
Wired  http://www.wired.com/

Newspapers

Chicago Tribune   Chicago, IL
Los Angeles Times   Los Angeles, CA
The Miami Herald   Miami, FL
The New York Times   New York, New York
The Wall Street Journal   http://online.wsj.com/public/us

TV

Drop Dead Diva (Network: Lifetime)
Monk (Network: USA, NBC, more...)
The Assistants (Network: The N)
The Office (Network: NBC, TBS, more...)
Ugly Betty (Network: ABC)

Movies

Entry Level (2007) A hilarious, insightful look at job interviews, finding the courage to start all over, and life at the entry level.
Sex and the City (2008) Jennifer Hudson as a Personal Assistant alongside Sarah Jessica Parker.
The 40-Year Old Virgin (2005) Aside from the "obvious" story... Steve Carell as a Stock Assistant. Promoted to Floor Manager. Then became a Store Owner. Alongside Seth Rogan, Paul Rudd, Catherine Keener and more.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006) Anne Hathaway as an Executive Assistant to the Editor In Chief of a high fashion magazine. Hell on heels.
The Secret Life of Bees (2008) Dakota Fanning as a Bee Assistant alongside Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys.

Music

Land Down Under by Men At Work
Starlight by Mavado/Stephen The Genius
Empire State of Mind by Jay Z Ft. Alicia Keys