Job Hunting & Careers Book Covers

Career and job hunting books are about putting your best foot forward and letting others see your best traits. It makes sense that books written on this premise should be expected to be judged by the same criteria. The below book covers do a great job of convincing potential readers that these books are worth an interview.

1. Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You’re Worth by Mika Brzezinski

Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth by Mika Brzezinski

The cover of Knowing Your Value mesh’s perfectly well with the book’s title and content.  The design does well by bringing a sense of strength and power to the book by having the picture of a strong, confident, and content business woman as the main focal point.  The font chosen for the title text works great with the photo of the woman on the photo by not covering up too much too much of the image.

The top feature in this cover’s design is:

Photography – The photo of the woman on the front of the book is a great choice for the subject.  The focal point is centered around a confident woman who appears to be strong and getting paid what she’s worth.  The image gives viewers a means of associating themselves with that vision of strength and confidence.

 

2. 4 Weeks To Your American Dream Job: The simple path to getting a U.S. VISA, Learning Cultures, and Leading The Life You Want by Michael Patrick Miller

4 Weeks To Your American Dream Job: The simple path to getting a U.S. VISA, Learning Cultures, and Leading The Life You Want by Michael Patrick Miller

This cover’s design is eye-catching with vibrant reds and blues that pop off of the gray background.  Strategic placement of graphics such as the US map, the dart, and the target, and the colored text make the cover very interesting to look at.  The design does a great job of relating to the book’s title as well.

A wonderful feature about this book’s cover design is:

Text Color – The red, white, and blue colors of the text gives an immediate U.S.A. type of feeling, and does a great job at breaking up the neutral tones in the background.  The colors of the text are very attention grabbing, and draw you in to the design in full.

3. Transformational Life Coaching: Creating Limitless Opportunities for Yourself and Others by Dr. Cherie Carter-Scott

Transformational Life Coaching: Creating Limitless Opportunities for Yourself and Others by Dr. Cherie Carter-Scott

Transformational Life Coaching’s cover is simple and straight to the point.  The cover features a photograph of a happy and content woman, and simple red and black text representing the title and subtitle.

The best feature of this cover’s design is:

Simplicity – The design of Transformation Life Coaching’s cover is clean, minimalistic, and straight to the point.  The text is simple and large, and displays the book’s title while also complementing the photo of the woman, and the color scheme of her wardrobe.  A soft gradient that fades from white at the top to a soft reddish color at the bottom completes this nice and simple design.

4. Music Business Handbook and Career Guide by David Baskerville

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide by David Baskerville

The cover of this book is clean and straightforward.  The image of the live band combined with the sleek modern typography and color choice make this cover stand out.  By integrating a music related image, type, and a neutral color scheme, the cover gives a sense that it’s definitely a guide geared towards the music industry.

A great feature about this cover’s design is:

Layout – The entire design layout gives the idea that it’s a guide, manual, or reference book relating to the music industry.  The photo of the live band, the sleek, simple text, and neutral colored gradient at the bottom is integrated perfectly to illustrate the book’s purpose.

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