Career Rookie by Sarah Vermunt, ECW Press

Career Rookie: A Get-It-Together Guide for Grads, Students and Career Newbies

Vermunt, Sarah

  • A shot of encouragement, a kick in the ass, and a loving push for young people who have no idea what they want or how to get it

    Career Rookie is a book for every grad, student, and 20-something who feels lost, overwhelmed, and anxious. It tackles the emotional and logistical WTF-ness of starting your career, answering questions like, What if I don’t have any experience? What if I went to school for something I hated? What if I have NO IDEA what I actually want? Should I just suck it up and settle? Because, honestly, this career thing is starting to give me an ulcer.

    This fresh, fun guide gives even the most lost and overwhelmed a way forward. It explores passion, curiosity, uncertainty, self-sabotage, and more on the quest to shake off post-graduation paralysis. Finding the right career can seem impossible, but Sarah Vermunt is the fun-loving, straight-talking coach we all need to make feel-good work a reality.

    Available April 2, 2019. PRE-ORDER NOW!

  • Sarah Vermunt is the founder of Careergasm and the author of Careergasm: Find Your Way to Feel-Good Work. Sarah is a regular career columnist on TV’s CityLine, and her work has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, Inc., Entrepreneur, and Fast Company. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and online at

  • Published: April 2019

    ISBN: 9781770414884

    Dimensions: 5 x 7.75 in.

    Pages: 168


“I sucked at my first job. And my second. And my third. This was the book I needed. It’s a smacking slap, bright flashlight to the eyeballs, and cozy sweater hug all wrapped in one. Preach on, Sarah!” — Neil Pasricha, New York Times bestselling author, The Book of Awesome & The Happiness Equation

“This book!! A must-read for new grads who want to get their career kickstarted in the right way.” — Shannon Lee Simmons, bestselling author of Worry-Free Money

“I love this freakin’ book! Sarah Vermunt has written the definitive guide to career success for anyone who wants more from work. Buy a copy for every college student and grad you know.” — Kevin Kruse, New York Times bestselling author, Great Leaders Have No Rules