What Color Is Your Parachute?
A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 364 pages, 2012, 40th Anni Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 August 2011|
The 40th anniversary edition of the world's leading job-hunting and career-change guide features time-tested strategies and cutting-edge updates to key exercises, making this the most compelling and helpful "Parachute ever.
Career guru Richard N. Bolles has been watching the job market go up and down--and helping job-hunters find their way through it--for four decades. In this anniversary edition of his best-selling guide, Bolles features the best-of-the-best of his advice and uses his hard-earned wisdom to teach job-hunters how to respond to challenging economic times. With tips on navigating social media and using the Internet to job-search more effectively, along with updates to his famed Transferable Skills Inventory and job-field exercises, this edition enables job-searchers and career-changers to clarify their goals and skills more easily, find job openings more quickly, stand out from the pack, and land a dream job.
"No one has been writing best-selling career-advice books longer than Richard Bolles."
--"Wall Street Journal", 9/15/11
""What Color Is Your Parachute?" is about job-hunting and career-changing, but it's also about figuring out who you are as a person and what you want out of life."
." . . one of the first job-hunting books on the market. It is still arguably the best. And it is indisputably the most popular."
"Bolles knows what he's talking about: his practical job-hunting strategies are based on years of research, and best of all, they really work."
--"School Library Journal"
"Ideally, everyone should read "What Color Is Your Parachute?" in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter."
"There's "Parachute", and then there's all the rest. . . . a life-changing book."
--"Career Planning and Adult Development Journal"
""Parachute" is still a top seller and it remains the go-to guide for everyone from midlife-crisis boomers looking to change their careers to college students looking to start one."
--"New York Post"
|Publisher: ||Ten Speed Press|
|Dimensions: ||22.83 x 15.77 x 3.0 centimeters (0.50 kg)|