What Color Is your Parachute?

What Color Is your Parachute?

A Practical Manual for Job-hunters and Career-changers

eBook - 2018 | Revised edition, 2018 edition.
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"With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job."-- EBSCOhost.
Publisher: [Berkeley], California ;, New York :, Ten Speed Press,, [2018]
©2018
Edition: Revised edition, 2018 edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780399579653
0399579656
039957963X
9780399579639
0399579648
9780399579646
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
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Contents: It's a whole new world for job-hunters
Google is your new resume
There are over ten million vacancies available each month
Sixteen tips about interviewing for a job
The six secrets of salary negotiation
What to do when your job-hunt just isn't working
Self-inventory, part 1
Self-inventory, part 2
You get to choose where you work
How to deal with any handicaps you have
The five ways to choose/change careers
How to start your own business
The blue pages: Appendix A: Finding your mission in life
Appendix B: A guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work
Appendix C: A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor
Appendix D: Sampler list of coaches
Appendix E: Recent foreign editions of What Color Is Your Parachute?
The Final Word: Notes from the author for this edition
About the author
Update 2019
Index
Additional helpful resources from the author.
Summary: "With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job."-- EBSCOhost.

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