A practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers.
The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2013 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.
As unemployment stretches on and people face new challenges in this economy, they turn to What Color s Your Parachute? to help them find meaningful work. Combining classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated advice on social media and the job market, this revised edition outlines what works-and what doesn't. Career guru Richard N. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes to interviewing to networking. Recently named to Time magazine's list of All-Time 100 Best Non-fiction Books, What Color Is Your Parachute? is a book of practical wisdom that should be required reading for all.
One of the first job-hunting books on the market. It is still arguably the best. And it is indisputably the most popular."
"Ideally, everyone should read "What Color Is Your Parachute?" in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter."
""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."
|Preface I'm Desperate: How Can a Book Help?||p. xii|
|A Grammar and Language Note||p. xv|
|The Basics for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers|
|How to Find Hope||p. 1|
|The Seven Secrets About the Job-Market Today||p. 11|
|The Best and Worst Ways to Look for Jobs||p. 23|
|Life/Work Planning: Designing a Plan of Attack||p. 41|
|You Need to Understand More Fully Who You Are||p. 51|
|Networking and Social Media||p. 127|
|Five Ways to Choose or Change Careers||p. 167|
|Do I Really Need a Resume?||p. 181|
|Sixteen Tips About Interviewing||p. 201|
|How to Deal with Handicaps (Real or Imagined)||p. 227|
|The Six Secrets of Salary Negotiation||p. 239|
|Starting Your Own Business||p. 255|
|The Pink Pages|
|Finding Your Mission in Life||p. 272|
|A Guide to Dealing with Your Feelings While Out of Work||p. 294|
|A Guide to Choosing a Career Coach or Counselor||p. 303|
|Sampler List of Coaches||p. 319|
|About the Author||p. 339|
|Update 2013||p. 347|
|Foreign Editions of What Color Is Your Parachute?||p. 348|
|Additional Helpful Resources from the Author: Books||p. 349|
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Series: What Color Is Your Parachute? (Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 14th August 2012
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5 x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.478