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Title:
What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers
Author:
Bolles, Richard Nelson author.
Edition:
Revised edition, 2018 edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
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.
General Note:
"8755-4658"--Title page verso.

Includes index.
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9780399579639

9780399579646
Format :
Book