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What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2008 edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN: 9781580088688 1580088686 1580088678 9781580088671
OCLC Number: 148309624
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The things school never taught us about the job-hunt --
Introduction. The three essential life skills --
1. The five best ways to hunt for a job (and the five worst) --
2. The nature of the job-market --
3. How to deal with handicaps --
4. How much help is the Internet? --
5. Resumes & contacts : how to get in to see an employer --
6. Interviews : the employer's fears --
7. Salary negotiation : getting paid what you're worth --
pt. II. When the unexpected happens : how to deal with change --
8. On this restless, unpredictable, ever-changing Earth : how to pick a new place to live --
9. In this restless, unpredictable, ever-changing job-market : how to choose a new career --
10. In this restless, unpredictable, ever-changing worklife of yours : how to start your own business --
11. In this restless, unpredictable, ever-changing long life of ours : entering the world of 50+ --
12. In this restless, unpredictable, ever-changing brain of ours : how to get "unstuck" --
pt. III. Resuming the search to find your dream --
Introduction. The reawakening --
13. The three secrets to finding that dream job of yours --
14. How to find your mission in life --
Appendix. A guide to choosing a career coach.
Responsibility: by Richard Nelson Bolles.

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