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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, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2013 edView all editions and formats
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Based on Bolles' acclaimed FLOWER exercise, this easy-to-use workbook focuses on translating personal interests into marketable job skills. This companion guide also explores often-ignored issues such as emotional and spiritual fulfillment in the workplace.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN: 9781607741473 1607741474 9781607741466 1607741466 9781607741480 1607741482
OCLC Number: 793213966
Description: xvi, 350 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: I'm desperate: how can a book help? --
A grammar and language note --
The basics for job-hunters and career-changers : How to find hope --
The seven secrets about the job-market today --
The best and worst ways to look for jobs --
Life/work planning: designing a plan of attack --
You need to understand more fully who you are --
Networking and social media --
Five ways to chose or change careers --
Do I really need a resume? --
Sixteen tips about interviewing --
How to deal with handicaps (real or imagined) --
The six secrets of salary negotiation --
Starting your own business --
The pink pages : Appendices: A. Finding your mission in life --
B. A guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work --
C. A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor --
D. Sampler list of coaches.
Responsibility: Richard N. Bolles.

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Based on Bolles' acclaimed FLOWER exercise, this easy-to-use workbook focuses on translating personal interests into marketable job skills. This companion guide also explores often-ignored issues such as emotional and spiritual fulfillment in the workplace.

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