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

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised edition, 2018 editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN: 039957963X 9780399579639 0399579648 9780399579646
OCLC Number: 964293254
Notes: "8755-4658"--Title page verso.
Description: 354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Other Titles: What color is your parachute? 2018
Responsibility: Richard N. Bolles.

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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.

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