What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (Paperback)

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (Paperback)

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The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017, tailoring its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

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 and updated 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 resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the job-search field for more than 40 years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles holds a bachelor's degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University, a master's degree from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, and three honorary doctorates.
Product Details ISBN: 9780399578205
ISBN-10: 039957820X
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: August 16th, 2016
Pages: 368
Language: English
"One of the 25 books that have shaped readers' lives."
—CENTER FOR THE BOOK, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 

 “. . . one of the first job-hunting books on the market. It is still arguably the best. And it is indisputably the most popular.” 
FAST COMPANY 

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.” 
—TIME 

 “Ideally, everyone should read What Color Is Your Parachute? in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter.” 
—FORTUNE 

“This is a fantastic tool useful to almost everyone. . . . It’s so darn useful because it is about more than just ‘finding a job.’” 
—KEVIN KELLY, AUTHOR OF COOL TOOLS: A CATALOG OF POSSIBILITIES