What Color Is Your Parachute? 2011: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

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Ten Speed Press, Aug 31, 2010 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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“How many jobs are out there, in this economy?”

“Where do I go from here with my life?”

These are some of the questions at the forefront of the modern job-searcher’s mind. And they are thoroughly and thoughtfully answered with all-new chapters in the 2011 edition of What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world for more than three decades--in good times and bad. A longtime fixture on best-seller lists, What Color Is Your Parachute? features life-saving information that is updated each year to cater to the specific requirements of today’s job market. This book is not only about finding a job in hard times, it’s also about finding your passion.

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Excellent "pink sheets" on hiring a Career Counselor. Recommends not paying them in advance, and not signing their proferred documents.[390] Pay them for each hour you use for their help, $40 to $100 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meldi Arkinstall - Goodreads

An incredibly useful book. Covering everything from how to decided what your passion is to the most efficient and effective ways of looking for a job, this job should be compulsory reading for everyone! I have used it many times, and have recommended it to many friends as well. Read full review

About the author (2010)

RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the career development field for more than thirty-five years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles was trained in chemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University, a master’s in sacred theology from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, and three honorary doctorates. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marci.




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