What Color is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-hunters and Career-changers
With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's 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 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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Its a Whole New World for JobHunters
Chapter? 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 YourJobHunt Just Isnt Working
SelfInventory Part 1
SelfInventory Part 2
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
A Guide to Choosing a Career Coach or Counselor
Sampler List of Coaches
Appendix E Recent Foreign Editions of What Color Is Your Parachute?
Notes from the Author for This Edition
You Get to Choose Where You Work
How to Deal with Any Handicaps You Have
The Five Ways to ChooseChange Careers
Additional Helpful Resources from the Author