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

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Ten Speed Press, 1993 - Business & Economics - 446 pages
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The '90s are presenting us with a whole new ball game with regard to the economy; as Bolles says in this latest edition, it is "no longer business as usual". Vast numbers of people are losing jobs and a standard of living they will never find again. Accordingly, Bolles has completely rewritten his bestseller, from start to finish. Two color throughout.

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... practical advice, great writing. - Goodreads
Good read with a lot of good advice. - Goodreads
Highly recommended as reference material. - Goodreads
Practical advice on how to pursue those intersts. - Goodreads
Great advice for that all important next interview. - Goodreads
This book should be used as a reference. - Goodreads

Review: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

User Review  - Nicholas Alexander - Goodreads

The main thing this book did for me was restore my faith in my ability to find work. Richard N. Bolles is a truly encouraging voice is a discouraging job market. I was unemployed for a long time and had sort of given up. Now I'm working again. Read full review

Review: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2010: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

User Review  - Melody - Goodreads

This book wasn't as helpful as I thought it'd be, unfortunately. I discovered that my purpose is to one day entertain. To help lighten the load of other people and provide an escape from reality is ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Bolles holds a master's degree in New Testament studies. Mr. Bolles's background includes service as canon pastor of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; national staff member of United Ministries in Higher Education; director, National Career Development Project; and author, consultant, and speaker.

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