What Color is Your Parachute?: A Practical Guide for Job-hunting and Career Changes

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Ten Speed, 2004 - Business & Economics - 411 pages
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Thoroughly revised for 2004, a handy job-hunter's guide explains how to identify one's personal goals and interests and explains how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment, with tips on interviews, salary negotiation techniques, career searching online, and more. Simultaneous. 200,000 first printing.

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Review: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

User Review  - Khara - Goodreads

I'm surprised this book doesn't have a higher rating. I try to read this book once every two years or so. I enjoy the activities and I think it's a good way of setting a baseline and seeing where you ... Read full review

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

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About the author (2004)

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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