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

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, 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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Rethinking your career!

User Review  - jullia2 - Overstock.com

This book is for you. Loved it and helped me navigate my next steps in a career. Did this almost 6 years ago. The book updates every year and was very helpful. Do not regret reading and adhering to the direction I was pointed. Read full review

excellent book to get you on track

User Review  - verdun1916 - Overstock.com

I appreciated that it was mailed in a thin cardboard that is recyclableI wish more companies did that! The book itself has been extremely useful and thought provoking. There is no age bracket for this book. anyone looking to change jobs or careers should read it. Read full review

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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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