What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013

A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

By Richard N. Bolles
(Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9781607741466, 368pp.)

Publication Date: August 14, 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover

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Description

The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2013 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

Career expert Richard (“Dick”) N. Bolles has now written forty-one books all with the same title: What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers. In order  to tailor his authoritative guide to the current job- market, Bolles not only updates the book each year,  but he also reconceives it, reinvents it, and rewrites it,  so that one year’s edition is often vastly different from  the year before. This is the case with the 2013 edition.  Inventions in the book this year include a brand-new  transferable skills grid, a novel way to discover what fields  you would most like to work in, and a revamped version  of his famed self-inventory instrument, the Flower Exercise.

What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, and it has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests. This has allowed them to land a job even in hard times, and to create for themselves a new, interesting, and inspiring career and life.

With fresh insights into resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, entrepreneurship, and social media, What Color Is Your Parachute? has everything you need to dust off your motivation and find your dream job.




About the Author

RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the job-search field for more than 40 years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles holds a bachelor's degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University, a master's degree from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, and three honorary doctorates. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.




Praise For What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013

One of the first job-hunting books on the market. It is still arguably the best.  And it is indisputably the most popular.” 
Fast Company
 
“Ideally, everyone should read What Color Is Your Parachute? in the  tenth grade and again every year thereafter.”
Fortune
 
What Color Is Your Parachute? is about job-hunting and career-changing,  but it’s also about figuring out who you are as a person  and what you want out of life.”
Time 

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