What Color Is Your Parachute? (Paperback)

A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

By Richard N. Bolles

Ten Speed Press, 9781607745556, 353pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

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The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2015 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.
"What Color Is Your Parachute?" is the world's most popular job-hunting guide with more than ten million copies sold.Now, no matter what your circumstances, every job-hunter canfind help withup-to-the-minute information on what has changed about the job-market, plus strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. And if you are a returning vet, there is a new twenty-page appendix this year, specifically addressing your unique needs.
This2015edition includes up-to-date research and tips about writing impressive resumes and cover letters, doingeffective networking and confident interviewing, and negotiating the best salary possible.But it goes beyond that, in helping you to better know who you are, withitsclassic self-inventory called The Flower Exercise becausethe best answer to "What shall I do? "flows from knowing "Who you are.

About the Author

RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the career development field for more than forty 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."