What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (Paperback)
 
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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (Paperback)

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    The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2014 with up-to-the-minute information and tips for how-to look for work and change careers.

    In today's challenging job-market, the long-trusted guidance of What Color Is Your ......more

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The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2014 with up-to-the-minute information and tips for how-to look for work and change careers.

In today's challenging job-market, the long-trusted guidance of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Published in 22 languages and 26 countries, and with over 10 million copies sold, What Color is Your Parachute? has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests and land a job--even in hard times.

This 2014 edition of “[one of] the 100 best and most influential [nonfiction books] written in English since 1923,” according to TIME.com, is refreshed with up-to-the-minute statistics, job-field analyses, and advice on social media and search tactics (including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Skype, Yelp, and YouTube). However, Parachute’s core message remains intact: WHAT, WHERE, and HOW.

What do you most love to do?
Where do you most love to do it?
How do you find such a job and persuade those employers to hire you?

Career and business guru Richard (“Dick”) N. Bolles, who coined the terms “informational interview” and “transferable skills,” demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes, interviewing, networking, salary negotiation, career coaches, how to start your own business, and more.

Recent grads, workers laid-off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change will all benefit from the support, encouragement, and nuts-and-bolts guidance Parachute has to offer. As Dave Kerpen, New York Times bestselling author and CEO of social media software platform Likable Local and chairman of Likeable Media, said on LinkedIn about pursuing his passions post-college:

“For several months I floundered -- as a life insurance salesman, a pizza delivery guy, and a tutor. Then I found a book which changed my life - What Color Is Your Parachute (incid...

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.

Author:
Bolles, Richard Nelson
Series Title:
What Color Is Your Parachute?
Genre:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / Job Hunting
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Revised, Updated
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
355
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ten Speed Pr
Publish Date:
08/13/2013
Copyright Year:
2013
ISBN:
9781607743620
Height:
9.0 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.75 lb
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