What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

April 25, 2018 - Comment

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world’s most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles’s long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today’s job-hunters and career-changers. In today’s challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent

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With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work–and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.

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Eddie Coyle says:

Why “What Color is Your Parachute” More Important 47 Years Later I first became acquainted with “What Color is Your Parachute” when I managed a Borders bookstore in West Los Angeles. This “Parachute” book used to fly off the shelves and we were always running out of stock on the title. Years later, when Borders bit the dust, and the world went through the 2008 recession, I found myself in need of Richard N. Bolles book and discovered what all the fuss was about. It helped me through a tough time in an overcrowded and treacherous job market…

William S. Gross says:

An amazing book for job hunters. If you are looking to change careers or change your job, this book is a tremendous help. It gives you standard ways of applying for a job to fill in another spot on your resume. But the heart of the book is helping you realize what your dream job would be, and how to go after it. I am in the process of reading this book for the second time, because the first time I didn’t go through the steps like I should have. I just read over each part without completing the exercises. That is why I had…

J. Hassel says:

Work the System This is the first time ever that I have committed to and, in fact, “worked” a mission defining/job search system. The Flower Exercise literally took me months to complete (and that was NOT a bad thing) as I needed to give much time and attention to the process of identifying skills and knowledges that I have and LOVE to use.I began this process when I gave my NGO four months notice that I would be leaving. I gave myself time, productive/quiet space and sufficient energy to be…

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