What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers / Richard N. Bolles.Material type: TextPublisher: [Berkeley] : Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penquin Random House, c2019Edition: [Revised and updated annually]Description: 311 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781984856562 (pbk.); 1984856561 (pbk.)Other title: What color is your parachute? 2020Subject(s): Job hunting | Career changesLOC classification: HF 5382.7 | .B638 2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
It's a whole new world for job-hunters -- There are over ten million vacancies available each month -- The best and worst ways to look for jobs -- Self-Inventory, Part 1 -- Self-Inventory, Part 2 -- You get to choose where you work -- Google is you new resume -- Sixteen tips about interviewing for a job -- The six secrets of salary negotiation -- How to deal with any handicaps you have -- The five ways to choose/change careers -- How to start your own business -- The orange pages: Appendix A: Finding your mission in life -- Appendix B: A guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work -- Appendix C: A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor -- Appendix D: Sampler list of coaches -- The Final Word: Notes from the author for this edition -- About the author -- Index.
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.-- Amazon.