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Main Title What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers /
Author Bolles, Richard Nelson,
Publisher Ten Speed Press,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 864548684
ISBN 9781607745563; 1607745569; 9781607745556 : PAP; 1607745550 : PAP; 9781607745563
Subjects Applications for positions ; Vocational guidance ; Career changes ; Job hunting ; Employment ; Career choice
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EOAM  HF5383.B56 2015 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 12/08/2016
Edition 2015 edition.
Collation 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Revised and updated annually." "Includes new section for veterans"--Cover. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Explains how to identify personal goals and interests and reveals how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment, with tips on interviews, salary-negotiation techniques, and career searching online. It's a whole new world for job-hunters -- Google is your new resume -- There are over eight million vacancies available each month -- Sixteen tips about interviewing for a job -- The six secrets of salary negotiation -- What to do when your job-hunt just isn't working -- You need to understand more fully who you are -- You get to choose where you work -- How to deal with any handicaps you have -- Five ways to change careers -- How to start your own business -- Appendixes : A. Finding your mission in life ; B.A ten-minute crash course for returning vets ; C.A guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work ; D.A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor ; E. Sampler list of coaches ; F. Recent foreign editions of What Color Is Your Parachute?