Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


Main Title What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers /
Author Bolles, Richard Nelson,
Publisher Ten Speed Press, an Imprint of the Crown Publishing Group,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 898228274
ISBN 9781607746614; 1607746611; 160774662X; 9781607746621
Subjects Job hunting ; Career changes ; Vocational guidance ; Yrkesval ; Sèoka arbete
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  HF5383 .B56 2015 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/05/2015
Edition Revised edition.
Collation 353 pages : illustrations, 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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 -- 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 choose/change careers -- How to start your own business -- Blue Pages: -- Appendix A: Finding your mission in life -- Appendix B: Guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work -- Appendix C: Guide to choosing a career coach or counselor -- Appendix D: Sampler lists of coaches -- Appendix E: Recent foreign editions of What Color Is Your Parachute? -- Final Word: Notes from the author for this edition -- About the author -- Update 2017 -- Index -- Additional helpful resources from the author. Overview: What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually, with more than ten million copies sold. This 2016 edition features the latest studies and perspectives on today's job-market, including proven strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. Career expert Richard N. Bolles reveals surprising advice on what works-and what doesn't-so you can focus your efforts on tactics that yield results. This helpful manual shares proven tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, as well as guidance for effective networking, confident interviewing, and the best salary negotiating possible. But it goes beyond that by helping you to zero in on your ideal job-and life-with its classic Flower Exercise. Whether you're searching for your first job, were recently laid off, or are dreaming of a career change, What Color Is Your Parachute? will guide you toward fulfilling and prosperous work.