What Color is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter's Workbook

What Color is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter's Workbook

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By (author) Richard N. Bolles

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  • Publisher: TEN SPEED PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 201mm x 249mm x 8mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 20 March 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley CA
  • ISBN 10: 160774497X
  • ISBN 13: 9781607744979
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th edition
  • Illustrations note: 20 line illustrations
  • Sales rank: 36,004

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Career expert Richard N. Bolles walks job-hunters step by step through his famed self-inventory tool, the Flower Exercise, to discover their favorite skills and goals and create a picture of their ideal job or next career. Whether you're a recent grad, a midlife career-changer, or simply out of work, "What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter's Workbook" is your key to creating a picture of your ideal job or next career. Career guru Richard N. Bolles has been helping job-hunters for decades with his classic job-search guide, " What Color Is Your Parachute? "This revised and updated full-color workbook makes doing his highly effective Flower Exercise easy. With user-friendly exercises, all-new material, and plenty of space to write, the Job-Hunter's Workbook will help you translate personal interests into marketable job skills. Simple step-by-step worksheets will illuminate your favorite transferable skills, fields of knowledge, job environments, values and goals, working conditions, and levels of responsibility and salary. Once you've completed the workbook, you'll have a comprehensive picture of your dream job, and be able to target your ideal work situation.

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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.

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""What Color Is Your Parachute?" is about job-hunting and career-changing, but it's also about figuring out who you are as a person and what you want out of life." --"Time" ." . . one of the first job-hunting books on the market. It is still arguably the best. And it is indisputably the most popular." --"Fast Company" "Bolles knows what he's talking about: his practical job-hunting strategies are based on years of research, and best of all, they really work." --"School Library Journal" "Ideally, everyone should read "What Color Is Your Parachute?" in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter." --"Fortune" "There's "Parachute," and then there's all the rest. . . . a life-changing book." --"Career Planning and Adult Development Journal" ""Parachute" is still a top seller and it remains the go-to guide for everyone from midlife-crisis boomers looking to change their careers to college students looking to start one."