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In the last five years, the United States has lost 2.6 million jobs — the most in any five-year period since the Great Depression. In the 2006 edition of his legendary job-hunting book, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? Richard Nelson Bolles offers hope and presents an inspiring and detailed plan for finding your place in this uncertain job market. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? has been the best-selling job-hunting book in the world for more three decades, in good times and bad, and it continues to be a fixture on ...
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Overview

In the last five years, the United States has lost 2.6 million jobs — the most in any five-year period since the Great Depression. In the 2006 edition of his legendary job-hunting book, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? Richard Nelson Bolles offers hope and presents an inspiring and detailed plan for finding your place in this uncertain job market. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? has been the best-selling job-hunting book in the world for more three decades, in good times and bad, and it continues to be a fixture on best-seller lists, from Amazon.com to Business Week. It has well over eight million copies in print and has been translated into 12 languages around the world. With an extended preface that addresses job loss, vacancies, and outsourcing and updated references on how to use the Internet in your job-hunt throughout, the 2006 PARACHUTE addresses the top concerns of today's job-hunters. In the words of Fortune magazine: “Parachute remains the gold standard of career guides.”

About the Author
RICHARD NELSON BOLLES has been a leader in the career field for more than 30 years. He is former director of the National Career Development Project and an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he majored in chemical engineering; Harvard University, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in physics; and the General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, where he earned a master’s degree in New Testament studies. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781580087278
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 11/15/2005
  • Series: What Color is Your Parachute? Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.92 (h) x 1.14 (d)

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  • Anonymous

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    The Deffinitive Job Hunters Bible

    If you are looking to change careers or looking for the perfect career or job for you this IS the book you need. Look no further. It has been the industry standard for years and for good reason. If you lack direction, are unhappy in your current position, or feel unsatisfied with where your future is headed GET THIS BOOK. It will deffinately change your life and the way you look at your career.

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