What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future

by Richard N. Bolles, Carol Christen
     
 

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Based on Richard Nelson Bolles's What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens teaches high school and college students to zero in on their favorite skills and apply that knowledge to get the most out of school, set goals, and find their dream jobs. Filled with interactive exercises, worksheets,

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Based on Richard Nelson Bolles's What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens teaches high school and college students to zero in on their favorite skills and apply that knowledge to get the most out of school, set goals, and find their dream jobs. Filled with interactive exercises, worksheets, and profiles of young adults who have found their unique paths in life, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens is a crucial book for every teenager who cares about his or her future.

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Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly
After helping a generation of adults with assessing their careers, the authors turn to those just embarking on a profession in What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens by Richard Nelson Bolles and Carol Christen with Jean M. Blomquist. They begin by prompting readers to consider their interests, the kinds of people they enjoy and their ideal work environment, and round out the text with quizzes, writing exercises and teen testimonials designed to get teens thinking. Then they offer concrete ideas on how to gain experience (internships, Web sites, etc.) and prepare for interviews. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580087131
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
The Parachute Library Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile:
1090L (what's this?)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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Ann Reynolds
"...a great job simplifying the 400 pages of What Color Is Your Parachute? into a 166-page guide for young people."
Career Resources Manager, Worklife International, Australia

Meet the Author

RICHARD NELSON BOLLES is the best-selling author of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? and has been a leader in the career development field for more than 35 years. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
CAROL CHRISTEN is a career strategist who has worked extensively with teenagers. She lives on California’s Central Coast.

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