What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

by Richard N. Bolles


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399578212
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 08/16/2016
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 1,130,780
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

 RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the career development field for more than forty years and has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marci.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 It's a Whole New World for Job-Hunters 1

Chapter 2 Google Is Your New Resume 21

Chapter 3 There Are Over Ten Million Vacancies Available Each Month 45

Chapter 4 Sixteen Tips About Interviewing for a Job 53

Chapter 5 The Six Secrets of Salary Negotiation 83

Chapter 6 What to Do When Your Job-Hunt Just Isn't Working 99

Chapter 7 Self-Inventory, Part 1 111

Chapter 8 Self-Inventory, Part 2 125

Chapter 9 You Get to Choose Where You Work 199

Chapter 10 How to Deal with Any Handicaps You Have 219

Chapter 11 The Five Ways to Choose/Change Careers 241

Chapter 12 How to Start Your Own Business 257

The Pink Pages

Appendix A Finding Your Mission in Life 274

Appendix B A Guide to Dealing with Your Feelings While Out of Work 297

Appendix C A Guide to Choosing a Career Coach or Counselor 306

Appendix D Sampler List of Coaches 320

Appendix E Recent Foreign Editions of What Color Is Your Parachute? 337

The Final Word: Notes from the Author for This Edition 338

About the Author 344

Update 2018 345

Index 346

Additional Helpful Resources from the Author 355

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
NatoshaM More than 1 year ago
There is always something that we forget when going for a job or have no idea how to show up and have the employer amazed to hire us! Well, if this is the case with you then I would have to suggest the book, What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017 by Richard N. Bolles. It's actually a cute title, but really it's a book that will give you the guidance to win any interview and job hunt. The book is full of interesting tips and done in a way that it isn't boring or looks complicated to read. It's actually so colorful that it makes me interested, to learn how to get a job I want! The inside has much information about how the job world worked way back then and how it works now. I do agree that now all the employer has to do is Google the person online before hiring. They can see from linkedIn or other social sites the person they are hiring and how they really acted in their other jobs or how highly rated they are. Therefore, it's always a good thing to look the part online and off when going for a job and this book will help you get there. You won't be left in the dark when it comes to interviews and how to have your resume online and off show the right stuff the employer wants to see and know about. I really found this book to be a great new guide for 2017, very up to date and something that will help me and anyone who is interested in Acing the interview or finding that career you want, make it happen!