A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2019, tailoring Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.
In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
“Praise for What Color Is Your Parachute?: "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 "Ideally, everyone should read What Color Is Your Parachute? in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter." --Fortune "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 "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." --New York Post "It's basically the bible of career advice." --US Department of Labor "Mr. Bolles continues to enrich and update it, expanding on concepts both universal and technical." --New York Times”