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  • Published: 13 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9781984856562
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $32.99

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2020

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 2020, 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 shifting 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.

  • Pub date: 13 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9781984856562
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $32.99

About the Author

Richard N. Bolles

RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the career development field for more than thirty-five years. He was trained in chemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University and a master’s in sacred theology from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marci.

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Praise for What Color Is Your Parachute? 2020

“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”


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