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  • Published: 1 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781607745778
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $26.99

What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, Third Edition


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This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens distills the time-tested advice of career development guru Richard N. Bolles into a friendly, approachable guide for students just starting on the road to college and career. Authored by teen specialist Carol Christen, this book helps students discover their interests and passions early, so they can identify their dreams and decide what additional schooling--and tuition debt--makes sense for their chosen field. With fresh updates on social media and the specific challenges of today's job-market, this new edition has all the wisdom teens (and their parents) need to build their futures and nurture who they want to be.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781607745778
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Authors

Carol Christen

RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the job-hunting field for more than 35 years. The author of What Colour is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book of all time, Bolles has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles holds a Bachelors Degree cum laude in physics from Harvard and three honorary doctorates.

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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