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What color is your parachute?
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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.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1It's a Whole New World for Job-Huntersp. 1
Chapter 2There Are Over Ten Million Vacancies Available Each Monthp. 15
Chapter 3The Best and Worst Ways to Look for Jobsp. 21
Chapter 4Self-Inventory, Part 1p. 33
Chapter 5Self-Inventory, Part 2p. 47
Chapter 6You Get to Choose Where You Workp. 121
Chapter 7Google Is You New Resumep. 141
Chapter 8Sixteen Tips About Interviewing for a Jobp. 165
Chapter 9The Six Secrets of Salary Negotiationp. 195
Chapter 10How to Deal with Any Handicaps You Havep. 211
Chapter 11The Five Ways to Choose/Change Careersp. 233
Chapter 12How to Start Your Own Businessp. 249
The Orange Pages
Further resources to use in your journey, set in a different color for easy access.
Appendix AFinding Your Mission in Lifep. 264
Appendix BA Guide to Dealing with Your Feelings While Out of Workp. 287
Appendix CA Guide to Choosing a Career Coach or Counselorp. 296
Appendix DSampler List of Coachesp. 310
The Final Word: Notes from the Authorp. 327
About the Authorp. 333
Indexp. 334
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