|Paperback 2011||R 474||In Stock.|
|Hardcover 2012||R 562||In Stock.|
About the Book :
The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2013 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.
As unemployment stretches on and people face new challenges in this economy, they turn to What Color Is Your Parachute? to help them find meaningful work. Combining classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated advice on social media and the job market, this revised edition outlines what works--and what doesn't. Career guru Richard N. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes to interviewing to networking. Recently named to Time magazine's list of All-Time 100 Best Nonfiction Books, What Color Is Your Parachute? is a book of practical wisdom that should be required reading for all.
About the Author :
RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the job-search field for more than 40 years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles holds a bachelor's degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University, a master's degree from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, and three honorary doctorates.
In these times of hard hitting recession, we all tend to gravitate towards reading self help books and rushing to buy career gurus books. I was no different, I ordered online Richard N. Bolles’, What color is your Parachute. He has 40 years of career guidance experience. While reading the book, it helped me point out the mission of my life. What color is you Parachute has small exercises which assisted me in acknowledging my dreams and talents which were long buried. The book also describes how one can use the social networking media and internet to network and sell oneself. Through the book, Bolles explains that job hunting itself is a full time, hands on job. Take it as a tip from a fellow reader, this book and some common sense will take you ahead.