Author(s): Richard N. Bolles
The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017 to tailor its 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 and updated 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 resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
"One of the 25 books that have shaped readers' lives." CENTER FOR THE BOOK, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS . . . 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" "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" Ideally, everyone should read "What Color Is Your Parachute? "in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter. " FORTUNE" This is a fantastic tool useful to almost everyone. . . . It s so darn useful because it is about more than just finding a job. KEVIN KELLY, AUTHOR OF "COOL TOOLS: A CATALOG OF POSSIBILITIES""
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.