What Color Is Your Parachute 2017

What Color Is Your Parachute  2017 Author Richard N. Bolles
ISBN-10 9780399578229
Release 2016-08-16
Pages 368
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The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017, tailoring 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.



The 2009 What Color is Your Parachute

The 2009 What Color is Your Parachute Author Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN-10 9781580089319
Release 2009
Pages 407
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A guide to discovering personal goals and interests explains how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment



What Color Is Your Parachute 2018

What Color Is Your Parachute  2018 Author Richard N. Bolles
ISBN-10 9780399579653
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 368
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With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors 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 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.



What Color is Your Parachute

What Color is Your Parachute Author Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN-10 1580085415
Release 2004
Pages 411
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A guide to discovering personal goals and interests explains how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment.



What Color Is Your Parachute for Retirement Second Edition

What Color Is Your Parachute  for Retirement  Second Edition Author John E. Nelson
ISBN-10 9781607743316
Release 2011-09-21
Pages 288
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Plan Now for the Life You Want Today’s economic realities have reset our expectations of what retirement is, yet there’s still the promise for what it can be: a life stage filled with more freedom and potential than ever before. Given the new normal, how do you plan for a future filled with prosperity, health, and happiness? As a companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, the world’s best-selling career book, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement offers both a holistic, big-picture look at these years as well as practical tools and exercises to help you build a life full of security, vitality, and community. This second edition contains updates throughout, including a section on Social Security, an in-depth exercise on values and how they inform your retirement map, and the one-of-a-kind resource for organizing the sea of information on finances and mental and physical health: the Retirement Well-Being Profile. More than a guide on where to live, how to stay active, or which investments to choose, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement helps you develop a detailed picture of your ideal retirement, so that—whether you’re planning retirement or are there already—you can take a comprehensive approach to make the most of these vital years. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Pathfinder

The Pathfinder Author Nicholas Lore
ISBN-10 9781451626032
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 448
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DO YOU JUMP OUT OF BED EVERY MORNING AND RUSH TO A JOB YOU LOVE? Or is the work you once enjoyed now just a way to pay the bills? Perhaps you're even doubting your career choice altogether. Let The Pathfinder guide you to a more engaging, fulfilling work life. Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has changed the lives of over 10,000 people, The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career -- or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You'll learn: * How to design your new career direction step by step so that it fits your talents, personality, needs, goals, values, and is, at the same time, practical and attainable * How to deal successfully with the "yeah but" voices in your head that keep you going back to the same old ill-fitting job, day after day * How to land the perfect job in your new field, plus tips on writing a really exceptional résumé, personal marketing, and networking (even for those who hate to network) Whether you're a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. No matter where you are in your journey, if you want work to be more of a dance than a drag, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.



How to Find Your Mission in Life

How to Find Your Mission in Life Author Richard N. Bolles
ISBN-10 9781607743569
Release 2011-11-30
Pages 96
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Now in Paperback!In this intimate treasury of wit and wisdom, Richard Bolles, author of the job-hunting bible: WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE?, explores the spiritual aspects of finding one’s place in the work world. For anyone who has ever wondered how to make the most of their unique natural gifts, or how to find a vocation that is both socially responsible and personally fulfilling, this enlightening and empowering little volume provides immeasurable guidance. Originally appearing as an appendix in PARACHUTE, this book has led countless people through life’s most difficult passages and is sure to inspire anyone who is either new to the job market or reconsidering their place in it. A guide to exploring the spiritual aspects of finding one’s mission in the workplace. Previous editions have sold 85,000 copies. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The 2 Hour Job Search

The 2 Hour Job Search Author Steve Dalton
ISBN-10 9781607741718
Release 2012-03-06
Pages 240
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A job-search manual that gives career seekers a systematic, tech-savvy formula to efficiently and effectively target potential employers and secure the essential first interview. The 2-Hour Job Search shows job-seekers how to work smarter (and faster) to secure first interviews. Through a prescriptive approach, Dalton explains how to wade through the Internet’s sea of information and create a job-search system that relies on mainstream technology such as Excel, Google, LinkedIn, and alumni databases to create a list of target employers, contact them, and then secure an interview—with only two hours of effort. Avoiding vague tips like “leverage your contacts,” Dalton tells job-hunters exactly what to do and how to do it. This empowering book focuses on the critical middle phase of the job search and helps readers bring organization to what is all too often an ineffectual and frustrating process.



The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People Fourth Edition

The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People  Fourth Edition Author Carol Eikleberry, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781607747840
Release 2015-09-08
Pages 272
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A practical career guide for creatively inclined job seekers of all ages, with tips and counsel on how to use your independent and innovative talents and passions to make money, express yourself, and find a job you love. This new edition of the popular guide for individuals seeking work that suits their unique skills has been completely revised and updated to reflect the freedom offered by the new work order, delve more deeply into freelancing as a career, explore social media as it relates to creative job searches, provide new success stories, and bring all salary information up to date. It also includes descriptions of more than 270 creative jobs, from the mainstream (architect, web designer) to the unexpected (crossword-puzzle maker, police sketch artist). With knowledgeable career guidance, real-life success stories, and eye-opening self-evaluation tools, the fourth edition of The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People helps unique individuals find work that supports and compliments their personalities and passions.



What Color Is Your Parachute For Teens 2nd Edition

What Color Is Your Parachute  For Teens  2nd Edition Author Carol Christen
ISBN-10 9781607743309
Release 2011-08-10
Pages
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In today’s über-competitive climate, you can’t just wing it when you graduate and count on finding a great job (or a great job finding you). It pays to figure out your interests early, so you can decide what additional schooling—and tuition debt—makes sense for your chosen field. In What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. Bolles not only help you plan for these decisions, but also help you define the unique passions that will lead you to your dream job. With new chapters on social media and sustainable jobs—along with all-new profiles of twentysomethings who’ve found work in solar energy, magazine writing, and more—this new edition has all the nitty-gritty details you need to get started now. Most importantly, it’s packed with the big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that’s perfect for who you are—and who you want to be. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Do What You Are

Do What You Are Author Paul D. Tieger
ISBN-10 9780316236751
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 432
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The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated. DO WHAT YOU ARE--the time-honored classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work--is now updated to include jobs in today's hottest markets, including health services, education, and communications technology. With the global economy's ups and downs, the advent of astonishing new technology, the migration to online work and study, and the ascendancy of mobile communication, so much has changed in the American workplace since this book's fourth edition was published in 2007. What hasn't changed is the power of Personality Type to help people achieve job satisfaction. This fifth edition is especially useful for millennials and for baby boomers experiencing midlife career switches. The book leads readers step-by-step through the process of determining and verifying Personality Type. Then it identifies occupations that are popular with each Type, provides helpful case studies, and offers a rundown of each Type's work-related strengths and weaknesses. Focusing on each Type's strengths, DO WHAT YOU ARE uses workbook exercises to help readers customize their job search, ensuring the best results in the shortest period of time.



The Job Hunter s Survival Guide

The Job Hunter s Survival Guide Author Richard N. Bolles
ISBN-10 9780307759429
Release 2012-04-04
Pages 112
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One hundred pages of lifesaving advice for people out of work. When over ten million people have needed help with their job-hunt—or with figuring out what to do with their life—there is one person they have turned to, more than any other. He is Richard N. Bolles, author of the #1 job-hunting book of all time, What Color Is Your Parachute? His name is well-known around the world. Just during the last twelve months, he has appeared in Time (“10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now,” March 2009), U.S. News & World Report (deemed “savior of the nation’s unemployed,” October 2008), NBC’s Today Show (broadcast in April 2009), and many other publications and shows. His book was the #1 best-seller on BusinessWeek’s paperback list as recently as last November. Never has his advice been more sought than during these brutal economic times. He has responded by writing a completely new book: The Job-Hunter’s Survival Guide, designed particularly for people who are hanging on the ropes, who haven’t time to do a lot of reading but need help desperately—and now. Early reviews have called this little Guide “brilliant” and “tremendously helpful.” From the Trade Paperback edition.



What Color Is Your Parachute for Teens Third Edition

What Color Is Your Parachute  for Teens  Third Edition Author Carol Christen
ISBN-10 9781607745785
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 192
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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. No idea what you want to be? No worries! This fun, rewarding guide draws on the time-tested principles of the career classic What Color Is Your Parachute? to help you discover your passions, skills, and potential college majors and dream jobs. Why now? Because when you identify your interests and passions early, you can make informed decisions on what additional schooling (and tuition debt) makes sense for your chosen field. With fresh updates on the specific challenges of today’s job-market, this new edition features activities and advice on information interviewing, social media, internships, and more. Most importantly, it’s packed with big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that’s perfect for who you are—and who you want to be. From the Trade Paperback edition.



What Color Is Your Rainbow

What Color Is Your Rainbow Author Jodi Hooten Chavez
ISBN-10 9781606046241
Release 2009-03
Pages 24
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It takes all of us, walking together, to make something as special as a rainbow. Join new author Jodi Hooten Chavez on this touching tale of friendship, told in the bright, innocent language of a first-grader. What Color Is Your Rainbow? is a clever story of a young boy and his five very different friends on their journey to school. Children everywhere will come to understand, just like the young boys in this story, that differences in appearance, interests, and skills are what bring friends together. This endearing story will captivate children and adults alike and leave readers with a warm glow of happiness, challenging them to ask themselves, What Color Is Your Rainbow?



Career Coach 2011

Career Coach 2011 Author Corinne Mills
ISBN-10 1844552705
Release 2011-09
Pages 288
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Bored with your job? Frustrated at work? Need a big career change but don't know what? Perhaps you've watched as colleagues have fast-tracked their careers while you've been left behind. Or maybe you've got friends and work mates who've reinvented their career and wish you could do the same. If you're feeling dissatisfied or stuck with your current career or job, then this book is radically going to change your prospects! How? You need your own one-to-one consultation with an inspiring careers coach – and that's what you'll find inside. By giving you the tools to match your experience and skills to the exciting new career you dream of - and a plan of how to get it – you'll be able to make your career aspirations a reality. Career Coach 2012 shows you how to take back control over your career. Using the latest career management techniques you'll develop your own personal step-by-step action plan to make your job and career aspirations a reality, whatever they may be. This practical workbook takes you through a full career analysis exactly like a real career coach would; follow the week-by-week programme and complete the insightful quizzes and questionnaires to help you pinpoint your personal strengths and skills. Then work out how to match your experience and potential to a fulfilling and successful career – and how to achieve it. Written by the UK's leading career management expert, Corinne Mills, you can be sure you're getting the best advice from someone who knows the UK job market inside out – unlike other books available which are written by American authors for job hunters in the US. Motivating and inspiring, Career Coach 2012 shows you how to make smart decisions about your future career so you can really turn your dreams into a reality. Don't be afraid to take the leap – reinvent your career and make it happen!



Career Planning for Research Bioscientists

Career Planning for Research Bioscientists Author Sarah Blackford
ISBN-10 9781118406601
Release 2012-09-06
Pages 192
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Career Planning for Research Bioscientists is an essential careers guide for bioscience doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers. It contains a wealth of information and resources specifically targeted at research bioscientists, with practical strategies to enhance career success in an increasingly competitive job market. Advice on how to write a winning CV together with examples adapted for different jobs is presented, as well as practical exercises to assist with skills analysis and decision making. Profiles of PhD-qualified bioscienstists in a range of professions including academic research, industry, science communication, management and consultancy provide valuable insights into how others have managed their careers, and tactics such as networking and using social media demonstrate how new opportunities can be discovered. The content of this book is aimed primarily at research bioscientists, however much of the advice and information will be a useful reference for other students and researchers looking for an effective career planning strategy. A companion website with additional resources is available at www.wiley.com/go/blackford/careerplanning and you can visit Sarah Blackford’s blog at www.biosciencecareers.org for more information.



Job hunting on the Internet

Job hunting on the Internet Author Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN-10 1580083323
Release 2001
Pages 189
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This compact resource has established itself as the guide for anyone who's taking their job search to the Internet. A companion volume to Bolles's bestselling "What Color is Your Parachute?", this book shows readers how to integrate the Internet into a comprehensive job-hunting strategy. Two color.