9781580089302

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2009 : A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

  • ISBN 13:

    9781580089302

  • ISBN 10:

    1580089305

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 10/01/2008
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Newer Edition

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The #1 best-selling career book of all time, revised and updated to keep pace with today's ever-changing job market. Still the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? is the most complete guide for first-time job seekers as well as second and encore careers changers. For more than three decades, it remains a mainstay on best-seller lists, from Amazon.com to Business Week to the New York Times, where it has spent more than six years, and it has been translated into 20 languages. The 2009 edition is an even more useful book, with its updated, inspiring, and detailed plan for changing readers'lives. With new examples, instructions, and cautionary advice, PARACHUTE is, to quote Fortune magazine, "the gold standard of career guides." Visit the What Color Is Your Parachute? JOB-HUNTER'S RESOURCE CENTER for video, useful exercises, job-search advice, and more... Reviews http://cbs5.com/consumer/job.hunt.tips.2.960671.html -CBS-5 "Job seekers, don't despair. Richard Bolles is on your side. At 81, his lifes'work has been about how to find a job. And not just any job, but the career of your dreams. Even in a recession."-Sacramento Bee "Chock-full of revisions and tips relevant to today's circumstances."-San Francisco Chronicle "Parachute remains the most complete career guide around . . . It covers all the ground less ambitious guides do, as well as some the others don't, mostly in the realm of the psyche." -Barbara Presley Noble, New York Times "Find success in your job search by picking up a copy of What Color Is Your Parachute?"-Complete Woman "'It's a Wonderful Life'isn't the only classic people will be enjoying this holiday season. Many folks-actually, tens of thousands...-will find a copy of a classic career planning book under the tree...What Color Is Your Parachute?...has been around so long we forget the author...helped define not only an industry, but a national perspective." -St. Paul Pioneer Press as featured in Amy Lindgren's syndicated career column. "A career-advice juggernaut. The best-selling career guide in history, Parachute has sold over nine million copies, spawned a number of ancillary books (including editions for teens and retirees), and was named by the Library of Congress as one of the 25 books that have shaped readers'lives-putting Bolles in the company of Malcolm X, Robert Louis Stevenson and God, whose own Bible is a perennial bestseller." -New York Post "The 2008 edition is full of new suggestions, along with the classic advice that continues to hold true today." -About.com's Job Searching Site Testimonials for What Color is Your Parachute? "I have three Guerrilla books on Amazon best-seller lists of one kind or another, but none are as high quality as Parachute. Hardly anything ever is." -Jay Conrad Levinson, author of Guerrilla Marketing "You've done it again (for me)! Using Parachute, I've landed (1) a super job in an Insanely Great company doing wonderful things and (2) spring-boarded into an even better position just one year later within the same company doing exactly what I've always dreamed of. Make another notch in your book binding (or wherever you keep track of these things) because you've made me a runaway success. Kudos to you and all you continue to do for the job hunter/career changer!" -Jon Copeland, Executive Briefing Center, Apple, Inc. "I am a U.S. Marine serving in Iraqhellip;I have recently finished What Color is Your Parachute?, and I was pleasantly surprised how much I learned about myself. I was also grateful to learn that

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