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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers


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Thoroughly revised for 2012, a handy job-hunter's guide explains how to identify one's personal goals and interests and reveals how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment, with tips on interviews, salary-negotiation techniques, career searching online and more, in a guide that reflects the current market.

About the Author

\Richard N. Bolleshas led the career development field for more than forty years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he has been the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles was trained in chemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University, a master’s in sacred theology from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, and three honorary doctorates. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marci. Visit

Table of Contents

How to find hope — Survival skills you most need in today's world — The three attitudes necessary for survival — How to deal with handicaps — The best and worst ways to look for those job vacancies that are out there — Do I really need a resume? — Networking in this age of social media — Sixteen tips about interviewing — The six secrets of salary negotiation — Starting your own business — Being inventive is key to survival — How to choose a new career — Self-inventory (the flower exercise) — Teaching survival job-hunting to others — Finding your mission in life — A guide to dealing with unemployment depression — A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor — Sampler list of coaches.

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A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Ten Speed Press
Bolles, Richard Nelson
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