Synopses & Reviews
Looking for work? Dreaming of changing careers and reinvigorating your passion?
What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter’s Workbook is your key to creating a picture of your ideal job or next career.
Career guru Richard N. Bolles has been helping job-hunters for forty years with his classic job-search guide, What Color Is Your Parachute? This revised and updated full-color workbook makes doing his highly effective Flower Exercise easy. With user-friendly exercises and plenty of space to write, the Job-Hunter’s Workbook will help you translate personal interests into marketable job skills. Simple step-by-step worksheets will illuminate your favorite transferable skills, fields of special knowledge, job environments, values and goals, working conditions, and levels of responsibility and salary. Once you’ve completed this workbook, you’ll have a comprehensive picture of your dream job, and be able to effectively target your ideal work situation.
Through good times and bad, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR
The new edition of this companion workbook draws on the latest ideas in What Color Is Your Parachute?
and provides a place where job-hunters can record and explore the details of their job-search.
Career giant Richard N. Bolles presents this revised and updated companion workbook that allows job-hunters to be more detailed and expansive while working on key exercises. Easy to use and with plenty of room to write, the workbook helps readers look at their transferable skills, career history, and personal interests, as well as answer such basic questions as where to live and salary requirements. When completed, the workbook presents job-seekers with a picture of their ideal job or next career.
About the Author
RICHARD N. BOLLES has led the career development field for more than 35 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.