What Color Is Your Parachute? 2015

Paperback $18.99

Aug 12, 2014 | 368 Pages

  • Paperback $18.99

    Aug 12, 2014 | 368 Pages


“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

“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, Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities

“Ideally, everyone should read What Color Is Your Parachute? in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter.” 

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.” 

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 It’s a Whole New World for Job-Hunters
Chapter 2 Google Is Your New Resume
Chapter 3 There Are Over Eight Million Vacancies Available Each Month
Chapter 4 Sixteen Tips About Interviewing for a Job
Chapter 5 The Six Secrets of Salary Negotiation
Chapter 6 What to Do When Your Job-Hunt Just Isn’t Working
Chapter 7 You Need to Understand More Fully Who You Are
Chapter 8 You Get to Choose Where You Work
Chapter 9 How to Deal with Any Handicaps You Have
Chapter 10 Five Ways to Change Careers
Chapter 11 How to Start Your Own Business

The Blue Pages
Appendix A Finding Your Mission in Life
Appendix B A Ten-Minute Crash Course for Returning Vets
Appendix C A Guide to Dealing with Your Feelings While Out of Work
Appendix D A Guide to Choosing a Career Coach or Counselor
Appendix E Sampler List of Coaches
Appendix F Recent Foreign Editions of What Color Is Your Parachute?

The Final Word: Notes from the Author for This Edition
About the Author
Update 2016

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