What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition

Paperback $15.99

Ten Speed Press | Apr 21, 2015 | 192 Pages | 6 x 9 | Young Adult | ISBN 9781607745778

  • Paperback$15.99

    Ten Speed Press | Apr 21, 2015 | 192 Pages | 6 x 9 | Young Adult | ISBN 9781607745778

  • Ebook$10.99

    Ten Speed Press | Apr 21, 2015 | 192 Pages | Young Adult | ISBN 9781607745785

Praise

“Discover and explore your personal path with the help of this excellent book. Use Christen’s step-by-step exercises, along with careful planning and hard work, to launch a
successful career.”
—Steven Roy Goodman, educational consultant and coauthor of College Admissions Together
 
“After long nights of losing sleep and worrying about what career would both satisfy me and benefit my life in the future, I found my answer among the many informative and interactive pages of this book. It has lead me down the right track toward the profession of my dreams and taught me a lot about myself along the way.”
—Alison Mantell, college freshman at Montana State University

Table Of Contents

CONTENTS
Acknowledgments  vi
My Parachute  vii
Preface to the Third Edition  viii
Introduction  1


PART ONE / DISCOVER YOUR DREAM JOB: And Plot to Get It  3
1 / What You Love to Do: Your Favorite and Best Skills  6
2 /
Who You Love to Work With: Your Favorite Types
of People  26
3 / Where You Love to Be: Your Ideal Work Environment  34
4 / Your Parachute Describes Your Dream Jobs  42


PART TWO /
ON THE WAY TO YOUR FUTURE: Help If You  
Don’t Know Where to Go  59
5 / What Do I Do Now? Make the Most of High School  61
6 /
What Do I Do Next? Make the Most of the Best and
Least Expensive Higher Education  86
7 /
Goal Setting: Keep Yourself Motivated and
Move Forward  103
8 / Social Media: The New Normal  109


PART THREE /
LAND YOUR DREAM JOB: Create Your Ideal 
Life . . . and More  129
9 / Search for Your Dream Job: Finding the Best Fit  130
10 / Hiring Interviews: The Scoop  150
11 / Trends and Your Career  161
12 / Beyond Your Dream Job: Create the Life You Want  171


About the Authors  181
Index  182

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