The best-selling job-hunter's bible for decades, this indispensableresource is a complete handbook for people who are on a quest tofind their mission in life, or at the very least, the next good job thatwill put food on the table. Whether you are a fresh graduate, never finished a degree, or are searching for your deeper calling after many years of work, this is the book for you. You may need atemporaryjob,butthebookstronglysuggestsamajorlife-changingone!There are basically two types of job searches: the traditional, andthe life-changing. The former requires the usual resume-matched-to-the-employer-formula. The latter begins with a weekend of honest soul-searching and really deep thought. The actual life-changingjobhuntmaytakemuchlonger.Youmusthaveadequatereserves of energy and determination to go on this hunt. But theresult of the long search is well worth it. Why? Because the searchfor the “job of your dreams” is really the search for your truehappiness…and you have every right to seek this happiness. Youmayenlistafamilymemberoragoodfriendforencouragementandsupport in this major type of job search. This person will be your taskmaster, the one you can trust to follow up on your weeklyprogress,andwillfirmlyreprimandyouwheneveryoulosefocusor giveuptoosoon.
What Color Is Your Parachute?
Author:Publisher:Date of Publication:ISBN:Number of Pages:
Richard N. BollesTen Speed Press2004411 pages1-58008-541-5
The Big Idea
Richard N. Bolles
, author of the mostpopular job-hunting book in theworld. Acknowledged as "America'stop career expert," by,andas"theoneresponsiblefor the renaissance of the career counseling profession in the U.S.over the past decade, by, Bolles is universallyrecognized not only as a best-sellingauthor, but also as a master teacher.Bolles is an alumnus of theMassachusetts Institute of Technology,inchemicalengineering,HarvardUniversity,inphysics(wherehe graduated ), and theGeneral Theological (Episcopal)Seminary in New York City, fromwhichheholdsaMaster'sdegree(hehas been an ordained Episcopalpriest for the past 50 years). Over 20,000 people a month purchase" " which is revised andupdated annually (the new editionappearinginNovembereachyear).
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A Practical Manual For Job-Hunters And Career-Changers