Summary: ''How many jobs are out there, in this economy?''
''Where do I go from here with my life?''
These are some of the questions at the forefront of the modern job-searcher's mind. And they are thoroughly and thoughtfully answered with all-new chapters in the 2011 edition ofWhat Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world for more than three decades--in good times and bad. A longtime fixture on best-seller lists,What Color ...show moreIs Your Parachute?features life-saving information that is updated each year to cater to the specific requirements of today's job market.
Career guru Richard N. Bolles leads job-searchers to find meaningful work. He asks, WHAT skills do you most love to use? WHERE--in what field--would you most love to use them? And HOW do you find such jobs without depending on agencies, ads, and online postings?
This book is not only about finding a job in hard times, it's also about finding your passion. In the words ofFortunemagazine:
''Parachute remains the gold standard of career guides.''
What Color Is Your Parachute?is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, with 10 million copies sold, in more than 20 languages. Written by career guru Richard N. Bolles--who coined the terms ''informational interviewing'' and ''transferable skills''--thisNew York TimesandBusinessWeekbest seller answers such questions as:
''What are the five best--and worst--ways to search for a job?'' See chapter 3 (starting on page 31).
''What are the most helpful job sites on the Internet, out of the thousands that are out there?'' See pages 53-54.
''What interview questions can I expect to be asked, and how do I answer them?'' See ...show less
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