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   What Color Is Your Parachute?
A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
by Richard Nelson Bolles
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Category: Personal Finance& Careers
Code: 3034 |  ISBN: 1580087272 |  432 pp. |  Publication Date: 2005
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Format: Trade Paperback
About this book
In the last five years, the United States has lost 2.6 million jobs ? the most in any five-year period since the Great Depression. In the 2006 edition of his legendary job-hunting book, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? Richard Nelson Bolles offers hope and presents an inspiring and detailed plan for finding your place in this uncertain job market. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? has been the best-selling job-hunting book in the world for more three decades, in good times and bad, and it continues to be a fixture on best-seller lists. It has well over eight million copies in print and has been translated into 12 languages around the world. With an extended preface that addresses job loss, vacancies, and outsourcing and updated references on how to use the Internet in your job-hunt throughout, the 2006 PARACHUTE addresses the top concerns of today's job-hunters. In the words of Fortune magazine: ?Parachute remains the gold standard of career guides.?

RICHARD NELSON BOLLES has been a leader in the career field for more than 30 years. He is former director of the National Career Development Project and an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he majored in chemical engineering; Harvard University, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor?s degree in physics; and the General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, where he earned a master?s degree in New Testament studies. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


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