What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021: Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success (Paperback)

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021: Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success By Richard N. Bolles, Katharine Brooks, EdD Cover Image

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021: Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success (Paperback)

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With timeless advice, up-to-the-minute insights, and more than ten million copies sold over fifty years, the world’s most popular and best-selling career guide is fully revised and expanded for 2021.

In today’s challenging job-market, as recent grads face a shifting economic landscape and seek work that pays and inspires, as workers are laid off mid-career, and as people search for an inspiring work-life change, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. This completely updated edition features the latest resources, strategies, and perspectives on today’s job market, revealing surprising advice on what works—and what doesn’t—so you can focus your efforts on tactics that yield results. 
 
This practical manual has been fully revised for 2021 by Vanderbilt University Career Center Director Katharine Brooks, EdD, with modern advice on the job hunt strategies that are working today, such as building an online resume, making the most of social media tools to network effectively, interviewing virtually with confidence, and negotiating the best salary possible. 
 
At its core is Richard N. Bolles’s famed Flower Exercise, a unique self-inventory that helps you design your career—and your life—around your key passions, transferable skills, traits, and more.
 
With the unique and authoritative guidance of What Color Is Your Parachute?, job-hunters and career changers will have all the tools they need to discover—and land—their dream job.
Richard N. Bolles led the job-search field for more than forty years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he served as the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences.

Katharine Brooks, EdD, is an award-winning career counselor and coach who is currently the Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center for Vanderbilt University. She is a licensed professional counselor, nationally certified counselor, and board-certified coach. Previously, she had been the executive director of the Office of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University and director of career services for the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas in Austin.
Product Details ISBN: 9781984857866
ISBN-10: 198485786X
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2020
Pages: 352
Language: English

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