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What color is your parachute? : A practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers / by Richard N. Bolles

By: Bolles, Richard N.
Publisher: Berkeley, C.A. : Ten Speed Press, 2014Edition: 2015 ed.Description: 353 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781607745556.Subject(s): Careers | Personal development
Contents:
It's a whole new world for job-hunters -- Google is your new resume -- There are over eight million vacancies available each month -- Sixteen tips about interviewing for a job -- The six secrets of salary negotiation -- What to do when your job-hunt just isn't working -- You need to understand more fully who you are -- You get to choose where you work -- How to deal with any handicaps you have -- Five ways to change careers -- How to start your own business. APPENDICES: Finding your mission in life -- A ten-minute crash course for returning vets -- A guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work -- A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor -- Sampler list of coaches.
Summary: Provides a practical guide to translating your personal interests into marketable job skills so you can find your dream job. Discusses resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation and more. Includes a "crash course" in transferable skills.
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Book Book Australia
208 BOL 2015 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 30004781
Book Book Australia
208 BOL 2015 (Browse shelf) Not for loan CA012829
Book Book New Zealand
209 WHA (Browse shelf) Not for loan CA008057
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It's a whole new world for job-hunters -- Google is your new resume -- There are over eight million vacancies available each month -- Sixteen tips about interviewing for a job -- The six secrets of salary negotiation -- What to do when your job-hunt just isn't working -- You need to understand more fully who you are -- You get to choose where you work -- How to deal with any handicaps you have -- Five ways to change careers -- How to start your own business. APPENDICES: Finding your mission in life -- A ten-minute crash course for returning vets -- A guide to dealing with your feelings while out of work -- A guide to choosing a career coach or counselor -- Sampler list of coaches.

Provides a practical guide to translating your personal interests into marketable job skills so you can find your dream job. Discusses resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation and more. Includes a "crash course" in transferable skills.

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