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
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|Book||Australia||208 BOL 2015 (Browse shelf)||Not for loan||30004781|
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|Book||New Zealand||209 WHA (Browse shelf)||Not for loan||CA008057|
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.