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The 40th Edition This is not your father s Parachute and not your mother s, either They d be astounded at the changes This book keeps building in insight, helpfulness, relevance, and urgency through new invention and information each year And this year it s the critical resource to help Americans and others get back to work For forty years now job hunters and carThe 40th Edition This is not your father s Parachute and not your mother s, either They d be astounded at the changes This book keeps building in insight, helpfulness, relevance, and urgency through new invention and information each year And this year it s the critical resource to help Americans and others get back to work For forty years now job hunters and career changers have been turning to this, the world s most popular job hunting book, confident that each new annual edition will give them the most up to date information about the job market and how to find meaningful work even in the midst of challenging economic times such as these This year s edition of What Color Is Your Parachute has been vastly rewritten, because job hunting has increasingly become a survival skill Career expert Richard N Bolles describes the five strategies most needed to survive, and explains how to incorporate social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter into your job search The new ideas are wrapped around the familiar core message of Parachute WHAT, WHERE, and HOW, with an emphasis on finding your passion and identifying your best transferable skills With fresh insights into resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, and how to start your own business, this book will give you the tools, exercises, and motivation you need to find hope, land a job, and fulfill your purpose in life In the words of Fortune magazine Parachute remains the gold standard of career guides.
  • Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
  • Author: Richard N. Bolles
  • ISBN: 9781607740766
  • Page: 192
  • Format: ebook

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Kater Cheek Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
A friend of mine bought this for me on kindle, saying it was a great way to find out what job best suits you. This book has been around for years and years, but as with textbooks, the author is quick to assure you that you really need the latest edition, as it's constantly being revamped. While there certainly are new addresses and new urls in this book, the basic principal, I'm sure, hasn't changed much.Most of the book consists of a guided self-assessment of what your likes and dislikes, skill [...]
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joanna Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
the only edition that popped up on here is ebook. i do not read ebooks. i had to clear that upteri had to return this book to the library unfinished because every time i tried to read it i would literally have an anxiety attack. i'm sure it's not the book's fault. or at least i can't prove it.
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Batch Batchelder Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Very good resource for the career prospector/"introspector". A little bit "I need a job" focused in places, but the diagnostics (chapter 13) are very good for self-examination toward determining strengths, weaknesses, preferences, etc Overall, very helpful. Highly recommended for "job" seekers as well as anyone who is on the "what should I do with my life" quest.Format: Paperback via ($12.91)amazon/gp/product/1607
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Vonetta Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Not really the kind of book helpful for recent professional school grads who know what they want to do and are just waiting for the right opportunity. I did like 2 things about this book, though: (1) The list of action verbs and skills prove very useful for resumes, interviews, and general self-assessments, and (2) the idea that time spent out of work is time to think and exercise, which is a comforting notion to those who have been out of work for a while and are looking for purpose.
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Courtney Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Fantastic career guide! It never leaves my desk.
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Deborah Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
What Color is Your Parachute? 2012 edition is an awesome book for those entering and returning to the job search market. Things change all the time. That is why they come out with a new edition every year. There was a time when there were no pc's or cell phones, snap chat, FB, or even e-mail. Whatever the new market to put yourself out in while job hunting, this series should help you think a little clearer and get yourself a little more organized. The next time I would look at a more current ye [...]
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Nguyễn Khải Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
A good book for anyone who is looking for a job.
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Kenn Prebilic Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
There's a great wealth of information in this book (the 2012 version), but like most things written about finding and pursuing your purpose in life -- there's a certain disconnect with making those dreams happen in the real world.The solution to that problem here seems to be asking God for help. The whole last section of the book -- the pink section -- is about prayer and Christianity, and most of the information is already covered in the book so I am not sure the need for it. It's almost as if [...]
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Annemieke Windt Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Now this book had more to do with my part of the job where I am a Student Guidance Counsellor and the fact that my second year students have to think about where they want to go with their study career and what they would love to do when they grow up. They still think that a career is something that is set in stone, when over the years I've learned that reality is usually more flexible than that. That it's about keeping on developing yourself and taking chances.Well if that's your attitude to li [...]
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Christina Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I'm a little shocked this is the "best-selling job-hunting book in the world" as the cover claims. If this is the best that's out there then I won't be picking up any other career advice books ever.I really didn't find any new advice about where to look for a job (internet job sites, networking, find companies in the phone book, your alumni office, etc) and how to land a job (work on your resume, practice interviewing, send a thank you note, etc).If you're even remotely tech/internet savvy and y [...]
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Amy Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I remember my mother having a copy of this book in the early 1980s when she was transitioning from grad school to career, so I picked up a copy, finding myself in a transitional phase of life as well.The advice is very sound, but where I had to part ways with the book was probably the core of the content, where the author walks the reader through a full life inventory, but without the benefit of forms or worksheets. Had those been available to photocopy in the book or download, this exercise wou [...]
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Rebecca Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I was very disappointed in this book. I am gainfully employed but have been in my job for a while, so I decided to read this book to keep my skills fresh. Every time I picked up the book though, it just made me anxious. I probably felt more anxious reading this book than I did last time I was job hunting. The book does have some helpful tips (others were pretty obvious)but I'll keep it handy for reference.Other things I didn't like: The authors voice felt very outdated; I had to skip the pink pa [...]
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Jeremy Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
My biggest take away from reading this: Do a lot of research into everything, starting with myself.Take what I find interesting, figure out what skills I have, and find out how to combine those two somehow. Talk to people, as someone has probably done this before.There's obviously more to job hunting to that, and the book goes over many of the details and steps. One of the best chapters is about how people like looking for jobs and how companies like filling job vacancies - The preferences are e [...]
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Kriston Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I first read this book in the early 1990s and it was as useful then as it is now. The author has thoroughly updated the book for use in the new age of the internet but it's like hearing Larry King describe Twitter.As in the older editions, the author gives too many specific internet addresses that are outdated by the time the book is printed. The author refers the reader to his friends in the career-coaching world too many times.My advice is to read this book for the advice and the exercises. Tr [...]
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Amber Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I heard about this book through Dan Miller's 48 Days to Work You Love. So here's the difference - this book is indispensable in helping you focus up on what you want to do with your life, while Miller's book was an excellent source on negotiating salary and finding the right job. Both are absolutely fantastic. Bolles (the writer) is such a good soul. I've done about half of the flower exercise, but I'm going to find some large paper, fill it out officially and tack it up. (I promise I'm not proc [...]
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Danielle Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I actually got this book from the library thinking it was more of a 'find your ideal career' type book. When I discovered it wasn't, I almost took it back, but decided to read the interviewing section for an upcoming job interview I had. It was very good! I ended up reading the whole thing. There is a section on finding your ideal career with a pretty meaty exercise. It also includes sections job hunting tips, salary negotiation, interview tips, tips on getting raises, etc.I recommend this for a [...]
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Cecelia Hightower Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
This was recommended from a couple of professors as a good book to read when job hunting. Even though I am not job hunting as in looking for a new job I am starting my new business so I am looking for places to have my computer classes -- this book was very helpful in reminding me of what it is that I have to offer and why I wanted to teach in the first place. I would recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a job or has a change going on in their life. Work related or personal, the book [...]
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Katie Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Great book. Lots of useful information on how to market your job skills and discover the job you truly want to do. The first appendix includes a section on faith and how that is tied to job hunting. It was an interesting read that made a lot of sense in regards to discovering what type of work you want to. Another appendix section was on unemployment and depression which resonated with me and made me feel less alone. There are some great tasks in this book. Well worth taking the time to read. 4. [...]
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Tory Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
El libro tiene buenas ideas y consejos para la persona quien está buscando para una profesión. El subtítulo del libro deba decir: un guía para buscadores de carreras que quieren una profesión que empareja sus habilidades. Me gustan los ejercicios que ayudaron a definir sus fortalezas. Muy práctico para el buscador. Voy a utilizar esto en la clase de vocacional que yo ensenar para buscadores del trabajar.
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Khara Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I'm surprised this book doesn't have a higher rating. I try to read this book once every two years or so. I enjoy the activities and I think it's a good way of setting a baseline and seeing where you're at, how you've grown, and what you want every few years while still in school. Some of it is obvious, some of it is a bit outdated, but it's good to go through anyway. I think it's a good guide to read before going job hunting.
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Keith Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I, thankfully, was not looking for a job or a career change. As an employer, only the two chapters on salary negotiation and interviewing tips resonated. I generally agreed with the job seeking advice in the early part of the book, but found it mostly obvious. The last half of the book was dedicated to the "flower exercise," which only seems relevant if you are looking to reinvent yourself.
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Vinn Wong Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
How would you describe work? A way to make money, sure. But if it's more than that, then your work is how you express yourself and who you are. And if given a choice, whatever work you choose ends up being the expression of your own personality, working through some 'medium'.--What is your parachute? Richard N. Bolles
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Hitesh Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Anyone who wants to discover one's professional strengths needs to read this book. The companion Workbook is a must to be done. The author has been a personal favourite of mine since my college days, because of his no-nonsense writing style and stuff that motivates one to take that FIRST step towards becoming a professional.
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Michael Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
This book is a must have for anyone actively seeking employment, whether it be work in the same field or a transition from unemployment, or into a new career. Richard Bolles outlines the entire process, then carefully elaborates on each detail, step-by-step. I wish someone would have recommended this book to me when I was 14. It would have changed my entire life.
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Charles Erlandson Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
"What Color is Your Parachute 2012" is an up to date philosophy and advanced primer on how to find a job. It's a very timely book in light of the current economy. See my full review at: amazon/gp/cdp/member-r
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Emily Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
This book was pretty useful and it had a lot of interactive exercises that opened my eyes to my "layers". I was having trouble trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life realistically (plan B) while I pursued my true dream (plan A) and this book helped me realize what I was good at, what I enjoyed, and my options for how to utilize the experience and skills I have. A truly great read.
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Dylan Derflinger Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I only read the one chapter based on trying to find one's "mission." I was told to read it from my therapist because I'm uncertain about what kind of career I want to go into. The book basically says you first must appreciate God and stuff and then you'll magically figure out everything. Definitely not a good book if you are a theist. Otherwise, look the other way.
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Prabhushakti Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
Assessments helps you understand your desire and helps you discover your hidden qualities. You discover a lot more things about the hiring process, so you start preparing for it. It like an exercise book; do your homework.I had to skip the Spirituality section!SoYeah .ry helpful for job hunters!
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Elizabeth Olson Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
A classic on job finding (not just job searching), job creation, and uncovering what you're really good at, what you really want, and even who you really are. Updated for the economic realities of 2012, it's as fresh and valuable now as when it was first released decades ago.
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Claudie Apr 10, 2020 - 19:31 PM
I enjoyed this book. The writing style is "meh" but the content is really good. It gave me courage to try different tactics in my job search and provided good advice before formal and informal interviews. I recommend it to all job searchers!
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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers By Richard N. Bolles The 40th Edition This is not your father s Parachute and not your mother s, either They d be astounded at the changes This book keeps building in insight, helpfulness, relevance, and urgency through new invention and information each year And this year it s the critical resource to help Americans and others get back to work For forty years now job hunters and carThe 40th Edition This is not your father s Parachute and not your mother s, either They d be astounded at the changes This book keeps building in insight, helpfulness, relevance, and urgency through new invention and information each year And this year it s the critical resource to help Americans and others get back to work For forty years now job hunters and career changers have been turning to this, the world s most popular job hunting book, confident that each new annual edition will give them the most up to date information about the job market and how to find meaningful work even in the midst of challenging economic times such as these This year s edition of What Color Is Your Parachute has been vastly rewritten, because job hunting has increasingly become a survival skill Career expert Richard N Bolles describes the five strategies most needed to survive, and explains how to incorporate social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter into your job search The new ideas are wrapped around the familiar core message of Parachute WHAT, WHERE, and HOW, with an emphasis on finding your passion and identifying your best transferable skills With fresh insights into resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, and how to start your own business, this book will give you the tools, exercises, and motivation you need to find hope, land a job, and fulfill your purpose in life In the words of Fortune magazine Parachute remains the gold standard of career guides.

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