Richard N. Bolles Best Selling Author of What Color Is Your Parachute and More Books

Richard N. Bolles Best Selling Author of What Color Is Your Parachute and More Books

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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised and updated edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
Author(s): Richard N. Bolles
ISBN 13: 9780399578205
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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition

Authored by teen specialist Carol Christen, this book helps students discover their interests and passions early, so they can identify their dreams and decide what additional schooling--and tuition debt--makes sense for their chosen field.
Author(s): Carol Christen Jean M. Blomquist Richard N. Bolles
ISBN 13: 9781607745778
Pages: 192
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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2016

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Author(s): Richard N. Bolles
ISBN 13: 9781607746621
Pages: 368
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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement: Planning a Prosperous, Healthy, and Happy Future

Today's economic realities have reset our expectations of what retirement is, yet there's still the promise for what it can be: a life stage filled with more freedom and potential than ever before. Given the new normal, how do you plan for a future filled with prosperity, health, and happiness? As a companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, the world's best-selling career book, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement offers both a holistic, big-picture look at these years as well as practical tools and exercises to help you build a life full of security, vitality, and community.

This second edition contains updates throughout, including a section on Social Security, an in-depth exercise on values and how they inform your retirement map, and the one-of-a-kind resource for organizing the sea of information on finances and mental and physical health: the Retirement Well-Being Profile. More than a guide on where to live, how to stay active, or which investments to choose, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement helps you develop a detailed picture of your ideal retirement, so that-whether you're planning retirement or are there already-you can take a comprehensive approach to make the most of these vital years.

Author(s): Nelson, John E. , Bolles, Richard N.
ISBN 13: 9781580082051
Pages: 288
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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter's Workbook, Fourth Edition

Career expert Richard N. Bolles walks job-hunters step by step through his famed self-inventory tool, the Flower Exercise, to discover their favorite skills and goals and create a picture of their ideal job or next career.

Whether you’re a recent grad, a midlife career-changer, or simply out of work, What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter’s Workbook is your key to creating a picture of your ideal job or next career.

Career guru Richard N. Bolles has been helping job-hunters for decades with his classic job-search guide, What Color Is Your Parachute? This revised and updated full-color workbook makes doing his highly effective Flower Exercise easy. With user-friendly exercises, all-new material, and plenty of space to write, the Job-Hunter’s Workbook will help you translate personal interests into marketable job skills. Simple step-by-step worksheets will illuminate your favorite transferable skills, fields of knowledge, job environments, values and goals, working conditions, and levels of responsibility and salary. Once you’ve completed the workbook, you’ll have a comprehensive picture of your dream job, and be able to target your ideal work situation.

Author(s): Richard N. Bolles
ISBN 13: 9781607744979
Pages: 80
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Title: The Career Counselor's Handbook

With more than sixty-five combined years of experience in the career development field, Howard Figler and Richard Nelson Bolles are the undisputed authorities when it comes to helping people find meaningful work. In this revised and updated second edition of their classic guide for career counselors, Figler and Bolles show aspiring counselors how to break into the business, and give experienced counselors ideas for improving effectiveness and recharging their practice. Outlining tools, problem-solving tips, and ethical values for today's career counselor, The Career Counselor's Handbook features new information about performing the Annual Career Checkup, choosing Essence over Ego, and using the Internet-while celebrating the fact that even career counselors need counsel once in a while.

About the Author:
Howard Figler, Ph.D., was formerly the career center director at the University of Texas at Austin and director of counseling at Dickinson College

Author(s): Richard N. Bolles
ISBN 13: 9781580088701
Pages: 320
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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future

In today's über-competitive climate, you can't just wing it when you graduate and count on finding a great job (or a great job finding you). It pays to figure out your interests early, so you can decide what additional schooling—and tuition debt—makes sense for your chosen field. In What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. Bolles not only help you plan for these decisions, but also help you define the unique passions that will lead you to your dream job. With new chapters on social media and sustainable jobs—along with all-new profiles of twentysomethings who've found work in solar energy, magazine writing, and more—this new edition has all the nitty-gritty details you need to get started now. Most importantly, it's packed with the big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that's perfect for who you are—and who you want to be.

Author(s): Christen, Carol , Bolles, Richard N. , Blomquist, Jean M.
ISBN 13: 9781580081412
Pages: 192
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Title: What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Interviews

A job-search expert describes how a job interview is really to determine if the position is a good fit for both parties, discusses the three most important things about interviews and lists the five questions you need to be able to answer.
Author(s): Richard Nelson Bolles
ISBN 13: 9781607746591
Pages: 99
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Title: The three boxes of life

Author(s): Richard N. Bolles
ISBN 13: 9780913668580
Pages: 480
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