What Color Is Your Parachute 2015

Author: Richard N. Bolles
Editor: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607745577
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The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2015 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide with more than ten million copies sold. Now, no matter what your circumstances, every job-hunter can find help with up-to-the-minute information on what has changed about the job-market, plus strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. And if you are a returning vet, there is a new twenty-page appendix this year, specifically addressing your unique needs. This 2015 edition includes up-to-date research and tips about writing impressive resumes and cover letters, doing effective networking and confident interviewing, and negotiating the best salary possible. But it goes beyond that, in helping you to better know who you are, with its classic self-inventory—called “The Flower Exercise”—because the best answer to What shall I do? flows from knowing Who you are. From the Trade Paperback edition.

What Color Is Your Parachute 2016

Author: Richard N. Bolles
Editor: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607746638
File Size: 65,17 MB
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What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually, with more than ten million copies sold. This 2016 edition features the latest studies and perspectives on today’s job-market, including proven strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. Career expert Richard N. Bolles reveals surprising advice on what works—and what doesn’t—so you can focus your efforts on tactics that yield results. This helpful manual shares proven tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, as well as guidance for effective networking, confident interviewing, and the best salary negotiating possible. But it goes beyond that by helping you to zero in on your ideal job—and life—with its classic Flower Exercise. Whether you’re searching for your first job, were recently laid off, or are dreaming of a career change, What Color Is Your Parachute? will guide you toward fulfilling and prosperous work. From the Hardcover edition.

What Color Is Your Parachute 2017

Author: Richard N. Bolles
Editor: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578226
File Size: 46,56 MB
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The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017, tailoring 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.

What Color Is Your Parachute 2016

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
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ISBN: 9781607746614
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What Color Is Your Parachute 2013

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
Editor: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 1607741474
File Size: 23,41 MB
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Explains how to identify personal goals and interests and reveals how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment, with tips on interviews, salary-negotiation techniques, and career searching online.

What Color Is Your Parachute For Teens

Author: Carol Christen
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ISBN: 9780606364331
File Size: 77,89 MB
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For use in schools and libraries only. This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career. What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens distills the time-tested advice of career development guru Richard N. Bolles into a friendly, approachable guide for students just starting on the road to college and career. 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. With fresh updates on social media and the specific challenges of today's job-market, this new edition has all the wisdom teens (and their parents) need to build their futures and nurture who they want to be.

The 2009 What Color Is Your Parachute

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
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ISBN: 9781580089302
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What Color Is Your Parachute For Teens Third Edition

Author: Carol Christen
Editor: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 160774578X
File Size: 25,15 MB
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This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career. No idea what you want to be? No worries! This fun, rewarding guide draws on the time-tested principles of the career classic What Color Is Your Parachute? to help you discover your passions, skills, and potential college majors and dream jobs. Why now? Because when you identify your interests and passions early, you can make informed decisions on what additional schooling (and tuition debt) makes sense for your chosen field. With fresh updates on the specific challenges of today’s job-market, this new edition features activities and advice on information interviewing, social media, internships, and more. Most importantly, it’s packed with 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.

Success As A Psychology Major

Author: David E. Copeland
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544334702
File Size: 74,34 MB
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Success as a Psychology Major, First Edition by David E. Copeland and Jeremy A. Houska is an essential resource for any student interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in psychology. Built from the ground up with input from hundreds of psychology students, this First Edition answers every question a trepidatious undergraduate may have. Success as a Psychology Major opens with practical tools on how to be a successful student, walks readers through the psychology curriculum, highlights key skills to develop, and presents the various academic and career paths to take after graduation. Unique chapters on joining a research lab, professional organizations and clubs, documenting students′ accomplishments, and practical tools for managing time and money provide students with resources they will use throughout their academic career. Presented in a modular format with a student-friendly narrative, this text is a step-by-step road map to a fulfilling and meaningful experience as a student of psychology.

The Adhd Guide To Career Success

Author: Kathleen G Nadeau
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317527658
File Size: 79,65 MB
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Just as the classroom poses the greatest challenges for children and teens with ADHD, the workplace is the arena where Adult ADHD poses the greatest threat. And while adults with ADHD are likely to face professional challenges, it is possible to cultivate a work environment that enables them to thrive and uses the strengths of this unique condition to their advantage. Featuring a large open format with summaries at the beginning of each chapter and designed with the ADHD reader in mind, this newly revised and updated edition offers an easy-to-follow progression of useful information interwoven with practical strategies for career success.

Libraries In The Information Age An Introduction And Career Exploration 3rd Edition

Author: Denise K. Fourie
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610698657
File Size: 53,82 MB
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The book Library Media Connection cited as something "all librarians need to have on their shelves" is now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment. Covering both technology and library practices, the title has been a go-to text for librarians and library school students since 2002. • Thoroughly revises and updates a popular text for LIS or LTA programs that can also be used in MLIS curricula and for four-year programs in library studies and information studies • Provides a succinct introduction to the library industry and a practical overview of the field from seasoned practitioners • Brings together learnings from academic, public, special, and school libraries as well as archives and historical agencies, presenting material with both depth and breadth • Is applicable as an introduction for library funding agencies and public library trustees or boards

Roadmap

Author: Roadmap Nation
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452173664
File Size: 19,87 MB
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The New York Times bestseller is back! The career workbook Roadmap is better than ever. Roadmap has been updated and expanded with tons of brand new content—including chapters on changing directions mid-career and not letting your past define your future. Through inspirational stories and interviews, journal-like prompts, and practical career development information, this helpful resource will steer students, recent graduates, and career-changers toward an authentic, fulfilling life. • Features fresh perspectives from people like singer-songwriter John Legend, surfing world champion Layne Beachley, and MacArthur fellow and radio host Jad Abumrad • Full of advice for people seeking a fulfilling work life that will make them happy and keep them engaged • A self-mapped guide to creating a rewarding and satisfying work life Roadtrip Nation, based in Costa Mesa, was founded by Nathan Gebhard, Mike Marriner, and Brian McAllister in 2001, and has grown into a national career exploration movement, educational organization, and PBS series. Since its original publication in 2015, the team at Roadtrip Nation has continued to travel the world and interview accomplished individuals about their path to success. • Great for recent college graduates, interns, or anyone questioning their career path and in need of advice and a fresh perspective • Useful as a resource for career advisers, educators, and companies who want to foster an engaged workforce • Add it to the collection of books like What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles, Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, and How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life by Caroline Webb

Careers

Author: Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
Editor: DK Children
ISBN: 9781465429735
File Size: 60,46 MB
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An easy-to-navigate compendium of career profiles provides teens with information about more than 400 job options, including engaging tables, charts and quotes that reveal typical salaries, working hours and training requirements. Original.

Transform Interests Into Jobs

Author: Carol Christen
Editor:
ISBN: 9780692497302
File Size: 63,49 MB
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Transform Interests into Jobs: A Career Practitioner's Guide is sure to become a favorite in career practitioner's libraries. Completing the activities in the workbook guides students and clients to jobs that match their ideal. This workbook helps young adults create financially independent, sustainable lives. There are 30,000 jobs at work in the United States. Recruiters divide jobs into over 80 job families. The problem of career choice for teens and young adults isn't one of scarcity, but dividing the possibilities into reasonable categories that can be effectively researched for jobs that may suit. A young person's interests provide the compass for guiding that research. Why career practitioners of all kinds, Guidance Counselors, Career Coaches, Career Counselors, and College Career Center Counselors, will love Transform Interests into Jobs: It works It can be used with individuals or groups It breaks down the sometimes complicated process of turning interests into fields and then into job families and finally into job titles into actionable bite-sized steps The worksheets are reproducible. They are intended to be copied and reused with many clients or workshop participants. It contains a list of the 80+ job families currently used by recruiters What career leaders are saying about Transform Interests into Jobs: A Career Practitioner's Guide: "The authors' steadfast respect for self-awareness and very clear and practical steps to complete the What, Where and How of the Parachute Process makes it an easy to follow and thorough map to help teens self-direct their own process." -Rich Feller, Ph.D, author, professor and NCDA past president "This workbook successfully focuses on a career education need of our youth and, ultimately, our American society! ... for high school students, this workbook material is a necessity!" -Helen Harkness, Ph.D., futurist and founder of Career Design Associates

Careers

Author: DK
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1465495274
File Size: 47,61 MB
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Revised and updated in 2019 "This is the prettiest, most well-organized, useful and up to date guide to careers that I have ever seen." - Dick Bolles, author, What Color Is Your Parachute? Imagine your dream job. Whether you're set on making big bucks or a big difference, this is the go-to guide to get you there. ?? This comprehensive careers handbook is packed with ideas and inspiration to set you on the right career path. Tailor made to suit your individual strengths and interests, you'll work out where you want to go and the exact route to take. From actors, architects, astronauts, and air traffic controllers to soldiers, software engineers, school teachers, and sports stars, there are 400 exciting careers up for grabs and that means something for everyone.?? Explore the world of education, training, and work as never before using this eye-catching format and colorful graphics to keep things clear and simple. Each industry chapter introduces a variety of possible career options explored in detail, alongside an industry profile, suggested skillset, essential qualifications, salary expectations, possible routes into the industry, and similar career alternatives. The Careers Handbook is your own personal careers advisor, on hand to give you all the information and answers you need on the way to your perfect job. Fields included: - Health and Medicine - Sports, Leisure, and Tourism - Arts, Crafts, and Design - Performing Arts, Media, and Journalism - Sales, Marketing, and Advertising - Administration and Business Management - Finance, Law, and Politics - Information Technology and Computing - Science and Research - Animals, Farming, and the Environment - Engineering and Manufacturing - Construction - Transportation - Security and Emergency Services - Social Service and Teaching

You Re Hired

Author: Tom O'Neil
Editor:
ISBN: 9781742577890
File Size: 78,86 MB
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Do you want a new job? An increase in salary? Not sure of the value of your 'personal brand'? Are you using LinkedIn? Know how to network through social media? Do you need help with your résumé? THEN THIS IS THE CAREER GUIDE FOR YOU! This compelling book will help you to identify what you're really good at and discover how to market and sell yourself using the power of your personal brand. Author Tom O'Neil believes you must sell your abilities, skills and achievements like a product to secure the job you really want. Using simple exercises he shows you how to stand out from the crowd and win success in both a new and existing job. THIS IS THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR ALL JOB HUNTERS, NO MATTER WHAT STAGE YOU ARE AT IN YOUR CAREER. -- Tom O'Neil

Listening

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Marketing Your Value

Author: Michael Edmondson
Editor: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1631572199
File Size: 12,15 MB
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“This book is an excellent read for college students, recent graduates and mid-career professionals as they navigate their careers and prepare for the next step towards their professional goals.” Pareena Lawrence, PhD, Provost and Dean of the College, Professor of Economics, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois “In the tradition of ‘What Color is Your Parachute’ and ‘What Should I Do With My Life?’, ‘Marketing Your Value: 9 Steps to Navigate Your Career’ is likely to be invaluable to anyone who is entering the job market, considering a change of direction, or advising those who are.” William Pannapacker, PhD, Professor of English, Director of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Scholars Program in the Arts and Humanities, Faculty Director of the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s Digital Liberal Arts Initiative, Hope College. Navigating the chaos in today’s global marketing place, including global unemployment and underemployment, the digital revolution, and technological advancements, requires a sophisticated strategy that is built upon the paradigm that professional development is directly linked to personal growth. To grow as a professional, therefore, one must increase their self-awareness, build a compelling brand, and then communicate their message in a clear and consistent fashion. This book explains how professionals can market their value to navigate their career and live a life of purpose. Divided into three sections, this publication offers you an opportunity to assess your personal and professional skills, challenges you to create a compelling personal brand, and helps you develop the communication materials necessary to navigate your career.