September 23, 2015

What Color is Your Parachute? 2016 by Richard N. Bolles

I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review

Published: August 11, 2015
Number of pages: 368
Genre: Self-help

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.

What did I think of this book:
This is and interesting book with some very helpful tips to help you find your perfect job. Even though this book has many editions this is the first one I have read. I was impressed with how much information was packed into this book. It will be one book that I will refer to over and over again. Don't forget to check out the appendix as there is even more information that will be helpful to you. I recommed this book for anyone looking for a new career. 

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