What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018

A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

by Richard N. Bolles

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's 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 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 writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.

Recent Reviews

2018 Parachute

Cindi Adkins

4 Stars

This is so helpful for those who want to write, novels, or whatever narrative you choose. It really helps you with your story and the development to help flesh out a great story. I…

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New Edition, same awesome information

Tabatha Anderson

4 Stars

This is the new edition of What color is your parachute and I think it includes some timely updates. It is a book that helps active job seekers, or those who are interested in making changes in their job. This edition addresses challenges…

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Don't Jump Into The Job Market Without Your Parachute!

Terry Morrison

5 Stars

The 2018 annual edition of What Color Is your Parachute? by Richard N. Bolles is once again packed full of valuable tools, tips and insight any career seeker will need to land the perfect position they have been dreaming of.  With…

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018 - A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

Nancy N.

4.5 Stars

As someone who is in the process of c a career change, I thought this book was extremely helpful and very practical. Unlike many career help books, this one offers a lot of concrete advice and exercises to figure out your professional goals.…

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