What Color Is Your Parachute? 2005: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
R.N. Bolles 2005 Ten Speed Press Berkeley, CA
This book examines the process of getting a job in minute detail, from identifying careers that match the reader’s interests to negotiating the terms of a contract. The author provides a detailed plan for mastering the current job market, step-by-step instructions for finding meaningful work and practical tips for each step of the process. The process outlined in the book is based on exhaustive data about what has worked for previous job seekers. He also brings these tips to life with anecdotal stories, sprinkled throughout the book.