What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future

ISBN-10: 158008141X
ISBN-13: 9781580081412
Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

In todayrs"s uuml;ber-competitive climate, you have to start thinking about positioning yourself for a career earlier-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 passion early, in order to know what additional schooling-and tuition debt-makes sense for your chosen field. Career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. Bolles will not only help you plan for these decisions, but will also help you define your unique passions that will lead to your dream job. With new chapters on social media and sustainable jobs-along with all-new profiles of twentysomethings whors"ve found work in solar energy, magazine writing, and more-this new edition has all the nitty-gritty details yours"ll need to get startednow. Most importantly, itrs"s packed with the big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job thatrs"s perfect for who you are-and who you want to be.

CAROL CHRISTEN is a career strategist who has worked extensively with teenagers. RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the career development field for more than forty years and is the author of What Color Is Your Parachute?

Acknowledgments
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Discovering Your Dream Job
What You Love to Do: Your Favorite Interests and Best Skills
Who You Love to Work With: Your Favorite Types of People
Where You Love to Be: Your Ideal Work Environment
Putting the Pieces Together: Identifying Your Potential Dream Jobs
On The Way to Your Future
What Do I Do Now? Making the Most of High School
What Do I Do Next? Making the Most of College
Goal Setting: A Tool to Shape Your Future
Social Networking: Using Social Media to Boost Your Career
Landing Your Dream Job … and More
How to Search for—and Find—Your Dream Job
The Top 10 Mistakes Job Hunters Make—and How You Can Avoid Them
Tracking Emerging Career Trends: Green Careers and Sustainability—
Beyond Your Dream Job: Creating the Life You Want
What Everyone Wants to Know: Where Are the Jobs?
Considering College?
More Information Interviews
About the Authors
Index

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