Reviews: What Color Is Your Parachute?

Parachute still soars with practical advice. This book is a steady seller, always making the USA Today annual list of top-selling books. No wonder: Parachute is practical and trustworthy.”
—Jacqueline Blais, USA Today

Parachute remains the most complete career guide around… It covers all the ground less ambitious guides do, as well as some the others don't, mostly in the realm of the psyche.”
—Barbara Presley Noble, New York Times

“Ideally, everyone should read What Color Is Your Parachute? in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter.”
—Anne Fisher, Fortune

What Color Is Your Parachute? has been the job-hunting classic for decades …Bolles always goes beyond the routine, including things like useful Internet sites and how to select a career counselor. It's virtually always the best-selling career book, and with good reason.”
—David Murphy, San Francisco Chronicle

“A career-advice juggernaut. The best-selling career guide in history, Parachute has sold over nine million copies, spawned a number of ancillary books (including editions for teens and retirees), and was named by the Library of Congress as one of the 25 books that have shaped readers' lives—putting Bolles in the company of Malcolm X, Robert Louis Stevenson and God, whose own Bible is a perennial bestseller.”
—New York Post

What Color Is Your Parachute?… has been around so long we forget the author… helped define not only an industry, but a national perspective.”
—Amy Lindgren, Working Strategies syndicated career columnist

“Full of new suggestions, along with the classic advice that continues to hold true today.”
—About.com

“An extraordinary annual book.”
—Joyce Lain Kennedy, Tribune Media Services

“I would trace back a lot of my accomplishments to doing [the exercises in Parachute]. …Bolles's ideas have served the highly mobile American workforce well. His book just becomes more relevant in time.”
—Bestselling business author Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, as reported in U.S. News & World Report

“Invaluable help for all phases of your job search”
—Marvin Walberg, Getting Hired syndicated career columnist, Scripps Howard News Service

Best Overall Career Guide
—Career World

One of the Seven Essential Popular Business Books
Today's Librarian

“Like the Energizer Bunny, Richard Nelson Bolles keeps on going …. Throughout this iconic book, Bolles gives sound advice to people looking for employment and those attempting to build meaningful careers.”
The Toronto Star

 

What Color Is Your Parachute?

The #1 best-selling career book of all time, revised and updated to keep pace with today's ever-changing job market.