What Color Is your Parachute?
What Color Is your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-hunters and Career-changers By Bolles, Richard Nelson Book - 2015

I just wanted to clear something up after gfsmith's review: this book is not spiritual. Maybe gfsmith was reading another edition, but I think the author does a really good job separating his beliefs from the main content. He tries to make the book relevant to everyone because I believe the author genuinely wants to help people; for a majority of the world religion is an important part of life so the author has an (optional) appendix on the religious aspect of job-searching. I'm as unreligious as they come. In fact I lecture casual atheists for not being unreligious enough, but this is a great, empowering book and one that I can say has unquestionably changed my life.

If you're fresh out of school, hate your job, hate your life, just got laid off, just got out of the military, or just want more out of life read this book. In fact, just read it anyway. I skipped the appendices (almost half of the book is appendices for special cases) and it's been very helpful to me. I've read it three times and will keep reading it.

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