People would say to me, "I guess I'm gonna have to bail out." I'd reply, with a smile, "What color is your parachute?" That's all it means, though of course, since then, people have tried to read some deep meaning into it.
Available as an eBook and a companion iPhone app (to help job-hunters ace the job interview), What Color Is Your Parachute? is now linked to the digital age.
What color is your parachute?
: A practical manual for job hunters and career changers.
What color is your parachute?: A practical manual for job-hunters & career-changers (30th anniversary ed.).
No list of career books would be complete without What Color is Your Parachute? It is, according to the front cover, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world with over 6 million copies in print.
Richard Nelson Bolles' What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for JobHunters and Career-Changers guided my effort to be happily, gainfully employed in Philadelphia.
The 1999 What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers Berkeley, California: Ten Speed Press.
Several of my friends gave me copies of a book called What Color Is Your Parachute?
What color is my parachute?