Research has revealed that in general the more of a social life you have, the more people you know, the more time you spend with people outside of work, the more likely you are to find a job. And the more people you know who are in other fields than your own, the more likely you are to be able to effectively change careers. Often, in fact, your contacts will turn up job opportunities for you even before you go out formally searching.
Richard N. Bolles
Articles by Richard N. Bolles
In today’s challenging job market, the time-tested advice of career guru Richard N. Bolles’ What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. As the fall season approaches, many students and workers will be looking to make changes to their professional lives, so we’ve decided to share an excerpt of one of the classic elements from the book—the “Flower Exercise.”