What color is your parachute? by Richard N. Bolles

There are some books that are worth reading, because they enable executives to manage their careers consciously. Additionally, some of them provide a unique insight to the world of headhunters.

One of the books we recommend is “What color is your parachute?” by Richard N. Bolles.


This book provides thorough and comprehensive advice that is both practical and relevant. It also appeals to almost any career level, from recent graduates to senior executives. The exercises will help you expand your thinking about what you want to do and where you want to go, and if will definitely be an asset during interviews and discussions. The hands-on advice can also remind you about the smaller details that are so critical but are easy to be forgotten. If you buy any book on the topic of job hunting or career change, this has to be it.

Have you read it? What are your thoughts on it? What did you like? What was missing?