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Rethinking a classic: A review of “What Color is Your Parachute?”

For many of us, it’s hard to imagine what a job search looked like before Google, Monster.com, or, of course, Idealist.org. For a peek into the past, I searched for the earliest available edition of What Color is Your Parachute. I wanted to see what, if anything, has stood the test of time.

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Job hunting? Don’t just focus on your resume – focus on yourself

As any job seeker knows, a wealth of information exists about how to write a resume, how to network, how to interview. A component of the job search process not nearly so well-documented — though it truly rests at the heart of any successful search — is how to match your personality with your work.

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