In the June issue of Forbes, the author of the 1970 best-seller, What Color Is Your Parachute?, doles out job search advice. Lucky for us, we got a sneak peek of the Dick Bolles interview on their site.
He tells the publication, “I never dreamed the job hunting problem was so widely faced. The book would have sold 10 copies if you got the help you needed at school.”
He truly tapped into something in the ’70s and beyond. Bolles’ book has gone through 42 annual editions and sold 10 million copies in 20 languages. In 1994, the Library of Congress named his tome one of the 25 books that “have shaped readers lives.”
And he hasn’t given up his mission. The 86 year-old spends approximately four hours every day responding to the 6,000 e-mails and letters he receives each year. Read more