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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
By Best-Selling author Richard Bolles

“A practical manual for job hunters and career changers”
This is a highly relevant book for the times, offers ways to find hope and explore alternatives in this challenging economy (9th year I’m listed as a career coach in here!).

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition: Discover Yourself, Design Your Future, and Plan for Your Dream Job
By Carol Christen (Author), Richard N. Bolles (Author)
This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.

Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It
By Peggy Klaus

An excellent resource to dispel the myths that bragging isn’t a good thing Learn to proudly take credit for the amazing things we’ve accomplished including Bragging Your way in the door in a job interview!

The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Updated and Expanded
By Best Selling Author Michael Watkins

Proven strategies for getting up to speed faster and smarter!

Transitions and Managing Transitions
By William Bridges

2 great classics on not only dealing with change but making the most of it!

The Autumn Crush
By Andrew Eustace Anselmi

Anselmi’s debut work, The Autumn Crush, in which he writes about the fictional Bennett family, is the first of a trilogy of novels tracking an Italian-American family through the hedonism and cultural conflicts of the 1980s and 90s.


A.J. O’Connor Associates
An HR Consulting firm that partners with individuals, teams and organizations to reach their goals in the areas of executive coaching, team and leadership development and career transition. Serves clients both in the NE and nationally.
6 Century Drive Parsippany, N J 07054
(800) 539-3006



eParachute (JUMP - self-guided career inventory program)
Official Site for What Color Is My Parachute?
Relevant News on Social Media, Technology and Business.

College Career Services
Most colleges offer services to alumni including alumni directories to broaden your networking contacts. Use the name of your college plus (.edu) and look under the alumni link.

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