"What Color is Your Parachute" is a job-hunting guide by Richard N. Bolles. It's about finding one's passion as well as finding meaningful work in any economy. It can help job seekers find jobs without depending on help from online postings, ads or agencies.
The guide helps job seekers discover the skills they enjoy using and the field in which they are most likely to be able to use them. It was first published in 1970 and has been updated each year since 1975 to reflect the specific requirements of the current job market. As of Sept. 28th, 2010, the guide exists in 22 languages and is used in 26 countries around the world. More than 10 million copies have been sold.