The Career-Savvy College Student

The Career-Savvy College Student

by Jim Holt
     
 

Pratical advice from hundreds of young professionals that every college student should hear, including how to:
Launch an ultra-effective career search
Implement success strategies before starting your career
Avoid common screw-ups that slow advancement
Outperform and outclass your co-workers

College is almost over, and just when you think the hard

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Overview

Pratical advice from hundreds of young professionals that every college student should hear, including how to:
Launch an ultra-effective career search
Implement success strategies before starting your career
Avoid common screw-ups that slow advancement
Outperform and outclass your co-workers

College is almost over, and just when you think the hard work is going to come to an end, the real work begins. The diploma you will have earned and the skill-sets you've developed are just the starting point for your career. While they are suited for education, you need to develop new work skills and behaviors in order to be successful in starting, maintaining, and succeeding at your career. The Career-Savvy College Student: Getting From Book Smarts to A Solid Career Start eliminates the complexities surrounding employment and allows you to sidestep the mistakes that new college graduates consistently make after graduation. Based on interviews with hundreds of young professionals that have just been where you are going, these accounts offer you practical tips, tricks and pitfalls to avoid when transitioning from book-smarts to your career start. A readable, yet effective account of relevant advice from those within your generation makes this a must-read for every college student.

Every year, millions of students and families pour vital resources into college educations. Countless amounts of time and money are spent attaining degrees that will propel a student toward their career. Unfortunately, many soon-to-be grads think this is a guarantee for success. The truth is that earning a degree has become the baseline for being considered for positions. To search, earn and succeed at your career, you have to exhibit strong career skills: developing a strong corporate image, advancement strategies, and maintaining a strong professional network are concepts that must be mastered in order to succeed. The keys to these lessons and more are uncovered in The Career-Savvy College Student: Getting From Book Smarts to A Solid Career Start. Put the advice from recent college students to work for you and benefit from the practical, same-generation advice that will prepare, inspire and motivate you for a brighter future...today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598583076
Publisher:
Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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