ISBN-10:
0324015402
ISBN-13:
9780324015409
Pub. Date:
09/28/1999
Publisher:
South-Western
Start Now. Succeed Later: Making College Count for Career Search Success / Edition 1

Start Now. Succeed Later: Making College Count for Career Search Success / Edition 1

by Pat O'Brien

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ISBN-13: 9780324015409
Publisher: South-Western
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: Business Communication Series
Pages: 161
Product dimensions: 8.04(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction to Success 1(7)
The Purpose of College
1(3)
Defining Success
4(4)
Section 2 The College Success Process 8(31)
It's Interview Day
8(5)
The Proof Is in the Story
13(7)
A Model for Success
20(9)
Across Career and Company Boundaries
29(5)
Skills Aren't Inherited, They're Learned
34(5)
Section 3 The Winning Characteristics 39(57)
Communication Skills
39(11)
Organizational Skills
50(7)
Leadership
57(6)
Logic
63(8)
Effort
71(7)
Group Skills
78(6)
Entrepreneurship
84(5)
The Hidden E---Ethics
89(4)
Taking Personal Inventory
93(3)
Section 4 Advanced Strategies for the Home Stretch 96(27)
Academics
96(8)
Extracurricualr Activities
104(7)
Work Experience
111(7)
Your Personal Strategies
118(5)
Section 5 Polishing the Apple 123(16)
Selling Your Strengths
123(9)
Building Your Personal Network
132(7)
Section 6 The Mechanics of the Process 139(17)
Choosing Your Interview Targets
139(6)
Effectively Utilizing Your Career Center
145(5)
15 Fundamentals---Ideas That Really Work
150(6)
Section 7 Putting It All Together 156(3)
Closing Thoughts
156(3)
Appendix---Winning Characteristics Tracker 159

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