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10 things employers want you to learn in college : the know-how you need to succeed

Author: William D Coplin
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©2003.
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Provides advice on what skills are needed to succeed in the job market, covering such topics as work ethic, speaking, writing, research, critical thinking, and problem solving.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Coplin
ISBN: 1580085245 9781580085243
OCLC Number: 51755863
Description: xi, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The ten know-how groups (plus extra credit): Establishing a work ethic; Kick yourself in the butt; Be honest; Manage your time; Manage your money; Developing physical skills; Stay well; Look good; Type 35 wpm error free; Take legible notes; Communicating verbally; Converse one-on-one; Present to groups; Use visual displays; Communicating in writing; Write well; Edit and proof; Use word-processing tools; Send information electronically; Working directly with people; Build good relationships; Work in teams; Teach others; Influencing people; Manage efficiently; Sell successfully; Politick wisely; Lead effectively; Gathering information; Use library holdings; Use commercial databases; Search the Web; Conduct interviews; Use surveys; Keep and use records; Using quantitative tools; Use numbers; Use graphs and tables; Use spreadsheet programs; Asking and answering the right questions; Detect BS; Pay attention to detail; Apply knowledge; Evaluate actions and policies; Solving problems; Identify problems; Develop solutions; Launch solutions; Earning extra credit for your know-how score; Gain software expertise beyond Microsoft Word and Excel; Master in-depth knowledge of any field; Accent foreign language skills; Emphasize artistic and music knowledge and/or skill; Stress sports skills; Pursue pleasure activities; Boosting your know-how score: Making KHS-friendly college, program and course choices; Choose a college; Choose a program; Select courses; Find connections; Creating your own apprenticeships; Explore apprentice-based education; Build your base; Land good summer jobs and internships; Make the most of your experiences; Exploring off-campus semesters; Build your KHS off campus; Weigh overseas experiences versus experiences in the United States and Canada; Earn credit for course work; Consider the negatives; Find programs; Doing well by doing good during your college years; Build your KHS by volunteering; Value volunteer activities, employers do; Explore careers; Cultivate integrity; Thinking beyond college; consider the graduate education alternative; Explore the profitable alternative; Value the do-good alternative; Build your postgraduate KHS; Planning your success: Using your KHS to explore professional fields; Identify your professional interests; Begin the self-reflection process; Scan the professions; Look at specific fields in-depth to find skills; Apply what you have found to your KHS; Building your skills agenda; Spend time on task; Plan for a high KHS; Develop a model KHS learning plan; Moving toward a perfect KHS resume, cover letter, and interview; Select the skills you want to emphasize; Present each of the ten know-how groups; Use extra credit; Capitalize on what you've learned.
Other Titles: Ten things employers want you to learn in college
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Provides advice on what skills are needed to succeed in the job market, covering such topics as work ethic, speaking, writing, research, critical thinking, and problem solving.

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