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The Resource 10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised : the skills you need to succeed, Bill Coplin

10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised : the skills you need to succeed, Bill Coplin

Label
10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised : the skills you need to succeed
Title
10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised
Title remainder
the skills you need to succeed
Statement of responsibility
Bill Coplin
Title variation
Ten things employers want you to learn in college
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate"--
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Provided by publisher
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TXN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coplin, William D
Dewey number
370.113
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC1037.5
LC item number
.C68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Career education
  • College student orientation
  • Career development
  • STUDY AIDS / College Guides
  • EDUCATION / Counseling / Vocational Guidance
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / Job Hunting
Label
10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised : the skills you need to succeed, Bill Coplin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 281-284)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Exploring the ten skill sets (and beyond). Taking responsibility ; Developing physical skills ; Communicating verbally ; Communicating in writing ; Working directly with people ; Influencing people ; Gathering information ; Using quantitative tools ; Asking and answering the right questions ; Solving problems ; Moving beyond the ten skills sets -- pt. 2. Boosting your skills score. Making smart academic choices for skill development ; Creating your own apprenticeships ; Exploring off-campus semesters ; Doing well by doing good during your college years ; Thinking about education beyond college -- pt. 3. Launching your career. Exploring career fields ; Planning your skills agenda ; -- Branding yourself through resumes, cover letters, and interviews ; Developing your career network
  • pt. I. Exploring the ten skill sets (and beyond) -- Taking responsibility -- Motivate yourself -- Be ethical -- Manage your time -- Manage your money -- Developing physical skills -- Stay well -- Look good -- Type well -- Write legibly -- Communicating verbally -- Converse one-on-one -- Present to groups -- Use visual displays -- Communicating in writing -- Write well -- Edit and proof -- Use word-processing tools -- Master online communications -- Working directly with people --Build good relationships -- Work in teams -- Teach others -- Influencing people -- Manage effectively -- Sell successfully -- Politick wisely -- Lead effectively -- Gathering information -- Search the Web -- Use library holdings -- Use commercial databases -- 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 nonsense -- Pay attention to detail -- Apply knowledge -- Evaluate actions and policies -- Solving problems -- Identify problems -- Develop solutions -- Launch solutions -- Moving beyond the ten skills sets -- Gain software expertise in addition to Microsoft Word and Excel -- Master in-depth knowledge of any field -- Develop foreign language skills -- Emphasize artistic and music knowledge and/or skill -- Capitalize on sports skills -- Pursue pleasure activities
  • pt. II. Boosting your skills score -- Making smart academic choices for skill development -- Follow the 50-50 principle -- Maximize program choices -- Select courses for skills -- Investigate professors -- 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 skills score off campus -- Weigh overseas experiences against experiences in the United States and Canada -- Earn credit for course work -- Expand your network -- Consider the negatives -- Find programs -- Doing well by doing good during your college years -- Build your skills score by volunteering -- Value volunteer opportunities -- Explore and network for careers -- Cultivate integrity -- Thinking about education beyond college -- Consider not graduating or graduating early -- View graduate school as a risky investment alternative -- Get paid to learn
  • pt. III. Launching your career -- Exploring career fields -- Begin the self-reflection process -- Scan career fields -- Get more specific information about careers -- Planning your skills agenda -- Assess your skills -- Monitor and plan your skill improvement -- Branding yourself through resumes, cover letters, and interviews -- Select the skills you want to emphasize -- Decide where to show off your skills -- Developing your career network -- Use social networking -- Build professional networks -- Develop online networking -- The skills for success college planner
Control code
ocn760971604
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781607741459
Lccn
2012004869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)760971604
  • (Sirsi) a1639359
Label
10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised : the skills you need to succeed, Bill Coplin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 281-284)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Exploring the ten skill sets (and beyond). Taking responsibility ; Developing physical skills ; Communicating verbally ; Communicating in writing ; Working directly with people ; Influencing people ; Gathering information ; Using quantitative tools ; Asking and answering the right questions ; Solving problems ; Moving beyond the ten skills sets -- pt. 2. Boosting your skills score. Making smart academic choices for skill development ; Creating your own apprenticeships ; Exploring off-campus semesters ; Doing well by doing good during your college years ; Thinking about education beyond college -- pt. 3. Launching your career. Exploring career fields ; Planning your skills agenda ; -- Branding yourself through resumes, cover letters, and interviews ; Developing your career network
  • pt. I. Exploring the ten skill sets (and beyond) -- Taking responsibility -- Motivate yourself -- Be ethical -- Manage your time -- Manage your money -- Developing physical skills -- Stay well -- Look good -- Type well -- Write legibly -- Communicating verbally -- Converse one-on-one -- Present to groups -- Use visual displays -- Communicating in writing -- Write well -- Edit and proof -- Use word-processing tools -- Master online communications -- Working directly with people --Build good relationships -- Work in teams -- Teach others -- Influencing people -- Manage effectively -- Sell successfully -- Politick wisely -- Lead effectively -- Gathering information -- Search the Web -- Use library holdings -- Use commercial databases -- 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 nonsense -- Pay attention to detail -- Apply knowledge -- Evaluate actions and policies -- Solving problems -- Identify problems -- Develop solutions -- Launch solutions -- Moving beyond the ten skills sets -- Gain software expertise in addition to Microsoft Word and Excel -- Master in-depth knowledge of any field -- Develop foreign language skills -- Emphasize artistic and music knowledge and/or skill -- Capitalize on sports skills -- Pursue pleasure activities
  • pt. II. Boosting your skills score -- Making smart academic choices for skill development -- Follow the 50-50 principle -- Maximize program choices -- Select courses for skills -- Investigate professors -- 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 skills score off campus -- Weigh overseas experiences against experiences in the United States and Canada -- Earn credit for course work -- Expand your network -- Consider the negatives -- Find programs -- Doing well by doing good during your college years -- Build your skills score by volunteering -- Value volunteer opportunities -- Explore and network for careers -- Cultivate integrity -- Thinking about education beyond college -- Consider not graduating or graduating early -- View graduate school as a risky investment alternative -- Get paid to learn
  • pt. III. Launching your career -- Exploring career fields -- Begin the self-reflection process -- Scan career fields -- Get more specific information about careers -- Planning your skills agenda -- Assess your skills -- Monitor and plan your skill improvement -- Branding yourself through resumes, cover letters, and interviews -- Select the skills you want to emphasize -- Decide where to show off your skills -- Developing your career network -- Use social networking -- Build professional networks -- Develop online networking -- The skills for success college planner
Control code
ocn760971604
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781607741459
Lccn
2012004869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)760971604
  • (Sirsi) a1639359

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