Descriere: How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It's the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. In "Getting from College to Career," Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need "before" starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including: Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting Subscribe to a daily newspaper E-mail like a professional Make every event a networking success Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement Perform five minutes of stand-up Overprepare for interviews Persist "Getting from College to Career" gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don't start your first job search without it!
Autori: Lindsey Pollak | Editura: Collins | Anul aparitiei: 2007 | ISBN: 9780061142598 | Numar de pagini: 292 | Categorie: Careers
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