Summary: This text offers advice from recent graduates and seasoned professionals. Each chapter ends with 'Capstones' or tips for success on topics including:
Resume and cover letter writing
Professional presence and communication
Creating balance and harmony in one's life.
A must for every graduating college...show more student, Capstone's engaging voice and practical, everyday advice will serve as a literal guide to post-college success. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:01 Cover: Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Year Published: 2001 International: No
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Sherfield, Robert : Community College of Southern Nevada
Robert Sherfieldis Co-Director of the Faculty Center for Learning and Teaching and a Professor in the Department of English at the Community College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. For more than 15 years, he has been a nationally recognized speaker, trainer, and consultant.
An award-winning educator, Rob was recently named Outstanding Faculty of the Year at CCSN. He twice received the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award from the University of South Carolina and has received numerous other awards and nominations for outstanding classroom instruction and advisement. In 1998, 1999, and 2000 he was nominated for and named in Who's Who Among American Educators. He has co-authored textbooks and trade books including Cornerstone: Building on Your Best (First, Second, and Concise Editions), Roadways to Success, and 365 Things I learned in College.
Robert also has conducted workshops and keynote addresses for more than 100 institutions of higher education and education associations across the United States including the National Association of Developmental Education, the College Reading and Learning Association, and the South Carolina Technical Education Association.
Montgomery, Rhonda : University of Nevada
Rhonda Montgomery is an Associate Professor in the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research and teaching interests include private-club management, meetings, conventions, and exposition management, and college success strategies.
Rhonda received the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, the highest honor from her students and colleagues at the University of South Carolina. Rhonda also has received the Faculty of the Month Award from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and numerous awards for her work with advising and mentoring students.
Rhonda has authored and co-authored numerous textbooks including Cornerstone: Building on Your Best (First, Second, and Concise Editions), A Club Manager's guide to Private Parties and Club Functions, and Meetings, Conventions and Expositions: An Introduction to the Industry. She is a contributing author to the club management textbook Contemporary Club Management.
Moody, Pat : University of South Carolina
Pat Moody is Dean of the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Administration at the University of South Carolina, where she has been on the faculty for nearly 25 years. Pat has been honored as Distinguished Educator of the Year at her college, Collegiate Teacher of the Year by the National Business Education Association, and a top-five finalist for the Amoco Teaching Award at the University of South Carolina.
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I. PREPARING FOR THE WWW: (That's the Wonderful World of Work).
1. From Backpacks to Briefcases. 2. The Job Search Plan. 3. The Resume and Career Portfolio. 4. Professional Presence. 5. Professional Communication. 6. The Interview Process.
II. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
7. Diversity in the Workplace. 8. Workplace Politics and Civility. 9. Networking and Mentors. 10. Managing Committees and Meetings. 11. Resolving Conflicts and Working with Difficult People. 12. Discovering the Leader in You.
III. LIFE AND PERSONAL ENRICHMENT.
13. Managing Your Post-College Finances. 14. Maximizing Your Potential. 15. Creating Balance and Harmony in Your Life.
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