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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College: The Know-How You Need to Succeed
by Bill Coplin
You'll learn a lot of things in college, but there's one thing the textbooks won't teach you: how to acquire marketable job skills before you graduate.Award-winning college professor and student adviser Bill Coplin has been developing skill-based liberal arts curricula for more than 30 years, and has helped thousands of students get great jobs. Here, he lays down the essen ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 6th 2003 by Ten Speed Press
(first published August 2003)
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This book is a great resource for Student Affairs practitioners and those who teach career development to students. It offers great tips, as well as a skill building system for students to follow. I highly recommend this for anyone looking to build their "soft skills".
Jun 05, 2009 Steven rated it 3 of 5 stars
The best part of Coplin's advice is that he acknowledges that GPAs and test scores are only a small part of what employers want from people. The skills he covers, which include work ethic, teamwork, and good communication, are far more valuable to a person than good grades.