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When Reality Hits: What Employers Want Recent Graduates To Know
by Nancy Barry
What do all college graduates have in common? A degree. So, what is going to separate you from the rest of the pack? Your success will be largely measured by your soft skills, such as: the right attitude, a professional demeanor, the ability to communicate on a professional level, being a team player, proper etiquette, and much more. In a flash, you have gone from college...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Brown Books Publishing Group
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Even though I'm not in the target audience (recent college grads), I thought this would be an interesting read based on hearing the author give a presentation at my work. I was disappointed with this book because the advice felt trite. It was all somewhat pie-in-the-sky without interesting examples to help cement the ideas. I would have liked more anecdotes pulled from her interviews with actual recent college grads. Or, some specific recommendations for further reading on topics she didn't have...more