ERIC Number: ED328183
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Majoring in the Rest of Your Life. Career Secrets for College Students.
Primarily intended for college freshmen, this book provides practical advice and hints on ways to succeed in college and on setting career goals. Thirteen chapters outline and discuss various life skills and "tools" for succeeding in college and on the job, including planning and organizing; problem solving/analytical skills; creativity/innovativeness; teamwork; people management; leadership; communication and interpersonal skills; stress tolerance; resume-writing and job application. The book also includes effective study tips, suggestions for time management, and a personal inventory assessment quiz. Information on the following: (1) List of Companies with Summer/Winter Internships; (2) Books for Further Reference; (3) A List of Associations and Organizations for College Students; (4) Graduate School: Applying and Getting In; and (5) Continuing Your Education Once You Graduate is appended. A questionnaire requesting comments and suggestions about the book is also included. (LPT)
Descriptors: Careers, College Freshmen, College Students, Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Interpersonal Competence, Job Application, Job Skills, Personnel Management, Programs, Resumes (Personal), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Stress Management, Time Management
The Putnam Publishing Group, 390 Murray Hill Parkway, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-2185 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A