"A straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate"--
ISBN: 1607741458 (pbk.)
Physical Description:printxi, 292 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher:Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, 2012.
Formatted Contents Note: Taking responsibility -- Developing physical skills -- Communicating verbally -- Communicating in writing -- Working directly with people -- Influencing people -- Gathering information -- Using quantitative tools -- Asking and answering the right questions -- Solving problems -- Moving beyond the ten skill sets -- Making smart academic choices for skill development -- Creating your own apprenticeship -- Exploring off-campus semesters -- Doing well by doing good during your college years -- Thinking about education beyond college -- Exploring career fields -- Planning your skills agenda -- Branding yourself through resumes, cover letters, and interviews -- Developing your career network -- The skills for success college planner.