Ten Things Employers Want You to Learn in College

By Davis, Michael S. | Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, Winter 2006 | Go to article overview

Ten Things Employers Want You to Learn in College


Davis, Michael S., Career Planning and Adult Development Journal


Ten Things Employers Want You To Learn In College, by Bill Coplin 2003. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press. 259 pages, Soft Cover, $14.95

Intended Audience: A, B, E, F, G

Major Headings from Table of Contents:

The Ten Know-How Groups; Boosting your Know-How Score; Planning Your Success.

How is the book most useful for its intended audience?

For the college-bound student, the book presents a logical approach from college selection to identifying courses that will turn the college experience into more than a degree and a GPA.

The top five things you learned from reading this book:

The ten basic categories of skills in most demand by employers. How to identify and develop the skills necessary for a successful career. Tools to enhance the college experience. The process that can turn college into more than just a degree and a GPA. How to easily evaluate your skills and plan improvements.

With over 30 years of experience as a college professor and student advisor, Bill Coplin presents a path for college students to follow that will turn the college experience into more than just a degree and a GPA. In a survey published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in 2002, a graduate's GPA ranked 1 7th on a list of 20 highly desirable skills in demand by today's employers. …

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