Savvy students already see that the job market of tomorrow, the job market in which they must make a living, is likely to be a roller coaster ride. Networking for the Career-Minded Student shows them how to ride the coaster without blinders by harnessing purposeful networking, a powerful tool that's free and available to all.
Topics covered include how to research, strategize and implement purposeful networking for career preparation. Here's the real deal on business etiquette when you're a student seeking information and favors from successful adults. Here's how to handle those who aren't ready to relinquish their image of you as a child. Most critically, here's how to position yourself for a smoother entry into the workplace, as well as a more satisfying lifelong experience.
Author Linda Hewitt is a successful business consultant who's been on both sides of the great divide that you now face. She remembers all too well what it's like to sit in school and wonder how to get from here to there, here being the classroom and there a workplace that seems simultaneously exciting and overwhelming. In this book, she distills what required to make the transition, with a focus on how to capitalize on your native abilities and acquired skills in a workplace that's continuously reinventing itself. For students seventeen and up.