A handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate—revised and updated for today’s economic and academic landscapes.
Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down
the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in
today’s job market, based on his extensive interviews with
employers, recruiters, HR specialists, and employed college grads.
Going beyond test scores and GPAs, Coplin teaches students how to
maximize their college experience by focusing on ten crucial skill
groups: Work Ethic, Physical Performance, Speaking, Writing,
Teamwork, Influencing People, Research, Number Crunching, Critical
Thinking, and Problem Solving. 10 Things Employers Want
You to Learn in College gives students the tools they need
to prepare during their undergraduate years to impress potential
employers, land a higher-paying job, and start on the road to
career security and satisfaction.