Survival After College - 35 Tips for the New Gaduate

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Wellness Institute, Inc., 2003 - Education - 124 pages
Anyone who has been or who will soon face the abrupt challenge of life away from the nurturing protection afforded by academia should find Survival After College to be an indispensable resource. This book does not dwell on the mechanics of constructing the perfect resume or developing and practicing answers to interview questions. Nor does it presumptively attempt to match one's personal inventory of attributes to a career path, to a future mate or to a more efficiently managed calendar. Instead it offers up 35 practical reassurances for critical "real world" issues that graduates universally encounter, including .o making friends away from the confines of a campus environmento managing personal credit and debto selecting a great and then a better place to liveo avoiding addictions and other self-defeating preoccupationso fast-forwarding through new employee anxietyo dealing with the unreasonable supervisoro handling romantic relationships within the work placeo devising ways to supplement incomeo becoming a more savvy consumero coping with setbackso relishing successesD.C. Morrow graduated from Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 1995 with a major in advertising. Since that time, D.C. has worked and or contracted for over ten large and small businesses, including six Fortune 500 companies. D.C. is a Microsoft Certified Professional and currently is employed by a national insurance company as a client server analyst. D.C. is a devoted spouse and parent, who enjoys writing poetry and golfs to a 14 handicap.
 

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Contents

Tip 1 Begin Small and Stand Tall
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Tip 2 Your Ego Shouldnt Keep You Unemployed Tip 3 Moving Away is Not Always Getting You further Along
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Tip 4 Keep from Becoming Isolated
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Tip 5 Leave the Drama at the Door
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Tip 6 Overcome Your Addictions
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Tip 7 Allow Others to Speak First Tip 8 Respect the Managers Position Not Necessarily the Person
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Tip 9 Money Does Not Always Matter
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Tip 10 Recognize when Money Does Matters
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Tip 11 Nepotism is Not a Dirty Word
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Tip 12 College Revisit Relive but Dont Try to Revive
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Tip 13 Beware Having Relationships with Old Flames
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