10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College

10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College

The Skills You Need to Succeed

By Bill Coplin

Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781607741459, 292pp.

Publication Date: July 31, 2012

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.

About the Author
Professor Bill Coplin, Ph.D. (Fayetteville, NY) has been the director and professor of public affairs at Syracuse University for more than 30 years and is the author of "How You Can Help" and the acclaimed" 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College."