Learning to Fish in the Twenty-First Century
Donna Chlopak, PhD, author
As a corporate trainer of undergraduates and MBAs, this is a must-read. Learning to Fish will be the go-to guide for all undergraduates for years to come, as the book transmits a proven process to secure a first career step ? ?Barry Frohlinger, president, Barry M. Frohlinger Associates, Inc. Donna Chlopak?s knowledge and wealth of experience in teaching, research, and business have led to this comprehensive and unique guide on managing the career journey ? ?Lei Lei, PhD, dean, Rutgers Business School?Newark and New Brunswick, Rutgers University If a great tennis player challenged you to a match, what would you do? You?d study the game, learn its rules, practice, and make sure you had the right equipment to succeed?and you?d go into it knowing that winning would be tough. Landing the right job can be just as challenging: without planning, training, practice, and networking, you don?t stand much of a chance to win a job that offers a bright future. In this guidebook to securing the job of your choice, you?ll learn how to ? determine what jobs are a good match for you, ? write cover letters that hiring managers notice, ? tailor a résumé to the position you?re seeking to fill, and ? make a great first impression on job interviews. If you?re serious about winning the game, you need to prepare?and it starts with equipping yourself with the insights and strategies in Learning to Fish in the Twenty-First Century.