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Land Your Dream Career - Tori Randolph Terhune; Betsy A. Hays
ISBN: 1442219483
Publication Date: 2013
It is clear that the path from college to work has changed dramatically in recent yearsOCocurrent statistics show that half of young college graduates are either jobless or underemployed in positions that donOCOt fully use their skills and knowledge. But landing a good job is not impossible Authors Tori Randolph Terhune, a gainfully-employed young college graduate herself, and Betsy A. Hays, a college professor, show readers what they can do in college to successfully pave the way for future employment. The authors provide eleven easy-to-follow strategies for students to effectively use time on campus to start building a career."

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Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-track Your Career - Hewlett, Sylvia Ann
Call Number: HF 5381 .H4293 2013
ISBN: 9781422187166
Publication Date: 2013
Who’s pulling for you? Who’s got your back? Who’s putting your hat in the ring? Odds are this person is not a mentor but a sponsor. Mentors can build your self-esteem and provide a sounding board#151;but they’re not your ticket to the top. If you’re interested in fast-tracking your career, what you need is a sponsor#151;a senior-level champion who believes in your potential and is willing to advocate for you as you pursue that next raise or promotion. In this powerful yet practical book, economist and thought leader Sylvia Ann Hewlett#151;author of ten critically acclaimed books, including the groundbreaking Off-Ramps and On-Ramps#151;shows why sponsors are your proven link to success. Mixing solid data with vivid real-life narratives, Hewlett reveals the #147;two-way street” that makes sponsorship such a strong and mutually beneficial alliance. The seven-step map at the heart of this book allows you to chart your course toward your greatest goals. Whether you’re looking to lead a company or drive a community campaign, Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor will help you forge the relationships that truly have the power to deliver you to your destination.

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