Getting into a good school is no longer enough for career success. Today’s path to career survival and prosperity is different. It starts as a freshman in college. This insightful and helpful book, “The Path From Backpack to Briefcase” explains why things have changed and what parents and students can do about it.
P=Parent / Student Partnership
How to talk so your kids will listen
5 Things to talk about
5 Golden rules for effective parent counseling
A= Achieving Academic and Career Success
Academic and career success made easier
Hard work hasn’t gone out of style
Neither has focus
T=Treating College as a Four Year Job Search
A visit that remains important
How to tell if your school takes career readiness seriously
Is your career services center up to snuff?
Skills employers want to see in recent college graduates
Skill development made easy
Extra skill development tips
H=Hear to be Heard
How to help your student survive
10 tips for survival
Networking: Are you serious?
I know they can tweet, but can they communicate?
Boomerang Kids: A Family Saga Revisited
The end game
Guidelines for handling boomerang kids
Late bloomers and more
Stay the course
Struggle not the same as failure
GED or PhD—the rules are the same
The for-profit controversy
Ways to pay for college
Traditionally underserved kids
About The Author: Bill Holland
Bill was a Big Ten scholarship football player who raised and coached two successful sons. He’s an award-winning college professor, business executive, nationally recognized career management guru, author of four books on career management and the principal founder of College to Career Catalyst, LLC.