Do you wonder why your peers are moving up in a company and you are not? Do you feel like you are not in control of your career? Are you working long hours and not getting ahead in your career? Well, you are not alone. More people are working harder and longer hours, only to remain static in their jobs. But you don’t have to work harder or longer hours to get ahead; it simply takes career management. College to Career Coach, Lecturer, and Author Vera Teller has more than twenty-five years of experience as the Director of Systems and Programming for Trader Joe’s and Safeway. She started her career as a junior programmer and advanced using the tools and techniques shared in her latest book, Navigate Your Way to the Career You Want. Vera reveals that in working for an organization, there are unwritten standards by which an individual is judged. The sooner you understand how the system works, the more successful you will become. The good news is that career advancement is under your control; each one of us can and must manage our own career. Learn what it takes to move ahead within an organization, and find yourself on the road to achievement. In today’s job market, finding employment is a continual concern. Even if you have a job, you must continually acquire new skills, focus efforts on training, and keep up with career trends. Employers are looking for candidates who have a specific skill set and can help the organization succeed—not the other way around. You could be doing a lot more to find a better job or advance in your career...don’t wait to find out how to Navigate Your Way to the Career You Want!
Unlike many of the career books out there, this book is a quick, easy read that focuses on the activities students should pursue during college rather than after college. Check It Off! is a proactive approach to career planning that steers the student to explore activities in preparation of a career and career direction.
"Check It Off! Pave Your Way through College To Career is a graduation gift for high-school students entering college and a great read for parents too!"
Check It Off! mentors the college student through college in preparation for a career and to answer the three most important questions:
- What do I like to do?
- What do I want to do?
- What does the world need?