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"The best high school engineering book I have found. Gives a great foundation to teach Engineering. Helps me meet state standards and gives me great ideas for class projects."
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Alpharetta, GA

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St. Xavier High School
Louisville, KY

Table of Contents & Outline for “Welcome to the Professional World: Seven Success Principles for Entering the Workforce”:

Principle #1: Get Your Financial Matters in Order
Housing & Relocation
Principle #2: Work Hard and Smart
Appearance and Presentation
Personal and Personnel
A Positive Attitude
Three Common Human Relations Mistakes
General Coping Suggestions
Principle #3: Increase Your Cultural Sensitivity
Related Definitions
Colorblind / Cultureblind
Racism, Sexism, and Other “Isms”
Principle #4: Exercise Discretion
Differences Between School and Work
Office “Politics”
More Ideas on Discretion
Principle #5: Practice Good Communication Skills
The Single Most Important Skill
The Power of Words
Crack the Dictionary and Proof-Read Your Work
An Incentive for Learning a Second Language
General Communication Mistakes
Business World Jargon and Expressions
Principle #6: Make Good Use of Your Time
Time Wasters and Time Savers
Time Management: A Collection of Individual Responses
Time Magazine Special Report Summary
Balance Your Professional and Personal Goals
Intellectual Ideas for Your Spare Time
Time Management Self-Analysis (10-Minute)
Weekly Time Management Matrix
Principle #7: Be Careful With Your Romances
Romance Issues in General
Romance Issues in the Workplace
Long-Distance Relationships
Appendix A: Basic IRS Taxation Definitions and Model
Appendix B: Dining Etiquette
Appendix D: Business-World Jargon and Expressions
Appendix E: Internships and Cooperative Education