About This Book...
"Welcome to the Professional World" Seven Success Principles for Entering the Workforce--Notes, resources, and short essays for improving the transition into your first professional experience.
Based on Dr. Gary Martin's extensive research since 1983, including hundreds of interviews with new professionals and their supervisors. This publication picks up where others leave off by providing ideas, insights, and training to young adults as they begin their jobs, whether entry-level professional careers, internships, or Co-ops.
"Welcome to the Professional World," a collective voice of business and corporate America, will build upon and refine your basic skills, increasing productivity and effectiveness immediately.
Enhance your understanding of, adjustment to, performance, and overall enjoyment in the professional world.
- "Speaking directly to students, Gary Martin's book captures and illuminates the issues students need to address before entering the world of work."
Larry Hill, Director of Cooperative Education, CSU Sacramento
"Relevant, extremely informative, "Welcome to the Professional World" is an excellent collection of common sense information at a novice's fingertips. WHere the parents and instructors left off, this book picks up to carry the student to success."
Fred Simpkins, Global Diversity, Hewlett Packard Company
"One of the key success strategies for today's student is learning how to make the transition from being a student to being a professional. Gary's book provides the assistance needed for anyone seeking professional career opportunities. A must resource for students and those who work with them."
Mary Ford, Dean of Cooperative Education and Career Services, Drexel University
This is a brief, readable book that should be a significant help to anyone just entering the workforce, aiding in performance, productivity, and professionalism. An outstanding resource that can be purchased and distributed by corporations to their new hires.
About the Author
Dr. Gary Martin, Ed.D., is a Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Services at University of the Pacific in California. He has been involved with career guidance for 25 years. He has interviewed hundreds of new professionals and their supervisors in the development of this resource. His professional and academic background is in Educational Psychology.