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So, you’re about to graduate college, either this year, or sometime in the near future, and you’re starting to panic. How does one become an adult? How do you transition from college to a real career? Is it the end of the world if you got turned down by your dream company, or you are working an entry level job even though you are thousands of dollars in debt from your student loans? Who do you ask for help and guidance when all of your peers are in the same position and your parents just don’t understand? You go to the experts, of course!
Here at FFL, we want you to succeed. We want you to know that you are not alone if you’re not really sure how to succeed or even know if you are succeeding. If you’re at the end of your college career, starting your real adult life, or even just trying to reevaluate in the midst of adulthood, check out these ten books that will help you come to terms with where you are, discover where you want to go, and make a plan for how to get there.
“So what are you going to do with your major?”
It’s an innocent question that can haunt students from high school to graduate school and beyond.
Relax. Your major is just the starting point for designing a meaningful future. In this indispensable guide, Dr. Katharine Brooks shows you a creative, fun, and intelligent way to figure out what you want to do and how to get it—no matter what you studied in college. You will learn to map your experiences for insights into your strengths and passions, design possible lives, and create goals destined to take you wherever you want to go. Using techniques and ideas that have guided thousands of college students to successful careers, Dr. Brooks will teach you to outsmart and outperform your competition, with more Wisdom Builders and an easily applied career development process.
No matter what career you aspire to, You Majored in What? offers a practical, creative, and successful approach to finding your path to career fulfillment.
Are you about to graduate and begin your job search? Or are you a young professional trying to choose the right field or looking for that perfect position that will catapult your career?
Figuring out a career and getting a great job has never been more difficult. On top of that, today’s graduates are looking for not only good jobs but positions that will help them launch careers in which they can grow and prosper. But knowing what to look for and how to actually land a great job is exceptionally challenging when you’re trying to get an interview, make enough money, and position yourself for advancement.
Packed with first-person advice from graduates and young professionals themselves, as well as the perspectives of seasoned CEOs, entrepreneurs, leaders, and experts, such as Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Third Point Advisors’ Daniel Loeb, author Malcolm Gladwell, and US Navy SEALs’ Admiral Eric Olson, The Career Playbook is an essential resource for landing, launching, and thriving in your career.
Getting from College to Career by Career Expert and Global Spokesperson for LinkedIn, Lindsey Pollak, is an insightful, essential world guide for college students and recent graduates who are preparing to embark upon a career beyond the university walls. Now newly revised to reflect the most recent changes in the economy and job market, these “90 things to do before you join the real world” will give every young grad a head start, providing essential information for adapting to and succeeding in a marketplace that is now more competitive than ever.
The Four Year Career for Women is for any woman adventurous enough to open it up and begin the journey to a richer, more fulfilling, more purpose-driven life. Written by Kimmy Brooke, who went from struggling single mom to true financial freedom, this quick, fun read will allow you to explore your life in a self-narrative, journaling type of way. You will uncover new ideas, answer questions, and better understand the concept of this model called Network Marketing. It will lead you to answer one simple question: Is this for me?