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Recruiting Tools and lifeskill training
View college recruiting and placement like a business plan
When recruiting a school...3 initial things to understand.
1. Have a clear outlook and strategy for success
-can the college support your interest.
-what is the perception of the college.
-are graduates deciding to live in the area.
-How many supporters own businesses.
2. Build strong character and social skills
-Do you know the graduation rate.
-Correlation between SAT/ACT scores and jobs.
-Does synergy exist within the organization.
3. Develop a positive environment/social atmosphere
-Local networking opportunities.
-Social media innovations.
-Academic benefits and support systems.
-Real life learning curve/adjustments/decisions.
Hard work is not enough...you must have:
1. A strategy...plan to get from point A to point B...
-Identify your goals...see them and believe them
-If you don't believe what you see, how can
-Write down 5 strategic ways to reach your goal.
-Write down the top 2 from each strategy, this is
2. A contingency plan is not a failures plan, it is a must in
case life happens...
-Build in unforseens....anything that is not
expected to happen.
-Meditate on the "avoidance subconcious"
preventive measures to avoid unforseens.
-Write these down....list 10 things that would be
-Read them but never say them out loud and then
tear up the paper and throw away.
3. Commitment/discipline/passion/determination and pure
heart/will is the difference maker.
-Simply put...."HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT"...."IT"
can be whatever it is you want.
-Focus...life is a mixture of small victories at a
time....count your small victories.
-Set a goal for the week and check back to know
how close you came to achievement.
-Set another...and another...and another and you
4. Recognize the impossible and go for it...
-Determine your weaknesses....and make them
-Meet the challenge....engage in opportunities to
-Eliminate pride by looking for the next thing you
are not good at.
-Recognize the journey and appreciate it. Has
anyone done this before....find them.
5. No changes be consistent..persistent..stubborn enough
to keep going but smart enough to ask for help.
-Read your strategy/plan once per week
-Remind yourself where you are in your plan.
-Allow additional suggestions to your plan but
never allow any take aways.
-If frustration sets in...put the plan aside, enjoy
your day and start again tomorrow.
6. Only adjust your plan for better opportunities
-Always look to get better
-Laugh some more.
Actions always speak louder than plans...
1. Treat your goals and work ethic as a franchise.
-duplicate what works, eliminate what doesn't.
-Practice makes perfect, dedicate time to practice.
-Self evaluate and self criticize.
-Schedule a meeting with your critics.
2. Time/Value theory
-Application of these principles creates value
-Be effective and be efficient.
-Be quick, work smart never long.
-You determine your value by being multi-talented.
3. The Sharks Tale
-Always bite off more than you can chew.
-Be methodical in your approach.
-Be dominant....make success intentional.
4. Universal Law
-Align yourself with success.
-Challenge your thinking to maximize opportunity.
-See yourself and be yourself.
-You have now laid the foundation to a successful life.