Strengthen Your Core: The Final Stretch

Strengthening your core — your core competencies — is critical. You will need to do that every year you spend in the workplace so you can add your accomplishments to your résumé and update it annually, so your job is to learn how to do that. We expect juniors to begin to finalizing their performance-based résumés using the baseline data they started with in grade eight, and revised and updated in freshman and sophomore years. Using business language and concrete data, by junior year you should have much to ‘brag’ about as you list your increasingly strong competencies … IF you have followed the directives we gave you when you were just a middle school sprout or a newly minted high school freshman.