The majority of college graduates are unprepared for the world of work according to a survey conducted by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. These graduates do not have sufficient job-hunting skills, emotional intelligence, or a basic understanding of the work world and what it takes to succeed. They struggle with unrealistic expectations regarding the transition from college to career. This lack of preparedness stems from attitudinal barriers and inadequate knowledge or skills, which are detrimental to students’ initial job search and ongoing career success.
The College to Career Transition Inventory (C²C) helps students pinpoint the false beliefs and potential barriers that might prevent them from finding a job or succeeding in their careers by assessing students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the following areas:
C²C is an excellent tool for college career centers and counselors as a starting point for assessing a student’s strengths and weaknesses in terms of starting, planning, and managing their careers. It includes suggestions for ensuring a successful transition, as well as space for setting short–term and long–term career goals.
- Takes only 15-20 minutes to complete.
- Includes suggestions for ensuring a successful transition, as well as pace for setting short- and long-term career goals.