you're a junior or senior, and you're ready to start looking for a job in the
"real world," then "Dorm Rooms to Boardrooms" is the book to help you on your
"Dorm Rooms to Boardrooms," written by Victoria Pilate, gives facts
and tips on all aspects of obtaining a job after college.
"Dorm Rooms to Boardrooms," a continuation of Pilate's graduate project, is
based on many years of research. The book offers tips on everything about
transitioning into the real world from writing a resume to what to wear to the
The book provides excellent information for anyone looking for a job. Some
of the tips she offers on finding a job right out of college are the following:
• Get an early start on job hunting. Don't wait until the end of your
senior year. A better time to start looking is your junior or sophomore
• Attend job fairs at your university. Job fairs provide networking
• Get involved! Show employers you played an active role in college life by
interning, joining a campus organization, and volunteering. These
activities look great on resumes.
The best thing about "Dorm Rooms to Boardrooms" is it's easy to follow.
The pages have tip boxes on each side and Pilate uses humor to get her point
across to the reader. My favorite section included funny and unusual job
seeking strategies. Some of the strategies included renting a billboard
and putting your qualifications on there right where the employer could see it
from his office or writing a resume on a softball.