One of the most important things you can do while you are a student
is to keep up with what is happening in the world of work. Change is occurring rapidly
today and many new jobs are being created as technology advances and processes change.
Make it part of your weekly schedule to read newspapers, magazines and websites
to learn about current news and trends in the workplace. The business section in
newspapers is a good place to start and often you will find intriguing information
on companies that you may be interested in working at in the future. A clipping
file is a good way to keep track of information. This file can be a file folder
where you file paper copies of information or can be an electronic file where you
store information you have found.
Some excellent resources to help you keep up include: