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The IUP Journal of English Studies :
Campus to Corporate: Learn, Adapt, Change, and Survive
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The corporate atmosphere is very different from the college atmosphere. Hence the graduating students are completely unaware of the unspoken nuances, social norms, and professional environment of the corporate, which may be extremely challenging and traumatic for a few. College life is quite casual where one can take things for granted such as freedom to choose subjects, liberty to dress the way one likes, and select the kind of friends with whom one wants to hang out. But the corporate environment and etiquettes are completely different, and as a result, a novice may find it difficult to adjust to the new setting. Hence the college students would do well to also focus on their listening and communication skills, besides the course content, to prepare themselves for the corporate life ahead. This paper sheds light on a few of those nuances and skills with examples from the corporate.

 
 
 

The transition from college to corporate is a big adjustment for many graduates. Expectations and responsibilities in the workplace are very different from those of college. While in college you pay to get education, in the corporate, you are paid for your deliverables.

 
 
 

Campus to Corporate, Learn, Adapt, Change, Survive