Colleges & Universities

Next Great Step has programs that can be provided in a Lecture or Classroom setting.

Below are a sample of a few of the sessions that can be provided and customized to meet your needs.

Make the NEXT Step Count

Planning ahead and thinking about what actions you want the employer to take will impact the outcome of the meeting. This lecture will address what attitudes you want an employer to have about you and what questions you need answered. The student will learn how to “sell” themselves and apply techniques which encourage the employer to take the next step toward hiring them or connecting them with someone who will.

Key concepts:

Importance of making an impact on every person you meet. Using the 3A’s:

  • Actions  – What the employer will commit to do for you
  • Attitudes – What the employer will believe about you
  • Answers  – What information you need answered to better understand the contact or opportunity

How Do I Compete?

The student will be challenged think like a hiring manager and what challenges they face. The student will learn 3 levels of benefits that a candidate brings to an employer and how to solve problems for the business. The goal is to learn to how to stand out from other candidates by offering unique value and offering solutions to the needs off the business. This interactive presentation will show why getting paid what you are worth is more within your reach than you thought.


Key concepts:

  • The 3 levels of benefits to offer an employer
  • How students can link their skills to solving a problem for a business
  • How to sell yourself and compete against other candidates

What Will I Do Next?

To achieve success the student must be able to identify where to spend their time. This segment addresses how to bring extreme focus to their time allocation, matching knowledge, skill experience and passion to their individual goals. The interactive presentation will introduce a structured thinking process to facilitate decision making.

Key Concepts:

Importance of focus, prioritization and how to invest your time in what opportunities to pursue and where to pursue them.
Introduce “Personal Targeting”

  • Core
  • Near Core
  • Outfield