The Graduate Career Guidebook

Author: Steve Rook
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230391745
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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At last, a practical, positive approach to finding the perfect job – ideal for any student or graduate. In The Graduate Career Guidebook, Steve Rook explains how to find your dream role, regardless of whether you have a career in mind or no idea what you want to do after university. His inspiring approach divides the career journey into manageable steps and helps you navigate each stage, from deciding what you want, to gaining work experience, networking effectively, conducting a job hunt, writing a knock out CV, impressing at interview and getting the job. The text will guide you through the career planning process so you can find a successful and fulfilling future. It includes: • Guidance-based exercises to help you reflect on your personal strengths and find opportunities that are a great match • Useful and inspirational case studies from students, graduates and employers • Sections on entrepreneurship and starting your own business Like your own personal career coach, Steve will motivate you to think broadly and creatively about your opportunities and his expert advice will help you make your dream a reality.

You re Hired Graduate Career Handbook

Author: Tristram Hooley
Publisher: Trotman, Limited
ISBN: 9781844556489
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Comprehensive guide to career planning and job hunting for students and graduates, organised in simple chapters to help readers address the various issues they experience as they move through uni and into work. Topics include: self-reflection, career planning, job research, networking, recruitment practices, employability skills and Plan B.

Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook

Author: Judith Done
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 1292158891
Format: PDF
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The brand new 3rd edition of one of the UK’s bestselling graduate career guides that’s sold over 4,100 copies. Providing essential, life-changing guidance to help students get started on their graduate career, this indispensable guide helps readers discover how to make sense of their opportunities, weigh up their options and how to make the right choices. Packed with vital information and powerful ideas, tactics and strategies, it coaches readers in the positive mindset required to land a brilliant career. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new content on managing the transition from student to graduate; updated data, stats and examples; and a full glossary of terms. There is also a section help tutors with teaching employability and career skills.

Work Experience Placements and Internships

Author: Steve Rook
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137462035
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Through pedagogical techniques, self-assessment and personal reflection, this book provides students and graduates with a comprehensive guide to work experience, placements and internships. It offers essential support for every stage of the experience journey, from finding appropriate opportunities, to using the experience to further a career.

The Naked CEO

Author: Alex Malley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 073031460X
Format: PDF
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The Naked CEO's guide to achieving your dream, starting now From suspended schoolboy to disruptive CEO, Alex Malley, The Naked CEO, has led a life rich in successes and mistakes. Through it all he has learned a lot about what it takes to successfully build not only a big career, but also a big life. Gain insights from a successful CEO who's lived a big life. Be inspired by his unabashed real-life stories. Learn how to dream big and have the courage to pursue your passions and be willing to fail in that quest. Take the practical tips and apply them to your own career. Whether you're a student, jobseeker, professional, new to the workforce or just stuck in a rut, this book is your guide through the hurdles of the career journey to a big life. As a father of seven, Alex knows that this is the perfect book for parents or mentors looking to inspire the next generation. Career-readiness is a skill that people need. It can be learned the hard way, after years on the job and many potentially serious missteps, or it can be learned ahead of time by listening to those who have been there. The Naked CEO helps graduates, jobseekers, and professionals learn the lessons and limit their mistakes. Learn how to: Become a leader Successfully stand out and get noticed Harness the power of being yourself Network and create a profile Establish rapport with colleagues and turn around an under-performing team Get organised, spot opportunities, and learn how to say no Set priorities, build confidence, learn how to delegate, and more The Naked CEO is the truth you need to build a big life.

The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers

Author: Martin Birchall
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780953699179
Format: PDF
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The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers is the definitive guide to the leading organisations recruiting graduates in 2006-2007. Compiled from research with more than 16,000 recent graduates, the new edition reveals the Top 100 league table of the most respected and sought-after graduate employers in 2006 and offers lively, informed guidance on successful job hunting. Published as a hard-backed full-colour book, The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers provides comprehensive information on the latest graduate vacancies at many of the UK's best-known organisations. This includes employers' entry requirements, their application deadlines, the starting salaries on offer and the type and location of their graduate jobs. The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers is an authoritative, easy-to-use guide that will be essential reading for all university students and recent graduates looking for their first job in 2006-2007.

Universities Employability and Human Development

Author: Melanie Walker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137584521
Format: PDF, ePub
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The book makes a significant contribution to critical higher education studies, specifically to graduate employability research and to capabilities and education research. The book moves beyond the simplistic conception of alleged 'gaps' in graduate skills and 'mismatches' between employers and universities, and instead provides an innovative multi-dimensional and intersectional human capabilities conceptualisation of graduate employability. The book challenges an individualised notion of employability, instead locating employability issues in social and economic conditions, and argues that employability choices cannot be divorced from inequality. Qualitative and quantitative data from multiple case-study universities in South Africa are used to explore the perceptions and experiences of diverse students, lecturers, support officers and employers, regarding what each university is doing, or should be doing, to enhance graduate economic opportunities and contribute to inclusive development. The book will be highly relevant to students, scholars and researchers in the fields of education and sociology, particularly those with an interest in graduate employability.

The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People Fourth Edition

Author: Carol Eikleberry, Ph.D.
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607747847
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A practical career guide for creatively inclined job seekers of all ages, with tips and counsel on how to use your independent and innovative talents and passions to make money, express yourself, and find a job you love. This new edition of the popular guide for individuals seeking work that suits their unique skills has been completely revised and updated to reflect the freedom offered by the new work order, delve more deeply into freelancing as a career, explore social media as it relates to creative job searches, provide new success stories, and bring all salary information up to date. It also includes descriptions of more than 270 creative jobs, from the mainstream (architect, web designer) to the unexpected (crossword-puzzle maker, police sketch artist). With knowledgeable career guidance, real-life success stories, and eye-opening self-evaluation tools, the fourth edition of The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People helps unique individuals find work that supports and compliments their personalities and passions.

The Graduate Jobs Handbook

Author: Paul Redmond
Publisher: Trotman, Limited
ISBN: 9781844552115
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Want to maximise your employability? Are you worried about your job prospects after graduation? Did you know there are 80 graduates fighting for every graduate job? The Graduate Jobs Formula is the new bible for students and graduates who want to know how to get their dream job after graduation. For many students the process of applying for a job after university can be a frightening prospect - and there are 80 applicants for every job! In today's job climate competition is tough and many companies are cutting back on graduate recruitment schemes, so to maximise your chances of getting the job, and career, you want, the Graduate Jobs Formula reveals how. This handbook is full of hard facts on maximising your employability, statistics, case studies of real graduates in employment and advice from its author, Paul Redmond, one of the UK's leading graduate destination experts. If you follow his tried and tested job formula you will ensure that no matter what your degree is you can be confident that you too will find a great job once you graduate. Graduate Jobs looks at the obstacles that might get in your way and the ways in which you can make yourself more employable - with this information you are equipped to start applying for jobs confidently and, more importantly, land that career that you really want.

How to Succeed at Assessment Centres

Author: Kathleen Houston
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137469323
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Many employers now invite candidates to an assessment day. This book guides you through each step of the process, from getting selected and preparing for psychometric tests to group exercises and interviews. Featuring practical exercises and advice from both employers and graduates, it's an invaluable resource for opening the door to your career.