Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook (3e) : 9781292158877

Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook (3e)

Done, Judith & Mulvey, Rachel
 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9781292158877
ISBN 10
 
1292158875
Published
 
27/09/2016
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
352
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$38.99
 
 
Title type
 
$27.49
 
 
Description

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.

 

Table of contents
  • Part 1: What’s Out There
  • 1 Accessing job opportunities 
  • 2 The graduate labour market 
  • 3 Labour market information: analysis of what graduates do 
  • 4 The global graduate 
  • 5 Graduate training schemes 
  • 6 Entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and self-employment 
  • 7 Postgraduate study: choosing a course and making a good application 
  • Part 2: How to Make the Most of What’s Out There
  • 8 Knowing who you are: skills, interests and values 
  • 9 Work experience: making it purposeful 
  • 10  Dates and deadlines: your timeline for action 
  • 11  Making applications: getting past the first post 
  • 12  Succeeding in selection 
  • 13  My decision, my context, my life: why all this matters 
Features & benefits

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.

 

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Author biography

Dr Judith Done is a visiting research fellow at the University of Chester, where she was formerly Director of Careers and Employability. She is a fellow of the Institute of Career Guidance (ICG) and an associate fellow of  the British Psychological  Society. Her  working  life has  been  spent  in  career  guidance as  a  practitioner, trainer   and   manager. Her   research   interests   are   in   career   guidance,   personal   development   and interpersonal  communication. Judith  as  a  volunteer  advice  worker,  school  governor  and  occasional freelance trainer.

 

Professor Rachel Mulvey is Dean of Psychology at the University of East  London, and Associate  Fellow  at the University of Warwick Institute of Employment Research. For many years, Rachel worked as a careers adviser in schools and colleges, before moving into the management and training of career professionals. She  was  awarded  a  National  Teaching  Fellowship for her work on enhancing undergraduates’ career readiness,  and  researches  the  way  workers  across  EU  learn  skills  and  transfer  them  from  job  to  job. Her second Pearson title, Brilliant Passing Psychometric Tests, was published in 2015.