Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook VitalSource eText (3e) : 9781292158891

Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook VitalSource eText (3e)

 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9781292158891
ISBN 10
 
1292158891
Published
 
14/09/2016
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
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eBook
$27.49
 
 
 
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About the book

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.

Table of contents
About the Authors

Acknowledgements

How to use this book



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



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