Brilliant Employability Skills: How to stand out from the crowd in the graduate job market (2e) : 9781292158907

Brilliant Employability Skills: How to stand out from the crowd in the graduate job market (2e)

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Pearson United Kingdom
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What makes you stand out in the market for that great graduate job?

In the competitive market for graduate jobs, securing a good degree no longer sets you apart from other candidates – this book will provide you with the tools and techniques to allow you to gain and communicate the range of employability skills and behaviours that will make you stand out from the crowd and get the job that you want.

Table of contents
  1. Employability skills valued by employers
  2. Global business needs global graduates
  3. Employability in and out of the lecture theatre
  4. The job market
  5. Social media, jobs and you
  6. Career planning
  7. Finding a job
  8. Developing an employable you
  9. Communicating your employability
  10. Your employability journey
New to this edition

Brilliant Employability Skills has been fully updated and expanded to help you to identify and develop your transferrable skills and create your own individual employability profile in order to compete successfully in today’s highly competitive market place for graduate jobs.


Brilliant Outcomes

·    Learn what employers want and how to show what you can offer

·    Identify & gain the employability skills that you will need

·    Create your own unique employability brand and communicate it to employers

Author biography

Frances Trought has worked in Higher Education for the past 12 years both as an academic and in support of students developing their employability skills. She has worked with the following institutions: London South Bank University, Coventry University, University of East London and Pearson College. Frances is currently the Talent Developer at Pearson College, devising opportunities for students to develop their employability skills. She is also an Employability Consultant developing courses, delivering guest lectures and coaching student’s one to one. Frances has partnered with Shell UK Plc, Manpower and alumni students to develop opportunities for students. Frances is passionate about employability and has 1000+ followers on twitter.