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Skills for Success: personal development and employability 3rd edn. (Print copy) by Whatever stage your students are at, it's never too soon for them to be thinking about their future. Competition for jobs is fierce, and having a degree is no longer enough. This indispensable guide helps students to create their own personal development programme and develop the skills and capabilities required by today's employers. Step by step, it takes students from the initial stages of setting goals and defining success through to the application process for their dream job. Internationally acclaimed study skills author Stella Cottrell provides students with the ingredients they need to create their own recipe for success. This versatile resource is ideal for students on personal development modules from foundation through to postgraduate level. It can also be used independently by students from all disciplines.
Call Number: 371.30281 COT
Publication Date: 2015
The Student Skills Guide. 2nd edn. (Print copy) by This guide, in its second edition, outlines key skills for students with new sections on reflecting on your experience, critical analysis, learning styles and successful participation in seminars and meetings.
Call Number: 371.30281 DRE
Publication Date: 2001
Work Placements. (Print copy) by This book is an essential guide for students contemplating or embarking upon work placements. Using comments from students, employers and tutors, it includes guidelines on how to find an appropriate placement; audit skills; construct a strong CV and application; prepare for an interview and derive maximum benefit from the work placement experience. The book identifies common problems facing students, together with remedial strategies, and offers suggestions for tackling written and oral assignments. Finally, it shows how to create and implement a successful job-search strategy.
Call Number: 378.37 FAN
Publication Date: 2004
Managing Your Placement: a skills based approach. (Print copy) by Managing Your Placement provides business and management undergraduates with a comprehensive guide to making the most of the opportunities available to them on a work placement. The book will guide students through everything, from the questions to ask to admission tutors on university open days, to selecting the best placement and securing a job upon graduation. Managing Your Placement will provide business students with the tools to assess their own skills and critically evaluate their career options. A must read for anyone about to embark upon a business course in Higher Education, about to make a placement selection or looking for their first job after graduation. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/business/herbert/index.asp
Call Number: 378.37 HER
Publication Date: 2004
How to Manage Your Arts, Humanities and Social Science Degree. (Print copy) by This innovative book takes a practical, no-nonsense approach to all areas of undergraduate life, from getting started and maximizing learning opportunities to making choices, mastering time management and succeeding in exams. It also covers the wider aspects of the university experience including peer pressure, finances and grasping the opportunities available to undergraduates throughout their degree course. The book concludes with guidance on how to break into a career as a graduate.
Call Number: 371.30281 BEC
Publication Date: 2002
Learning to Work: students' experiences during work placement. (Print copy) by This ground-breaking study of work placements and practicums looks at the experience of 50 young short-term trainees in various Australian work settings. Based on taped interviews with trainees in business, education, engineering, IT and nursing, it reveals the issues, challenges and rewards for undergraduates beginning to make the transition to work in their chosen profession. It also shines a revealing light on Australian employers and workplaces, and how they can make a traineeship valuable for bosses, colleagues and trainees.
Call Number: 378.37 REI
Publication Date: 2006
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