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The Graduate Career Guidebook By Steve Rook

The Graduate Career Guidebook by Steve Rook

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Packed with reflective activities, top tips for successful applications and real life case studies, it contains everything students need to develop their skills, get their foot in the door and set themselves up for a fulfilling future. This text will be core reading for students on a wide range of career-related and employability modules.

The Graduate Career Guidebook Summary

The Graduate Career Guidebook: Advice for Students and Graduates on Careers Options, Jobs, Volunteering, Applications, Interviews and Self-employment by Steve Rook

Written by experienced careers advisor Steve Rook, this indispensable guide will help readers to develop the skills they need to land their dream job. It breaks the career planning process down into manageable steps, from researching roles and gaining work experience to crafting a first-rate CV and impressing at interview. It also includes practical guidance on networking, entrepreneurship and responding to job offers. Packed with reflective activities, top tips for successful applications and real life case studies, it contains everything students need to develop their skills, get their foot in the door and set themselves up for a fulfilling future.

This text will be core reading for students on a wide range of career-related and employability modules. It will also be an invaluable resource for students researching their career options independently.

The Graduate Career Guidebook Reviews

'For anyone who needs some inspiration, who is unsure what step to take or who just needs that critical friend to help them along the way, buy it and more importantly use it.' - Ann Berry, Associate Lecturer, Bradford University, UK 'I am yet to come across a graduate career guidebook as comprehensive and as relevant as this. It takes you through everything. From general career planning, to the more detailed aspects such psychometric tests, using the internet to your advantage, and negotiating job offers. All in all, this book is an ambitious graduate career guidebook that delivers.' - Michael Tefula, Graduate, University of Birmingham, UK 'This book is clear and engaging, with illustrative examples throughout, and case studies to bring the points made to life.' - Catherine Lamond, Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton, UK

About Steve Rook

Steve Rook has been a student-focused University Careers Adviser for twelve years and has also managed his own successful recruitment company. His extensive professional experience in the UK and Australia combined with years spent travelling the world have informed his unique approach to career planning.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- PART I: FINDING YOUR WAY.- 1. Career Planning and Employability.- 2. Choosing a Role.- 3. Planning your Journey.- PART II: THE STEPPING STONES.- 4. Experience and Internships.- 5. Effective Networking.- 6. Further Study.- 7. Taking Time Out.- PART III: GETTING A JOB.- 8. Searching for Graduate Jobs.- 9. Promoting Yourself Effectively.- 10. Targeting Your CV.- 11. Tip-top Application Forms.- 12. Cover Letters That Open Doors.- 13. Impressing at Interviews.- 14. Psychometric Tests.- 15. Passing Assessment Centres.- 16. This Job's For You.- PART IV: ENTREPRENEURSHIP.- 17. Becoming an Entrepreneur.- 18. Getting your Business Started.- 19. Troubleshooting .- 20. Appendices.- 21. Notes.- 22. References.- 23. Index.

Additional information

GOR005605388
9780230391758
0230391753
The Graduate Career Guidebook: Advice for Students and Graduates on Careers Options, Jobs, Volunteering, Applications, Interviews and Self-employment by Steve Rook
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2013-05-01
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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