You're Hired! Graduate Career Handbook

Maximise your employability and get a graduate job

Author: Tristram Hooley,Korin Grant

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 1844556492

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

View: 6152


The Graduate Career Handbook is the complete guide to graduate career planning and job hunting for students and graduates, offering vital guidance on how to discover your potential, what to do after graduation, how to maximise your employability, and kick-start your career. Organised in simple chapters, this graduate career guide book is designed to help you address the various issues you experience as you move through university and into work, uniquely starting from your first year at uni and taking you through to your first days at work and beyond. It is packed with career advice and guidance for students and new graduates. Topics include: How to use self-reflection to identify possible career paths How to gain work experience and build employability skills The importance of networking and research Whether to consider postgraduate study Recruitment practices and what to do if you need a Plan B How to make a good first impression at work and career management Whether you have your heart set on a particular career, have a few ideas about possible lines of work, or wondering what job should I do , this book is for you. If you know what you want to do, it offers vital guidance on how to achieve your ambition and land your dream job; if you don t have a clue, it will help you work out what your next step should be. With handy tips, checklists and real-life examples throughout, this You re Hired guide will help you to supercharge your career and get the graduate job you want! A well-rounded and accessible book that covers everything you need to know. Highly recommended! Stuart Johnson, Director of the Careers Service, University of Bristol A timely book from two experts who really understand graduate careers. Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters *

The Right Career Moves Handbook

Author: Sophie Allen

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749440039

Category: Career changes

Page: 213

View: 3592


Job seekers, at whatever stage in their careers, have never been faced with greater choice than today. It's never been more confusing either. This essential handbook aims to reduce the anxiety and help job hunters make the right moves and meet their career goals. Bursting with authoritative facts, information and advice on all aspects of the job hunting process, it is written in a clear accessible style. There's advice on finding the right job, creating a plan, writing a winning CV, making the grade at psychometric tests, how to interview well and even different industry profiles. It also assesses the current job climate, discusses pros and cons of the various options and suggests job-hunting strategies. An important book, it is the ultimate guide to negotiating the job search maze and getting that perfect job.

The Ultimate Guide to Your Legal Career

What Every Young Lawyer Must Know to Avoid the Mistakes and Maximize the Value of a Career in the Law

Author: K. Charles Cannon

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 9781600940057

Category: Law

Page: 289

View: 3191


A comprehensive reference for prospective law students and young lawyers shares real-world advice on such topics as whether or not to pursue a legal career, how to craft one's career throughout the educational process, and navigating the postgraduate years. Original.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-2009

Author: N.A

Publisher: Labor Department, Labor Statistics Bureau

ISBN: 9781598044102

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 890

View: 1470


Discusses the duties, earnings, qualifications, and employment opportunities for occupations ranging from lawyers and computer programmers to carpenters and typists.

The Librarian's Career Guidebook

Author: Priscilla K. Shontz

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810850347

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 565

View: 5477


Are you trying to break into a career in library science or improve your current position? In The Librarian's Career Guidebook, 63 information professionals from diverse positions, workplaces, and regions discuss a variety of career issues and offer advice to prospective librarians, M.L.S. students, and librarians in various stages of their careers, from entry-level to the highly experienced.

Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook

Author: J. Michael Farr,LaVerne L. Ludden

Publisher: JIST Works

ISBN: 9781563708848

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 758

View: 7213


Provides job descriptions with information on the nature of the job, working conditions, employment figures, training required, job outlook, and earnings.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2011-2012

Author: U.S. Department of Labor

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071773932

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 896

View: 8330


The most comprehensive, up-to-date resource available for choosing the career that’s right for you When making a decision about your career path, it is crucial that you consider any aspect of a job that will affect your future, your sense of fulfillment, and your bottom line. With current statistics from the number-one source of job data in America—the U.S. Department of Labor—the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2011–2012 is your best choice for researching careers, whether you’re looking for your first job or contemplating a career change. From able seaman to zoologist, you’ll get vital information about more than 250 occupations, including: Nature of the work and working conditions Earnings Training, qualifications, and advancement Job outlook With its vast amount of practical, up-to-date information, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is an essential tool for making informed, intelligent decisions about your future. Did you know . . . -Training at a vocational school, college, or university is increasingly important for getting a job as a travel agent? -A physician assistant’s working conditions can vary from regular hours in an office setting to long periods of standing in an operating room? -Accountants and auditors, budget officers, credit analysts, loan officers, and underwriters have training and skills similar to those of financial managers? -Boilermakers often use potentially dangerous equipment, such as acetylene torches and power grinders, handle heavy parts, and work on ladders or on top of large vessels?