Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook

Series
Pearson
Author
Judith Done / Rachel Mulvey  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
328
Pub.-date
August 2016
ISBN13
9781292158877
ISBN
1292158875
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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.

Features

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.

 

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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 

 

Online resources 

Further reading 


Back Cover

What are you going to do once you have graduated?

Find the help and information you need to get started on your graduate career – understanding what is out there, how to make sense of it, and how to make good choices

You’ll learn how to navigate the labour market, how to keep going when the going gets tough and how to make best use of the opportunities around you to develop your skills and experience for the future. 

Using essential, up-to-date labour market information, the Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook will make this practical and essential information readily accessible to you – and will explain why lateral thinking and flexibility are going to be necessary to navigate through choppy economic waters if you are to land a brilliant career.

BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Make the best of opportunities to develop your skills and experience  
  • Navigate and understand the current job market
  • Learn what employers want and how to show what you can offer
  • Land your brilliant career!

Author

Dr Judith Done is a visiting research fellow at the University of Chester, where she was formerly Director of Careers and Employability. She is a fellow of the Institute of Career Guidance (ICG) and an associate fellow of  the British Psychological  Society. Her  working  life has  been  spent  in  career  guidance as  a  practitioner, trainer   and   manager. Her   research   interests   are   in   career   guidance,   personal   development   and interpersonal  communication. Judith  as  a  volunteer  advice  worker,  school  governor  and  occasional freelance trainer.

 

Professor Rachel Mulvey is Dean of Psychology at the University of East  London, and Associate  Fellow  at the University of Warwick Institute of Employment Research. For many years, Rachel worked as a careers adviser in schools and colleges, before moving into the management and training of career professionals. She  was  awarded  a  National  Teaching  Fellowship for her work on enhancing undergraduates’ career readiness,  and  researches  the  way  workers  across  EU  learn  skills  and  transfer  them  from  job  to  job. Her second Pearson title, Brilliant Passing Psychometric Tests, was published in 2015.