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SKILLS FOR SUCCESS: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYABILITY

PAPERBACK BY COTTRELL, STELLA

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ISBN
9781137426529
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EDITION
3RD NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
400 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
22 JAN 2015

DESCRIPTION

Skills for Success helps you to develop abilities wanted by today's employers while you're at university or college, such as: * effective self-management and self-awareness * team-working skills * emotional intelligence * a reflective practitioner approach * problem-solving and task management * creative thinking skills. This third edition has been thoroughly updated to give the best advice for planning your career in today's job market. It retains its unique, personalised approach, helping you to get the best out of your education. New to this edition: * a brand new chapter on what employers are looking for * a new introduction, with advice on how to take charge of your life, education and career * additional guidance on career planning and strategies to help you get the job you want. Whether you're just starting at college or university, or about to leave a postgraduate programme, Skills for Success will help you to think creatively and constructively about personal, academic and career goals.

CONTENTS

Introduction: Taking Charge of your Life, Learning and Career.- PART I: SELF-MANAGEMENT.- 1. The Vision: What does 'Success' Mean to You?.- 2. Know Yourself.- 3. Understanding your Personal Performance.- 4. Successful Self-Management.- PART II: PEOPLE AND TASKs.- 5. People Skills.- 6. Successful Problem-Solving and Task Management .- PART III: EXTEND YOUR THINKING.- 7. Thinking Outside of the Box.- 8. The Art of Reflection.- PART IV: EMPLOYABILITY: ENHANCING YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS.- 9. What do Employers Really Want?.- 10. Getting the Job You Want.- 11. Maintaining Good Personal Records.- 12. Drawing it Together.- 13. Resource Bank.- Useful Websites.- References.- Index.