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Stand Out from the Crowd: Key Skills for Study, Work and Life
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STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD: KEY SKILLS FOR STUDY, WORK AND LIFE

PAPERBACK BY LOUGHLIN, ELEANOR; DORIAN, LAURA

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ISBN
9781137608017
IMPRINT
RED GLOBE PRESS
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EDITION
1ST ED. 2019
PUBLISHER
MACMILLAN EDUCATION UK
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
235 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
30 OCT 2018

DESCRIPTION

This book takes a hands-on approach to skills development and will help your students to stand out from the crowd, both during their studies and when applying for jobs. It supports students in the development of key organisational and interpersonal skills, including time management, teamwork and leadership, through activities and reflective tasks. It also provides practical guidance on developing vital entrepreneurial attributes, such as critical thinking and problem solving, and articulating these skills to prospective employers. This text is an essential resource for all students looking to develop the skills, experience and attributes which are desired by today's employers. It is also ideal for students on personal development planning and employability modules across all disciplines and levels.

CONTENTS

Introduction.- 1. Understanding and Developing Yourself.- PART I: ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS.- 2. Time Management.- 3. Project Management.- PART II: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION.- 4. Communication.- 5. Understanding Others.- 6. Teamworking.- 7. Leadership.- PART III: ENTREPRENEURIAL ATTRIBUTES.- 8. Adaptability.- 9. Using Initiative.- 10. Problem Solving.- 11. Critical Thinking.- 12. Creativity and Innovation.- PART IV: EVIDENCING YOUR SKILLS TO EMPLOYERS.- 13. Recording Your Achievements.- 14. Writing a Strong CV.- 15. Covering Letter.- 16. Application Forms.- 17. Interviews.- 18. Managing Your Online Presence.- References.- Further Resources.- Index.