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