The University of Bolton Careers Service can help you with exploring your career options, applying for job vacancies, writing a CV and covering letter, finding a work placement and developing those skills and attributes that employers look for.
To get the career you want, you need to be job-ready. This is your all-in-one guide to understanding what employers want and how to prepare yourself with a personal career plan. From gaining work experience, to mastering essential skills and acing the application process, The Job-Ready Guide is a complete resource for standing out from the crowd and getting a job offer.
Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier: How to Unlock Your Career Potential is a practical guidebook for those who are stuck in their career journey or need help reaching their career goals. The Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier (SIWIKE) is what you didn't know you needed to know about your career development, things that would have altered your career path if you'd known them ten, five, or even one year earlier.
What makes you stand out in the market for that great graduate job? This book will provide you with the tools and techniques to allow you to gain and communicate the range of employability skills and behaviours that will make you stand out from the crowd and get the job that you want.
After you Graduate is for students who are about to enter the world of work or those looking for a change in career direction. After You Graduate can be used as a reference guide to the whole career-choice and job-finding process including further study and self-employment.
From internationally-acclaimed entrepreneur and Fortune 500 mentor Janine Garner, It's Who You Know shows you how to build, manage and leverage your power network to create opportunities and drive success.
A fresh take on the vital business skill of networking. Instant Networking will show you how to build networking into all that you do, whether you're self-employed, fresh out of education and ready to take on the world or just ready to make your presence known.
This book provides students and graduates with a concise guide to work experience, placements and internships. It explores the full range of opportunities in key graduate sectors and offers support for each stage of the journey, from finding appropriate opportunities and applying for posts to developing a strategy and making the most of a placement.
This book is an essential guide for students contemplating or embarking upon work placements. Using comments from students, employers and tutors, it includes guidelines on how to find an appropriate placement; audit skills; construct a strong CV and application; prepare for an interview and derive maximum benefit from the work placement experience.
This clear and concise textbook is an invaluable guide for students embarking on their social work placements. Packed with tips, quotes, activities and illustrations, it offers coherent advice on how to get the best out of practice learning opportunities, as well as an insight into students' perspectives for practice assessors, lecturers and practitioners.