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Stand Out from the Crowd

Key Skills for Study, Work and Life

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Pages: 247
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Paperback - 9781137608017

15 November 2018

$23.99

Ebook - 9781137608024

15 November 2018

$19.99

Ebook - 9781137608031

15 November 2018

$29.99

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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...

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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.

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  • Integrates academic and employability skills so that students can easily make connections between skills gained at university and skills which are sought after by employers
  • Includes coverage of valuable entrepreneurial attributes such as innovation, creativity and adaptability
  • Contains self-assessments, reflections and activities throughout to help students apply ideas and skills to their own situation

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.

This book engages students in the entire process of analysing, developing and evidencing their skills. Insights from students demonstrate concepts clearly and practical examples get the reader thinking about, and working on, their own employability. Any student using this book will be better prepared to enter the graduate job market. – Holly Andrews, University of Worcester, UK
A really useful and engaging text which will help students to demonstrate the fundamental skills required to gain employment. – Cassie Wilson, University of Bath, UK.
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Laura Dorian is Internships and Enterprise Project Manager at Durham University, UK.

Eleanor Loughlin is Academic Skills Programme Manager at Durham University, UK.

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Laura Dorian is Internships and Enterprise Project Manager at Durham University, UK.

Eleanor Loughlin is Academic Skills Programme Manager at Durham University, UK.

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