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Skills for success : personal development and employability /

by Cottrell, Stella.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave study skills.Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Edition: 3rd ed.Description: vi, 394 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781137426529 (paperback).Subject(s): Success | Vocational guidance
Contents:
Introduction -- Part 1. Self-management. 1. The vision ; 2. Know yourself ; 3. Understanding your personal performance ; 4. Successful self-management -- Part 2. Managing people and tasks. 5. People skills ; 6. Successful problem-solving and task management -- Part 3. Extend your thinking. 7. Thinking outside the box ; 8. The art of reflection -- Part 4. 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 -- Resource bank. Appendix 1. Applications for success ; Appendix 2. Useful websites.
Summary: "Each chapter encourages students to think reflectively about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this revised and updated edition has two new chapters on 'Taking charge of your life, learning and career' and 'What do employers really want?'" List(s) this item appears in: Learning Hub - Study Skills books | Palgrave study skills series
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-389) and index.

Introduction -- Part 1. Self-management. 1. The vision ; 2. Know yourself ; 3. Understanding your personal performance ; 4. Successful self-management -- Part 2. Managing people and tasks. 5. People skills ; 6. Successful problem-solving and task management -- Part 3. Extend your thinking. 7. Thinking outside the box ; 8. The art of reflection -- Part 4. 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 -- Resource bank. Appendix 1. Applications for success ; Appendix 2. Useful websites.

"Each chapter encourages students to think reflectively about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this revised and updated edition has two new chapters on 'Taking charge of your life, learning and career' and 'What do employers really want?'"

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