Brilliant Employability Skills

Brilliant Employability Skills : How to stand out from the crowd in the graduate job market

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What makes you stand out in the market for that great graduate job?

In the competitive market for graduate jobs, securing a good degree no longer sets you apart from other candidates - 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.



"Packed full of practical, easy to understand tips to de-mystify the process of preparing yourself for your future career - an essential read for all students starting uni!"

Gemma Kenyon, Head of Careers, City Careers Service, City, University of London





"The most direct, to-the-point and easy to read book on what employers are looking for in the graduates they recruit and the skills they need to develop in order to stand out; this is a must-read for all students."Gareth Lewis, Head of Careers, Employability and Enterprise, Coventry University London
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 137 x 217 x 17mm | 360g
  • Pearson Business
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1292158905
  • 9781292158907
  • 436,435

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What makes you stand out in the market for that great graduate job?



In the competitive market for graduate jobs, securing a good degree no longer sets you apart from other candidates - 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.







Brilliant Employability Skills has been fully updated and expanded to help you to identify and develop your transferrable skills and create your own individual employability profile in order to compete successfully in today's highly competitive market place for graduate jobs.







Brilliant Outcomes



- Learn what employers want and how to show what you can offer



- Identify & gain the employability skills that you will need



- Create your own unique employability brand and communicate it to employers
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Table of contents

Employability skills valued by employers
Global business needs global graduates
Employability in and out of the lecture theatre
The job market
Social media, jobs and you
Career planning
Finding a job
Developing an employable you
Communicating your employability
Your employability journey
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About Frances Trought

Frances Trought has worked in Higher Education for the past 15 years both as an academic and in support of students developing their employability skills. She has worked with the following institutions: London South Bank University, Coventry University, University of East London and Pearson College London. Frances is currently the Head of Student Talent Development at Pearson College London, devising opportunities for students to develop their employability skills. She is also an Employability Consultant developing courses, delivering guest lectures and coaching students one to one. Frances has partnered with Shell UK Plc, Manpower and alumni to develop opportunities for students. Frances is passionate about employability and has 1,000+ followers on Twitter.
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