Studying for your Future Employability

Studying for your Future Employability : A Business Student's Guide

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How employable will you be when you graduate from your business and management degree? How can you ensure your time as a student is spent building your CV and developing skills that apply to the business world, so that when the time comes you can take on the job market with confidence and land your dream job? This study guide bridges the gap between your degree and your future career by connecting your study skills with your professional development. Designed to be a companion throughout your degree, this is an easy-to-use reference work that simultaneously develops your employability whilst also succeeding at university.
This book will keep you focused throughout your studies on your future career by: * Teaching "bridging skills" that enable you to apply your learning to professional practice * Showing how study skills such as diagnostics, planning and management, critical reading and knowledge transformation are used in the workplace * Demonstrating the ways in which 'thinking skills' such as critical thinking and reflection, developing arguments, problem solving, decision making, creative thinking and ethical thinking are used in the workplace * Teaching how to understand what employers are looking for early on and to develop career readiness by engaging with study skills and work experience Studying for your Future Employability provides a range of scenarios and activities to demonstrate the links between study skills and professional skills, along with techniques familiar in the workplace. With IT skills embedded throughout, this is the perfect study skills textbook to accompany business and management students who want to make their time in education count.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 174 x 246 x 22.86mm | 703.07g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 45 black & white illustrations, 53 black & white tables, 45 black & white line drawings
  • 1138833541
  • 9781138833548

About Sheila Tyler

Sheila Tyler is a developmental psychologist specialising in management learning. She chaired the internationally taught Professional Certificate in Management at The Open University and was instrumental in developing problem-based and online collaborative learning. Publications include The Manager's Good Study Guide. She is now a learning design consultant.
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Table of contents

1. Your Journey to Success 2. Planning and Managing your Studies 3. How we Learn 4. Reading, Making Notes and Finding Information 5. Writing Assignments and Preparing for Exams 6. Thinking Skills 7. Complex Thinking Skills 8. Working with Others 9. Your Career in Business and Management Appendix 1 Approaches to Learning and Studying Inventory: Self-Score Version Appendix 2 Effective Writing
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