Palgrave Study Skills: Skills for Success : Personal Development and Employability

Stella Cottrell

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Whatever stage your students are at, it’s never too soon for them to be thinking about their future. Competition for jobs is fierce, and having a degree is no longer enough. This indispensable guide helps students to create their own personal development programme and develop the skills and capabilities required by today’s employers. Step by step, it takes students from the initial stages of setting goals and defining success through to the application process for their dream job. Internationally acclaimed study skills author Stella Cottrell provides students with the ingredients they need to create their own recipe for success.

This versatile resource is ideal for students on personal development modules from foundation through to postgraduate level. It can also be used independently by students from all disciplines.

From the Back Cover: Skills for Success helps you to develop abilities wanted by today's employers while you're at university or college, such as: 

· effective self-management and self-awareness
· team-working skills
· emotional intelligence
· a reflective practitioner approach
· problem-solving and task management
· creative thinking skills.
This third edition has been thoroughly updated to give the best advice for planning your career in today's job market. It retains its unique, personalised approach, helping you to get the best out of your education.

New to this edition: 
· a brand new chapter on what employers are looking for
· a new introduction, with advice on how to take charge of your life, education and career
· additional guidance on career planning and strategies to help you get the job you want.
Whether you're just starting at college or university, or about to leave a postgraduate programme, Skills for Success will help you to think creatively and constructively about personal, academic and career goals.

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