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.
New to this Edition:
- Revised introduction, with advice on how students can take charge of their life, education and career
- Brand new chapter which highlights what employers are looking for
- Includes additional new content on using tutors' feedback and reflection on academic work
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 846 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
'Teaching Personal and Professional Development in Higher Education, this book has been invaluable to me. The exercises are very well designed, follow a logical sequence, and students find them extremely useful. Working in conjunction with The Study Skills Handbook, I highly recommend this book.' - Amazon review Reviews ofthe 1st edition: 'Excellent book, well constructed, a valuable learning resource for students.' - Department of Community Studies, Bradford College, UK 'This is a fantastic book packed with useful and interactive activities to enhance performance.' - Department of Social Work, Bromley College of Further& Higher Education, UK 'Clear, concise and excellent layout to make for an easier understanding and read.' - Business School, Middlesex University, UK 'I have found this book very useful in helping students construct their CVs/ applications. It is a useful teaching tool& a self-help guide.' - Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK