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Managing Your Placement : A Skills Based Approach - Ian Herbert

Managing Your Placement

A Skills Based Approach

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Published: 27th August 2004
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Managing Your Placement provides business and management undergraduates with a comprehensive guide to making the most of the opportunities available to them on a work placement. The book will guide students through everything, from the questions to ask to admission tutors on university open days, to selecting the best placement and securing a job upon graduation. Managing Your Placement will provide business students with the tools to assess their own skills and critically evaluate their career options. A must read for anyone about to embark upon a business course in Higher Education, about to make a placement selection or looking for their first job after graduation.
Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below -
http://www.palgrave.com/business/herbert/index.asp

Why do a placement? : the importance of work-related learningp. 3
Learning through work : the changing nature of work and employment marketsp. 21
Learning to learn and learning by doingp. 41
A framework for skills developmentp. 65
Job searchingp. 97
Job hunting I : getting to interviewp. 118
Job hunting II : interviews and other opportunities to shinep. 145
Managing your placementp. 173
Making the most of your potentialp. 195
Further help and resourcesp. 212
Example of skills auditp. 223
Questions to ask admission tutors and programme leadersp. 225
The benefits of employing placement studentsp. 227
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ISBN: 9780333987285
ISBN-10: 0333987284
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 27th August 2004
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1