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Skills for Success (3rd Edition)

Personal Development and Employability

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 400
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Macmillan Study Skills

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05 February 2015

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22 January 2015

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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...

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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.

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  • Covers topics such as self-management, team work, problem-solving, lateral thinking and employability
  • Shows students how their existing skills translate to the workplace
  • Contains a wealth of activities, checklists and resources
  • Packed with tips from current students and recent graduates
  • Companion website with downloadable material from the book, ready for students to adapt for their own use





  • Revised introduction, with advice on how to take charge of your 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



Introduction: Taking Charge of your Life, Learning and Career
PART I: SELF-MANAGEMENT
1. The Vision: What does 'Success' Mean to You?
2. Know Yourself
3. Understanding your Personal Performance
4. Successful Self-Management
PART II: PEOPLE AND TASKs
5. People Skills
6. Successful Problem-Solving and Task Management 
PART III: EXTEND YOUR THINKING
7. Thinking Outside of the Box
8. The Art of Reflection
PART IV: EMPLOYABILITY: ENHANCING YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS
9. What do Employers Really Want?
10. Getting the Job You Want
11. Maintaining Good Personal Records
12. Drawing it Together
13. Resource Bank
Useful Websites
References
Index.

Students using Skills for Success have free access to a wealth of activities, self-evaluations and record sheets to complement the resources in the book.

Access the student resources here: https://www.macmillanihe.com/companion/Cottrell-Skills-For-Success/

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Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, and Skills for Success: Personal Development and Employability. She was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.

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Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, and Skills for Success: Personal Development and Employability. She was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.

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