Uniquely written for students and college leavers, this is a practical guide to helping identify and improve the skills, attitudes and behaviours required by today's employers. The book aims to help readers secure their first job and equip them for the world of work and guides them on how to:
• Identify the skills they already possess and show them how to articulate these to future employers
• Expand their range of existing abilities to increase their employability
• Create a skills profile to use as a basis for job applications and to refer to before interviews
New content for this edition includes: advice on developing the most sought-after personal characteristics and habits in the workplace, including the importance of determination, emotional intelligence and having a positive approach. It also includes brand new case studies from students and employers to help with taking that important first step on the career ladder.