How to Succeed at Assessment Centres

Author: Kathleen Houston
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137469323
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Many employers now invite candidates to an assessment day. This book guides you through each step of the process, from getting selected and preparing for psychometric tests to group exercises and interviews. Featuring practical exercises and advice from both employers and graduates, it's an invaluable resource for opening the door to your career.

Studying History

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher:
ISBN: 1137478608
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on using web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.

Mindfulness for Students

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1352002361
Format: PDF, Docs
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Using a unique combination of mindfulness-based techniques and study skills, this book shows students how to apply mindfulness to their studies and everyday life in simple, practical steps. It introduces a wealth of tools and techniques that can be applied to specific study contexts, such as listening in lectures, completing assignments and preparing for exams, and shows readers how mindfulness can help them to manage the stresses of student life more effectively. Chapters are rich in guided activities, meditations, observations and reflections, and full of engaging illustrations. This hands-on guide to mindfulness is a must-read for students of all disciplines and backgrounds who are looking to bring a sense of calm to their lives and give their studying technique a boost.

Managing Your Placement

Author: Ian Herbert
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137177942
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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

Now you ve been shortlisted

Author: Denise Taylor
Publisher: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 0857191098
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book is for anyone that has received a 'you've been shortlisted' letter and wants to feel more confident and prepared for their forthcoming interview. It covers the different types of psychometric testing companies use, the various forms of interviews they employ, from first interview to panel interview to competency-based interview, as well as all aspects of performing well at assessment centres. The book finishes with advice on questions to ask at the end of the interview, different ways to follow up and what to expect at the start of your new job.

Changing Employee Behavior

Author: N. Kinley
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113744956X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An important part of every manager's job is changing people's behavior: to improve someone's performance, get them to better manage relationships with colleagues, or to stop them doing something. Yet, despite the fact that changing people's behavior is such an important skill for managers, too many are unsure how to actually go about it. This book reveals the simple, but powerful techniques for changing behavior that experts from a range of disciplines have been using for years, making them available to all managers in a single and comprehensive toolkit for change that managers can use to drive and improve the performance of their staff. Based on research conducted for this book, it introduces practical techniques drawn from the fields of psychology, psychotherapy, and behavioral economics, and show how they can be applied to address some of the most common, every-day challenges that managers face. #changingpeople

Work Experience Placements and Internships

Author: Steve Rook
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137462035
Format: PDF, Docs
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Through pedagogical techniques, self-assessment and personal reflection, this book provides students and graduates with a comprehensive guide to work experience, placements and internships. It offers essential support for every stage of the experience journey, from finding appropriate opportunities, to using the experience to further a career.

How to Succeed at University

Author: Bob Smale
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473927935
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Achieve all your goals for university – whatever they are! How to Succeed at University provides straightforward, practical advice for anyone experiencing university life. Introducing the personal, academic and life skills you need to succeed - both at university and in today’s competitive job market – you’ll find help with managing your time and budget, and guidance on a range of study skills including skills for research and examination success. You’ll also learn how to identify and develop key transferable skills that will stay with you throughout your professional life. Discover how to: Improve your employability prospects and give yourself the advantage in the job market Benefit from other students' experience, with top tips and insider advice on succeeding in your studies Explore the uses of digital technologies in learning and assessment Use what you learn right away, with handy downloadable checklists and worksheets. Pragmatic, up-front and sympathetic, this is an essential companion for all undergraduate students, as well as anyone preparing for study at university. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!