Life After... Social Studies: A Practical Guide to Life by Sally Longson

By Sally Longson

Hundreds of thousands of scholars graduate from collage every year. The fortunate few have the remainder of their lives mapped out in excellent aspect – yet for many, issues aren't approximately so uncomplicated. Armed along with your genuinely-earned measure the chances and profession paths mendacity sooner than you're unlimited, and the variety of offerings you unexpectedly need to make can look bewildering.
... Social Studies has been written in particular to aid scholars presently learning, or who've lately graduated, make educated offerings approximately their destiny lives. will probably be a resource of beneficial recommendation and knowledge to company graduates (whether you should use your measure at once or not), overlaying such issues as:
Identifying a profession course that pursuits you
Seeking out a chance that fits your abilities and aspirations
Staying stimulated and pursuing your goals
Networking and self-promotion
Making the transition from pupil to worker
Putting the talents you will have built at college to solid use in life.
The existence After ... series of books are greater than uncomplicated ‘career guides’. they're distinct in taking a holistic method of occupation recommendation - recognising the expanding view that, even if a winning operating existence is very important, different components should be simply as necessary to happiness and fulfilment. they're the vital handbooks for college kids contemplating their destiny course.

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By Sally Longson

Hundreds of thousands of scholars graduate from collage every year. The fortunate few have the remainder of their lives mapped out in excellent aspect – yet for many, issues aren't approximately so uncomplicated. Armed along with your genuinely-earned measure the chances and profession paths mendacity sooner than you're unlimited, and the variety of offerings you unexpectedly need to make can look bewildering.
... Social Studies has been written in particular to aid scholars presently learning, or who've lately graduated, make educated offerings approximately their destiny lives. will probably be a resource of beneficial recommendation and knowledge to company graduates (whether you should use your measure at once or not), overlaying such issues as:
Identifying a profession course that pursuits you
Seeking out a chance that fits your abilities and aspirations
Staying stimulated and pursuing your goals
Networking and self-promotion
Making the transition from pupil to worker
Putting the talents you will have built at college to solid use in life.
The existence After ... series of books are greater than uncomplicated ‘career guides’. they're distinct in taking a holistic method of occupation recommendation - recognising the expanding view that, even if a winning operating existence is very important, different components should be simply as necessary to happiness and fulfilment. they're the vital handbooks for college kids contemplating their destiny course.

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G. 1 where, increasingly, employers sought graduates as their first choice. Management, administrative posts in the public and private sector and IT, management accountancy, sales and marketing and buying and purchasing all need graduates, and many have graduate trainee schemes. There are also back office support roles in operations and compliance, administration and office management. Executive assistants and personal assistants are increasingly taking on the work of junior and middle management.

In six months’ time, I’ll have: ¾ researched all the firms I want to apply to ¾ found out what I need to do to qualify ¾ made the necessary networking contacts ¾ attended my first job interview. Ask the right high-quality questions and you’re more likely to get high-quality answers. A word on family expec ta tion s Family can particularly play a key role in our future career planning, unfortunately sometimes to the detriment of our own judgement of what is right for us. ‘I went into it to please my parents’ often means that graduates went into safe, respected careers which met with nods of approval and sighs of relief from their loved ones, but made them, the graduate, feel they were en route to jail for a working lifetime.

Uk) may help you make the link between your skills and possible good career matches. W h a t s o r t o f c l i e n t s a n d c u st o me r s d o y o u wa n t t o w o r k f o r? This can affect the ethos and being of the organisation, be it private, public or voluntary sector. It can affect your pay, long-term working conditions and the sort of work you do. Some offer the promise of a better work–life balance; public and voluntary organisations tend to be better at this than the private sector. g.

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