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Ali, L and Graham, B (2000), Moving On in Your Career - A Guide for Academics and Postgraduates

Moving On in Your Career bookcover'Moving On in Your Career - A Guide for Academics and Postgraduates' Lynda Ali and Barbara Graham.

In today’s competitive market a higher degree will not necessarily lead to an academic career in higher education. Researchers need to know how to enhance their career prospects and how to look further into the wide range of career options open to them elsewhere.

 

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Bolles, R N (2005), What Colour is Your Parachute?

What Colour is Your Parachute? bookcover'What Colour is Your Parachute? - 'A Practical Guide to Job-hunters and Career Changers' by Richard Nelson Bolles.

This best selling book takes a very thorough approach to planning your career which will lead to an increased sense of self awareness and purpose.

 

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Davies, J, New Lifeline Network website
A website designed by the Janet Davies with some useful sources of information and resources for career changers and those who have been made redundant.

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Jobs.ac.uk website
Where University jobs are advertised

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Lees, J (2005), Take Control of Your Career

Take Control of Your Career bookcover'Take Control of Your Career' by John Lees. 

Adapted from John Lees earlier book, 'How to Get the Perfect Promotion', is a practical guide to developing the best career strategy for you. Drawing on the experience of high performers, it shows you how to overcome mental and physical barriers, make the best visible impact, and negotiate your job content, career advancement and pay. It will help you to get inside the mind of your employer; find out what makes them tick, and how you can use this information to your advantage. The book also examines how to raise and maintain a good profile as well as how to understand and manage others people's perceptions of you.

 

Lees, J (2007), Why You? CV messages to win jobs

Why You? bookcover'Why You? CV Messages to Win Jobs' by John Lees.

This book draws on John Lee's 20+ years of training recruiters to offer his insider secrets on what really gets a CV noticed and read. If you want your CV to get you short listed it is not just what it looks like but what it says and how it communicates most succinctly what you have to offer. 

 

 

Lees, J (2009/10), How to Get a Job You'll Love

Get a Job You Love bookcover 'How to Get a Job You'll Love' by John Lees.

This book helps you to develop your skills and strengths and motivations and shows you how to apply them in a practical way. 

 

 

 

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Taylor, D (2009), How to Get a Job in a Recession

getajobinrecessionbookcover.jpg'How to Get a Job in a Recession' by Denise Taylor.

This book provides the weary job seeker with the renewed vigour required to bag that dream job. It provides a step by step guide to ensuring no stone is left unturned during the job hunt during these tough economic conditions.