Brilliant Employability Skills

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Author: Frances Trought

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0273749943

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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Brilliant Employability Skills emphasises the need for students to create their own individual employability profile and brand in order to compete successfully in today’s highly competitive market place for graduate jobs. It is just as important to be able to market yourself as it is to secure your degree. In todays’ job market having a degree is just one piece of the puzzle. A good degree no longer sets you apart from other candidates – this book will provide you with the tools and techniques to allow you to gain and communicate the range of employability skills and behaviours that will make you stand out form the crowd and get the job that you want. The market and demand for practical books on employability is increasing in the UK where the introduction of, and increase in tuition fees and the resulting high levels of student debt are forcing Universities to ensure that their graduates can compete successfully in the graduate job market. This book will focus on students in their first and second year of study, although the tools can equally be applied to those students in their final year and masters programs. The book will aim to encourage students to start creating their employability skills from the commencement of their studies.

Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods

Subjectivities and Resistance

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Author: Emiliana Armano,Arianna Bove,Annalisa Murgia

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317100832

Category: Social Science

Page: 236

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The condition of precariousness not only provides insights into a segment of the world of work or of a particular subject group, but is also a standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness is multidimensional and polysemantic, it traverses contemporary society and multiple contexts, from industrial to class, gender, family relations as well as political participation, citizenship and migration. This book maps the differences and similarities in the ways precariousness and insecurity in employment and beyond unfold and are subjectively experienced in regions and sectors that are confronted with different labour histories, legislations and economic priorities. Establishing a constructive dialogue amongst different global regions and across disciplines, the chapters explore the shift from precariousness to precariat and collective subjects as it is being articulated in the current global crisis. This edited collection aims to continue a process of mapping experiences by means of ethnographies, fieldwork, interviews, content analysis, where the precarious define their condition and explain how they try to withdraw from, cope with or embrace it. This is valuable reading for students and academics interested in geography, sociology, economics and labour studies.

The Study of Food, Tourism, Hospitality and Events

21st-Century Approaches

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Author: Sue Beeton,Alison Morrison

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811306389

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 274

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This book elaborates upon, critiques and discusses 21st-century approaches to scholarship and research in the food, tourism, hospitality, and events trades and applied professions, using case examples of innovative practice. The specific field considered in this book is also placed against the backdrop of the larger question of how universities and other institutions of higher learning are evolving and addressing the new relationships between research, scholarship and teaching.

Innovations in Practice Learning

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Author: Sue Taplin

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 1912096099

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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As a social work practice educator and trainer, it is useful to seek advice from more experienced colleagues who could help you find ways to overcome difficulties you may encounter in supporting individual students. This book is a handy companion for those times when a colleague is not readily available. The editor, Sue Taplin, chose these contributors for their practice wisdom and because she knew that, from their own experience, they had developed innovative practice that you can adapt to find your own solutions to the problems that you face. The contributors can be said to be experts by experience in their chosen field, some are practitioners, some are academics, but all have faced difficulties in the real world of practice learning and have been generous enough to offer to contribute a chapter to this edited textbook.