as a young professional’ is a book for anyone beginning a professional career or just wanting to get ahead a bit faster. Jan De Sutter, a coach and trainer, guides you through the essential ‘soft skills’ that will get you noticed and make your work more successful and fulfilled.
1 Why being smart isn’t enough | 2 Solving problems | 3 Meeting expectations |
4 Managing time |5 Communicating | 6 Working in teams | 7 Being resilient |
8 Managing and leading | 9 Learning and developing | 10 Know yourself to understand others | 11 What’s next? Annexes: How to land your first job | How to prepare for a job interview | Bibliography | Other resources
It includes a self-assessment app that you can try free at www.johnharperpublishing.co.uk/competency-passport.
Based on the survey results of 62,814 students, The Guardian UK 300 reveals the top 300 employers in the UK – overall and for 19 different career sectors. But it also features the careers story and advice of executives and star graduate employees at a selection of these top employers and advises students on how to maximise their chances of securing a position at their employer of choice.
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