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1.1.1 Who am I? What were my early infuences and decisions?
1.1.2 What are my main achievements?
1.1.3 What roles do I play in life?
1.1.4 What have I learnt in my spare time?
1.2.1 How big a part of my life is work?
1.2.2 What work experience have I had?
1.2.3 What roles do I play at work or elsewhere?
1.2.4 What sort of person am I to work with?
1.2.5 What am I good at as far as work is concerned?
1.2.6 What do I really want from work?
1.2.7 How well does my present (or last) job meet my needs?
1.2.8 What kind of work would I like to do?
2.1.1 A typical strategy
2.1.2 Information
2.1.3 Review your progress
2.2.1 What is a ‘graduate’ job?
2.2.2 New and expanding opportunities for graduates
2.3 Creative job search
2.4.1 Applying for hidden jobs
2.4.2 Making speculative approaches
2.4.4 Networking
2.4.5 Applying for advertised jobs
2.4.6 Replying to advertised jobs
2.4.7 Newspapers and journals
2.4.8 Professional associations
2.4.9 Recruitment agencies
2.4.10 Executive search frms
2.4.11 The internet
2.5.1 Approaching your contacts
2.5.2 Using the telephone effectively
2.5.3 Making an approach in person
2.5.4 Career Links
2.5.5 Drawing up your letter
2.5.6 Voluntary work
3.2.2 Restrictions and resources
3.2.3 Balance helpful resources against restrictions
3.3 Plan of action
4.1 What do employers look for in graduates?
4.2 Matching vacancies
4.3.1 Before you start your application form
4.3.2 Filling in your form
4.3.3 Skills you have attained as an OU student
4.3.4 When you’ve completed the form
4.4.1 The importance of tailoring your CV
4.4.2 What style of CV?
4.4.3 Preparing your CV
4.4.4 The chronological CV
4.4.5 The functional CV
4.4.6 The targeted CV
4.4.7 The academic CV
4.4.8 What to include (and not to include) in your CV
4.4.9 Presentation of your CV
4.4.10 Analysing a job description
4.5.1 Applying for a job in a vacancy list or answering an advertisement
4.5.2 Applying speculatively
4.5.3 Drafting your letter
4.6.1 Interviewers
4.6.2 Before your interview
4.6.3 On the day . .
4.6.4 How you sound
4.6.5 Body language
4.6.7 After the interview
4.6.8 Interviews by telephone
4.7.1 Assessment centres
4.7.2 Psychometric tests
4.7.3 Written exercises
4.7.4 Presentations
4.7.5 Group discussions
4.7.6 In-tray exercises
4.7.7 Graphology
4.7.8 Biodata analysis
4.7.9 Profciency tests
4.7.10 Medical tests
5.1 Age
5.2.1 Your rights
5.2.2 How to help yourself in the job market
5.3.1 Your rights
5.3.2 How to help yourself in the job market
5.3.3 Resources for employment and training
5.4.1 Your rights
5.4.2 Direct sex discrimination
5.4.3 Indirect sex discrimination
5.4.4 Discrimination on grounds of gender reassignment
5.4.5 How to help yourself in the job market
5.4.6 Resources for employment and training
5.5.1 Your rights
5.5.2 Direct racial discrimination
5.5.3 Indirect racial discrimination
5.5.4 Victimisation
5.5.5 Time limits
5.5.6 How to help yourself in the job market
5.5.7 Resources for employment and training
5.6.1 Your rights
5.6.2 Transsexuals
5.6.3 How to help yourself in the job market
5.6.4 Resources for employment and training
5.7 Religion or belief
6.2 Open University study materials
6.3 Other sources of help
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Career Planning and Job Seeking Workbook 06

Career Planning and Job Seeking Workbook 06

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