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
2.1.3 Review your progress
2.2.1 What is a ‘graduate’ job?
2.2.2 New and expanding opportunities
2.3 Creative job search
2.4.1 Applying for hidden jobs
2.4.2 Making speculative approaches
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
4.3.2 Filling in your form
4.3.3 Skills you have attained as an
4.3.4 When you’ve completed the form
4.4.1 The importance of tailoring
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
4.6.2 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
4.7.5 Group discussions
4.7.6 In-tray exercises
4.7.8 Biodata analysis
4.7.9 Profciency tests
4.7.10 Medical tests
5.2.1 Your rights
5.2.2 How to help yourself in the job
5.3.1 Your rights
5.3.2 How to help yourself in the job
5.3.3 Resources for employment and
5.4.1 Your rights
5.4.2 Direct sex discrimination
5.4.3 Indirect sex discrimination
5.4.4 Discrimination on grounds of
5.4.5 How to help yourself in the job
5.4.6 Resources for employment
5.5.1 Your rights
5.5.2 Direct racial discrimination
5.5.3 Indirect racial discrimination
5.5.5 Time limits
5.5.6 How to help yourself in the job
5.5.7 Resources for employment and
5.6.1 Your rights
5.6.3 How to help yourself in the job
5.6.4 Resources for employment and
5.7 Religion or belief
6.2 Open University
6.3 Other sources