Assessment Centre Success is your road map to mastering the skills, exercises and challenges that you'll be faced with when trying to secure that prized job offer. An Assessment Centre can be daunting: you are likely to face a full day of challenging exercises, tests and skilled competitors.
However, with the right level of practice and preparation, you will be able to confidently tackle whatever employers may throw at you.Written by experienced Assessment Centre planner, Tony Weightman, Assessment Centre Success contains a bank of practice exercises and insider tips to help you
succeed. Individual exercises are covered, including how to deliver good presentations, reports, interviews and analysis under pressure as well as group exercises such as problem solving and team presentations. Expert guidance on how to demonstrate the key skills employers are looking for helps you
understand how to show yourself in the best possible light under challenging circumstances: including leadership, team work, industry knowledge, keeping calm under pressure, decision making, analytical skills, confidence and communication skills.
Trapped in a job or business that's "just not you"? Always dreaming of your next vacation or living for the weekend? Marianne Cantwell's straight-talking bestseller will help you break out of that career cage and Be A Free Range Human. It's about much more than just quitting your job and
becoming your own boss. It's about life on your terms, working when, where and how you want - so you don't have to fit yourself into someone else's box to make a great income. This second edition won't just inspire you, it will give you unconventional and practical steps to: - Discover what
you really want to do with your life (even if no answer has ever fully fit)- Get started in 90 days, with what you have- Create a free range career, tailor-made for you and the life you want (be it travelling the world or hanging out in your favourite café)- Stand out
from the crowd and get paid well to be you Be A Free Range Human was one of the first and most popular guides to creating a custom career (without an office or a boss). Updated with new advice on how to make free range work for your personality (you don't need to be a constantly-networking
extrovert. have an MBA, or get funding), this smart, energizing guide will help you cut through the noise, see your options in a new way, and get the freedom and fulfilment you crave.
Success. Innovation. Creativity. Growth. We all want these things at work - but the one thing they all have in common is that they involve failure. A fear of failure, or the inability to bounce back and learn from failures, is one of the biggest things that can hold us back in our professional
development - so how do we learn how to fail well and develop our resilience? Wherever we work, and whatever role we deliver, we all have the power to change our thinking and our response to failure - Bounce Back is here to help. Written by Business Psychologist Dr Susan Kahn, this book will show
you how to embrace failure. Failing fast, failing well, and learning how to be agile and resilient at work is a vital part of being a successful and innovative leader, approaching opportunities with excitement and creativity, and driving forward your personal and professional growth.Packed with
practical exercises, inspirational case studies and a useful resilience self-assessment guide, Bounce Back will show you how to invest in your resilience in a deliberate way, and empower you to face risk head-on. From learning how to respond well to critical feedback, to understanding cultural
attitudes to failure around the world, this book will help you be a stronger, more resilient you.
A large number of people are deciding to leave the army, both in the UK and abroad. They often don't know what they are qualified to do, which transferable skills they have and how long it will take them to get a job.
If you are looking to leave the Army you need to do some long hard thinking in terms of what's important to you and what makes you tick, then apply specific career ideas to that.
Careers after the Armed Forces will guide you through this process, with tips on how to make a smooth and successful transition out of the forces, exercises to help you identify your ideal career, real life case studies and advice on CV preparation, interview techniques, working with recruitment
consultants and evaluating job offers.
Careers After the Armed Forces is written with a focus on people within the commissioned ranks as well as the middle to senior non-commissioned ranks but it is useful for anyone who is considering leaving the Armed Forces, helping you to answer fundamental questions and get the right job.
Data has dramatically changed how our world works. From entertainment to politics, from technology to advertising and from science to the business world, understanding and using data is now one of the most transferable and transferable skills out there.
Learning how to work with data may seem intimidating or difficult but with Confident Data Skills you will be able to master the fundamentals and supercharge your professional abilities. This essential book covers data mining, preparing data, analysing data, communicating data, financial modelling,
visualizing insights and presenting data through film making and dynamic simulations.
In-depth international case studies from a wide range of organizations, including Netflix, LinkedIn, Goodreads, Deep Blue, Alpha Go and Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. show successful data techniques in practice and inspire you to turn knowledge into innovation. Confident Data Skills also provides
insightful guidance on how you can use data skills to enhance your employability and improve how your industry or company works through your data skills.
Expert author and instructor, Kirill Eremenko, is committed to making the complex simple and inspiring you to have the confidence to develop an understanding, adeptness and love of data.
Data has dramatically changed how our world works. Understanding and using data is now one of the most transferable and desirable skills. Whether you're an entrepreneur wanting to boost your business, a jobseeker looking for that employable edge, or simply hoping to make the most of your current
career, Confident Data Skills is here to help.
This updated second edition takes you through the basics of data: from data mining and preparing and analysing your data, to visualizing and communicating your insights. It now contains exciting new content on neural networks and deep learning.
Featuring in-depth international case studies from companies including Amazon, LinkedIn and Mike's Hard Lemonade Co, as well as easy-to understand language and inspiring advice and guidance, Confident Data Skills will help you use your new-found data skills to give your career that cutting-edge
About the Confident series...
From coding and web design to data, digital content and cyber security, the Confident books are the perfect beginner's resource for enhancing your professional life, whatever your career path.
In Decision Making and Problem Solving, leadership guru John Adair provides the techniques and insights you need to find solutions, spark creativity and confidently make the right decisions. Fully updated for 2019, this 4th edition now features even more practical exercises, useful templates, and
top tips to provide a clear framework that can generate ideas and inspire confidence in your team - so you can spot the solution in every problem, and create ideas to rival even the best strategists.The Creating Success series of books...Unlock vital skills, power up your performance and get ahead
with the bestselling Creating Success series. Written by experts for new and aspiring managers and leaders, this million-selling collection of accessible and empowering guides will get you up to speed in no time. Packed with clever thinking, smart advice and the kind of winning techniques that
really get results, you'll make fast progress, quickly reach your goals and create lasting success in your career.
Developing Employability and Enterprise shows how to help others develop the behaviours and attributes needed to thrive in the modern workplace. It offers coaches, career advisors and educators a complete guide to what employability looks like in the 21st century, both for new entrants to the world
of work and those finding themselves in situations where they need to secure a new job or even career. The book shows how employability can be measured and how skills and attributes such as resilience, confidence, motivation, dealing with others, overcoming challenges and entrepreneurship can be
developed through coaching and mentoring. Supported by the latest research from academia, government bodies, and practitioners, Developing Employability and Enterprise brings together some of the most influential thinkers around the world to offer a new approach to career management that looks
beyond simply offering advice on résumés and CVs, job applications, job searches and interviews. It offers practical guidance on what attributes to develop and tools for how to do this including assessment options, sample exercises, notes on how to use the concepts in practice and
global case studies.
Tzabbar and Cirillo bring together an interdisciplinary team of experts to develop new theoretical and empirical directions to the study of employee mobility.
Employee mobility has significant implications for the ability of organizations to transform their capabilities and increase their competitive advantage.
Research from different disciplines have examined the strategic implications of the internal employee mobility (i.e., lateral vs. promotion) and of the external employee mobility (i.e., within and between industries; move to rivals and employee entrepreneurship). However, a unifying conceptual
structure within and across different disciplines will enhance our ability to gain comparative insights regarding the varying effects of the various mechanisms associated with each type of mobility.
How do I find out what the employer really wants? How do I get noticed when applying online? How can I keep it to 2-3 pages? What is 'CV Language' and how can I learn it? How do I get around the obstacle of something embarrassing in my CV (eg dismissal or unemployment)? What about social networks?
What if I seem over- or under-qualified for the job? Great Answers to Tough CV Problems will help you solve these and many more of the burning questions that face today's job seeker. Perhaps you want a career change, have been job-hopping for some time or are returning to work after a career break?
Jenny Rogers examines the potential pitfalls across a range of common job-hunting situations and shows how to put together a CV that will make the most of your skills and experience, make an impression and secure that all-important job interview.Online supporting resources for this book include
downloadable sample CVs.