You’re Hired! Graduate Career Handbook

Maximise your employability and get a graduate job

By: Tristram Hooley and Korin Grant

ISBN: 9781844556489

240 pages


Comprehensive guide to career planning and job hunting for students and graduates. FREE supplementary guide also available for uni careers teams using the handbook.


Additional resources

FREE 65 page supplementary guide to the handbook for providing career support and employability programmes


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Product Description

You’re Hired! Graduate Career Handbook is the complete guide to career planning and job hunting for students and graduates, offering vital guidance on how to discover your potential, maximise your employability, and kick-start your career.

The book is organised in simple chapters designed to help you address the various issues you experience as you move through university and into work, uniquely starting from your first year at uni and taking you through to your first days at work and beyond. Topics include: self-reflection, career planning, job research, networking, recruitment practices, employability skills, making the most of your degree, postgraduate study, Plan B, and how to make a good first impression at work and build your career over time.

Whether you have your heart set on a particular job, have a few ideas about possible lines of work, or simply don’t know where to start, this book is for you. If you know what you want to do, it offers vital guidance on how to achieve your ambition and land your dream job; if you don’t have a clue, it will help you work out what your next step should be.

With handy tips, checklists and real-life examples throughout, this guide will help you to supercharge your career and get the graduate job you want!

“Hooley and Grant’s debut handbook offers students and new graduates a fast read to successful entry to working life. Thorough, sharp and accessible, the handbook will become a must-read for those aiming at a graduate job.”

Jane Artess, Chair of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling

“A timely book from two experts who really understand graduate careers. Follow the advice in these pages and you’ll be a good few steps closer to getting a job and, more importantly, getting one you enjoy.”

Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters

This is a well-rounded and accessible book that’s really helpfully structured and covers everything you need to know. The authors have a vast amount of knowledge and experience between them and a real knack of communicating. You can dip in at any point and the tips, activities and case studies make it super practical. Highly recommended!”

Stuart Johnson, Director of the Careers Service, University of Bristol

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