Developing your career

Waights, Verina (2006). Developing your career. In: Potter, Stephen ed. Doing Postgraduate research. UK: Sage publications, pp. 276–302.



Career planning is something that needs to be considered throughout your research degree studies, and this chapter particularly links into issues such as maintaining a skills portfolio and identifying and developing transferable skills that are now sought by employers. The second part of the chapter concentrates on the practicalities of job applications, the production of a good CV and preparing for interviews.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 10785
  • Item Type
  • Book Section
  • ISBN
  • 1-4129-2405-7, 978-1-4129-2405-4
  • Keywords
  • career planning; transferable skills; personal developmemt planning; job applications; CVs; interviews; selection processes
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  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
  • Depositing User
  • Verina Waights