Patricia Scudamore - Hodder & Stoughton

Patricia Scudamore



Pat Scudamore and Hilton Catt are experienced careers consultants and trainers, and the authors of many successful books on career management.
Teach Yourself

The Ultimate Job Hunting Book

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt, David McWhir, Mo Shapiro, Alison Straw
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt, David McWhir, Mo Shapiro, Alison Straw
Teach Yourself

Career Change In A Week

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt

Changing careers just got easierDone properly, however, a change of career can be a rewarding and exhilarating experience and one you should never shrink from, particularly if the alternative is underachieving, stagnating in a dead-end job or doing work you no longer find interesting. This book teaches you all you need to know about crossing the bridge from one careerto another.This book is broken down into seven short lessons, one for each day of the week. It starts by putting your ideas to the test to see whether they are viable or not. Then, if they are, it goes on to show you what you need to do to move your plan from an outline in your head to a reality. Sometimes the challenges you'll face will be tough ones, but throughout the book you'll find practical advice and tips to help you when you get stuckand need to find a way forward.Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, this is your fastest route to success:- Sunday: Use research to test the strength of your ideas and identify your transferable skills- Monday: Understand the financial implications of changing your job and find ways to supplement your income - Tuesday: Overcome lack of skills and experience by gaining new qualifications and considering work experience- Wednesday: Assess the opportunities available within your company and convince your employers of your aspirations- Thursday: Create an effective CV for the outside job market and learn how to get noticed without experience- Friday: Explore your options when career change is forced on you and use the temporary job market as your 'Trojan horse'- Saturday: Reduce your hours and responsibilities in your current job or find a career which is less demanding

Teach Yourself

The CV Coach: Teach Yourself

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt

By the end of this book you will have an outstanding CV- Identify your strengths- Understand what recruiters are looking for- Write a powerful CV- Tailor your CV for a specific role- Get the job you wantOther books help you talk the talk. The Teach Yourself Coach books helps you walk the walk.Who are you? * Anyone looking for a jobWhere this book take you?* You will be fully prepared to give an outstanding interviewHow does it work?* A combination of practical tried-and-tested advice, and unique interactive exercisesWhen can you do it?* In your own time, at your own paceWhat else do you get?* Access to free online videos and printable resourcesWhy Teach Yourself®?* Teach Yourself books are trusted around the world and have helped sixty million people achieve their goals

Teach Yourself

Job Hunting in 4 Weeks

Hilton Catt, Patricia Scudamore, David McWhir, Mo Shapiro, Alison Straw
Authors:
Hilton Catt, Patricia Scudamore, David McWhir, Mo Shapiro, Alison Straw
Teach Yourself

The Interview Coach: Teach Yourself

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt

By the end of this book you will be fully prepared to give an outstanding interview .- Identify your strengths and weaknesses- Understand what interviewers are looking for- Practice your answers to typical questions- Build your confidence to tackle any situation- Get the job you wantOther books help you talk the talk. The Teach Yourself Coach books helps you walk the walk.Who are you? * Anyone with an interview coming upWhere this book take you?* You will be fully prepared to give an outstanding interviewHow does it work?* A combination of practical tried-and-tested advice, and unique interactive exercisesWhen can you do it?* In your own time, at your own paceWhat else do you get?* Access to free online videos and printable resourcesWhy Teach Yourself®?* Teach Yourself books are trusted around the world and have helped sixty million people achieve their goals

Teach Yourself

Cover Letters In A Week

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt

Sunday: Understand the importance of first impressions and the common mistakes people make Monday: Ensure your application is taken seriously with a cover letter that is concise, complements your CV and is targeted to the job you have applied for Tuesday: Discover how to style and structure your cover letter with advice on forms of address, etiquette, fonts, margins and the importance of 'white space' Wednesday: Design your cover letter to engage your audience and overcome the competition for advertised jobs Thursday: Design a speculative cover letter to approach the invisible job market Friday: Learn how to address cover letters to agencies and recruitment consultants Saturday: Learn from your applications, whether successful or not, and develop your writing style for the future

Teach Yourself

Cover Letters In A Week

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Teach Yourself

Career Change In A Week

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt

Today's business world is changing faster than ever, and this combined with longer working lives means that the ability to change careers successfully (whether through choice or forced) is crucial to anyone who wants to be successful over a number of decades. - Sunday: Use research to test the strength of your ideas and identify your transferable skills - Monday: Understand the financial implications of changing your job and find ways to supplement your income - Tuesday: Overcome lack of skills and experience by gaining new qualifications and considering work experience - Wednesday: Assess the opportunities available within your company and convince your employers of your aspirations - Thursday: Create an effective CV for the outside job market and learn how to get noticed without experience - Friday: Explore your options when career change is forced on you and use the temporary job market as your 'Trojan horse' - Saturday: Reduce your hours and responsibilities in your current job or find a career which is less demanding

Teach Yourself

Job Hunting In A Week

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Teach Yourself

Job Applications In A Week

Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
Authors:
Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt