Beyond the CV is a practical book which shows you how to plan your own career strategy. The traditional career path managed by paternalistic organizations is no longer a reality. You need to map out a new type of career path which will increase your employability throughout your working life. Beyond the CV shows you how.
This book shows you how to: manage your career path, create your digital portfolio, develop online jobsearching skills, devise new career investment strategies and extend your creative horizons.
Beyond the CV adopts a practical approach with action points, self-assessment exercises and case studies which underline the achievability of advice. College leavers will find this book gives practical advice on how to plan a career for life. Managers, careers advisers, consultants and personnel professionals will all find this book invaluable. Executives looking to pursue an international career need look no further for advice.
Helen Vandevelde has worked on the European mainland and in the UK, designing and delivering consultancy programmes for multinational companies. Now a careers consultant with a special interest in global career planning, she has broadcast on national TV and radio and has been published widely in business and education journals.
How to manage your career path Creating the digital portfolio Developing online jobsearching skills
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Helen Vandevelde has worked overseas and in the UK as a lecturer, linguist, manager, writer, broadcaster and marketing consultant. Her writing has been compared to Charles Handy's - welcomed for injecting new thinking into the debate about employability. Helen Vandevelde is now a freelance business consultant. The range and originality of her ideas on human resource management are reflected in her popularity as a keynote speaker at national and international events. The most refreshing aspect of her work is that she lives her message. An archetypal polycontractual worker, she has surfed the cross-currents of uncertainty and opportunity which characterise the information age.
Table of Contents
Introduction; The new work order; The impact of technology; Attitudes to work; Creating opportunity from the global market; Cerebral fibres: making good the education deficit; The global nomad; The digital portfolio; Conclusion: beyond the portfolio; References and further reading.