This study guide is an invaluable resource for any student doing a work placement as part of their degree. The text provides practical and thorough advice to help students select, prepare, and navigate through their first experience of organizational life.
About the Author
Dr John Neugebauer FCIPD is a Client Director at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England. He has had international and UK experience as an HR executive and has researched managerial careers and taught with the Open University, Bath University and Bristol University. He is an external examiner at Plymouth Business School, and Bristol University Dental School. Prior to his academic career, he was Head of HR for a national organisation. He is a qualified coach, and has had extensive experience working and consulting in private sector (national and international), public sector, and third sector organisations.
Jane Evans-Brain is a human resource business partner in a large national organisation, and has over twenty eight years HR experience in recruitment, learning in the work place, talent development, training, employment law, assessment centres, and change management. Jane also has experience of external consulting.
Table of Contents
Introduction GETTING PLACEMENT Finding a Placement Applying for Roles Interviews and Assessment Centres The Important Not-So-Small Print WORKING ON YOUR PLACEMENT Settling into Your Placement Key skills Writing Reports Learning from Your Placement UNIVERSITY AND PLACEMENT University Research Principles PLACEMENTS IN PERSPECTIVE Back at University