|About the Book|
Being more employable helps provide security in an uncertain world...Learning to Leap is a timely, practical guide to being more employable whatever your working age. By reading this book, you will find out the common set of personal attributes,MoreBeing more employable helps provide security in an uncertain world...Learning to Leap is a timely, practical guide to being more employable whatever your working age. By reading this book, you will find out the common set of personal attributes, skills and knowledge that every employer wants. This book is for you ifyou are entering the workplace for the first timeyou have been made redundant or are returning to workyou want to change job or careeryou are seeking promotionyou are in transition from one role to anotheryou are interested in personal development and employabilityThis easy-to-understand guide will support your development using practical and proven tips, tools and techniques. There is a wide-ranging mix of resources for you to further explore. It’s also a commentary on current and future learning opportunities and challenges we all face in maintaining our employability.By learning to leap, you’ll be rewarded by• giving employers greater confidence in your quality as a candidate or an existing employee• making more informed decisions for your career and future direction• making the most of yourself so you can describe the kind of person you are and make links with personal strengths and achievements• enhancing your employability prospects so you can present yourself authentically and confidently to current or prospective employers.The philosophy of the book is based on the principles of coaching and mentoring. It is designed to develop your awareness, build your confidence and capability, and encourage ownership of and responsibility for your actions. Use it as your critical friend to become the best you can be and increase your chances of success with employers.