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|Description:||xiii, 189 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||Moving from employment to employability; Understanding how these changes are affecting me; Understanding the future of work; Progressing from stone-age club to gold watch; What is a job?; The decline and fall of the job; What has happened to make job certainty disappear?; Restructuring the workplace in the 21st century; Handling the issues - the government response; Handling the issues - the personal response; Facing up to the issues; Self-check questions; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Getting to know yourself - what you are; Charting progress; Milestones; Recalling experiences; Considering my achievements; Identifying those who have influenced me; Self-check questions; Identifying what you do; Filling in the labels with the roles you hold; Maintaining your employability; Creating your own PEST; Being a rounded person; Rating your confidence in your employability; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Getting to know yourself - who you are; Starting to feel comfortable with being you; Life mapping; Identifying our needs and desires; Listing your needs and desires; How will I be remembered?; My epitaph; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Motivation at work; What motivates me?; Elton Mayo - acknowledging the human element; Abraham Maslow - satisfying in-built needs; Clayton Alderfer; Douglas McGregor - alternative ways of managing people; demotivation; Recognising values; How motivating employees can rescue an industry; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Understanding what I have to offer; Understanding what employers seek; Developing your transferable skills; Identifying your transferable skills; Becoming a swot; Devising your own SWOT; Describing ourselves; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Developing your skills; Needing to offer more than qualifications and experience; Communicating effectively; Networking; How good are you at team-working(Belbin roles)?; Team-working with colleagues; How good do you think you are at being a team-player?; Seizing opportunities to enhance your skills; Opportunities you can seize; Mentoring; Case studies; Summary checklist; Action points; Assessing your attitude to life; Recognising yourself; Identifying my personal values; What is your attitude to life?; Are you an optimist or a pessimist?; Emotional intelligence; Knowing what suits you; Personality Types (Myers-Briggs approach); Checking the lifeboat; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Where am I going next?; Making the most of choices; Accessing support networks; Managing time; Managing stress; Marketing yourself; Maintaining your employability; Applying for jobs; Completing the application form; Devising your curriculum vitae; Writing your letter of application; Preparing for your interview; Case studies; Checklist summary; Action points; Action planning; Devising an action plan; Keeping me in mind; Prioritising activities; Talking myself up; Evaluating progress; Evaluating by considering key points; Case studies; Checklist summary; Postscript; Useful addresses; Glossary; Further reading; Index.|