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  • GRADnext - Crossing the divide from student to working adult (free ebook & audi files available)
  • StudyTrust & Capitec Bank
  • ISBN:
  • eISBN: 9780627038396
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 69 Pages | Published: 2020

GRADnext — Crossing the divide from student to working adult


GRADnext is brought to you absolutely free by Ruda Landman, StudyTrust and Capitec Bank in partnership with Van Schaik Publishers.


GRADnext is a 69-page booklet created to help you make the huge transition from student life to the working world. The 20 short chapters contain clear and practical guidelines to support you every step of the way, from deciding where you want to go, to finding the job, making it yours, and joining the world of working adults. You can download the text for free. Just follow the instructions below.


Go to https://www.myvsp.co.za/GRADnext.html to download the ebook and audio files


OR


Just click on the price button alongside the cover image.


 

ATTITUDE MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE

Taking responsibility: saying goodbye to feeling powerless

 

KNOWING YOURSELF

MAP yourself: motivation, ability, personality

Personal branding: reputation, image, tone and attitude

Emotional intelligence

 

FINDING THE OPPORTUNITIES

The fourth industrial revolution (4IR): making yourself future-fit

Where and how to start looking for your first job

Networking: building social capital

The road less travelled: entrepreneurship

 

GETTING THE JOB: PRACTICALITIES

How to write a CV

How to write a cover letter

Interviews

The contract

 

BEING A WORKING ADULT

All beginnings are hard

Professionalism

Clear and professional communication

Managing time

Managing money

Diversity























































ATTITUDE MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE


KNOWING YOURSELF


FINDING THE OPPORTUNITIES


GETTING THE JOB: PRACTICALITIES


BEING A WORKING ADULT




Mokgabisi Phajane, the mentoring support officer from StudyTrust describes GRAD and GRADnext:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7IWhPus1JY


"As you begin the journey and transition to the next phase of your life, here is an opportunity to think long and hard about how and where you would like to contribute your talents to the world of work. Be it in public service, in private enterprise, in the not-for-profit sector or as an entrepreneur – your talents and your interest are key to finding meaning in your life."

We wish you success in navigating this process!

Cathy Sims

Executive Director, SA Graduate Employers Association


Supplementary material available for this title includes:




All source material (excluding figures and tables) has been supplied in an editable format (Microsoft Office) and you can fully customise it to your needs.

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If you are uncertain about the registration and access request procedures, please download the LSM Manual.

LSM Manual

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