Part I: Understanding employability skills 1: Understanding employability skills 2: Getting started Part II: Identifying employability skills 3: Academic skills 4: Practical legal skills Part III: Building employability skills 5: Volunteering, societies and interests 6: Commercial awareness and networking 7: Work experience Part IV: Focussing employability skills 8: Training contracts and pupillages 9: Law jobs after graduation 10: Non-law jobs Part V: Demonstrating employability skills 11: Applications 12: Interviews and other recruitment practices
In addition to their academic research publications, Emily and Stefan are established and experienced authors of skills texts for the Higher Education market. They are both Fellows of the Higher Education Academy and have won multiple teaching awards - Emily at Brunel University and the University of Reading, and Stefan at Brunel and the University of Leeds.
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