Don Levett, author of How to Find a Graduate Job
20 March 2012
Don Levett, author of How to Find a Graduate Job, spoke to the School of Public Policy MSc students on February 29, on “What Next? Penetrating Policy or Taking a Tangent: How to Tailor Your Job Hunt Accordingly.”
Given the current competitive job landscape, he outlined how crucial it is that job seekers take the time to work out what they want to do. He gave pointers about how to weigh job options in relation to one’s values and personality.
He then outlined some techniques to approach obtaining the preferred job. Tips on networking and the effective use of websites were among some of the broad array of topics covered. Particular emphasis was given to some of the differences between the skills and expectations of MSc study and the skills and expectations of job-hunting.