Skills advice

During your time at the University you will need to enhance your various skills in order to maximise your marks and also to have skills that future employers demand of graduates. below we provide tips and links to sites that should be able to help.

Powerpoint – vital for all the presentations that you will have to produce.

An overview – http://www.studynet1.herts.ac.uk/ptl/common/asu.nsf/Teaching+Documents?Openview&count=9999&restricttocategory=Oral Communications/Preparation

Getting started – http://www.baycongroup.com/powerpoint2007/index.htm

For beginers – visit the John Martens videos on youtube starting with 1 of 6 at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNtEcD6U-ew do then click on the others starting with 2 of 6.

Excel – useful for some numerical assignments if not even requested. A vital skill for future careers in accounting or finance. Most employers want graduates to be at intermediate stage.

Getting started – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtTTTy_Nu6s

Career and networking tips – vital if you wish to maximise the value of your degree and start that career you want after graduation.

1. Register on LinkedIn. Watch all 6 LinkedIn Grad. Guides they are about 5 minutes each BUT will save you missing opportunities when you create your profile. Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ocp1MNpSkWs&list=PL3FDB772C10D9F42B

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