CAREERS BLOG: A little light reading…

UoY Careers Imagine the possibilities LARGE dark green Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers

Next time you’re in Careers, have a peek at the reference books section, as we’ve just got a lot of new titles (with more to follow). From books about working in a particular sector (such as teaching, accountancy, science, and law) to developing your skills for the workplace, there’s plenty to read. Our reference books give you added insight into a particular topic, with information, tips and advice.                      

Here’s what’s new on the bookshelves in Careers:


  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Working in teaching.

Finance & consultancy

  • Developing employability for business
  • Working in accountancy
  • Working in the city

Legal services

  • Working in law
  • Employability skills for law students.

Health services

  • Becoming a sports psychologist
  • A short introduction to clinical psychologist
  • So, you want to be a forensic psychologist?

Media…& performing arts

  • The caterpillar factory: kick start your career in the PR business
  • Contacts: the essential book of contacts for the entertainment business
  • Musicians’ handbook
  • Careers in music
  • British & international music yearbook 2014.

Science, engineering & technology

  • Working in science
  • Career planning for research bioscientists.


  • Studying abroad 2015
  • Work your way around the world.

Job hunting, etc

  • Creativity at work
  • Confidence at work
  • Advanced numeracy tests
  • A graduate guide to job hunting in 7 easy steps
  • Great answers to tough CV problems
  • manage your online self, image and business success
  • Be a free range human: escape the 9 to 5, create a life you love and still pay the bills.

You can have a look at any of these (plus the other books we already stock) by calling in to Careers.