Career planning - further resources

Prospects Web Resources

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Apart from suggestions elsewhere in this pack, the following web-based resources on Prospects ( are excellent for broadening your ideas.

Employment Sectors

Prospects Sector Briefings give an overview of an employment sector with example roles for graduates and how to get started, plus case material. Here are some examples which might interest you:

Occupational Profiles

Each profile has cross-references to other roles to broaden your ideas, and includes information on typical activities, training and career progression, work styles, salaries, vacancy sources and many links for information.

The following groups of occupations will help you make a start:

General links

Links for Professional Development in the Cultural Industries

Organisations supporting skills, professional and career development in the creative industries

Some More Professional Training Links

For information on enterprise and development in the cultural and creative industries see the Sector Briefing of that title

Skills Sector Training Organisations

Internal Resources

Use Careerplan for your complete guide to Career Management Skills, including sections on Improving Chances, Making Applications and Networking Skills

Look at the Careers Service resources, including Further Study options, Working abroad and gaining experience – visit the Careers Information Centre for more detailed resources – these include specific useful web-site lists for all sectors of employment and areas of interest.

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