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Author Ragonese, Ester, author

Title The Routledge guide to working in criminal justice : employability skills and careers in the criminal justice sector / Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives and Terry Dray
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Summary "Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond, exploring the key organizations and employers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explaining how they operate and detailing how they are changing.Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors. The book covers careers in: probation, the police, prisons, the courts, prosecution services and advocacy, youth justice. Packed with hints and tips, advice from current students, useful web links and lists of recommended reading, this book provides a clear guide to the career decision-making and transition processes and covers the essential elements required to making the first step towards securing a job in the above sectors. It will be essential reading for those who want to forge a successful career in any area of the Criminal Justice Sector"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Career development.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Form Electronic book
Author Dray, Terry, author
Ives, Jo, author
Rees, Anne, author
ISBN 113509277X (electronic bk)
9781135092771 (electronic bk)