Become professional

Advice on some of the behaviours which will help you to make an easy transition into the workplace and perform well in your role

Some jobs and workplaces will need specific skills – but there are many behaviours which will be appropriate in almost all working environments, and which will help you to be a good fit in your job, work well with your colleagues, and maintain a reasonable balance between your work and other commitments. Whether you’re starting your first part-time job or your first graduate job, there will be something here that’s relevant to you, and even after years of experience there will always be ways you can develop further.  

Here we give you the basics about good communication, and tips on how you can develop your skills.

An introduction to networking, building your profile and tips on how you can develop.

Resilience: what it is, and why it’s important

Advice on how to develop skills to handle pressure while studying and at work.

Use our Become Professional toolkit to help you with understanding and developing professional skills for the workplace