Books

General

BIRCHALL, Martin, ed. 2005.The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers. High Fliers Publications Ltd.
This volume is published annually and is based on the results of questionnaires given to recent graduates. It contains information on each of the top 100 employers along with details of how to apply for their graduate schemes. Available free from your Careers Service. ISBN 0953699161.
HAWKINS, Peter. 1999. The Art of Building Windmills - Career Tactics for the 21st Century. Liverpool: Graduate Into Employment Unit.
Information and exercises to help you secure the career that you want. You may be able to look at a copy of this in your Careers Service. Alternatively, it can be purchased from: Graduate into Employment Unit, The University of Liverpool, Cathedral Precinct, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ (Tel: 0151-7091760). ISBN 0953598004.
O'CONNOR, Joanne, ed. 2005. Prospects Postgraduate Funding Guide. CSU Ltd.
A guide about how to secure funding for postgraduate study. Available for free from your Careers Service. Can also be ordered from the  Prospects website for 5.99 GBP ISBN 1840161191.
SMITH, Heidi. 2003. How to pass numerical reasoning tests : a step by step guide to learning the basic skills. London: Kogan Page.
"An overview of the basics is followed by a step-by-step guide to the skills you need to master before taking such a test, including: fractions and decimals; rates; percentages; ratios and proportions. There are also worked examples to help your understanding, and once you have practiced you can measure your progress with a mock test." (Quote from Amazon). RRP 8.99 GBP. ISBN 0749439580
YATE, Martin John. 2005. Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions. Kogan Page.
A guide to help you to prepare for the most dreaded interview questions, such as 'What would you say is your greatest weakness?'. RRP  8.99 GBP ISBN 0749443561

Education

BALL, S.J. and GOODSON, I.F. 1985 Teacher's Lives and Careers (Open University Set Text). RoutledgeFalmer.
"This volume explores the contemporary situation of teachers' careers and teachers' lives in the context of falling roles, educational cuts and government demands for fundamental change in educational processes. " (Quote from Amazon) RRP 23.99 GBP. ISBN: 1850000298
COLLIN, S. (ed). 2005. Guide to English Language Teaching 2005. Modern English Publishing.
"The main part of this guide provides a directory listing the job prospects in over 100 countries, with notes on pay, conditions, legal requirements, tax and visa requirements, safety, and red-tape and listings of over 3,500 schools around the world with address details to contact for a job." (Quote from Cambridge International Book Centre website) RRP 12.95 ISBN 190454908X
DAY, Christopher. 2004. A Passion for Teaching. Routledge.
"Good teachers need to know not only how to teach and what to teach, but they also need to be passionate about their vocation. At a time of continuing intensification and scrutiny of teachers' work and its effects, this book focuses upon what makes 'good' teaching." (Quote from Amazon) RRP 22.99 GBP. ISBN 041525180X
DONNELLY, Jim. 2002. Career Development for Teachers (TES Handbook).  RoutledgeFalmer.
"This handbook shows how to plan your career in teaching - not only at the outset as a trainee and newly qualified teacher, but also at regular intervals throughout your career." (Quote from Amazon) RRP 9.50 GBP. ISBN 0749406453.
FEATHERSTONE, D, MUNBY, H and RUSSELL, T. 1997. Finding a Voice While Learning to Teach. RoutledgeFalmer.
"This collection of writings from newly qualified teachers describes the joys, challenges, tensions and frustrations of their earliest teaching experiences. The book moves from short sketches of classroom experiences to broader views of the student teaching experience and the initial teaching years. " (Quote from Amazon) RRP 24.99 GBP. ISBN 0750706481.
HOLMES, Elizabeth. 2002. The Newly Qualified Teacher's Handbook. RoutledgeFalmer.
A guide to help you through the first few months and years of your teaching career. It also covers issues such as how to find jobs and deal with interviews. RRP 16.99 GBP. ISBN 0749438576
HUDDLESTON, Prue. 2002. Teaching and Learning in Further Education: Diversity and Challenge. RoutledgeFalmer. 
"This book provides a practical guide to teaching and learning within the context of the changing FE environment and addresses the diverse nature of the curriculum and of the student body for which it is designed. This new edition contains fully revised material on FE funding, curriculum, assessment and teacher training to present the most up-to-date picture of further education in the UK." (Quote from Amazon) RRP 21.99 GBP. ISBN 0415271460.
SILCOCK, P and BRUNDRETT, M. 2002. Achieving Competence, Success and Excellence in Teaching. RoutledgeFalmer.
"This thought-provoking book explains how different levels or qualities of teaching can be identified and achieved. It outlines the criteria for competent, successful and excellent educational practice, whilst suggesting ways of achieving the highest possible measure of excellence." (Quote from Amazon) RRP 22.99 GBP. ISBN0415240689.
TUOHY, David. 1998. The Inner World of Teaching: Exploring Assumptions. RoutledgeFalmer.
"A practical book which, through case study, exercises and engages the reader in a close examination of their own personal assumptions, practices and experiences of school life." (Quote from Amazon) RRP 32.50 GBP. ISBN 0750709200. 
WYSE, Dominic. 2002. Becoming a Primary School Teacher. RoutledgeFalmer.
"Written with the needs and questions of the new student teacher in mind, it covers the fundamental aspects of the job of the primary school teacher in an inspiring yet down-to-earth way." (Quote from Amazon) RRP 13.99 GBP. ISBN 041525471X