ENHANCE YOUR EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

After graduation you have acquired job-specific skills that are essential to perform a job. However be aware that most employers will also want you to have some general job skills, sometimes called Soft Skills or Employability Skills. Generally speaking, these are the Top 6 Employability Skills that employers want you to have, no matter what industry you’re working in (click on the boxes):

COMMUNICATION

Depending on the job, communication is about being a good talker or a good writer. It involves being confident about speaking to people (face-to-face or over the phone). It also involves writing well enough to be understood in emails and memos.

TEAMWORK

Teamwork means being good at working with people – both the people you work with and other people that come into contact with your organisation.

PROBLEM SOLVING

Problem solving is about being able to find solutions when faced with difficulties or setbacks. Even if you can’t think of a solution straight away, you need to have a logical process for figuring things out.

SELF-INITIATIVE

Initiative and enterprise are about being able to think creatively and to make improvements to the way things are. They’re also about looking at the bigger picture and how the way you work fits into that.

PLANNING & ORGANISING

Planning and organising are about things like working out what is required to get a job done, and then working out when and how you’ll do it. They’re also about things like developing project timelines and meeting deadlines.

SELF-MANAGEMENT

Self-management is about getting on with your work without someone having to check up on you every five minutes. You should also be able to stay on top of your own deadlines and be able to delegate tasks to other people to make sure things get done on time.

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WORK SKILLS

  • The world of work: How to get in and stay in!
  • Creating a CV you can be proud of
  • Identifying, pursuing and getting what you want
  • Interviewing the right way
people skills

PEOPLE SKILLS

  • Developing effective people skills
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Understanding emotional intelligence
money skills

MONEY SKILLS

  • Spending and saving wisely
  • A step-by-step guide to creating your own budget; and sticking to it
  • Understanding and using credit to your advantage
entrepreneurial skills

ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS

  • Considering self-employment
  • Key things new business owners should know about the marketplace
  • Setting up your business

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