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Careers and Employability Skills Centre

You will have developed a number of core skills throughout your degree and as part of your Work Related Learning or part-time work.
Most skills fall into the following categories:

RELIANCE SKILLS

  • Self-awareness
  • Willingness to learn
  • Self-promotion
  • Networking
  • Action Planning

PEOPLE SKILLS

  • Team working
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Oral communication
  • Leadership
  • Customer focus
  • Foreign language skills

GENERAL SKILLS

  • Problem-solving
  • Flexibility
  • Business acumen
  • Written communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Commitment

SPECIALIST SKILLS

  • Specific occupational skills
  • Technical skills

Employers will expect to see evidence of these skills at all stages of the recruitment process.