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Transferrable Skills Employers Look For

  1. Communication - ability to communicate orally, in writing or via electronic means in a manner appropriate to the audience.
  2. Teamwork - being a constructive team member, contributing practically to the success of the team.
  3. Leadership - being able to motivate and encourage others, while taking the lead.
  4. Initiative - ability to see opportunities, to set and achieve goals.
  5. Problem Solving - thinking things through in a logical way in order to determine key issues. Creative thinking is useful also.
  6. Flexibility/Adaptability - ability to handle change and adapt to new situations.
  7. Self-Awareness - knowing your strengths and skills and having the confidence to put these across.
  8. Commitment/Motivation - having energy and enthusiasm in pursuing projects.
  9. Interpersonal Skills - ability to relate well to others and to establish good working relationships.
  10. Numeracy - competence and understanding of numerical data, statistics and graphs.

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