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Transferable Skills & CV Writing
Transferable skills are those that can be used in many different work roles.
Being able to identify the transferable skills you have is one of the most important things you can do when applying for jobs or courses. The new Information Age is affecting what skills employers really want with recent research identifying the following skills among them:
Interpersonal, Innovation & creativity
People who can think for themselves, Originality
Resilience, Problem solving
Technical/specialist skills, IT skills
Application of number – includes using graphs, charts & diagrams
Sales/marketing skills, Client management skills
Willingness to learn, Enthusiasm
Every application should be tailored to the course/job or placement being applied for and should highlight your relevant transferable skills.
The Careers Wales site has a very helpful Tools and Resources section.