Employability Skills

Employers tell us that they are looking for well-rounded candidates for graduate roles. While your degree is important to them, they are looking for applicants who can demonstrate that they have transferable skills and extra-curricular experience.

The following list of employability skills is what employers have told us they are looking for when they hire graduates:

  • Communication and teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Self-awareness and self-management
  • Planning and organising
  • Initiative and enterprise
  • Cultural intelligence