Brilliant employability skills : how to stand out from the by Frances Trought

By Frances Trought

What makes you stand out available in the market for that groovy graduate activity?

In the aggressive marketplace for graduate jobs, securing an outstanding measure now not units you except different applicants – this booklet will give you the instruments and strategies to permit you to achieve and converse the diversity of employability talents and behaviours that would make you stick out from the gang and get the task that you simply want.

 

“Packed choked with sensible, effortless to appreciate find out how to de-mystify the method of getting ready your self on your destiny profession - a necessary learn for all scholars beginning uni!”

Gemma Kenyon, Head of Careers, urban Careers provider, urban, college of London

 

 

“The such a lot direct, to-the-point and simple to learn ebook on what employers are trying to find within the graduates they recruit and the abilities they should increase for you to stand out; this can be a must-read for all students.”
Gareth Lewis, Head of Careers, Employability and firm, Coventry college London

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By Frances Trought

What makes you stand out available in the market for that groovy graduate activity?

In the aggressive marketplace for graduate jobs, securing an outstanding measure now not units you except different applicants – this booklet will give you the instruments and strategies to permit you to achieve and converse the diversity of employability talents and behaviours that would make you stick out from the gang and get the task that you simply want.

 

“Packed choked with sensible, effortless to appreciate find out how to de-mystify the method of getting ready your self on your destiny profession - a necessary learn for all scholars beginning uni!”

Gemma Kenyon, Head of Careers, urban Careers provider, urban, college of London

 

 

“The such a lot direct, to-the-point and simple to learn ebook on what employers are trying to find within the graduates they recruit and the abilities they should increase for you to stand out; this can be a must-read for all students.”
Gareth Lewis, Head of Careers, Employability and firm, Coventry college London

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University presents the opportunity not only to develop your skills but to challenge yourself and develop a wide set of experiences which set you apart from other graduates. Those students who fail to engage with extracurricular activities run the risk of not only limiting their development but also the range of examples they can use when completing an application form. The development of soft skills has become increasingly important in today’s economy. It is argued that soft skills contribute £88 billion to the UK economy and it is forecast to rise to £109 billion.

Face to face Despite face to face appearing to be the easiest form of communication, messages can still be misinterpreted by the choice of words, body language, tone and the person delivering the message. Telephone call Without the aid of visual expression, the choice of words and tone become even more crucial to ensure the receiver interprets the message accurately. Telephone interviews are often used during the selection process, and students would be advised to practise beforehand, as diction, tone and clarity are paramount.

These can be achieved through involvement with either student societies or small businesses. Both provide opportunities for students to use their initiative to achieve specific goals. In particular, due to small businesses often operating with minimal staff, students can often find that they are exposed to more responsibility within a shorter timescale. Being entrepreneurial is a must as students need to demonstrate how they will add value to the organisation. Emotional intelligence Businesses continually face challenging, demanding and transforming landscapes, and so workforces need to manage and respond accordingly.

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