Employment

What Employability Skills Do Employers Want?

HECSU, AGCAS, what do graduates do, employability skills, what do employers look for

HECSU, AGCAS, what do graduates do, employability skills, what do employers look forWriting a CV, a Cover Letter or an Online Application? Words are crucial in making the initial impression. But what are these skills that graduate employers look for? Now, the HECSU & AGCAS have published a report What Do Graduates Do?, and as part of the report the table given below is posted “as is” from the original report.

What does “Employability” mean?
The CBI defines employability skills as:

“a set of attributes, skills and knowledge that all labour market participants should possess to ensure they have the capability of being effective in the workplace – to the benefit of themselves, their employer and the wider economy.”

How to gain “Employability” skills?

employability skills, keywords on CV, keywords on graduate application, what do employers look for

What do Graduates Do? 

Read the full report, published by HECSU and AGCAS here (pdf version)

 

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