Employment

What Employability Skills Do Employers Want?

HECSU, AGCAS, what do graduates do, employability skills, what do employers look for
Faizan Patankar
Written by Faizan Patankar

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?

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What do Graduates Do? 

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

 

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Faizan Patankar

Faizan Patankar

I started Career Geek Blog in 2011 to share my experience in job-hunting. I now focus on careers industry and blogging is just a tool to share that info. Love hacking careers. During the day I focus on my hobby - Engineering.

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