What are transferable skills and why are they important?
What are transferable skills? Transferable skills are abilities you have learned throughout life that are useful in your next job. These skills are relevant across all professions and workplaces and are developed and taken with us (transferred) as we embark on new career paths. They may be hard or soft skills.
What skills and abilities would you like to put to greater use?
1 COMMUNICATION SKILLS (LISTENING, SPEAKING AND WRITING) 2 ANALYTICAL AND RESEARCH SKILLS. 3 FLEXIBILITY/ADAPTABILITY. 4 INTERPERSONAL ABILITIES. 5 ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS AND SOLVE PROBLEMS. 6 ABILITY TO PLAN, ORGANISE AND PRIORITISE WORK. 7 ABILITY TO WEAR MULTIPLE HATS. 8 LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT SKILLS.
What is core and transferable skills?
Transferable skills , or “portable” skills, are the abilities you can transfer from one job to another. The term transferable skills collectively refers to such skills as communication, adaptability, or collaboration to name a few.
What are the benefits of transferable skills?
Transferable skills tend to bring the following benefits for candidates and employers:Flexibility. In an increasingly competitive job market, companies want to recruit employees who can diversify and complete multiple tasks and roles. Diversity. Portability. Employability.