Employability Skills

‘What makes you employable?’

You might be surprised by how many graduates struggle to answer this question. The good news is, you do have them and you don’t even need to have any prior work experience to possess them. Employability skills are in-demand and needed across every job so it’s extremely important to identify and hone your skills. More often than not they can be gained through education, extracurricular activities and life experiences.

We’ve put together a wide variety of hints and tips to help you to build your employability skills to make the journey from university to the workplace.

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