Develop your skills
In a fiercely competitive job market it's your transferable skills, your achievements and your experiences that give you the edge when it comes to applying for jobs.
The Careers Service is here to support you in identifying the skills you need and how you can get those skills. We'll also help you to identify your existing skills and how best to market those skills to potential employers. The Graduate Toolkit is a key part of that support.
What do employers look for?
We surveyed 500 local employers to find out what skills they looked for from job applicants. From their responses we devised these categories;
How can I learn new skills?
From the start of your course you should think about gaining the skills and experience that, alongside your qualifications, will give employers confidence that you're the person for the job.