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What are transferable skills?

Introduction 👋

Transferable skills are skills that you can transfer to different situations.

They are *really important* skills because you can use them in any area of your life.

Employers are desperate to hire people with transferable skills!

No matter how well you’ve done in school, showing that you have transferable skills will put you in a great position for getting your dream job.

Examples of transferable skills that will get employers really excited include things like:

1. Computer Skills 💻

Pretty much every job uses computers! Great with spreadsheets? Love fixing computers? These are skills you can use for every job!

2. Solving Problems 🤔💭

Every job will have problems that you can help solve. Love improving things and solving problems? Your interviewer will love you for it!

3. Teamwork 🤝

Hiring people who work well in teams is really important for a successful workplace. Love working with others? Good at resolving arguments? Your employer will love you for it!

4. Adaptability 😎

Workplaces are constantly changing. If you can comfortably adapt to different situations, this will make life easier for your employer.

5. Staying Positive ☀️

Sometimes work can be challenging, so it’s important to have a positive attitude to overcome difficult situations.

6. Leadership 👩‍💼

Love leading others and bringing people together? Can you inspire and motivate others? Employers love it when employees can lead others.

Talking about transferable skills in job interviews 💬💼

In a job interview, you can talk about your transferable skills when they ask you questions like:

“Why do you think that you’d be a great fit for the position?”

or “Tell me about yourself”.

These are skills that you can use in any role, in any job, meaning you can talk about them in any job interview. This makes them really valuable!

Showing off your transferable skills on your CV or in a job interview, can increase your chances of success.

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Conclusion 👍

So that’s it!

Transferable skills are skills that you can transfer to different situations.

Hopefully you’re feeling more confident about understanding transferable skills.

If you know any friends or family members who might benefit from learning about transferable skills, share this post with them!

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