Transferable Skills – What are transferable skills ?

Transferable skills can be categorized as Soft and Hard skills types.

Transferable skills are often requested by employers within the initial recruitment phase as they can be used to show YOU are a good fit for the job.

Hard Skills are specific abilities which help people carry out different jobs, they are teachable, this means, you can develop your hard skills through focused and dedicated training.

Hard Skills:

  • A Degree or other Academic Qualification
  • An Industry Specific Certification
  • Foreign Language Skills
  • SEO and Social Media Marketing Skillset
  • Bookkeeping
  • Computer Skills

Soft Skills are non-technical, personal attributes that relate to how you work. They are important to employers because they bring value added to the role, enhance the team, and ultimately – the Company Performance.

Soft Skills:

  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Time Management
  • Prioritization
  • Delegation
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Adaptability – this soft skill is now arguably one of the top soft skills required today, as the pandemic has introduced so many sudden changes to our working lives.