It is important to be aware that the labour
market is constantly changing because of new
technology, global competition, or because a
company is restructuring.
A person needs to stay on top employment
trends that will determine which occupations
are likely to grow in demand and which will
Your job security is your responsibility because
you need to ensure continued employability.
Ensure you have skills such as reading,
mathematics, communication skills, personal
skills, soft skills, and high emotional
An education can provide more opportunities
You don’t want to be in a position where the
lack of skills could lead to missed opportunities.
Lifetime leaning and the development of “soft”
personal skills will ensure your ready for any
challenges that come your way.
You must obtain transferable skills or
employability skills such as academic, personal
management, and team work skills.
You can develop employability skills by
participating in work experience, career
preparation activities, or volunteering.
Employers are looking for people with the right
attitude, and have a high emotional
That means you must be reliable, flexible,
motivated, self-aware, sensitive to others, and
willing to be part of a team.