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TRANSFERABLE SKILLS!  Your Secret Weapon In Todays       Fast Paced World Of           Employment         contact@stevenic...
contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk     © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
background1 in 3 unhappy in jobTS fact of life               contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk                    ...
Skills = Possibilities       contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk            © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
agenda  What are Transferable Skills? Examples of Transferable SkillsWhy do employers look for them?How to present them to...
• What are Transferable Skills?• Transferable skills are the skills you  acquire during any activity in your life,  that c...
How Will Transferable Skills Help Me?• Leverage skills for new opportunities• Target skills will offer the greatest person...
• 3 main types of skills• Technical/Work-specific skills are specific to a job and are not easily   applied in other envir...
Soft Skills1. Adaptability2. Communication3. Dedication4. Dependability5. Energy6. Flexibility7. Hard-working8. Honesty9. ...
What are employers looking for?•   problem solving•   organising•   working to deadlines•   management and leadership•   n...
Waiter         contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk              © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
•   Customer Service•   Patience•   Stamina•   Observation•   Planning•   Communication•   Friendly•   Team Player•   Math...
Manager          contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk               © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
Take inventory of what YOU offerTechnical, Functional, Self Mgmt (Soft)Major skills and abilities – C.A.R.             con...
Put them in categoriesThen prioritize them according to           enjoyment       Then list key ones          contact@stev...
Technical/ Work-                Functional                      Self Mgmt/Soft  specific skills                    contact...
Do You Believe?contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk     © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
Put all found info onto a CV/Resume fordifferent circumstances5 different CV’s…               contact@stevenichollscareerc...
CV’s… 5 Types      Performance, Functional,        Targeted, Alternative,          Graduate.            contact@stevenicho...
How to ‘sell’ TS in the job interview                contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk                     © Steve...
Questions!             contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk                  © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
1. Please visit and “Like”www.stevenichollscareercoaching.co.ukThen contact page re Trans. Skills Sheet.2. www.webrecruit....
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Transferable Skills Webinar with Steve Nicholls, Career Coach

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Transferable Skills Webinar with Steve Nicholls, Career Coach

  1. 1. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS! Your Secret Weapon In Todays Fast Paced World Of Employment contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  2. 2. contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  3. 3. background1 in 3 unhappy in jobTS fact of life contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  4. 4. Skills = Possibilities contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  5. 5. agenda What are Transferable Skills? Examples of Transferable SkillsWhy do employers look for them?How to present them to recruiters and employers contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  6. 6. • What are Transferable Skills?• Transferable skills are the skills you acquire during any activity in your life, that can be applied at a later stage in new situations i.e they can be transferred.• You can acquire these skills through all sorts of activities e.g employment, projects, voluntary work, hobbies, sports. contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  7. 7. How Will Transferable Skills Help Me?• Leverage skills for new opportunities• Target skills will offer the greatest personal reward• Identify areas of strength and interest• Identify areas for growth and development• Identify areas of burnout or dissatisfaction• Info for self-marketing/ personal branding contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  8. 8. • 3 main types of skills• Technical/Work-specific skills are specific to a job and are not easily applied in other environments or situations. These skills tend to be technical and specialized.• Functional skills can be applied in most environments and situations. They incorporate various combinations of data, people, and thing skills. Examples of functional skills include communication, planning, organizing, managing, analyzing, and problem-solving.• Self-management skills (soft skills) are related to how we conduct ourselves and are rooted in temperament. Examples of these skills include taking the initiative, resourcefulness, being good-natured, and reliability. contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  9. 9. Soft Skills1. Adaptability2. Communication3. Dedication4. Dependability5. Energy6. Flexibility7. Hard-working8. Honesty9. Integrity10. Leadership contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  10. 10. What are employers looking for?• problem solving• organising• working to deadlines• management and leadership• negotiating• motivating people• making decisions• research skills contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  11. 11. Waiter contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  12. 12. • Customer Service• Patience• Stamina• Observation• Planning• Communication• Friendly• Team Player• Mathematics• Calm• People Person• Organized• Memory• ………………………………………………………………………….. contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  13. 13. Manager contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  14. 14. Take inventory of what YOU offerTechnical, Functional, Self Mgmt (Soft)Major skills and abilities – C.A.R. contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  15. 15. Put them in categoriesThen prioritize them according to enjoyment Then list key ones contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  16. 16. Technical/ Work- Functional Self Mgmt/Soft specific skills contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  17. 17. Do You Believe?contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  18. 18. Put all found info onto a CV/Resume fordifferent circumstances5 different CV’s… contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  19. 19. CV’s… 5 Types Performance, Functional, Targeted, Alternative, Graduate. contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  20. 20. How to ‘sell’ TS in the job interview contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  21. 21. Questions! contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching
  22. 22. 1. Please visit and “Like”www.stevenichollscareercoaching.co.ukThen contact page re Trans. Skills Sheet.2. www.webrecruit.co.uk Participate in the LinkedIn Group contact@stevenichollscareercoaching.co.uk © Steve Nicholls Career Coaching

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