What skills and experience do you have?

Think about the skills and experience you have gained through your academic studies, achievements, extra-curricular activities, gap year experience, interests, personal life, sport, voluntary work and work experience. 

Remember that skills can be transfered from one context to another - so the communication skills you developed through answering telephone queries at HMV will be put to good use when liaising with contractors in your role as graduate project engineer.  

  • Find out  here what skills you have to offer.

If you haven't already done so, see Take a look at yourself for tools you can use to assess your skills.

Also check out What skills have you developed from your job? for details of skills sought by a variety of employers.  

Combine your skills and evidence on the Career options grid.  This information will be vital when demonstrating your skills to employers in a CV, application form or cover letter, and at an interview or assessment centre.