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5 Skills Your CV Needs to Succeed

When you’re looking to transition from education to employment, you need to display your transferable skills in your CV, showcasing your relevancy for your chosen career path.

But you don’t need work experience to have workplace skills.

Valuable skills can be gained through school work, voluntary employment or any hobbies and interests, so be creative when finding skills to include.

Below are 5 key skills you should incorporate into your CV, if you want to secure your dream career.

Communication

Your First Job Interview

If you’re about to go on an interview for the first time, there are a few things you need to know beforehand. You may feel really nervous at the beginning, but the key to a successful experience is to practice interviewing ahead of time, prepare yourself for the interview, dress appropriately, and try to stay calm.

Travelling Around the World Whilst Studying

I’m a student traveler who has a great curiosity about other countries and soaking up other cultures. I simply feel that I will be able to meet new people, experience new places, and get new opportunities at the same time if I’m going to study abroad.

On the other hand, I want to know how to travel the world for free and be able to finish my college education at the same time. If this also sounds like you, then read on.

University Programs

Why Choose an Apprenticeship?

Katie Fiddaman is a Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice at Pearson College LondonWhat made you consider an apprenticeship?Throughout my GCSE’s and A-Levels, I always worked part-time alongside my studies. Therefore, a degree apprenticeship seemed like the natural progression for my Higher Education as I thrive under pressure and enjoy keeping busy.

Equality in the Workplace

Progression of EqualityOver the last decade there has been significant improvements to understand and offer equal opportunities regardless of gender, race or religion. However, we believe there is a long way to go and can see a better future for all. Apprenticeships are inclusive and can offer opportunities that may not be available via other routes. Diversity and inclusivity are extremely important topics in todays dynamic society which is why we drive for equal opportunities!We have seen the gender pay-gap reduced in recent times but there is still more work to do.

Enjoying Work

Do You Enjoy Your Job?When someone asks you; ‘how’s work?’, how do you respond? You probably say that it’s fine or not bad… but are you being honest? It’s common that people aren’t doing the job they always dreamed of or would like to do. However, that doesn’t mean you can enjoy your job!Your job is where you spend the majority of your time, brain power and effort… so why should you stop yourself from enjoying it? The reality is that our nature as humans is to always strive to be better and earn more.

Apprenticeships 2019

Apprenticeship SectorSo, what is an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship can simply be described as a learning experience for young people. Whilst completing an apprenticeship, on-the-job experience is earned as well as relevant qualifications. Differing levels of apprenticeships can be taken, resulting in more specific or tailored qualifications. At NotGoingToUni, we have over 4,000 apprenticeship roles on our site at any one time.The opportunities are vast and range across multiple sectors, allowing young people to actively search for the industry they are interested in.

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