The knowledge you develop on your degree may be important to employers, but numerous surveys show that employers are looking for more than academic knowledge alone in their graduate recruits.
The National Union of Students (NUS) and Confederation of British Industry (CBI) highlight this in recent publications:
Positive attitude is the key foundation of employability … A ‘can-do’ approach involving a readiness to take part and contribute openness to new activities and ideas and a drive to make these happen. It underpins and links together all of the key competences:
Find out more about the skills:
(Choose a skill below to find out the wide range of opportunities which you can participate to further improve them)