Employability skills are those important skills and qualities needed in nearly every job. This are general skills needed to make one appealing to any Organisation. This are skills that enable one to work well with others and have the competency to solve problem, be successful professionally and fit into any work environment.
Why is employability skills important?
With a lot of people graduating yearly, employers are faced with the challenge of hiring the most qualified candidate needed for the job. It is important as a job-seeker to clearly state your skills and knowledge on your application that present you as the best candidate for the job.
To present yourself as the most qualified candidate for any job, here are four employability skills required by all employer regardless of the industry:
Collaboration is vital in almost any work environment. As an applicant, you should have a good team spirit. You need to be able to get along well with others and it very important to have a cordial relationship with other colleagues. A harmonize work environment, enhance work productivity.
Today employers are looking for graduate with good communication skill be it written communication, verbal communication and interpersonal skills. It is a strong believe that employee who exhibit good communication skill are good listener and attentive in carry out their job especially task is given to them.
Employer expect, an applicant to be able to assess situation and solve job related problem. Employers seek applicant that can recognize, examine and understand job task and then come up with reasonable conclusions that enhances job productivity.
The live in a digital world were graduates are expected to be digital literate. Especially the basic computer skills as it is required for all job be you are teacher, accountant and even a receptionist. The need to be digital literate cut across all job specification.
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