KeyTag3Research has shown that there are a number of key skills that employers are looking for when they take on new members of staff. We have set out below a summary of these skills so that you can look at your own skills and experience and determine what your key skills and and how they match the ones that employers are looking for.

If you find that you have some skills gaps then it is a good time to explore ways of plugging those gaps through training or gaining additional experience.

We have some tips about using Skill Assessment resources and other personal development tools to discover your strengths and qualities.

Key Skills Employers are looking for

  1. Teamwork:
  2. Communication:
  3. Problem solving:
  4. Managing yourself & Organisation:
  5. Customer Service:
  6. IT Skills:

For more details about each of these skill areas see the Related Pages on the right.

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Top 6 Key Skills Employers are looking for

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