Whether you are about to embark on your business degree programme, are already a business student or are a business graduate, this book helps you to develop yourself and your career in ways which will benefit you, your current and future employers and society.
Chapter 3: An A To Z Of Skills Development
A key term in the vocabulary of a recruiting employer is the word skills. It is not difficult to work out that employers want a plurality of skills – and that they are on the lookout for so called ‘higher-order’ skills when employing graduates. Strangely, students are often not as deliberate as they could be about seeing university as an opportunity to upskill and consciously seize every opportunity to develop a marketable skills set sought by employers. To assist with the planning and process of skills development universities offer personal development planning in some form or another.
Skills development at university is a huge subject and the next ...