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Campaign puts value on 'soft skills'

Campaign puts value on 'soft skills' | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
Workplace skills such as communication and team work need much greater recognition, argues a campaign by employers.
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PDP resources - Student skills development - University of Exeter

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A really good example of getting HE students to reflect on the many ways they are developing at university.

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Classroom Resources for Careers and Work Related Learning

Classroom Resources for Careers and Work Related Learning | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
A very good summary of transferable skills useful for classroom display (RT @CareersDefender: A very good summary of transferable skills useful for classroom display http://t.co/sDTHyTr7T9)...
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5 Transferable Skills Employers Want and You Should Have | CAREERBRIGHT

5 Transferable Skills Employers Want and You Should Have | CAREERBRIGHT | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
Often called transferable skills, developing these skills is important because they can be applied to almost any career position you may be looking to pursue.
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myAdvantage

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myAdvantage is the student and graduate portal from Student Careers & Skills. Inside you will find: Events, Skills Workshops, Employers, Jobs and opportunities, CV builder and more.
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University of Warwick Student Portal for careers advice and skills development, including a CV builder tool.

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▶ Steve Taylore-Knowles: 'Study, work, life: developing transferable skills across domains' - YouTube

This workshop looks at key skills we all need to be effective in our academic, professional and social lives, with particular focus on those skills that are ...
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Useful recording of a lecture to help identify how to raise awareness of transferable skills for development.

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Employability Skills for Students and Graduates

Employability Skills for Students and Graduates | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
How to Develop and Master the employability skills that will give you the edge in the graduate job market. Employability skills information and resources for students.
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Resources website for UK university graduates.

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Graduate CV template

Graduate CV template | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
Just graduated, but unsure how to demonstrate your skills and experience on your CV?
Writing your first CV after graduating can be tricky, especially if you're looking for your first professional position.
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The Graduate Passport :: Career Destinations

The Graduate Passport
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The University of Southampton 'achievement record' open to all students and supported by employers.

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Windmills Programme

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Accessible through the University of Southampton's Career Destinations site.

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"DigiChamps" - A Haiku Deck by Fiona Harvey

"DigiChamps" - A Haiku Deck by Fiona Harvey | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it

Digichamps at the University of Southampton - Information for new Digichamps to help them understand their role.  The Digichamps at the University follow two routes.  Digital Marketing Champions offer support for events and work with teams who have responsibilities for promoting the University. 

The Digital Literacies Champions work alongside academic teams to support the development of digital skills for education and research.  These are funded through contributions from the University and the Centre for Innovation in Technologies.  They usually work with academics who would like support for their own skills and their students. 


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University of Southampton Student Opportunity!

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The induction for the Digichamps is part of the support offered to allow the academic Digichamps fulfil their remit to develop skills with the support of the Digital Literacies Team in CITE. 

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You Are an Iceberg: Framing and Transferable Skills

Having trouble thinking of specific skills to put on your resume? This video will explain the concept of "framing" and how to reflect back on past experiences and think about them in a different...
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How to target potential employer by presenting yourself with the skills they need in a concise and coherent way.

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Undergraduate Skills Programme (USP)

Undergraduate Skills Programme (USP) | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
Undergraduate Skills Programme (USP) information about academic skills workshops and topic areas.
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University of Warwick Personal & Professional Undergraduate Development Programme

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Employers prefer 'soft' skills

Employers prefer 'soft' skills | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
Employers prefer "soft" skills rather than technical knowledge in graduates they are recruiting, a study says.
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It's not always degree-specific knowledge that makes you a desirable graduate for employers....

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What is Employability?

We spoke to employers from different sectors, both locally and nationally, to find out what the term 'employability' means to them and what skills they think...
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From the University of Derby.

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Personal statement examples

Personal statement examples | Higher Education Employability | Scoop.it
Not sure if you're going in the right direction with yours?
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