Presentation on theme: "WHAT DO EMPLOYERS WANT?. THERE ARE MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGHER SKILLED WORK, FEWER FOR UNSKILLED WORK WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU… Make sure you have the."— Presentation transcript:
WHAT DO EMPLOYERS WANT?
THERE ARE MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGHER SKILLED WORK, FEWER FOR UNSKILLED WORK WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU… Make sure you have the skills and qualifications that are in demand
JOB-RELATED QUALIFICATIONS ARE LIKED BY EMPLOYERS WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU… When planning for the future, find out about the full range of qualifications that are available
EMPLOYERS LIKE THEIR STAFF TO HAVE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU… Transferable skills such as communication, team working, using numbers, using ICT and problem solving are useful in all jobs
MOST EMPLOYERS THINK THAT WORK EXPERIENCE HELPS PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THE FUTURE WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU… Make sure you are aware of the skills you can develop on work experience and be ready to provide evidence of them
EMPLOYERS WANT EMPLOYEES WHO… Have a positive attitude Are keen to learn Are reliable and flexible Can use ICT effectively Can use numbers well Can hold a conversation Can solve problems Have good attendance Can work in a team Can follow instructions Are punctual Dress appropriately Act on advice Can use the telephone Evaluate their own work Have common sense