Jobseekers encouraged to 'consider using transferable skills'


Jobseekers encouraged to 'consider using transferable skills'
Workers who have been made redundant are being urged to consider whether or not the skills they have could be used to start a new career.

The Money Advice Trust believes that those who have previously been employed in the building trade or finance sector may struggle to find jobs in these areas because they are "falling apart".

However, the organisation is urging jobseekers to consider what other industries their skills may apply to.

Beccy Boden Wilks, a spokesperson for the Money Advice Trust, said: "There's been lots of stuff in the media at the moment, because of all the redundancies, about retraining and transferable skills."

A recent survey of managers conducted by the Chartered Management Institute revealed that 28 per cent of respondents are updating their CV in preparation for the possibility of having to find a new job.

Related categories: HR / Recruitment.

Bookmark with:
Bookmark with: Digg Digg Bookmark with: Delicious Bookmark with: Reddit Reddit Bookmark with: StumbleUpon StumbleUpon Bookmark with: Google Google Bookmark with: Technorati Technorati Bookmark with: Netvouz Netvouz

See also:

Latest News:

Search News
News Front Page
Accountancy / Tax
Advertising / PR
Armed Forces
Aviation / Aerospace
Banking / Finance
Charities / Voluntary
Childcare / Youth
Construction / Property
Customer Services
Education / Training / Teaching
Emergency Services
Engineering / Electronics
Entertainment / TV / Theatre
Graduate Roles
HR / Recruitment
Health / Beauty
Hotel / Catering / Restaurants
IT / Internet
Insurance / Pensions
International / Overseas
Management / Business
Manufacturing / Industry
Media / New Media / Creative
Medical / Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Sector
Retail / Wholesale
Sales / Purchasing / Marketing
Science / Technology
Secretarial / PA / Admin
Skilled / Semi-skilled Manual
Transport / Logistics
Travel / Tourism / Leisure