While many organizations are currently struggling to recruit the early career talent they need, the current environment offers opportunities for experienced Warwick graduates. Employers are looking for a combination of strong technical skills and well-developed transferable skills. In fact, more than 60% of employers interviewed at the Warwick Employer Connect Autumn October 2022 Career Fair said the roles currently offered have more transferable skills than they did pre-pandemic. He says he makes great use of it. This is how the university is new Warwick Award at the start of the 2022-23 academic year.
When asked about the most sought-after competencies, strategic thinking, communication, project management, data analysis, digital literacy, problem-solving, time management, and adaptability to change are highly valued. They also said they expect applicants to have a good knowledge of the organization and be able to talk about the organization’s products, services and markets during the evaluation and at the interview. It is worth noting that there are great opportunities for students who can highlight these skills and provide a wealth of examples of how they have developed these skills and when they have applied them to achieve desired results.
Looking back at their time at Warwick, many students tend to focus solely on academic content. But a college experience offers more than just a degree certificate. It also provides valuable transferable skills that will serve you long after you graduate. So what transferable employability skills can be developed and sought to be recognized through the Warwick Awards?
College requires you to manage your time effectively. Especially if you have a part-time job, are responsible for caring for others, participate in society, or play competitive sports. In many graduate jobs, the time management skills gained at Warwick are valuable when given many competing responsibilities in their first workplace role. Prioritize and balance different projects Competence is the key to future success. Group projects can sometimes prove challenging, but these situations provide a valuable opportunity to learn teamwork skills. By working with a group of fellow students, you’ll learn how to effectively listen to others, articulate your thoughts, and work together towards a common goal. These skills are useful in the workplace, whether you’re working on a project with a colleague or communicating with a customer or client. By searching the Warwick Award dashboard, you can participate in skill development activities that improve your time management and teamwork skills. If you are already engaged in any of the above activities, you are eligible for the Warwick Prize. All you need to do is submit a brief reflection on the skills you have acquired and how you plan to use them in the future.
As a dormitory rep, group project member, debater, team presentation broadcaster, and college social participant, you need to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people. Through these experiences, you develop the ability to articulate your thoughts and communicate effectively with others. These communication skills are valuable in first-graduate jobs, as you will need to communicate with colleagues, clients, and customers from a variety of backgrounds. Develop these valuable communication skills by completing anytime-accessed online courses offered by the Student Opportunity Skills team through Warwick Awards. Then you can find exciting skill development activities that provide opportunities for practice.
You may have also learned how to handle conflicts professionally and respectfully during your time at Warwick. This skill will help you deal with difficult people at work. Being able to effectively resolve conflicts and clearly communicate your point of view will help you maintain a professional demeanor on your first job. can search for development opportunities on the Warwick Awards Dashboard.
In fact, you can find out more about the Warwick Awards, submit questions to the Skills Developers responsible for our Skills Training Courses, and speak with University staff and external partners who provide Skills Development activities. Warwick Awards Fair 15th February 2023. The fair will be held in Chancellor Suite in Rootsville next to the central campus square from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There is no need to register in advance. Please stop by at your convenience. I would love to meet you!