What do recruiters want?

noworkexperienceWell, there are two main things apart from your qualification(s) that recruiters value!  Your graduate job search may prove tricky if you lack these.

  • Work experience
  • Soft skills, eg communication, team work, initiative, creativity, leadership, flexibility.  In other words the skills that you need to do the job and work in a particular organisation

Work experience: How to find it

Skills/competencies
An article on TARGETjobs should help you to understand the different competencies graduate employers expect, provide tips on how to develop them, and give examples of how they are assessed and how to demonstrate your abilities.

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