5.1. Where are my skills relevant?
If the role or sector you have been working towards has been impacted,
it’s natural to be concerned about how to adapt. Here are some tips to think
about what other options might suit you:
Review graduate vacancy
sites and look at the types of opportunities available
- Do any appeal?
- What are the entry
- Which skills can you
- Are there any skills
you’re currently missing?
Once you’ve identified
some roles that sound appealing, conduct further research
- Use Prospects Job Profiles to explore what the role
involves more broadly and investigate where opportunities are available
Prospects Job Profiles
- Use the vacancy boards listed in the Profiles and sources recommended to find linked opportunities
After completing the
steps above, identify sectors where your skills are relevant
Follow up on any areas requiring development
- How is the wider sector
- Which organisations are
the key competitors and are there any opportunities? Are there other employers in the
market you could approach?
- Can you reframe any of
your current evidence to partially address the weakness?
- Can you take a free
- Would part of the
organisation’s induction process upskill you and how might you explain this
during the recruitment process?