Recent research carried out by recruitment giant Reed, highlighted 6 ways to add value to potential employers. These are:
With the top two being seen by 100% of the employers questioned in the study as either “essential” or “desirable”.
I would add
7. Open to new ideas and challenges.
If you can demonstrate these on your CV, and by that I mean provide strong examples that show how you have used these traits in the past to add value to a project, then you have a far better chance of getting the job.
This is good news if you are trying to change your career path and do not have all the required skills in the new area.
Related articles on career change:
issue 15 – 7 tips for a new career
issue 21 – career change the 7 key questions
issue 25- 7 tips to help change career
If you are currently struggling to change career and would like some help, please contact me for a free 20 minute strategy session.