Skills that employers are looking for

When considering the skills that employers are looking for, there are two areas to look at. The first is the particular technical or specialist skills that the employer/business sectors need.

Equally important to technical skills is a need for softer skills. These include dealing with customers, communication skills and teamwork.

The chart below highlights the main gaps in skills identified by businesses in Warwickshire when they are looking to fill their job vacancies.

Skills types graph