Leeds University Library

Employability: promoting your skills

Writing about your skills

Writing about the skills you have gained and how you have developed them in a way that sounds good to potential recruiters is a skill in itself! This tutorial contains advice and some examples of the writing style and process needed for completing CVs and job applications:

Talking about your skills 

We asked a group of students to think about an academic activity they felt had developed their employability skills. This activity includes short video clips of each student's response, with feedback suggesting how those answers could be improved: