Transferable skills are abilities you can take with you from job to job and profession to profession (The Balance, 2017). It is important to identify your transferable skills and highlight them in your verbal and written communications. Beyond the technical skills, employers are also looking for the job candidates who can demonstrate transferable skills.
You can explore the following resources to identify your transferable skills.


Princeton University –¬†Transferable skills are the skills you acquire and transfer to future employment settings.

Forbes – 15 Transferable skills for a life with meaning.

Skills You Need – Transferable skills you need.

Work Coach Cafe – How transferable skills can help you change jobs.

The University Blog – How to identify your transferable skills (and why the’re so important).