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Brilliant Employability Skills, 2nd Edition by Dr. Frances Trought

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Developing an employable you

In this chapter we review the elements of the I Brand employability model and how you can use it to develop your individual brand to increase your employability. Other factors in your development are also considered, including developing an elevator pitch, mentoring and networking. Each of these elements will add value to your portfolio of skills and increase your chance of success.

The model consists of four levels.

1 Your degree

2 Generic employability skills including:

  • leadership
  • team-working
  • positive attitude
  • communication
  • problem-solving
  • commercial awareness
  • numeracy
  • computer literacy
  • cultural sensitivity

I Brand employability model ...

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