Transferable Skills

What are Transferrable Skills?

Transferrable skills are talents or abilities that easily transfer from job to job or profession to profession. They are especially in demand today because it’s much more difficult to teach an employee skills such as developing rapport with coworkers or knowing how to manage conflict.

In-demand transferrable skills include:

  • Communication Skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Creativity
  • Work Ethic
  • Interpersonal Skills



Featured Resources

Career Core by Kaplan: Professional Skills (Topic 7)

Recommended for students beginning to identify the skills that they have, the skills that they’ll need, and how to close …

Design Thinking

Connect. Create. Solve Real Problems. 

We’re living in a time where the job market is hyper-competitive and the problems we …

Get Hands-On

Employers hire graduates who can demonstrate important transferable skills such as teamwork and creative problem solving, and also …

Emailing a Community Partner

Check out this professional email template for reaching out to a community partner to provide information about your project and …

Design Thinking Challenges

Connect. Create. Solve Real Problems.

We’re living in a time where the job market is hyper-competitive and the problems we …

Featured Classes

EDL 396b I Design Thinking for Social Change

In this interdisciplinary course, students learn and apply the Design Thinking (human centered design) process in partnership with a community…

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