ten core competencies

In a survey of  employers, the Careers Education and Placement Centre identified 10 core competencies expected of all graduates.These two tasks will help raise your awareness of the qualities employers expect from graduates. When you have finished these tasks, go on to make your own competency profile.

Task 1 - defining the ten core competencies

Task 2 - check your comprehension/memory with this matching exercise


Task 3 – Try this Career Competencies Crossword.

Career Competencies Crossword

Source: Careers Education and Placement Centre, University of Hong Kong, 1995

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