CITY College Plymouth is working hard to equip its students with the skills they need to enter into ever changing workplaces, as being prepared for change is now a necessity in all our lives.
How you use your "transferable skills" to best effect will make all the difference to your career path.
Transferable skills are the abilities, attitudes and competencies that we have gained from our lives and work that we can use in other areas.
As a visitor destination, Plymouth has an increasing number of opportunities for people interested in the tourism field.
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If you are considering a career or job change to the travel and tourism industry here are some transferable skills linked to the industry you will find interesting – and don't forget you can get specific information on job types and the skills required from the National Careers Service website on the job profiles pages.
To work in the travel and tourism industry you may wish to concentrate on:
Your outgoing and sociable personality.
Your experience and understanding of the industry.
Your strong customer service and communication skills – where have you developed these skills.
Your abilities to work independently and effectively.
Your ability to think on your feet finding creative and innovative methods of problem solving as you will be dealing with the general public.