Self-Management

While there are many lists of these ’employability’ skills, at Oxford we focus on the key eight skills – based on the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)’s report, Future Fit.

This page focuses on Self-Management. To read more about the other seven employability skills, click on the links below.

 

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These ideas are ways to start thinking about and researching good teamwork skills. You can’t use these as evidence of teamwork skills in a written application – as they don’t involve teamwork! – but they might be things you reference at interview.

  • Remember that how you perceive yourself is not always how others perceive you.
  • Research Belbin and other team effectiveness models.
  • Read business articles on teams and teamwork.
  • Analyse great teams eg. In sport, F1 Pit crews, sky roadrace.
  • Go to a taster class in dancing, singing, or a sport.
  • Do anything that requires commitment, to demonstrate sticking power.
  • Do something that require training to complete, such as running a marathon.

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