P2 – Describe the main employability, personal and communication skills required when applying for a specific job role. •
Experience in the job - if they already have experience they have a better advantage as they don't need training and they have the knowledge they need to complete the job. For example - if applying to be an administrative assistant experience is preferred as you know what the overview of the job is and you will not need as much, if any training for the position
Research in to the job - If they research the job before they go into the interview they will have more idea about the company and will show they have prepared themselves. For example - if applying to be an administrative assistant then reading the tasks needed to complete the job you may be able to learn them and put them on your CV
Knowledge of the product or service - this is a good insight to have as it shows that you have studied the company and its products and shows you will you have the skills capable of working in the company. For example - if applying to be an administrative assistant then knowing the background of the company is good as you know what their standards are
Suitable qualifications - if the job requires you to have qualifications it must mean they want extra from the person applying for the job, they may need these qualifications in order to complete the task. For example - if applying to be an administrative assistant then you will need to have good English and IT skills and knowledge on using the Microsoft package
Flexibility - if the candidate has flexibility it will show that they are willing to help improve the company and complete their job role. For example - if applying to be an administrative assistant then showing you are flexible will show them you can work around the companies needs
Being able to meet targets - if the candidate is good at completing targets and goals it means that the company will be on track and...
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