'Career Ready’ Skills

Being 'Career Ready' is more than just having an up-to-date CV. At BPP we prepare you for working life by helping you to enhance the skills, attributes and positive behaviours which employers are seeking. BPP works closely with a wide range of employers to establish the qualities recruiters are looking for in their employees, and BPP Careers Service is dedicated to supporting you in developing these.

Which skills do employers value?

BPP University has identified a number of key skills and attributes that employers look for as part of the recruitment and selection process.

The 10 ‘Career Ready’ skills are:

  • Adaptability, Flexibility and Resilience
  • Application of Numeracy and Application of IT
  • Business and Customer Understanding
  • Communication
  • Enterprise
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Professional Context Skills
  • Self-management
  • Team Working

How can I develop my 'Career Ready' skills?