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Improving your student’s employability by helping them to discover their transferable skills.

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Employers want transferable skills

Transferable skills are becoming more important for students and graduates, as employers are increasingly looking for transferable skills when recruiting early talent. Employers are now putting a greater impetus on students showing that they have developed skills that can be transferred to the workplace during their studies.

Make sure your students aren't left behind.

Helping them discover their skills

Occumi is a tool which allows all students and graduates to identify, understand, and articulate the transferable skills that they have developed from their educational qualifications and work experience.

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Levelling the playing field

Students from lower socio-economic backgrounds often struggle to understand the importance of transferable skills in the recruitment process. Occumi has been designed to ensure that every student has the opportunity to understand their transferable skills regardless of their background.

Learn how Occumi can help to bridge the gap

Research-backedAlgorithm

Occumi is able to identify a student’s skills thanks to our unique skills identifying algorithm which is backed up by extensive research. With over 1000 unique data points including the input of over 650 university lecturers, course outlines, and existing research; Occumi’s algorithm is able to accurately identify the skills of any student or graduate - all the student needs to do is enter their educational qualifications and work experience.

Personalised Dashboard

Once they have entered their educational qualifications and work experience, each student will be instantly presented with a skills dashboard. The dashboard allows users to see all of the transferable skills that they have developed from their education and work experience, providing definitions and additional information on each skill and allows them to reflect on the skills that they have developed.

Let your students see their skills

Stand out with the skills chart

Research has found that there are differences in perceived career prospects between different demographics of students. Those from widened participation backgrounds and first generation university students have been found to struggle to sell themselves to employers. Occumi’s Skills Chart acts as a way to help all students let their skills stand out, regardless of their background. The Skills Chart neatly presents the user’s top 5 transferable skills, and can be applied to a CV or shared on LinkedIn to highlight the user’s strengths.

Help them stand out

Easily accessible Time efficient

In many cases an educational institution’s careers service is not able to give every student a 1-on-1 meeting to help them discover the importance of their transferable skills. Occumi allows an unlimited number of students within a partner institution to identify their skills, as Occumi is cloud based, students can login remotely - even on their mobile devices. Not only is it easily accessible, but Occumi is also time efficient with it taking an average of 5 minutes for a student to be presented with their dashboard and skills chart.

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Understand your student body

Occumi’s aggregated reporting enable us to produce reports that can lead to a better understanding of your student body, answering useful questions such as: What work experience do students tend to have? What skills are most common within a certain department? What demographics of students have engaged with Occumi? And much more...

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Improvinggraduate outcomes

Occumi will help Universities to produce better graduate outcomes. By using Occumi students will develop an understanding of the importance of their transferable skills in the recruitment process, resulting in better employment prospects. The improved ability to understand and articulate their transferable skills will lead to better long-term employability for students and graduates. Our approach also encourages students and graduates to consider how they can utilise their transferable skills in career paths they may not have considered.

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Helping collegesreach Gatsby Benchmarks

Working with Occumi allows colleges to evidence against several of the Gatsby Benchmarks. Occumi contributes towards your college’s stable careers programme,by offering students personalised guidance that is informed by the career and labour market. Developing an understanding around the importance of transferable skills helps open students’ eyes to career paths they may not have considered, and helps to facilitate better long-term outcomes when moving into Higher Education and the Job market.

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Supported by employers

"Occumi’s focus on skills helped us to ensure that we are accessing and hiring the best young talent..."

– Jo Harman, HR Director, Karmarama

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