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Which skills are the top ones Employers in Waterford want?




If you are looking to update your skills, gain industry standard certification, increase your earnings, progress further in your career, retrain or return to work after a break or even secure your first job then a really good first step to these goals is to help us review what key skills you may need for the career in Waterford you are interested in.

So what are the Top Skills employers are looking for today? Certainly our top 6 would be:

1. Communication - skills especially in the digital age the ability to know how to effectively convey and receive messages in person as well as via phone, email, and social media. Good communication skills will help you get hired, land promotions, and be a success throughout your career.

2. Time Management - with good time management skills you are both more productive and free from the pressure of deadlines and stress in general.

3. Social Media- trend-driven social skills can be at the basic social media skill level, but these are no longer enough to master in an employment arena. As social channels continue to evolve, the skills required to succeed are evolving at speed too, from knowing what channels to use and what content to post in order to reach your audience to customer service skills needed when reaching out to your customer or end user.

4. Digital Marketing- skills and experience in SEO, social media paid advertising (PPC), copy and visual storytelling abilities and analytical ability is really becoming a niche skill area.

5. Sales Leadership and People Management are transferable skills the world over, the ability to lead, influence and develop a team towards a common goal and within a set deadline are key.

6. C#Cloud Computing and Network skills are top skills that employers look for in IT roles currently however with the ongoing ICT employee shortage in Ireland all IT skills are in demand this year.

Pitman Training offer the widest selection of courses in Waterford currently. We place importance on being able to offer flexible, self-paced training which is tailor made to fit around your commitments. We have full-time and part-time courses, evening courses and distance learning courses, only flexible training programmes are provided. Click here for a list of our most popular Pitman Training Courses.

We run several different types of training such as:

  • Diploma Programmes: a set of core and elective courses to match specific career paths
  • Awards: a mini Diploma offering a condensed selection of courses which can open doors into a number of sectors
  • Courses: specialist subjects, ideal for updating or learning new skills


Benefits at a Glance:

  • Flexible training that fits around work and family commitments
  • Practical, hands-on learning experience
  • Industry standard certification of the latest workplace skills
  • Access to our online learning platform, helping you study on the move and complementing the Waterford training in-centre support.
  • Increased job satisfaction and effectiveness

To learn more about the careers for which we train people click here: Careers we train you for! and to read about our Waterford student experiences click here: Student Testimonials.

Educational Training centres such as Pitman Training are regularly contacted by businesses looking for students and graduates to place in either a work experience setting or indeed with a view to interviewing for a paid position. If you are looking for career advice about jobs and training in these areas, one of the best steps you can take is to check out your local Pitman Training centre.

Offering over 400 flexible learning, full and part-time Waterford courses in a wide range of subjects from IT, Technical training courses, Programming to Web Design, Management courses, Digital Marketing, Accounting, Event Management, Medical Secretarial and Legal Secretary training.

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