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Transferable skills

Transferable skills could be acquired through your current job, previous jobs, volunteering, or life experience. The great thing about these skills is that they are portable; you can transfer them across all sorts of different roles, specialisms and industries.

This page explores how to identify and use transferable skills to further your career.

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Want to learn new skills whilst helping others?

If you're an RCN member in employment, you can apply to become an RCN steward, safety representative or learning representative.
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Nurses and Midwives

Resources for nurses and midwives: improve your employability or explore options and ideas if you're at a career crossroads.

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Nursing Support Workers

Career resources for Healthcare Assistants, Assistant Practitioners, Nursing Associates and Support Workers.

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Student and Newly Registered Nurses

Resources to help you write your first nursing CV or job application, and tips on how to stand out at interview.