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Building your employability

A unique approach to building employability

We'll prepare you for the world of work from day one.

Research shows that there are 12 key meta-skills everyone needs to develop to thrive in the modern workforce.

CVstac meta-skills list 

Here at Royal Holloway, we're building your entire student experience around them to ensure you're prepared for what's ahead. That preparation starts on day one, with our exclusive programme called CVstac.

CVstac will help you actively develop each skill throughout your time at university, support you with the evidence to prove you have them, and help you translate these skills into stand out statements, using language employers will recognise. Before you graduate, you'll have developed 12 such statements - one for each meta-skill. This is your unique personalised employability profile (or CVstac).

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Royal Holloway will support you to actively develop the twelve metaskills you'll need to thrive in the world of work

<span><em>Royal Holloway will support you to actively develop the twelve metaskills  you'll need to thrive in the world of work</em></span><span><br/><b></b></span>
<span><em>Using the STAR approach, we'll help you create standout statements using the language and approach that employers are looking for.</em></span><span><br/><b></b></span>
<span><em>You should be able to talk about your achievements with evidencve - CVstac will help you do that.</em></span><span><br/><b></b></span>

You'll then be able to use these statements to identify the opportunities suitable for your skill set, as well as make the case for the jobs or business funding you want. Our professionally staffed careers service will support you along the way, along with your department's teaching and support staff.


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