Here at Daisy Chain, there are often two words we hear a lot when a candidate is looking for a new role: transferable skills. 

It is common for someone seeking a more flexible role to be open to other industries due to perhaps the industry they are trained in not allowing the opportunity for flexible working or that they feel a new industry would be better for their work/life balance.

But what exactly are transferable skills and is swapping industries a viable and realistic option? It’s worth looking at a number of job descriptions here from varying sectors as there are definitely common requirements. These include the basic verbal, reading and writing skills alongside such attributes as teamwork skills, the ability to multitask and exhibit leadership.

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