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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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The Best Transferable Skills

Thanks to the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA), ample data is available about transferable skills. In fact, the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)—a database sponsored by the USDOL/ETA—is one of the best resources from which to learn about the skills required to land many of the recession-proof careers covered in this book.
The following list names what I consider to be the 11 most transferable skills. I generated this list based on a thorough review of the O*NET site, discussions with human resources and recruiting experts, and my own research and expertise. Master as many of the skills on this list as you can, and you’ll have an arsenal of transferable skills to ...

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