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/ 1 year ago /

 Article by Brenda Wong

#DebutTalk Live Twitter Chat Recap: Skill Gaps

You probably have a skill gap. You probably have a couple of skill gaps. After all, no matter how good you are at something, there is always room for improvement. There’s been tons of talk about a ‘digital skills gap’ in the UK for months, and more companies are struggling to find candidates who are legitimately equipped to do the job.

This week’s #DebutTalk Twitter Chat aimed to question what skills we need, how to improve those skills, and whether experience is more important. Our #DebutTalk participants came up with some cracking insights; check out our highlights right here.

For a full list of our highlights, check out our Twitter Moment: #DebutTalk: Skill Gaps

Q1. Do you think your education has properly equipped you for the workplace?

Skill Gaps

Q2. What are soft skills, and why are they important?

Skill Gaps

Q3. What do you think are the skills that make someone employable?

Skill Gaps


Q4. Are you actively trying to improve your skills? Tell us how.

Skill Gaps


Q5. Do you have a favourite learning resource?

Skill Gaps

Q6. Which do you think is more important, skills or experience?
(And why?)

Skill Gaps

Next week’s topic

Join us next week for another cracking #DebutTalk discussion. We’ll be chatting about the dreaded cover letter with a very special guest… more details coming soon!

See you then – Team Debut

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