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Logistics, transport and supply chain: find graduate jobs, training schemes and placements

Communication skills

Five skills needed to impress recruiters in the logistics and supply chain sector

Mari Pugh, graduate talent officer at Associated British Foods, says, ‘We actively look for good communication and relationship-building skills. This is particularly important because graduates on our supply chain placements work in a variety of different environments with people who might be older than them or more experienced, or come from a different background or culture. They can look to our graduates for direction in their day-to-day role.’

TARGETjobs tip: At university don’t just mix with other students – get out into the wider community, whether through part-time work or volunteering, so that you gain experience of interacting with people from different stages and walks of life.

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