Innovation and enterprise

Innovation and enterprise may be something that recruiters look for in specific roles, but equally they would be the attributes of a successful entrepreneur, small business owner or sole trader.

Someone demonstrating innovation and enterprise skills will have the following understanding and abilities:

  • To identify opportunities and to develop opportunities
  • To take the initiative, think critically and strategically
  • To take decisions
  • To set goals, plan and take action
  • To network to gather resources (information, useful contacts)
  • To assess the context and adapt plans and thinking as needs be to achieve successful outcomes
  • To be resilient, solve problems and keep going through challenging times

More information

Within our jobs section there is much more information on self-employment and enterprise.