Like it or not, many employers now include numeracy tests in their recruitment procedures. Jobs which you may not think require good knowledge of Maths will still ask you to sit basic numeracy tests. And for those of us who haven’t done Maths since our GCSEs, this may prove a challenge.
The Maths Centre at Loughborough University has a free online course, starting next month, which will give you basic numeracy skills for employment. It starts on 15th June and last for three weeks, taking only a few hours a week of your time. You can find out more here: www.futurelearn.com/courses/numeracy-skills. Sounds like a pain-free way of getting those Maths skills you’ll need for job hunting!