A majority of job seekers can’t capture transferable skills on their resumes or identify how their skills apply to other industries, and they are not comfortable speaking with potential employers about those skill sets, a survey found. Job seekers lack the ability or the confidence to communicate this vital piece of information: how work in a previous career relates to the next one. With many industries in free fall due to the economic conditions, job seekers face an incredibly tight labor market - a market that, in some sectors, is virtually non-existent. Changing careers is on the minds of many. The life raft in times of transition? Transferable skills.