Top Skills/Qualities Sought by Employers
The top 10 personal qualities/skills employers seek, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' Job Outlook survey are listed below. Most of these qualities are direct or indirect byproducts of a good liberal arts education. Which ones do your students possess?
1. Communication skills (verbal and written)
3. Teamwork skills (works well with others)
4. Strong work ethic
5. Analytical skills
7. Interpersonal skills (relates well to others)
9. Computer skills