More on the skills colleges and employers want

At a conference on innovative teaching and learning, I attended a memorable panel conversation about the skills that students should develop by the time they start college or enter a career. The panel was made up of men and women who headed large and small businesses, and the skills they wanted incoming employees to have were:

  • Communication for internal and external clients
  • Empathy
  • Collaboration
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative
  • Strong work ethic

Source: The Skills Colleges and Employers Are Looking For | Edutopia

A good list. Skills that aren’t taught as much as they should be.

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