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Skill Building

Employers hire those who can demonstrate important transferable skills such as teamwork and creative problem solving and grasp specific industry skills and techniques such as the latest technologies, bedside manner, or welding techniques.

Transferrable or soft skills are easily transferred from job to job or profession to profession without much training. They are especially in demand today because it’s much more difficult to teach an employee a soft skill such as developing rapport with coworkers or managing conflict. Some transferable skills are Communication Skills, Problem-Solving, Teamwork, Leadership, Initiative, Creativity, Work Ethic, and Interpersonal Skills.

Technical or hard skills are concrete or objective abilities you learn and perhaps have mastered. As industries grow, the skills required today are constantly changing and evolving. It is important to keep abreast of trends, understand what skills certain job roles and industries demand, and master those skills to make you a more competitive candidate.

Find your industry’s the transferable and technical skills needed using our Labor Market Data tool below.



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How to Secure a Citi Internship in 2023

As job seekers ourselves at one point, we always wondered what it would be like to get a behind-the-scenes look at a company’s job application and interview process. To know what recruiters are looking for, what the do’s and don’ts …

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American Welding Society

Read this article from the American Welding Society Learn how to pass the weld test from Matt Scott, a welding instructor and department chair at Portland Community College (PCC), who discusses how to prepare and pass the weld test.

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Labor Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)


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