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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 that you learn and perhaps have mastered. As industries grow, the skills required today are constantly changing and evolving. TIt is important to keep abreast of trends, understanding what skills certain job roles and industries demand, and begin to master those skills to make you a more competitive candidate.

Find both the transferable and technical skills needed in your industry today using our Job Market Data tool below.


Chocolate Tips for the Pastery Chef

Posted on sogoodmagazine.com

Find out all about baking with chocolate!  Tips for choosing and working with chocolate according to The Pastry Alphabet

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13 Best Things You Can Do for Your Career Before the Year’s End

We turned to our Muse coaches for their advice on what you can do for your job search, your career, and yourself  as we navigate the Great Resignation, and more.

Here’s what they had to say (tips have been lightly …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Electrician: Upgrades to Offer Customers

Providing an excellent customer experience and leaving home in better condition than you found it should be one of your main goals as an electrician. One way to increase your profit and customer satisfaction is through small electrical upsells of …

By Sarah Seavey
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March2Success, U.S. Army

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HBI Schools to Skills Grant Program

The two-year grant program, offered to students at no cost, provides HBI’s nationally recognized, patented Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Training (PACT) curriculum …


TRAC and RIDES are programs used to introduce students in grades K-12 to the work world of transportation and civil …

Find Your Summer Internship

7 out of 10 internships result in a full-time job offer, which means interning in Louisiana can also serve as …

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