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.


A Day in the Life of a Diesel Technician

A Day in the Life of a Diesel Technician

A diesel technician is responsible for keeping important fleet vehicles on the road. These specialty technicians know the ins and outs of diesel vehicles and work tirelessly every day to ensure …

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November 26, 2021 | By JETechnology Staff

Predictive maintenance is an increasingly popular topic in the aircraft industry. The term refers to special software that collects data during an aircraft’s flight. This data …

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Internships With Blue Entertainment Sports Television

In continuing with my obsession over internships at Inc. 5000 companies, we’re going to take a look at Blue Entertainment Sports Television today. They’re a Louisville, KY based “full-service sports and entertainment management, event and production company.” They’ve taken the …

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Interactive e-Learning Course: Mental Health Training for First Responders

#FirstRespondersFirst: Mental Resilience and Well-Being for Nurses
Effective Date: March 1, 2021
Expiration Date: February 29, 2024


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On a daily basis, we trust nurses with billions of dollars of equipment, critical procedures, and our most important assets: …

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