Top 10 Soft Skills Employers Look for Most

Congratulations to our students for having finished all your exams this term! Many of you have graduated and are looking to land your dream job, and others are hoping to find an internship or good summer job. In addition to the many skills and knowledge you have gained throughout your university career, it is worth noting that employers are increasingly looking to hire individuals who have excellent “soft skills”.

David Lam Library and Canaccord Learning Commons provide students with many opportunities to improve their soft skills. Our programming includes helping students with research, writing, communication skills, as well as MS Office tools such as Excel.

The Top 10 Soft Skills Employers Look for Most are:

 No. 1: Communications skills
 No. 2: Organizational skills
 No. 3: Writing
 No. 4: Customer service
 No. 5: Microsoft Excel
 No. 6: Microsoft Word
 No. 7: Problem solving
 No. 8: Planning
 No. 9: Computer literacy
 No. 10: Research

For more information about these 10 skills, read the article, Top 10 Soft Skills Employers Look for Most.

 

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