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Skills Employers Want #8 – Computer Software Knowledge

Proficiency with computer software programs is the eighth of the top ten skills employers are looking for. There are many computer software programs, and many resources for increasing skills. A printable outline of levels of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

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Skills Employers Want #7 – Technical Knowledge Related to the Job

Technical knowledge related to the job is the seventh of the top ten skills employers are looking for. These skills vary depending on the job, as shown at the Technical Skills part of the Skills at illinoisworknet.com. See also Industry

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Skills Employers Want #6 – Analyze Quantitative Data

The ability to analyze quantitative data is the sixth of the top ten skills employers are looking for. Quantitative analysis uses statistical methodology to arrive at objective, data-based conclusions. Here are some places to learn this skill. Analyze This! Tutorial

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What Do You Make? Resources to learn Entrepreneurial Skills

A book that really had an impact on me in 2013 is: “Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!” by Robert T. Kiyosaki. Money was not a

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Skills Employers Want #5 – Information Literacy

The ability to obtain and process information is fifth on the list of skills employers are looking for, according to the results of a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Information is Power In many stories, crucial

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Skills Employers Want #4 – Planning

The ability to plan, organize, and set priorities are the number four skills employers are looking for, according to the results of a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. As you might imagine, there is lots of

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Skills Employers Want #3- Decision Making & Problem Solving

Decision Making & Problem Solving are third on the list of skills employers are looking for, according to the results of a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Information: From the Daily PlanIt: Decision making, Problem solving & Anticipate Obstacles

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Online Courses for Learning Skills

Online learning  (or elearning) is constantly growing, with courses on a wide variety of topics available at many websites. Some universities provide free courses on academic subjects. Check the list on my Smart Skills page where I continue to add

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Skills Employers Want – #2 Teamwork

Teamwork is second on the list of skills employers are looking for, according to the results of a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Teamwork is like a symphony as the music from each instrument played by

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