8 competencies to be Career Ready

December 17, 2018
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Having the right skills for the job is really great and necessary but having great values is what makes people ready and make their career the best it can be. Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, these 8 competencies will help make you succeed in your career.

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Exercises sound reasoning and the ability to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data

Professionalism/Work Ethic: Demonstrates effective work habits and personal accountability as well as integrity and ethical behavior

Oral/Written Communications: Clearly articulates thoughts and ideas and able to express ideas to others

Digital Technology: Leverages existing digital technologies and adapts to new and emerging technologies

Leadership: Leverages the strengths of other to achieve common goals and uses interpersonal skills to coach and develop others

Teamwork/Collaboration: Builds collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers and can negotiate and manage conflict

Global/Intercultural Fluency: Demonstrates openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individual differences

Career Management: Articulates personal skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences and takes the steps necessary to pursue opportunities

Published on December 17th, 2018

Last updated on December 17th, 2018