Employability Skills

Jillian Cifolelli

Adaptability and Flexibility

The ability to willingly accept change and adapt will help you succeed in most jobs today. Change can be hard. It requires effort and learning new skills. The more you adapt the more prepared you will be for changes coming your way.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Critical thinking means making judgments that are logical and well thought out. It is a way of thinking in which you don't just accept all arguments and conclusions you are exposed to. It requires wanting to see what evidence is involved to support a particular argument or conclusion. All jobs will bring problems to be addressed. It is important to show you have the right skills to resolve these problems.

Interpersonal skills

Interpersonal skills are the life skills we use every day to communicate and interact with other people. People who have strong interpersonal skills are more successful in their personal and professional lives. Employers want employees that will work well as a team and have the ability to effectively communicate.