5 Qualities Employers Look for in College Graduates

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The job market is competitive and college graduates who possess desirable soft skills are the ones who make the cut. Soft skills are people skills and personality traits that complement the technical requirements of a job, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The qualities that employers seek in college grads relate to an applicant’s personal habits, social graces and ability to interact effectively with others.
5 Qualities Employers Look for in College Graduates
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The job market is competitive and college graduates who possess desirable soft skills are the ones who make the cut. Soft skills are people skills and personality traits that complement the technical requirements of a job, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The qualities that employers seek in college grads relate to an applicant’s personal habits, social graces and ability to interact effectively with others.
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