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How to Address the Skills Gap

The United States is facing a growing skills gap that threatens the nation’s long-term economic prosperity. The workforce simply does not have enough workers and skilled candidates to fill an ever-increasing number of high-skill jobs. Because a high-quality workforce is the most important determinant of business success, challenges related to hiring the best people have a direct influence on an organization’s competitiveness today and in the future.

7 in-demand entry-level skills and traits

Employers know that entry-level applicants won’t have as much experience. The development of AI and automation means that softer skills—those that make us distinctly human—are increasingly important and highly valued