How Career-Ready are you?

Research conducted by the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) identified 8 critical competencies that employers are looking for in recent college graduates.

Building these competencies — and being able to articulate how you developed them — will help you stand out in your job search and succeed in the workplace.

The 8 Competencies are:

Career & Self-Development, Communication, Critical Thinking, Communication, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Professionalism, Teamwork, Technology,

Visit NACE's webpage for explanations and sample behaviors for each.

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Take our Career Readiness Survey

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