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Teach Teens the Competencies that Employers Want

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce recently put out a report in 2020 called Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want. A person’s qualifications for employment are generally defined by a combination of their education, their experience, and their competencies. Competencies are the knowledge, skills, and abilities that workers use in their jobs and are essential to an employee’s

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Preparing Teens for the Workforce

In several recent surveys, employers have complained that entry-level workers lack the necessary skills needed for success in the workforce. Employers feel it is “very important” that high school graduates possess a strong work ethic and feeling of responsibility, good communication skills, the ability to work in a team, and good problem solving skills. However, many of today’s graduates and

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