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Emotional Intelligence is Essential for Teen Success

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to identify, understand, and manage our own emotions and the emotions of others, and it is a highly desired skill in the workplace. More and more, businesses are relying on references and personality assessments to measure a potential employee’s emotional intelligence, instead of just focusing on what school they attended, their grades, or their

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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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