Employers Rank Top 5 Candidate Skills/Qualities Sought in Job Candidates

Each year the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) surveys it employer members on the skills and qualities they seek in new college graduates seeking positions within their organizations.  The top five are:

1)    Verbal Communication Skills
2)   Strong Work Ethic
3)   Teamwork Skills
4)   Analytical Skills
5)   Initiative

– Source: Job Outlook 2011, National Association of Colleges and Employers.

The great news is that you are developing these skills and qualities through your Davidson education!  Employers will be looking for examples in your job applications and during your interviews.  Work them into your resume and have stories ready to share when you meet with employers.  Read more here