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Marketable Skills

Employers value skills – tremendously!

There are a lot of different types of skills, and, of course, the more relevant and current skills we have, the more versatile and employable we will be.

Getting objective about what skills you have and how those compare with the skills jobs of interest require is a great first step in creating a strategic plan to gain the skills that will make you more employable.

What Knowledge & Skills Are Needed in Your Field(s) of Interest?

Get Objective about Your Skills – Career Assessments

Mass Career Information System (MassCIS)

Skill Sets

Soft / Employability Skills

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Soft skills are a skill set, which employers value tremendously and that employees need to develop, in order to get hired, meet basic workplace expectations, and succeed in the world of work.  Some people refer to them as soft skills, but they can also be referred to as foundational skills, employability skills, and essential skills.

Hard / Technical Skills

Additional Career Exploration Processes & Resources