Top Skills Employers Are Looking For

Are you graduating from Colorado Christian University soon? You are probably thinking about what employers want in an employee and whether you have the skills that employers are looking for in applicants. Applying for jobs is both stressful and exciting, but you'll be much more confident in your search if you know what skills employers are looking for.

Top Skills Employers are Looking For

No matter what industry you apply for employment in, there are universal skills you should have to increase your chances of being hired. Here are the skills many employers want to see in applicants:

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  2. Analytical skills
  3. Computer literacy/technological savvy
  4. Interpersonal skills
  5. Flexibility
  6. Leadership skills
  7. Multicultural sensitivity
  8. Organizational skills
  9. Problem-solving skills
  10. Ability to work on a team and independently

The skills employers are looking for in applicants will vary somewhat from job to job, but, basically, if you possess the above skills, you will have a good chance of landing most jobs for which you meet other eligibility requirements.

Colorado Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers a large variety of graduate, undergraduate, and certificate programs to appeal to a wide variety of career goals.


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