Activity #6 Employability Skills

Materials
Presentation:  “Employability Skills”

Activity Goals
Define Employability Skills
Brainstorm with a partner (or group of three) to identify the top 10 employability skills employers are looking for when hiring.  (NOTE:  Source listed below)

Class Discussion
Possible topics for class discussion after the activity include:
- How did you and your partner (or team) do?
- Were you surprised by any of the answers?
- Why do you believe employability skills in the workplace get a lot of attention in the media?

Other Notes
Source of information:  http://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2014/11/12/the-10-skills-employers-most-want-in-2015-graduates/&refURL=&referrer=#70c3502619f6