Research shows currently there is a disparity of skills that employers look for in new college graduates and the skills that college students possess.Employers indicate there are specific soft skills that make new hires more valuable.For the purpose of this study,a skills gap is identified in four attributes sought by organizations.These specific skills are creativity, communication, teamwork and problem solving. The study investigates students’ self perception of preparedness for the workplace specific to these soft skills.
Lynn University Arts and Sciences Student Symposium
Boca Raton, FL
College of Business and Management
Milhano, C., Rhein, C., Ortiz, K., Barr, C., & Migliano, K. (2019, March 26). A research proposal investigating career readiness: Comparison of college students' self-perceptions in four soft skill desired by employers. Poster presentation given at the Arts and Sciences Student Symposium at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL.