August 9, 2014
IF THEY HAD SOCIAL SKILLS THEY WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN IN THE AV CLUB:
The Skill Combo That Earns a 10% Wage Premium (LAUREN WEBER, 8/08/14, WSJ)
Automation and technology are replacing or reducing the menial tasks once associated with typical entry-level roles - those jobs that act as the first rung on a career ladder - so employers are raising the skills bar for their newest hires. Companies want those employees to arrive with sophisticated interpersonal skills, able to collaborate skillfully with colleagues and immediately interact with clients.
Posted by Orrin Judd at August 9, 2014 7:34 AM