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In survey after survey, employers seem to agree that the skill they most want in future workers is adaptability. Those who hire complain that they often find today's college graduates lacking in interpersonal skills, problem solving, effective written and oral communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to think critically and analytically.

That wouldn't be because they actually hire based on check-off credentials (a specific degree, already did the exact same work at another company), would it? They select employees for narrow skill sets, then complain that their employees don't think outside the box and aren't team players. But they rejected the creative, adaptable thinkers and team players on their first pass through the resumes, or later when they rejected the introverts or the ones who gave unexpected answers to interview questions. They select the glad-handing suck-ups with specific, narrow skills, then complain their employees are glad-handing suck-ups with few skills!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-selingo/unemployment-skil...
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