Hard Skills❖Writing a computer program❖Inserting the needle for an intravenous feeding drip❖Cooking a souffléHard Skills are ones you will learn in classes for your major field of college study.
Soft Skills❖Being punctual for work❖Taking initiative to solve problems❖Working effectively with co-workersSoft Skills are a cluster of habits and traits that are essential to college and career success.
“Having hard skills gets you hired;lacking soft skills gets you fired!”
Soft Skills Needed in the Classroomand in the Workplace:❖Time Management❖Professionalism❖Communication❖Quality of Work❖Participation & Teamwork❖Critical Thinking
Time Management ExamplesIN COLLEGE…❖Turns in assignments on time❖Backdates assignments and projects❖Arrives on time for classIN CAREER…❖Is consistently punctual for work❖Prepares ahead of time for absences❖Stays organized on the job