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Character Counts

Character Counts

Employers are looking for job candidates with soft skills, integrity, knowledge, and experience. Why do soft skills matter? As the use of technology continues to accelerate in the workplace, people with soft skills and good character are becoming sought after by...

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K-64 in Catawba County, EdNC

K-64 in Catawba County, EdNC

K-64 is a testament to the ability of the public and higher education sectors to catalyze innovations in developing the local talent pipeline. Leaders identified successful existing programs that were working, working to remedy each of their six talent concerns.

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Top 10 Skills Employers Want

Top 10 Skills Employers Want

As indicated in the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, people management, coordinating with others, emotional intelligence, judgment and decision-making, service orientation, and the ability to negotiate are top skills that employers are looking for in candidates.

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K-64 Character in Catawba Challenge

K-64 Character in Catawba Challenge

We are challenging every school in Catawba County to make at least one post on Twitter and/or Facebook to highlight the strategies, projects, events, and/or programs they are implementing to develop their students’ soft skills and character. 

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