Employment Skills

Essay by Anonymous UserHigh School, 10th gradeA, January 1996

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In my essay I will talk about the skills required to get a good

job nowadays. There will be three main points I will be discussing

such as academic, personal management, and teamwork skills. I

will give you examples of these skills, and reasons why this skill is

important for you to get a job.

Academic Skills

Academic skills are probably the most important skill you

will need to get a job. It is one of the or the first thing an employer

looks for in an employee. They are skills which give you the basic

foundation to acquire, hold on to, and advance in a job, and to

achieve the best results. Academic skills can be further divided into three

sub-groups; communication, thinking, and learning skills.

Thiru Thirunavukarasu April 1, 1996

Employment Skills-2

Communicate. Communication skills require you to understand and

speak the languages in which business is conducted.

You must be a good

listener, and be able to understand things easily. One of the most important

communicating skills would be reading, you should be able to comprehend

and use written materials including things such as graphs, charts, and

displays. One of the newest things we can add to communicating skills

would be the Internet, since it is so widely used all around the world - you

should have a good understanding of what it is and how to use it.

Think. Thinking critically and acting logically to evaluate situations

will get you far in your job. Thinking skills consists of things such as solving

mathematical problems, using new technology, instruments, tools, and

information systems effectively. Some examples of these would be

technology, physical science, the arts, skilled trades, social science, and much


Learn. Learning is very important for any job. For example, if your

company, gets...