What skills matter in a job?

What Skills Matter in a Job?

1994 AIP study: 1000's of physicists in industry, government and academe ranked skills used most frequently in their jobs:

problem solving
interpersonal skills
technical writing

A 1996 NAS report on Careers in Science & Engineering identified non-technical skills essential to "survival:"

communication
teaching
writing
mentoring
teamwork
leadership

Refernce for specific aspects of communications: http://www.khake.com/page66.html


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