What Employers Want

[The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), with the assistance of the U.S. Department of Labor, surveyed Fortune 500 firms to determine what skills employers want.  Below, in no particular order, are listed 10 skills that employers consider to be "workplace basics".  You task is to rank them in order of importance from highest to lowest.  Place by the number 1 the most important, by the number 2 the next most important, and so forth.  See Answers.]

ANSWERS SKILLS
1. Interpersonal Skills
2. Leadership
3. Writing
4. Teamwork
5. Oral Communications
6. Reading
7. Computation
8. Problem-Solving
9. Listening
10. Creative Thinking

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