Why 21st Century Skills Are Important

What skills are most important for job success when hiring a high school graduate?
Work ethic 80%
Collaboration 75%
Good communication 70%
Social responsibility 63%
Critical thinking and problem solving 58%
Of the high school students that you recently hired, what were their deficiencies?
Written communication 81%
Leadership 73%
Work ethic 70%
Critical thinking and problem solving 70%
Self-direction 58%

21st Century Skills Minnesota  |  Mike Booke, chairperson  |  303 E. Thomas Ave., Marshall, MN 56258  |  mbooke@capitalsafety.com  |  651-385-6230