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Five Soft Skills that Help Youth Succeed at Work

For a recent Child Trends report, Key Soft Skills that Foster Youth Workforce Success, researchers examined more than 380 international resources across multiple disciplines and held focus groups and interviews with stakeholders. The study looks at relationships between soft skills and four workplace outcomes:  getting a job or being employed, performance on the job, wages, and entrepreneurial success. There is strong evidence that the following five skills increase workforce success among youth ages 15 to 29.  Read more

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