Episode 705: The Crisis with Soft Skills
THURSDAY, APRIL 16 8:00PM: "Soft Skills" are defined as personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively with other people - and workforce experts say today's young people are facing a significant deficit in soft skills. It's a problem that can have a serious impact on young people as they search for jobs, and even as they apply and interview for college and other crucial post-high school education opportunities.
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