4 responses to “Top Skills for the Most In-Demand Jobs in 2013”

  1. Jemma Taylor

    An increasing number of IT executives say they plan to hire, yet when asked in the Forecast 2013 survey about their companies’ business priorities, attracting new talent came in dead last !!

  2. Barbra

    While there is no doubt that those are important skills and that they are placed highly on the priority list I don’t think very many companies effectively evaluate that before hiring, nor are those skills emphasized and developed after the position is filled.

  3. Anya

    I think Barbra raised a very important point. So many are aware of the importance these skills have in our life, but invest so little in fostering them.
    While it takes a professional to interview and access properly a candidate, it is a skill on its own to demonstrate certain skills during the interview. A canny candidate knows that in the interview it is up to him to complement what a resume cannot provide and show insight into his critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.

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