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SKILLS EMPLOYERS WANT

The two charts below identify skills employers want from recent college graduates (listed in priority order). Keep these skills in mind when marketing yourself an applying for positions.

Buffalo State Employers
Attributes:
Communication Skills
Professionalism
Confidence
Personable
Problem Solving Skills
Outgoing
Leadership Experience
Willingness to Learn
Reliability
Work Ethic
Source: Employer survey at Buffalo State 2019 Job & Internship Fair
National Data from NACE
Attributes:
Problem-solving skills
Ability to work in a team
Strong work ethic
Analytical/quantitative skills
Communication skills
Initiative
Detail-oriented
Technical skills
Flexibility/adaptability
Interpersonal skills (relates well to others)
Source: Job Outlook 2020, National Association of Colleges and Employers

Are you career ready?

Career Development Center

Buffalo State College  •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Cleveland Hall 306
Buffalo, New York 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5811  •  Fax: (716) 878-3152

askcdc@buffalostate.edu