Klein, A. (2019, May 21). Tech Advances, Automation Fueling Employers’ Demand for ‘Soft Skills’. Retrieved May 29, 2019.

Attention to detail. Oral and written communication. Problem Solving. Resilience. Empathy. Integrity. Skills like these are often known as “soft skills”—in contrast to things that sound more academically grounded, like computational ability or scientific reasoning. They aren’t easy to capture on standardized tests, or even in grading.

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