10 Essential Employability Skills

For graduates to emerge prepared to seek successful careers, students need to master 10 Essential Employability Skills needed for career readiness:

  1. Communication
  2. Teamwork
  3. Reliability
  4. Problem-solving
  5. Organization and planning
  6. Initiative
  7. Self-management
  8. Leadership
  9. Learning, and
  10. Technology

The Career Center will conduct training workshops centered on these skills. Do you think you have these skills?

Are you ready and prepared for the workforce? Have you taken a Strengths Quest? Do you have a cover letter, resume, and reference list?

If you do not have any of these skills or only some, you need to get started now. The following steps are listed below:

Step 1: Have you registered on our Career website? If not, fill out the Career Center Enrollment form.

Step 2: Have you created a cover letter and resume? If not, you can go to the Career website and email us for assistance.

Step 3: Have you filled out a Personal Career Action Plan Worksheet? If not, please send us a message requesting the Worksheet.

Step 4: Schedule a meeting with your advisor. If you do not know your advisor, email us at:careercenter@beaconcollege.edu

*Preparing for an internship, career and/or job starts now. We are here to assist you and your development. Email or call us Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.