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Are Soft Skills Important to be Successful? Kansans Say Yes!

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Mar, 2020

Are Soft Skills Important to be Successful? Kansans Say Yes!

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Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education, presents findings in an eye-opening report based on a survey of a thousand community and business persons across Kansas. Participants were asked to write about what makes a successful young adult; researchers at K-State analyzed results. Kansans Say Non-Academic Skills Matter Most Surprisingly, academic skills were not the most important items on

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Teaching Softskills on the Job

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Mar, 2020

Teaching Softskills on the Job

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It's fun to see what types of businesses are created to support employment skills. A unique but practical idea for supported employment was created as part of a day service for adults with disabilities: The Bookworm Bookstore in Ramona, California. Softskills are Crucial for Job Success If your community has created a business as a way to provide

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How to Make the Workplace More Inclusive

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Feb, 2020

How to Make the Workplace More Inclusive

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New employees, especially employees with disabilities, sometimes need a boost learning the ropes on a new jobsite, especially when it’s their first job. When employees enter the workforce, they may find it hard to mix in with a variety of ages and personalities in the workplace; if they don’t fit in, they can get set up by the

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