Work Ethic: The Critical Skills for the 21st-Century Workforce

Work ethic --- sometimes call soft skills, workplace readiness, or foundational behaviors --- is the most in-demand skill for employers. Nearly nine out of 10 hiring managers nationwide say work ethic is their most important factor in hiring. The challenge is that fewer than one in five candidates has these basic skills. As a result, employees are hired for their technical skills, and then terminated for their lack of soft skills. With the coming wave of automation, work ethic behaviors will be even more critical for success in the future. In this session, discover the strategies that organizations around the world are using to build the seven behaviors of work ethic. This session will highlight the training and leadership approaches that every organization and trainer can use. Learn how you can build the foundational work ethic behaviors of the 21st-century workforce.

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