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The 21st-century workplace
NAU students are preparing to join a workforce very different from what their family members and mentors may have experienced.
Employers seek transferable skills that students acquire and hone through work experience, volunteering, classes, clubs and organizations, and more. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reports yearly on skills that employers desire most in new college graduates. Check out the top 20 transferable skills based on data from the 2020 Job Outlook Survey.