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Study Says Research is a Required Employment Skill

April 04, 2016

Regardless of the position, when employers are hiring they look for certain soft or benchmark skills. Research is in the top ten.

Besides the specific knowledge and/or experience needed to fulfill a job’s requirements, specific “soft” or baseline skills are required across multiple occupations. The ability to do research is one of them. To read the original study identifying skills and the occupations that require them, read the document “The Human Factor: The Hard Time Employers Have Finding Soft Skills.”