Educational Technology

December 24, 2018

Businesses say students aren’t mastering basic workplace skills. Are they right?

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:33 am

Sarah Gonser, Hechinger Report

This year, after a two-year survey of 1,100 employers in the state, the Georgia Department of Labor concluded that 85 percent of the businesses surveyed were deeply concerned with workers’ poor soft skills and work ethic. Topmost among employer worries were attendance and punctuality, attitude and respect, discipline and character. Among the findings, 87 percent of employers expressed concerns about their workers’ abilities to engage in creative thinking and problem solving.

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