Workforce Most-in Demand Competencies Across the Labor Market


Mar. 25, 2021, 4pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location



Soft skills are critically important to securing a job even with a graduate degree. According to a recent report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the most in-demand skills across all sectors are: communication, team work, sales and customer service, leadership, problem -solving/complex thinking. Whatever your field of study and future workforce market, it is important to gain essential, transferable and marketable soft skills. Join us for an interactive workshop where you will learn more about strengthening your soft skills and making sure they sign in practice and on your resume.

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Identify how each of the most in demand soft skills show up in your professional sector
  • Learn about ways to enhance your soft skills
  • Learn how to highlight soft skills on your resume so recruiters may easily identify them

Professional Development Academy Program: PGCPP

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep

Learning Experience: Lecture

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Mid-Late Master’s, Mid-Late Doctoral


  • Dr. Cecilia Maldonado, Associate Vice Provost, Workforce Development

Admission Information

This workshop is open to graduate students. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

Contact Information

Grad Rebel
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College