If foundational skills are so important, why is there a skills gap? Shouldn’t employers be looking for these skills right off the bat? And why are recruiters and HR departments noticing that prospective hires lack the skills that are so important in their jobs?
In this third video in the Signum Path series, Dr. Corey Olsen, President of Signum University, discusses why employers tend to look for “hard” skills first, instead of the “soft” foundational skills needed in every job, and how so many collegiate programs are failing graduates by not training them in the career skills that are crucial for every job position in every industry.
Read more on the assumptions underlying the foundational skills gap in this article by Dr. Olsen: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/assumptions-underlying-foundation-skills-gap-corey-olsen/
Watch Dr. Olsen’s video below and follow Signum Path on Facebook. Also be sure to check out Dr. Olsen’s LinkedIn post on the importance of Foundational Skills.