Career Competencies are skills that college graduates should obtain in order to be successful in the workforce. The National Association of Colleges and Employers ( NACE), through a task force of select professionals, identified eight competencies associated with career readiness.
You can read more about the eight Career Competencies (Communication, Digital Technology, Global Understanding, Leadership, Problem Solving, Professionalism, Self-Awareness/Career Management, and Teamwork) here.
You can prove to employers that you have meaningful experiences by showcasing verified
You may use them as talking points in your next interview
- You will be able to provide concrete examples of how you have earned and developed each skill
- You can display them not only on your resume but on a web site, blog or LinkedIn page while you're looking for a job, internship, or co-op
- They connect informal and formal learning in and out of college
- Add color and uniqueness to your social media/personal branding
- Employer will understand what you can do and see how your skills might fit within the organization
- Employers want to see skill sets, they want to see endorsements, they want to see the complete profile of a candidate including micro-credentials, like digital competencies
DISPLAYING A DIGITAL BADGE:
Student can display career skills digital badges on an electronic resume/CV, LinkedIn, Facebook, e-Portfolio or other social networking platforms.
Check out more about the Career Competencies on the Career Center Website!