Not ready to retire? AARP answers the question, “Am I employable?” Older workers may already have many of the skills employers most value. Not surprisingly, the article mentions desirable technical skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Need career mobility? Zip Recruiter tells you the top five job skills to focus on developing. Most of these you might never have found in your college course catalog. and ability come out equally important, with communication and problem-solving skills following closely.
Class of 2015/2016? Forbes tells 2015 graduates the top 10 skills employers want most. The first few match the top skills of those who are already in their careers (working well on a team, making decisions, solving problems), but they also include the ability to plan, organize and prioritize, as well as the ability to analyze quantitative data.