Key “Soft Skills” that Foster Youth Workforce Success: Toward a Consensus across Fields

ReportHealthy SchoolsJun 17 2015

Soft skills are skills, competencies, behaviors, attitudes, and personal qualities that enable youth to navigate their environment, work with others, perform well, and achieve their goals. We’ve identified five key soft skills that — according to researchers, employers, youth, and program implementers — most enable youth (15-29) worldwide to be successful in the workplace.