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

Jun 17, 2015
Laura Lippman,
Renee Ryberg,
Rachel Carney,
Kristin Anderson Moore

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.

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Laura Lippman
Renee Ryberg
Rachel Carney
Kristin Anderson Moore