Top 10 Desirable Candidate Skills

Of the most in-demand jobs for this upcoming year, there is a clear need for a specific skill set that spans across the majority of the roles.  The article, “The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013,” by Meghan Casserly posted on, lists the top 10 job skills that can land you one of the hottest jobs that this years’ market has to offer.
1. Critical thinking
2. Complex problem solving
3. Judgment and decision-making
4. Active Listening
5. Computers and electronics
6. Mathematics
7. Operations and systems analysis
8. Monitoring
9. Programming
10. Sales and Marketing
The  article outlines how many of the in-demand jobs require each specific skill, and a brief definition of what that would look like to hiring managers.  From the link you can also jump over to the list of the top 10 hottest jobs, for further insight into which jobs you could be successful marketing yourself to.