Adapting for the future of work

Published: 21 July 2020

The recent shift to remote work is changing the types of skills graduates need to succeed in the workplace. According to Marie-José Beaudin, Executive Director of Career Services at the Desautels Faculty of Management, employers will be looking for candidates with strong emotional intelligence.

“[Graduates] need to be particularly sensitive to and aware of the needs of those they interact with,” Beaudin says. “Written and verbal communication will be increasingly important.”

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