The Union Newspaper
Grass Valley, California
Do you know your learning style? For some people, learning is best when it is applied to real-life situations. Today, there is good news for those who prefer to learn outside of a traditional classroom setting. Work-based and experiential learning opportunities are on the rise. “Hard skills,” such as college degrees, certifications and experience are important for employers. Soft skills, like being able to think critically, communicate clearly and lead a team, are also desirable traits in a new hire. There are many routes one can take to find a pathway to a satisfying career and gain the skills needed. Perhaps one of the following avenues will assist in developing essential work skills for someone in your family.