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Goodbye, maths and English. Hello, teamwork and communication? | WEF

Unemployed Belgian Mohamed Sammar (R) answers questions during a simulated job interview, which is recorded to help him get feedback afterwards in Brussels July 2, 2013. Sammar, 27, has been looking for a job in the construction sector for 2 years. "Fit for a job" is the initiative of former Belgian boxing champion Bea Diallo, whose goal was to restore the confidence of unemployed people and help them find a job through their participation in sports. Picture taken July 2, 2013.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: SPORT BOXING SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) - RTX11DQK

Discovering what engineering companies and engineering education have been saying for decades!

“Cognitive skills in topics like maths and English have long been used as to measure the calibre of a job candidate. But a report by The Hamilton Project, an economic think-tank, says that non-cognitive skills are also integral to educational performance and success at work – and are becoming increasingly so”.

Read the WEF article here.

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